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Ignorance and Humility

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN There is a humility that is missing from our political discourse. Consider the reality of our fundamental ignorance. We fit a more or less incomplete sequence of past events into our understanding of and (mostly) assumptions about reality and possibility. We are overwhelmed with information. Our time and attention are limited, and […]

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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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Occupy Religion? (Religious Perspective)

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN The suggestion that I write an article on religion and the Occupy movement seemed to me absurd at first. Is Occupy in any way a religious movement? While many occupiers and friends are religious, representing about any background one can imagine, many are atheists and otherwise not religiously identified. Certainly, the movement […]

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Opposing S.744, The Senate’s “Immigration Reform” Bill

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN On Monday, June 24, the Senate voted to move forward with an immigration-reform package that includes extreme border militarization tied to an already onerous pathway to citizenship. Due to the devastating impacts that these provisions will have on border communities, future migrants, and the 4–5 million existing undocumented residents in the U.S. […]

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The story of Occupy Tucson reported in European press

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN [Ed. Note: This article contrasting two Occupy encampments on two different continents – Occupy Tucson and Occupy Prague – by Occupied Tucson Citizen working group member Greg Evans recently appeared in the Czech cultural-political journal A2. Below we present the English language version of the article.] A Tale of Two Occupys With […]

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