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Steve Fenberg

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Crowdfunding Against Big Coal

(1) Comments | Posted August 28, 2013 | 5:13 PM


In the age-old David vs. Goliath battle archetype, 2013's David has a new tool: crowdfunding.

This fall a small organization dedicated to engaging young people in politics, New Era Colorado, is making headlines by wielding a familiar tool on a...

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Hey Gov: You're Right on Zero Tolerance

(3) Comments | Posted August 7, 2013 | 6:21 PM

As an organization of young people, we're pretty protective of the state of Colorado. Obsessive, even -- just like most Coloradans. And we'd like to live here for, well, ever. So we're willing to work to make sure that stays true.

That's why we were excited to hear about Governor...

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Young Coloradans Remember the Victims of VA Tech

(1) Comments | Posted April 16, 2013 | 4:20 PM

If the last few elections have taught us anything, it's that a new generation of young citizens are making their voices heard in our democracy. These active young people are not only voting at historically high rates, but they're increasingly engaged on the part of our democracy that comes after...

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Does the 47 Percent Vote? A Note on Perfect Voter Turnout

(6) Comments | Posted September 25, 2012 | 1:28 PM

I don't need to tell you that the 47 percent has been in the news a lot lately.

Apparently there are 47 percent of Americans who don't pay the Federal Income Tax (they pay all kinds of other taxes including payroll, sales, property, etc.). The people that make up...

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If You Build It, They Will Come

(2) Comments | Posted November 5, 2010 | 3:56 PM

Now that the dust is finally beginning to settle after Tuesday's election, it's time to figure out just what exactly happened. Here in Colorado, we know that Democrats lost a few Congressional seats but held onto the US Senate and the Governorship. But the question many are asking is whether...

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The Silver Bullet

(10) Comments | Posted January 22, 2010 | 11:08 AM

Many of us woke up Wednesday morning to what is probably one of the worst progressive political hangovers we've had in years. Yes, it was a stinging defeat. If there is one lesson we should learn, it is this: Young voters favored Coakley by almost 60%, but only...

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