Third Print Edition of the OTC Hits the Streets!

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN The third print edition of the Occupied Tucson Citizen has just come off the presses with a print run of 10,000 copies and is now being distributed across Tucson and southern Arizona. This issue features the third of our series of irreverent profiles of Tucson’s One Percent, in this case Raytheon Missle …

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An Open Letter to the Governor from “Down in the Trenches” of the State’s Mental Health System

Jan Brewer

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN July 2, 2013   Dear Governor Brewer, I am writing in earnest because of the state of the Mental Health system in this, the Great state of Arizona. I am SMI, as well as disabled physically. I have Bi Polar disorder, depression, anger issues and in addition I have a defibrillator in …

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Tucson’s Broadway Boulevard Is Plenty Wide Enough. Let’s Save It, and the World While We’re at It!

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN What a marvelous turnout it was the other night at the large Sabbar Shrine Temple on South Tucson Boulevard! It’s amazing how many intelligent and concerned citizens can turn out to massage an important issue, in this case whether Broadway Boulevard, one of Tucson’s major east-west traffic arteries, should be widened to …

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Remembering the Community Vision for the Ronstadt Center

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN In a week in which City Councilmember Shirley Scott proposed a two million dollar cutback to Tucson public transit, she and others who are tempted to start dismantling our already inadequate public transit system would do well to remember the April 2nd “Community Vision for the Ronstadt Transit Center” event at The …

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Solidarity March Wednesday to Oust PCCD Board of Governors

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN What began as early as 2004 when the PCCD Board of Governors coached then Chancellor Roy Flores on softening his administrative style has developed into a work environment so hostile that, even after Flores’ reign of terror ended amidst allegations of sexual harassment perpetrated by him and ignored by the Board, and …

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