Cowspiracy: TheSustainability Secret is a 2014 documentary that was made with great skill by Keegan ...
The precursor to whistle-blowing on the government’s surveillance of its citizens was the 1971 burglary ...
In an episode of the old TV series Dragnet, an aspiring writer is having minor ...
Read John Cooper’s full letter to Tucson’s Mayor and Council—Ed The very purpose of a ...
The City of Tucson has been in the process of a redevelopment of the Ronstadt ...
This article was created by editing down and rewording the articles that are linked throughout—Ed In 33 of 35 cases the federal government spent more on private contractors than on public employees for the same services. Bad Business: Billions of Taxpayer Dollars Wasted on Hiring Contractors * Health Care: Markups of 100%….1,000%….100,000% In his most […]
Photos of the “Safe Park” encampment of the activist homeless at Veinte de Agosto Park at Church and Congress in downtown Tucson. See also What Does a Homeless Protest Look Like?
Friends of Aravaipa Canyon (FAR) along with a Cascabel environmental group have opposed SunZia plans to bring electric towers through sensitive Arizona wildlife areas since the project’s inception. Peter Else compiled the following brief history of the battle to protect the lower San Pedro River basin and the Aravaipa wilderness from a power grab. —Ed […]
LIMA, Peru—In a major victory for young workers, on January 26, 2015, the Peruvian Congress repealed its own Youth Labor Regime, Law No. 30288, best known locally as the “Ley Pulpín” or “Squid Law” in English, a reference to the stranglehold many-armed corporations have on labor and particularly young labor. This Law, which went into effect on […]
In a confused approach toward the homeless, Arizona Daily Star columnist Tim Steller’s recent articles capture some of our collective cultural ambivalence. On the one hand, Steller has tried to wake people up about our society’s neglect of the homeless. Last November, he wrote of his unease when voting for a proposition that would raise […]
Frida Kahlo In a chronicle of pain the child’s leg dwindles with polio. A streetcar crushes nerves and bones. And Frida, born of revolution recreates her life again and again. She wears flowers and embroidered silks, jewelry of sky or thorns or severed hands. She braids her long hair. Diego looms larger than life, and […]
Mr. Mayor, tear down these bars. Like Councilperson Romero told us over a year ago she intended to do. Tear down the bars between the El Rio Neighborhood and the El Rio Golf Course and between the course and Joaquin Murietta Park, let nature and human nature breathe again, let heaven and nature sing without […]