Native Americans Tear Gassed, Arrested On Indigenous Peoples’ Day

By Kenny Stancil, Commondreams. -

Twelve people, including at least eight Native Americans, were arrested near an immigration checkpoint in Southern Arizona on Indigenous Peoples' Day after United States Border Patrol agents and [...]

Protesters Block Highway Near Border Wall Construction

By Rafael Carranza, AZ Central. -

Tucson - Activists and allies of two O'odham groups protesting the construction of a border wall along ancestral tribal lands in southern Arizona temporarily blocked the highway leading to [...]

How Residents Rallied To Get Their Post Office Back

By Jessica Kutz, North Country News. -

On an otherwise typical summer day, rumors started spreading in the small rural mountain community of Munds Park in northern Arizona: The local post office had been shuttered. As the chatter [...]

And Now The Really Big Coal Plants Begin To Close

By Benjamin Storrow, Eenews.net -

Old, small plants were the early retirees, but several of the biggest U.S. coal burners—and CO2emitters—will be shuttered by year’s end. When the Navajo Generating Station in Arizona shuts down [...]

Koch-Funded Group Helped Develop Plan To Kill Future Of Phoenix Light Rail

By Steven Hsieh, Phoenixnewtimes.com -

Much of the plot to kill the future of light rail in Phoenix was hatched in a window-tinting shop on South Central Avenue. At first, the plot was narrow. Celia Contreras, owner of Tony’s Window [...]

Arizona Students Marched For Classmate Thomas Torres-Maytorena, Who’s Facing Deportation Court On Graduation Day

By Lucy Diavolo, Teenvogue.com -

Students from Arizona’s Desert View High School marched miles from their campus to a local sheriff's office in a show of support for Thomas Torres-Maytorena, an 18-year-old senior and football [...]

Arizona Volunteers Form ‘Underground’ Network To House Migrants Released By ICE

By Jude Joffe-Block, Pri.org -

By Marta Vázquez’s count, since Christmas she’s welcomed 306 newly arrived Central American parents and their children to spend the night at her house in Glendale, a suburb of Phoenix, Arizona. [...]

Nogales City Council Calls On Feds To Remove All Border Razor Wire In The Arizona City

By Staff, Tucson.com -

NOGALES, Ariz. — Officials in this Arizona border city passed a resolution Wednesday night condemning the installation of new razor wire that now covers the entirety of a tall border wall through [...]

Tucson Demonstrators Wheatpaste In Intersection After Second Border Patrol Agent Not Guilty Verdict

By Tucson Anarchists, Itsgoingdown.org -

On Wednesday, November 21st, a jury in Tucson, Arizona found Border Patrol agent Lonnie Swartz not guilty of involuntary manslaughter for his 2012 shooting of 16 year old José Antonio Elena [...]

Arizona Supreme Court Hears Hopi Tribe’s Case Against Snowmaking

By Scott Buffon, Azdailysun.com -

Oral arguments in the Hopi Tribe’s lawsuit against Arizona Snowbowl’s snowmaking practices were heard by the Arizona Supreme Court’s panel of seven justices on Tuesday, Sept. 4. In February, the [...]

Tucson Draws The Line On Prison Privatization

By Joe Watson, Truthout.org -

One more time, with emphasis: A city near the Mexican border in a state that's home to some of the country's harshest sentencing guidelines and the fourth-highest rate of incarceration in the [...]

Arizona Teachers Oppose Union Sellout And Call For Nationwide Strike

By Will Marrow, Wsws.org -

Schools reopened across Arizona on Friday, as teachers returned to work following the betrayal of their courageous week-long strike by the unions, the American Federation of Teachers, the [...]

The Outcome In Arizona

By Eric Blanc, Jacobin Magazine. -

After an all-night encampment of striking educators, the Arizona state government passed a budget bill early this morning. To assess the strike and the settlement, Jacobin’s Eric Blanc spoke [...]

Making People’s History In Arizona: Educators Rise Up

By Sarah Giddings, Rethinkingschoolsblog.com -

My house has recently become muddled with protest signs, event flyers, red T-shirts, and simply, chaos. How it came to this point resides in the story of how I decided to volunteer to be a [...]

Arizona Strike Enters Second Week As Teacher Union President Opposes Calls For Nationwide Strike

By David Moore, Wsws.org -

On Monday, nearly 50,000 Arizona educators and supporters continued their walkout against underfunded schools and low pay for a third day. Although the teacher unions have done everything to [...]

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