• Peace Train: Black Lives Matter - 08/20/2015 09:19 PM MDT
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    Rocky Mountain Peace and Justice CenterPeace Train: Black Lives Matter

    Many are blind to how pervasive racism is in the United States
    08/20/2015 09:19 PM MDT
    The shamefully large number of killings by police of unarmed minorities, especially black men, women and children, as well as the disproportionately high rate of imprisonment of these same groups demonstrate that racism is still with us. 
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    Peace Train: Is Israel a Democracy?
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    Peace Train: Banks too big to go to jail
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    Peace Train: Open Letter to Sen. Cory Gardner
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    Peace Train: Changing Israeli behavior
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    Peace Train: 'Journey of death'
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    Peace Train: Giving peace a chance
    06/18/2015 05:59 PM MDT - For several years, Israel has threatened a military attack on Iran over an alleged Iranian nuclear weapons program. In addition, U.S. leaders, including former-president George W. Bush and President Barack Obama have repeatedly said that, if diplomacy fails, "all options are on the table." Full Story

    Peace Train: Two takes, one nuclear impasse
    06/11/2015 07:26 PM MDT - A conference held at the United Nations every five years to chart the progress nuclear nations are making in upholding world commitments, as part of the 1970 Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty (NPT), ended recently in failure. Full Story

    Peace Train:The ISDS threat
    05/28/2015 07:39 PM MDT - Corporate-controlled media has hyped the threat from IS (ISIL, ISIS), the self-proclaimed Islamic State. IS has committed horribly brutal acts in part of the Middle East, based on its interpretation of Islam.  Full Story

    Peace Train: The American Empire
    05/14/2015 04:49 PM MDT - On January 5, 2003, the entire cover of the Sunday New York Times Magazine said "The American Empire (Get Used to It)." The accompanying article read: "[W]hat word but 'empire' describes the awesome thing that America is becoming?....Being an imperial power means enforcing such order as there is in the world and doing so in the American interests." Full Story

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    College footballCU football: Olugbode believes experience bodes well for Buffs

    CU expects defense to improve under Leavitt
    Until the Colorado football team gets on the field and proves itself, nobody will really know if the Buffaloes' defense has gotten better. Full Story
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    College footballCU football: Olugbode believes experience bodes well for Buffs

    CU expects defense to improve under Leavitt
    Until the Colorado football team gets on the field and proves itself, nobody will really know if the Buffaloes' defense has gotten better. Full Story
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