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Janell Ross

After SB 1070 Decision, Both Sides Arm For Continued Legal Battle | Janell Ross | Posted 06.28.2012 | Latino Voices

In the hours after the Supreme Court struck down portions of Arizona's SB1070 but left the measure's so called "show me your papers provision" standin...

John Celock

GOP Lawmakers Propose Incumbent-Friendly Recall Law | John Celock | Posted 02.14.2012 | Politics

Republicans in the Arizona state legislature have proposed changes to the state's recall law that could have kept immigration bill architect Russell P...

John Celock

Controversial Ex-Lawmaker Rewarded By GOP | John Celock | Posted 01.30.2012 | Politics

Russell Pearce, the Arizona state Senate president recalled by voters after writing the state's controversial immigration law, has made a political co...

Ousted Arizona Immigration Law Architect Gets A New Job

Posted 01.25.2012 | Politics

Russell Pearce, the former Republican Arizona state senator credited with laying down the framework for the state's controversial immigration law, ann...

John Celock

Russell Pearce OUT In Arizona | John Celock | Posted 11.21.2011 | Politics

With the signatures of three officials sitting around a Phoenix conference room Monday morning, Arizona state Sen. Russell Pearce (R-Mesa) was officia...

John Celock

State May Owe Recalled Official Money | John Celock | Posted 01.10.2012 | Politics

At least one Arizona state senator thinks that an obscure provision in the state constitution could entitle recalled state Senate President Russell Pe...

SB1070 Goes to U.S. Supreme Court, SB1070 Author to Be Recalled

Dawn Teo | Posted 07.10.2011 | Politics
Dawn Teo

After drafting Arizona's controversial new immigration law SB1070 last year, Arizona state Senate President Russell Pearce held the spotlight and became the anti-immigration poster boy in Arizona and across the nation.

What's Good for Jan Brewer and Russell Pearce Is Bad for Arizona

Clarissa Martinez De Castro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Clarissa Martinez De Castro

What's Good for Jan Brewer and Russell Pearce Is Bad for Arizona Shameless demagoguery on the issue of immigration was part of the arsenal that Arizo...

Education Reform and the 2010 Election: Two Lousy Choices

Michael J. O'Neil | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Michael J. O'Neil

While this is an Arizona election, the candidates are almost caricatures for the two major strains of thinking about what is wrong with American public education.

Help us KNOCK OUT Republicans in Arizona!

Luis Heredia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Luis Heredia

UPDATE! October 27, 2010: We have already raised $15,760 thanks to your hard work and support! Keep us going strong towards our huge $25,000 grassroot...

As Goes Arizona, Whither Goes the Nation?

Randall Amster | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Randall Amster

We are now fully through the looking glass here in the state that has become synonymous with reactionary fear-mongering and institutionalized intolera...

Birthright Citizenship Under Siege in the Promised Land and the Home of the Brave

Eli Y. Adashi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eli Y. Adashi

One cannot help but note an eerie similarity between the birthright debates raging in the US and the State of Israel. Both nations are badly in need of resetting their immigration policies in the face of a rapidly globalizing planet.

Hate Groups and Prison Profiteers Wrote Arizona's Juan Crow Law

David A. Love | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David A. Love

Roughly 70 percent of America's prisoners are black and brown because the laws target communities of color. For-profit prison owners know this more than anyone.

The GOP v. the 14th Amendment

Michael Keegan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Keegan

With this latest rallying cry to repeal the Citizenship Clause of the 14th Amendment, the Republican Party has disowned one of the greatest steps forward in American history.

Maricopa County's "Bull Conner" Wreaks Havoc On The U.S. Constitution And Arizona Economy

Jim Gonzalez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Gonzalez

Now that the courts are finally beginning to bring some sanity and constitutional muster to the laws of Arizona, it is time for Arizonans to show Sheriff Arpaio the door.

Arizona 'be heading' in wrong direction under Brewer

Luis Heredia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Luis Heredia

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer's fact-twisting and fear-mongering continued this week as she repeated her unfounded claims about beheadings and violence in A...

Crackdown on Ignorance Should Target Arizona Lawmakers

Scott Blakeman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Scott Blakeman

The vileness of signs at Tea Party rallies pales in comparison to the Arizona immigration bill. Those are just disgusting words. What Arizona has done is a disgusting deed.

Move the Game: Baseball Must Say No to Racism

Deepak Bhargava | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Deepak Bhargava

I was born in India, but grew up in the Bronx and am about as ferocious a Yankees fan as you'll find (please do keep reading even if you aren't!). Wh...

Welcome to Arizona : "It's a Dry Hate..."

Randall Amster | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Randall Amster

We ought to strive to turn this crisis into an opportunity to overcome fear and hatred. We are quite likely in the throes of a new civil rights movement in America.

New Reason to Protest the Arizona Diamondbacks: House Bill 2281

Dave Zirin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Dave Zirin

Gov Jan Brewer just signed into law a bill that should curl the toes of anyone with a thread of anti-racist conscience. Thanks to HB 2281, the Tucson school district's academically successful ethnic studies program has been outlawed.

Not Snark: GOP Hispanic Organizer Renounces GOP to Recruit for GOP

Dawn Teo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dawn Teo

DeeDee Blase founded "Somos Republicans" to recruit to Arizona Hispanics... says, "Obama sold Latinos down the river. It's my mission to call him out on this."

Bloated Welfare or Supportive Housing: Opposite Ends of the Homeless World

Auburn McCanta | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Auburn McCanta

There aren't enough green shelter cots for all our new homeless men, women and children... it's clear that the little guy is once again taking it on the chin.