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DEATH ON THE LINE: Supreme Court Kicks 4th Amendment Cross-Border Shooting Decision Back to Appeals Court (Commentary)
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The City of Tucson’s initiative to increase city sales tax by 1/2 per cent over the next five years raised serious issues for me. In principle, I usually oppose sales taxes and increases thereof as regressive taxes that hit poor people, most of whose income is applied to subsistence consumption needs to which sales taxes […]
ABOMINATIONS by David Ray The vote was a hundred to one, a clear majority. At the stroke of midnight, no more death, at least in the style we have come to know and love. For the next thousand years, walled in like a garden, we will contrive another style altogether, think up other names […]
I made my first visit to Big Mountain in the early ‘80s. I came alone as a journalist, my personal struggle, to a world I could not have invented. Big Mountain is an area north of the Northern Arizona Hopi village, Hotevilla. Dirt roads maybe still are the only roads. I was directed to Katherine […]
Because of discussions he had with a Russian national and which he failed to disclose, Greg Evans offered last week to resign from the editorial board of the Occupied Tucson Citizen. Upon questioning, he reported that he had several encounters with the Russian, all of which also involved financial transactions, at the Espresso Art Cafe […]
I. INTENTIONS Technological Progress: have you ever heard of it? Yes, I know, lots of folks have. Marketers have made sure of this. We are bombarded with reports of it every day, by thousands of advertisements. We are told that this year’s new car is “better than” last year’s new car, and many reasons are […]
What can be done about the horrors of the Trump administration and how? A big question, but before we can answer it we need to better understand why Trump was elected, then assess the current political dynamics and build an effective opposition. Donald J. Trump was elected President of the United States with an electoral […]
Sister Clare Dunn, the first Catholic nun elected to public office in the United States and who served as a Tucson Democrat in the Arizona House of Representatives from 1975 to 1981, will be inducted into the Arizona Women’s Hall of Fame on March 23. Sister Clare and her legislative assistant, Sister Judith Lovchik, were […]