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Denver Airport Workers Win Living Wage

Workers at Denver International Airport declared victory after Denver City Mayor Michael Hancock and City Council unanimously passed a minimum wage increase. The successful campaign by SEIU Local 105 and UNITE HERE resulted in a plan to raise Denver’s minimum…

The Trump Economy in One Chart

Trump’s economic agenda has been relentlessly aimed at helping big corporations, the wealthy, and Trump himself at the expense of the rest of us and it’s succeeding wildly. New numbers show that for Americans, real wages are stagnant and even…

An Economy for Us All

Hardworking Coloradans who are employed full-time are still struggling to get ahead– or even get by. The time for this to change is now. We need an economy and government that will work for all of us, not just the…

Environmental Justice Now

You hear about bad water and soil when you hear about countries in the developing world. You see it when you see pictures of smog and fouled water ways. But, these environmental problems are a fact of life in communities…

When Will Wages Keep Up?

There is a lot of news these days about the red-hot Colorado economy. Unemployment may be down, but wages are stagnating. Inflation, largely related to higher housing costs, is also increasing faster than wages can keep up. As good as…