Shows featuring Mark Silverstein

  • ACLU Sues Denver for Security Equipment Details Ahead of DNC Denverweb
    As Denver gears up for the Democratic National Convention later this summer, the federal government has allocated $50 million for security-related expenses connected to the convention. Denver has revealed that $18 million is budgeted for equipment purchases, but most of the details remain secret, prompting the ACLU to file a civil lawsuit. We speak with the legal director of the Colorado ACLU,...
    June 30, 2008 | Story
  • Police, Firefighters, Utility Workers Among Hundreds Trained as "Terrorism Liaison Officers" Denvercopweb
    Colorado is one among a handful of states where hundreds of firefighters, paramedics, police and even corporate employees are being trained to hunt down and report a broadly defined range of "suspicious activities." They’re called terrorism liaison officers. The federally supported initiative trains them to look out for "observed behavior that may be indicative of intelligence-gathering...
    June 30, 2008 | Story
  • Recreate ’68: Democrats to Face Protests in Denver at Democratic National Convention Dncdenverweb
    It remains to be seen whether the Democrats will ultimately take their fight for a presidential candidate all the way to the Democratic National Convention this August in Denver, but for many activists tired of the two-party system and the ongoing war, they will be demonstrating at the convention regardless of who the final nominee is. We speak with Mark Cohen, an organizer with Recreate ’68,...
    April 21, 2008 | Story