Breaking Their Will: Shedding Light on Religious Child Maltreatment

Award winning journalist and former NPR reporter Janet Heimlich examines religiously motivated child abuse and neglect in her new book Breaking Their Will: Shedding Light on Religious Child Maltreatment. Examples of religious child maltreatment include beating children based on  beliefs about […]

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Knee Deep: A short documentary about taking action

Aly Nicklas speaks with host Maeve Conran about Knee Deep, a new documentary project about what inspired members of the Colorado flood relief organization The Mudslingers to take action, and about what inspired people to give their time and effort to contribute to their communities. They launched […]

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Study of Seismology and Fracking in Greeley

An earthquake occurred in Greeley for the first time in more than forty years last month.  Seismologists are taking a close look at whether the oil and gas activity, and waste water injection in the area is a contributing factor. […]

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EPA to hold public hearings for Clean Power Plan

The Environmental Protection Agency will hold public hearings in four locations next week to discuss the Clean Power Plan proposed rule.  Denver will host two meetings, on July 29 and July 30.  I spoke with Michael Hiatt, an attorney with Earthjustice’s Rocky Mountain […]

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Protest at Candelas housing development near Rocky Flats

Last month marked the 25th anniversary of the FBI raid on Rocky Flats with a forum at the Arvada Center. Since that forum, activists have stepped up their organizing efforts to raise public awareness regarding concerns about leftover contamination at […]

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Home Rule in Boulder County

Today’s guest is Mary Smith with Boulder County Citizens for Community Rights, a group of concerned citizens who came together over the threat of hydraulic fracturing  in the community. They are currently gathering signatures to get a measure on the ballot that […]

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The Living Arts School

In our fast-paced modern world, developing tangible skills has oftentimes been replaced by technological advancements. With so many distractions at our beck and call in the form of televisions and computers, society at large seems to be getting farther and […]

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