Author Archive | Charles Parke

ALEC and the War on Women

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN Abortion is perhaps one of the most controversial issues in America. Protests and legislative groups have long fought for their belief of whether Pro-Life or Pro-Choice is the ‘right’ choice for America. Women are caught in the middle, facing real and immediate decisions about their health, ability to work and their own […]

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Anarchy in the USA, can it solve your problems?

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN What victories do anarchists have to claim in making the world better?  Often when encountering political groups like the democratic party an argument about how best to change the system occurs.  Those who make changes within the system can point to a long list of legislative victories. It’s harder to define when […]

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Who’s Your Daddy?

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN The United States is often considered the first modern democracy, bringing a new form of government that spread across the world. Approaching the 250th anniversary of Independence the US faces a mountain of debt, wars across the globe, an environmental crisis and more guided by its elected leaders whose powers are limited […]

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A picture of a US Spy Drone

Drones over our Skies

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN The Military and law enforcement are increasingly using drones to gather information and perform missions. On American Soil most drones seem to be used only for surveillance, while in other countries US drones have been used to perform targeted killings. Among the public many are concerned about this technology, often hard to […]

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Stylized label reads, "Right to know: Label GMO Foods"

Senate Bill 1180: Should Arizona Label Genetically Modified foods?

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are plants and animals in which the genetic material (DNA) has been altered in a way that does not occur naturally. This process allows selected individual genes to be transferred from one organism into another, also between non-related species. Genetically modified animals have largely been blocked from introduction […]

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