An Overview of Low Income Housing in Tucson

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, also may need to move Primavera Men’s Shelter, 90 bunk beds in one room, three month limit Section 8 rental housing, waiting list …

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

Image capture from video of Michael Wilson speking about Tohono O'odham Nation and Border Patrol in the wake of a Border Patrol shooting of Tohono O'odhams accused of side-swiping a Border Patrol vehicle.

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 O’odham side-swiped its vehicle in San Miguel, “The Gate,” on Tohono O’odham land at the US Mexico border. However, Wilson points out in …

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An Open Letter to the Pima County Board of Supervisors

COUNTY RESOLUTION

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 Monthan AFB goes way too far. It is not in the interests of the vast majority of citizens living in Pima County for …

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Found Poem © DAVID RAY 2013

Large, capitalized, white text, "LEGAL NOTICE" on black background

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 literateur.  Thus I claim the Public Notice of the Arizona Department of Environmental Qualities (ADEQ) proposal to issue Air Quality Control Permit no. …

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Tucson’s Reign of Bombs

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN Third in an ongoing series of irreverent profiles on Tucson’s One Percent, this time featuring Raytheon Missle Systems Net Worth 2012 net income was $1.9 billion. Net sales weighed in around $25 billion. Tucson’s economy is at the mercy of this corporation, the city’s largest employer and the world’s largest guided missile …

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