Arizona

Mexican Woman Dies Entangled on Arizona Border Wall

Authorities are investigating the cause of death this week of a Mexican woman whose leg was entrapped while using a climbing harness and ended up hanging upside down on the border wall in eastern Arizona.

  • Apr 14, 2022
  • 3:41 PM

Why Is Marco López the Only Latino Gubernatorial Candidate in Arizona Race? (OPINION)

Democrat Marco A. López Jr., who spoke with Latino Rebels shortly after announcing his candidacy last May, is the only Latino running in Arizona’s governor race, even though nearly a third of all residents are Latino.

  • Apr 13, 2022
  • 11:42 AM

High Court Wades Into Clash Over Trump-Era Immigration Rule

The Supreme Court waded into a political clash Wednesday between the Biden administration and Republican-led states seeking to defend a signature Trump-era immigration rule that the new administration has abandoned.

  • Feb 24, 2022
  • 11:38 AM

Sens. Sinema and Manchin, Are These Daggers I See Before You? (OPINION)

The trouble with what Manchin and Sinema are doing, no matter how high and mighty they talk, is that unless they act with their fellow Democrats, the Republicans’ specially designed push to keep young people, women, people of color, and people with disabilities from voting will succeed.

  • Jan 19, 2022
  • 2:45 PM

How a Recall Election Brought Down Arizona’s Most Powerful Politician (OPINION)

One of the great stories in Arizona politics involves the recall 10 years ago this month of then-Republican state Senate President Russell Pearce, the far-right author of the single most anti-immigrant bill in modern U.S. history, SB 1070.

  • Nov 29, 2021
  • 12:27 PM

Meet Rep. Paul Gosar, Arizona’s Homegrown White Nationalist Hero (OPINION)

Rep. Gosar is a white supremacist and a male member of a political party that’s now dominated by white supremacists, a party whose core agenda now has almost nothing to do with so-called traditional Republican values.

  • Nov 16, 2021
  • 1:58 PM

‘Driving While Brown’ and Arizona’s Latino Resistance

Highlighting personal experiences is a common rhetorical device journalists use to report big, complex stories in a way that makes them easier to digest. Terry Greene Sterling and Jude Joffe-Block put the technique to good use in their new book, ‘Driving While Brown: Sheriff Joe Arpaio Versus the Latino Resistance.’

  • Oct 20, 2021
  • 2:51 PM

OPINION: Arizona Is Trying to ‘Both Sides’ Racism Discussions in Schools

According to the text of SB-1532, public and charter schools cannot teach that any race/gender is better, or worse than another.

  • May 21, 2021
  • 1:26 PM

An Interview With Arizona Gubernatorial Candidate Marco Lopez

In March, Lopez announced his intention to seek the Democratic gubernatorial nomination, an announcement that sparked even further interest in the potential outcome of the race.

  • May 6, 2021
  • 6:11 PM

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