Baby boomers have been the majority of the American voting block since the election of Bill Clinton in 1992. In the Sept. 11, 2020 episode of the Checks & Balance podcast, host John Prideaux, the Economist’s U.S. editor, wonders, is the U.S. in a “youthquake”? The exact years are subject to debate, but, for reference: […]

Checks and Balance: Boomers KO’d

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Baby boomers have been the majority of the American voting block since the election of Bill Clinton in 1992. In the Sept. 11, 2020 episode of the Checks & Balance podcast, host John Prideaux, the Economist’s U.S. editor, wonders, is the U.S. in a “youthquake”? The exact years are subject to debate, but, for reference: […]

Checks and Balance: Boomers KO’d

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Making decisions seems to be second nature, although some are more difficult than others. Most of us probably weigh some pros and cons and think about the impact on our near future. Have you ever wondered how your decision would affect the next one hundred years?  The election of 1876 produced political shockwaves that the […]

COSO Breakdown: Lessons From the Contentious Election of 1876 Podcast

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After weeks of investigation and attempts at conversation, Colorado College (CC)  students learned that CC is revising the contract with Colorado Springs Police Department (CSPD) without any active student input. Colorado College has been aware that we have been working on a proposal since the summer (2020). The Collective for Antiracism and Liberation (CAL), a […]

Colorado College Students Give Input on CCxCSPD Contract

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2017 - Midwife of color attending Black Breastfeeding Week Celebration. Photography credit - J Benker Photography

In the early 1900s, home births and midwives were pushed out as options by the incoming wave of hospitals and the health care system being established. But even up until the 1930s, home births and midwives were still considered safer than hospitals. So, what’s changed? Actually, maybe nothing. The 2020 global pandemic has simply brought […]

WOC Midwife of Colorado

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Colorado Springs seems to be having a communication problem. Or maybe our city council just doesn’t want to listen? Right now we have people on the ground getting letters signed demanding action and accountability for the virtual death threat by a Colorado Springs police officer. Now dangerous demands from District 15 Representative Dave Williams to […]

COS Communication Issues

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You want to think the police are going to protect you. You want to believe that there are only a few bad apples. You want to be hopeful that when people need protection, a police officer can do that. Unfortunately, as we have been seeing more and more, that is not typically the case. This […]

Who Does CSPD Protect?

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I started the Colorado Springs Social Justice Book Club after attending local protests and events where I met so many like-minded people. There was an overwhelming amount of people who showed up in support of the movement. Everyone wanted to be an ally but there wasn’t a lot of knowledge on how to put that […]

Colorado Springs Social Justice Book Club

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As many of us are aware, on June 30th an officer of the Colorado Springs Police Department wrote “KILL THEM ALL!” on a KRDO live stream of a protest taking place on I-25 against police brutality and systemic racism. We are calling on the people of Colorado Springs to let the Mayor know that this […]

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Colorado Springs Oversight is excited for all community members to come out walking, jogging, and running. Also every first Sunday of each month we will be offering Yoga. Join us to better your physical and mental health and meet a new neighbor. LOCATION Every Sunday at Colorado Springs’ Memorial Park (Prospect Lake) at 8 a.m. […]

COSO MOVING CLUB

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On June 30, a Colorado Springs police officer made death threats over the KRDO live stream of protesters. The officer said “KILL EM ALL” twice using a sock account. A community member informed CSPD of the threats made. On July 6, KRDO reported that an officer was suspected to be behind the sock account and […]

CALL2ACTION: We Demand Action in Death Threat made by CSPD Officer

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