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Efforts To Label GMO’s Spread Across The Nation and Into Arizona

Efforts To Label GMO’s Spread Across The Nation and Into Arizona

Josette Madonia February 18, 2013 1

By Josette Madonia Arizona Community Press | www.azcommunitypress.org On February 7, 2013, Hawaii became the first state to pass a bill that would require the labeling of genetically engineered food (also known as GMOs

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Is 2013 the Year of Getting Big Money Out of Politics?

Is 2013 the Year of Getting Big Money Out of Politics?

Nicholas Condorcet February 12, 2013 4

By Nicholas Condorcet Arizona Community Press | www.azcommunitypress.org The U.S. Supreme Court decision Citizens United states money is speech and corporations have First Amendment free speech rights to spend unlimited money in elections.  Some

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Medical Neglect in Arizona Department of Corrections

Medical Neglect in Arizona Department of Corrections

Editor January 26, 2013 0

Arizona Community Press | www.azcommunitypress.org On Friday, January 25th those going to work at the Sandra Day O’Connor United States Courthouse in Phoenix were greeted by people doing chalk murals on the sidewalk. The murals

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One Big Union

One Big Union

Charlie Parke January 24, 2013 0

By Charlie Parke Arizona Community Press | www.azcommunitypress.org The Industrial Workers of the World formed in 1905 amid labor struggles for minimum wage, sick pay and eliminating child labor. Rather than attempting to organize one

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OP-ED: Wikileaks, Government Corruption Far Beyond Americans’ Worst Fears

OP-ED: Wikileaks, Government Corruption Far Beyond Americans’ Worst Fears

Charlie Parke January 22, 2013 0

Charlie Parke Arizona Community Press | www.azcommunitypress.org WikiLeaks, Bradley Manning and Julian Assange are names that flutter through the media with tales of dangerous secrets and government persecution.  Why is it so dangerous for the public

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3 Days of Protest Against the Loop 202 Expansion

3 Days of Protest Against the Loop 202 Expansion

Editor January 22, 2013 0

No South Mountain Freeway Arizona Community Press | www.azcommunitypress.org Supporters of the “No Build” alternative to the proposed Loop 202/South Mountain freeway extension will be attending the Citizen Transportation Oversight Committee (CTOC) on Tuesday to speak

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Opening Day At 2013 Arizona State Legislature

Opening Day At 2013 Arizona State Legislature

Liisa Wale January 17, 2013 4

By Liisa Wale Arizona Community Press | www.azcommunitypress.org On the first day of the 51st Arizona State Legislature session as the opening day ceremonies began inside the House a swarm of pink converged outside

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The Continuing Fight for Human Rights in Phoenix

The Continuing Fight for Human Rights in Phoenix

Charlie Parke January 16, 2013 0

By Charlie Parke Arizona Community Press | www.azcommunitypress.org The record of human rights in Phoenix is questionable. Should we judge the city police and managers based on Federal ICE involvement in deportations, State laws

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Idle No More: Fighting Back Against Growing Land/Resource Grabs

Idle No More: Fighting Back Against Growing Land/Resource Grabs

Charlie Parke January 12, 2013 3

By Charlie Parke Arizona Community Press | www.azcommunitypress.org In the 19th century Native American communities were driven to relocate to land undesired by settlers. Then as gold and oil exploration increased they were often

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FREEPORT: PROFITS BEFORE PEOPLE

FREEPORT: PROFITS BEFORE PEOPLE

Liisa Wale January 2, 2013 0

By Liisa Wale Arizona Community Press | www.azcommunitypress.org Freeport-McMoRan is a international copper and gold mining company which is headquartered in Phoenix. In 2011 RepRisk listed Freeport-McMoRan as one of the 10 most controversial

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