Opinion

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Arizona needs a movement to repeal SB 1070

Monday's Supreme Court decision on Arizona's anti-immigrant SB 1070 has engendered lots of commentary in the media and among elected officials.

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After Arizona

The ruling sends a signal to the right wing and lawmakers in Arizona, Alabama and elsewhere that state laws, recently put on the books for racist and political reasons across this country, are unconstitutional.

Women deserve factual medical information, even about abortion care

Decisions about medical procedures and patient care should be left to clinicians and their patients - not to politicians. As a family physician, I understand this.

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Will Arizona move left in 2012?

The 2012 elections are an opportunity to turn things around in Arizona.

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Tea party picked the wrong flag

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer signed a bill into law last week that provides special protected status for the tea party-adopted  "Don't Tread on Me" flag.

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Tucson's Cesar Chavez march says "Save ethnic studies"

Tucson came out to celebrate the legacy of Cesar Chavez.

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Republicans push guns on campuses

The Republican Party in several states is hell bent on getting more guns into the hands of school kids, including, ridiculously enough, in Arizona.

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The roots of Tucson

The violence in Tucson is also not an isolated incident. According to the last figures issued by the FBI, there were 8,336 victims of hate crimes committed by 6,225 people in 2009.

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We still remember you, Frank Little

This little 118-page booklet is the first time anybody has even tried to bring the facts of Frank Little's life and murder together.

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Red-baiting muddies the waters

More than anything, American public opinion is galvanized in its revulsion to the horrific crimes committed in Tucson, Ariz.

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