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Fighting for Food Justice in Fort Collins

Note: On Sunday, February 10th the Fort Collins Homeless Coalition (FCHC) organized a rally in solidarity with Food Not Bombs and in support of the right to share food in our parks. FCHC is continuing to collaborate on this effort to … Continue reading

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Questioning Capitalism is Patriotic

This post was inspired b a panel  discussion ofactivists put together by Colorado State University Journalism Instructor Elissa Tivona in January 2019 and the recent closing of the Coloradoan’s Opinion Section. By: Paul Gessler The founders of our nation held opposing … Continue reading

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Addressing the Gentrification of Jefferson Park

People pay the price of gentrification This was originally published in the Coloradoan’s Newspaper here. By: Shirley Coenen, Fort Collins A recent article (Oct. 5) featured the owners of several restaurants in Old Town. In its rush to laud local business owners, … Continue reading

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Support Us to Keep Families Together

FCCAN supporters and comrades, This country is tearing our families apart.  We’re talking about the inhumane immigration policy that was dominating headlines these past few months. While it may seem like old news- another 13,000 children traveling alone- many on … Continue reading

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Protect the Mueller Investigation to Resist Neo-Fascism

An expanded version of remarks made by Kevin Cross of the Ft. Collins Community Action Network at the Ft. Collins Rally to Protect the Mueller Investigation held on November 8th, 2018   Does anyone here think we live in normal … Continue reading

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