As America again makes war on an industrial scale on nations far less advanced, and commits again torture, assassinations, mass killings and keeps secret prisons while all the while trying to hide its dirty hands from the American public, that Turse's book was published in 2013 is no accident.
Phoenix's pyramid of complexities looks shakier than most because it stands squarely in the crosshairs of climate change. The area, like much of the American Southwest, is already hot and dry; it's getting ever hotter and drier, and is increasingly battered by powerful storms.
On the cusp of what might a long-awaited break in the impasse on Capitol Hill on immigration legislation, Edi's story remains tragically typical, and no matter what Congress decides, there's a good chance it will be repeated again and again in the name of the endless mantra of "security."
There are some seasons that open with a bang (hunting season comes to mind), and others that are nothing more than a bunt. For the 2013 Monster Energy AMA Supercross season opener at Angel's Stadium in Anaheim, CA, fans were treated to a deafening bang.
Travel website Orbitz.com just released its 2013 forecast of all things travel and here's the inside scoop.
Every city in the world fills occasionally with tears, but in Phoenix tears dry quickly.
Scooter made the offer casually, as though he was picking up strangers whose car had broken down on the side of the road. In this case it was a plane that broke down.
When I see people leave their cars running as they head into the supermarket with children in tow, I want to scream, "You ignorant, wasteful bastards! Don't you know what you're doing to your kids?"
How do you break up the long stretch of time between summer vacation and the holidays? With a fall break, of course. Autumn is a shoulder season for many destinations, which means discounted hotel rooms and cheaper airfare are easy to find.
For a galvanized new civil rights movement and their allies in Maricopa County -- and across Arizona -- bringing down Sheriff Arpaio in this fall's election will be the first step in the right direction.
With a host of museums and galleries, top-notch Tex-Mex cuisine and cactus-dotted landscape, Arizona's state capital is one of the most unique metropolises in the country. Here's what to see nearby once you've explored all that Phoenix has to offer.
Because asking prices lead sales prices by approximately two or more months, the Monitors reveal trends before other price indexes do. With that, here's the scoop on where prices and rents are headed.
What do foreigners' favorite metros have in common? Two things: nice winters and big price declines during the housing bust. Foreigners want sunshine and bargains. The relationship between price declines and foreign share is especially strong.
As the summer heat rolls on, we all look for a song or an artist that will provide us with music for fun in the sun. Now you may look no further than the Windy City's own YAWN.
Selfishly I have a soft spot for Latinos who serve because I see in them what I saw in my dad - pride and commitment. It warms my heart to hear Latino military personnel share their stories. I see a little bit of my dad in each of them.
Locking human beings in oppressive heat, whose only crime was seeking a better life for their children, is as far from standing with 'the least of these' than I can imagine