Ian Haney López on moving America forward

Many regard America as the land of freedom, opportunity and ethnic and racial diversity. Still, it can’t be denied that overt and systematic racism played and continues to play a major role in the story of our country. “If you want to tell the story of race, start with Native American dispossession,” said Ian Haney […]

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Meet Ed Kahn: Champion of Economic Justice

Despite his contributions to protecting civil rights and advancing the interests of the state’s less-fortunate residents, it’s safe to say that Ed Kahn, Esq., is not a household name in Colorado. Regardless, Ed is well-known and respected within Colorado’s legal community for being the attorney involved in some of the state’s most significant court cases […]

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Sen. Larry Crowder: A stalwart for rural Colorado

Colorado Center on Law and Policy is proud to bestow this year’s Champions of Economic Justice Awards on two people who have had a profound impact on the lives of low-income Coloradans: Sen. Larry Crowder, R-Alamosa, and Edwin Kahn, Esq. Both of these accomplished individuals will be honored at CCLP’s 4th Annual Pathways from Poverty Breakfast, Oct. 6 from […]

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Beyond ‘Dog Whistle Politics’: An Interview with Ian Haney López, Part 2

Ian Haney López is regarded as one of the nation’s leading thinkers on how racism has evolved in the United States since the civil rights era. Currently a professor of law at the University of California Berkeley, he is the author of three books, most notably “Dog Whistle Politics: How Coded Racial Appeals Have Reinvented […]

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Beyond ‘Dog Whistle Politics’: An Interview with Ian Haney López, Part 1

Ian Haney López is regarded as one of the nation’s leading thinkers on how racism has evolved in the United States since the civil rights era. Currently a professor of law at the University of California Berkeley, he is the author of three books, most notably “Dog Whistle Politics: How Coded Racial Appeals Have Reinvented […]

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David Butler: A Champion of Economic Justice

The Colorado Center on Law and Policy is proud to bestow this year’s Champion of Economic Justice Award on two people who have devoted their lives to helping low-income individuals and families: David Butler, Esq. and Sen. Pat Steadman, D-Denver. Both of these accomplished individuals will be honored at CCLP’s 3rd Annual Pathways from Poverty […]

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Honoring this year’s Champions for Economic Justice

The Colorado Center on Law and Policy is proud to bestow this year’s Champions for Economic Justice Awards on two individuals who’ve devoted their lives to helping low-income families: Maureen Farrell-Stevenson, Esq. and Sen. Irene Aguilar, MD. Both women will be honored at CCLP’s Pathways from Poverty Breakfast, Oct. 9 from 7:30-10 a.m. at the […]

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Meet an ‘economics legend’ on Oct. 9

As a longtime policy geek, there’s a soft spot in my heart for progressive analysts and economists who closely scrutinize the numbers and reveal why the stock market, GDP, unemployment figures and other trusted indicators don’t tell the full story. In fact, one of the proudest moments of my communications career was ghostwriting a “fan […]

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