Occupied Tucson Citizen


Holding Cars for Ransom

BY JOHN COOPER, Occupied Tucson Citizen Towing companies are criminally holding vehicles for ransom.1 In violation of Arizona Statutes, they are doing this repeatedly and with impunity. Towing truck companies can tow your car and […]

Aug, 31

An Overview of Low Income Housing in Tucson

BY JIM HANNAN, Occupied Tucson Citizen There is a spectrum of low income housing in Tucson: Homeless, sleeping in the park, need to move when prompted Homeless, sleeping in the river in a makeshift camp, […]

Aug, 02

Privatizing the Old Pueblo

BY THE EDITORS, The Occupied Tucson Citizen The list is long: the Ronstadt Transit Center, Access Tucson, the El Rio Golf Course, the former downtown Greyhound Bus Station, the former YMCA on 5th St., among […]

Jun, 30

Unlike in Seattle, Our City Council Can’t Raise the Minimum Wage

by BARBARA CIHIAR, Occupied Tucson Citizen Last year, the Arizona State Legislature passed HB 2280 and Governor Brewer signed it into law. It effectively banned any opportunity for local governments anywhere in Arizona to go […]

Jun, 16

Tohono O’odham government and police corruption perpetuates US Border Patrol violence

BY BRENDA NORRELL, CENSORED NEWS SAN MIGUEL, TOHONO O’ODHAM NATION — Mike Wilson, Tohono O’odham, said the US Border Patrol shot two Tohono O’odham at the border, one in the face. The Border Patrol claims […]

May, 04

An Open Letter to the Pima County Board of Supervisors

BY LEE STANFIELD, Occupied Tucson Citizen This article was originally sent as an email to members of the Tucson City Council—Ed The wording of the Pima County Board of Supervisors Resolution in support of Davis […]

Mar, 17

Found Poem © DAVID RAY 2013

BY DAVID RAY, Occupied Tucson Citizen A found poem is a text that is so meaningful, musical, or unique that it can be appropriated, with credit to its original author (if known), by any prowling […]

Mar, 02


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