On the eve of Arizona's most famous native son's celebrated birthday, Joe Arpaio unveiled his latest media stunt, the war-time invoking Operation Desert Sky -- a 30-plane air posse of armed volunteers to track Mexican smugglers.
Marc Parent, one of the most celebrated observers and activists on Twitter today, dedicates his thought-provoking feed to shining a spotlight on that history, and provides great links that are often the subject of great debate.
Meg Whitman has flailed for the past week-and-a-half after being caught in the grip of her own massive contradictions on illegal immigration. What to do, for a candidate who's already spent well over $140 million and is losing? Try the kitchen sink comeback.
Arizona state lawmakers reportedly approved a bill this week that would restrict "any courses or classes" that "are designed primarily for pupils of a particular ethnic group" or "advocate ethnic solidarity."
Cesar Chavez shined a national spotlight on the depressed wages and unbearable working conditions experienced by agricultural laborers in the 1960s. Still, today, too many farmworkers face similar conditions.
Automatically blaming Halliburton every time you hear of a preventable fatal tragedy due to cutting corners and saving money or a rape cover-up is not paranoia or a knee-jerk reaction. It is a statistical probability.
Now, for the first time in my life, there is a level of fear for me attached with being -- and looking -- Latina. A few times now I have returned home during the day after realizing that I didn't have my U.S. passport on me.