The U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights has opened investigations into possible violations of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act in Tucson. Not that TUSD has bothered to inform the district's taxpayers of the investigation.
The reality is that if we aren't educating ourselves and making our own decisions, someone else is going to do it for us.
The women I have met while learning about feminine power are tired of fighting and working to fit into this misogynistic culture. Women are ready to present themselves not as property, children, or men in skirts, but as feminine, intelligent, powerful, and capable.
The rise of the state-passed immigration movement has been an ideological dead end for the country and a stagnation of real conversation around reforming our current system.
As the president of the Unitarian Universalist Association and a man of faith, I knew it was my obligation to stand in opposition to this draconian legislation that harms immigrants and people of color, tears apart families and destroys the peace of mind within American communities.
I blame the Paradox: Various factors have caused This Generation to be ultra-sexualized, and yet said sexualization remains highly stigmatized and nobody wants to let us talk about it in the classroom. This is not just an annoying precedent, but a dangerous one.
The self-appointed "toughest sheriff" has become too tough to stomach for more and more residents of Maricopa County, and the frantic desperation seen from Joe Arpaio recently is in response to this mounting pressure and backlash.
Even at their most extreme, Bill Clinton's political opponents derived their opposition from what he did, not who he was. Not so with Obama. Opponents on the extreme right focus their attacks on his American identity and less on his record.
First, Sheriff Joe Arpaio's 'birther' investigation was about the politics. Now, it's apparently about the money. Either way, Arpaio's latest pastime is an affront to hardworking taxpayers who simply want a sheriff who enforces the law and pursues criminals -- not abuses the office.
The difference this time is that losing Arizona will mean more than just losing a Senate race or a big governship. It'll mean the Presidency.
WorldNetDaily's Jerome Corsi is violating journalistic ethics by playing both sides of the fence -- writing about an investigation he not only instigated but participated in.
It is disingenuous at best for the Republican Party to say out of one corner of their mouth that our immigration system is broken, then do everything they can to stop any wholesale fix. Our states and our country deserve better.
The ad, scheduled for various TV outlets, pulls no punches:"He's not tough. He's terrible. He needs to resign."
Open primaries--where all candidates regardless of party affiliation are listed on one ballot--would give voters (not political parties) a greater voice in government.
As the nation watches the Tucson Unified School District's spiral into disarray, hundreds of students have walked out of their Tucson schools today in a coordinated protest against the banishment of the district's acclaimed Mexican American Studies program.