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Proposition 101: Yes or No?

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 […]

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Mindfuck Arizona #1

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN Arizona recently enacted legislation that, in my opinion, infringes on women’s rights for the sake of feeding a little red meat to the conservative base. At best I consider this legislation superfluous as everyday political posturing. If this doesn’t protect a doctor’s right to lie or lapse into negligence, then I believe […]

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