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Life Near the Mexican Border

Life Near the Mexican Border

Editor March 16, 2014 0

By John Heid “You have no rights here!” barked a U.S. Border Patrol agent to a resident of Arivaca, AZ who was passing through a Customs and Border Protection checkpoint 23 miles north of the U.S.-Mexico

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Trans Activist Monica Jones’ Trial Postponed

Trans Activist Monica Jones’ Trial Postponed

Editor March 16, 2014 0

Constitutionality of “Manifestation of Intent to Prostitute” Statute Under Challenge Margie Diddams, member of Sex Worker Outreach Project, Phoenix PHOENIX— Dozens of supporters packed the courtroom this morning in support of ASU student and

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HB2291 & The Future of Public Schools

HB2291 & The Future of Public Schools

Stephen Stollmack March 9, 2014 0

A recently released Goldwater Institute Policy Report – A Vision for Education and the Future of Learning – concluded that “Arizona’s Empowerment Scholarship Accounts are more effective than state-managed student databases at facilitating school, course, and extracurricular

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OP-ED | STANDARDIZED Lies, Money & Civil Rights: How Testing Is Ruining Public Education

OP-ED | STANDARDIZED Lies, Money & Civil Rights: How Testing Is Ruining Public Education

Stephen Stollmack February 17, 2014 0

Henry A Giroux, in a recent Truthout | Op-Ed, called attention to the fact that “The democratic mission of public education is under assault … by a host of religious, economic, ideological and political fundamentalists, the

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Flagstaff Police Harass Activists as ‘Preventative Maintenance’ Before Dew Downtown Event

Flagstaff Police Harass Activists as ‘Preventative Maintenance’ Before Dew Downtown Event

Editor February 7, 2014 0

Protect the Peaks | www.protectthepeaks.org Flagstaff Police Harass Activists as ‘Preventative Maintenance’ Before Dew Downtown Event Free Speech Protest Zone Created at ‘Unsustainable’ Urban Snowboard Event. FLAGSTAFF, AZ — Armed plain-clothed City of Flagstaff cops

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Energy Fuels Resources Inc. Forced to Close Uranium Mines Near Grand Canyon

Energy Fuels Resources Inc. Forced to Close Uranium Mines Near Grand Canyon

Editor November 23, 2013 0

By Klee Benally | www.indigenousaction.org Grand Canyon, AZ — Energy Fuels Resources Inc. has been forced to halt two controversial uranium mines near the Grand Canyon. Citing falling uranium prices, Energy Fuels will also be

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Arpaio’s Sweep and Community Forum was an Epic Failure

Arpaio’s Sweep and Community Forum was an Epic Failure

Dennis Gilman November 17, 2013 4

By Dennis Gilman Arizona Community Press | www.azcommunitypress.org While Sheriff Arpaio’s 21st saturation patrol was promoted by his own press release as focusing on “guns, gangs and drugs,” not one gun or gang related

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OP ED: Tempe Should Embrace Rooftop Solar

OP ED: Tempe Should Embrace Rooftop Solar

Kevin Hengehold November 6, 2013 2

Originally prepared for Tempe’s Rooftop Solar Forum held Tuesday, November 5th at Tempe City Hall.   First of all, I have to call out APS on its shady behavior.  And I wish there were

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Protest Exposes Desecration of Burial Sites on Black Mesa

Protest Exposes Desecration of Burial Sites on Black Mesa

Editor October 31, 2013 0

Indigenous Action Media | www.indigenousaction.org On Wednesday, October 30th concerned Diné (Navajos) and other indigenous rights supporters held a protest in Flagstaff, AZ  to expose Peabody’s deliberate process of confiscating Indigenous History. The first

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Protestors “Take to the Streets” to Shut Down I.C.E.

Protestors “Take to the Streets” to Shut Down I.C.E.

Editor October 17, 2013 0

Arizona Community Press | www.azcommunitypress.org On Monday, October 14th in Arizona Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and the federal government were put on notice. Their message to President Obama: “If you are not going

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