EPA poll results...
Opposition to EPA's Clean Power Plan
Coloradans oppose the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan when it comes to increases in electricity bills, effects on minority communities, and negligible effects on global temperatures or carbon emissions, a poll conducted by Magellan Strategies found. Read the whole thing here.
A story you haven't heard...
JeffCo Mom Thanks School Board
JeffCo graduate and mom Jennifer Butts thanks the current school board for listening to parents like her, and for advancing reforms that help ensure her kids -- and all JeffCo kids -- have access to options that best serve their needs. Watch video.
JeffCo AP US History...
Who's Censoring Whom?
Education Policy Analyst Ross Izard takes a look at the changes made to this year's Advanced Placement U.S. History framework, and what those changes tell us about last fall's "censorship" controversy in Jefferson County, Colorado. Watch video here.
Court ruling on discrimination...
Frightening Decision for Baker
Rob Natelson responds to a Denver Post editorial lauding the Colorado Court of Appeals' decision to force a Denver baker to bake a gay wedding cake or go out of business. Rob asks, is this the kind of precedent we want? Forcing business owners to choose between their business and their beliefs. Read his response here.
Reaching the Hispanic Community...
Raaki Garcia Show
The Raaki Garcia Show is primarily in Spanish with experts in education, law, politics, policy, energy, and the goal is to educate Hispanic families about the ideas of liberty and free markets. Listen every Tuesday and Thursday from 11-12p on 1150 AM and online at www.onda1150am.com.

Independence Institute Audio

September 17th, 2014
Dave Kopel
Former music critic, acclaimed journalist, and syndicated columnist Nat Hentoff joins Dave Kopel to discuss the fate of our civil liberties in the 21st century. Have we learned the lessons of 9/11? Why has Obama been worse on civil liberties than any president previous? Nat explains it all in this iVoices interview!
Nat Hentoff Talks Civil Liberties in the 21st Century (55:26 min).
Blended Learning Vision Coming to Life in Denver (21:52 min).
Should We Let the Courts Fix Tenure? (21:49 min).

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