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The latest news on why boycotting Arizona is a good idea in light of their controversial new "racial profiling" laws against Latino-looking people, called SB 1070,
by mahakali overdrive
Comment Count 655 comments on Sat Apr 24, 2010 at 10:27 AM PDT with 631 Recommends
As usual, I am in no position to be writing here as I'm under heavy writing deadlines. However , after reading today that GOP legislators in Michigan, Okalahoma,
by mahakali overdrive
Comment Count 470 comments on Mon May 10, 2010 at 10:23 AM PDT with 564 Recommends
Governor Jan Brewer told the attendees at the Arizona Town Hall yesterday, that all the outrage over SB-1070 would just fade away and Arizona's economy has a glowing future!!!! Outside, a last ...
by AgavePup
Comment Count 294 comments on Tue Apr 27, 2010 at 12:54 PM PDT with 407 Recommends
When Arizona passed the now-infamous SB 1070 in April, I responded by asking groups not to hold their conventions or conferences in the state as a sign of protest. This was not the first time ...
by Raul Grijalva
Comment Count 366 comments on Tue Aug 17, 2010 at 12:10 PM PDT with 358 Recommends
Yes, Arizona has officially lapsed into a racist Wonderland, falling deeper into the rabbit hole of topsy-turvy, uber-regressive racism where it's okay to both paint the roses red while ...
by mahakali overdrive
Comment Count 357 comments on Fri Jun 04, 2010 at 03:50 PM PDT with 345 Recommends
by Kaili Joy Gray
Comment Count 201 comments on Tue Jun 26, 2012 at 11:37 AM PDT with 295 Recommends
SECOND UPDATE: Martin Rossetti just phoned and said he has been released from jail....we are on our way to pick him up. More details about his experience will be available via the "Day Laborers" ...
by FreedomRider
Comment Count 206 comments on Thu Jul 29, 2010 at 12:51 PM PDT with 265 Recommends
Rally 'round the flag When the announcement was made just a few days ago that Netroots Nation 2015 is going to ...
by Mother Mags
Comment Count 442 comments on Sat Jul 19, 2014 at 05:27 PM PDT with 258 Recommends
I've been wondering how long this would take. Back in the late 1980s, after Governor Evan Mecham rescinded Arizona's MLK Holiday, which kicked off a flurry of boycotts and canceled conventions, ...
by Mother Mags
Comment Count 121 comments on Wed Mar 16, 2011 at 04:43 PM PDT with 247 Recommends
Battered by the media tsunami caused by Arizona's "show us your papers" law and the resulting lawsuits and threats of boycotts, Arizona's legislature today sought cover by seeking to moderate ...
by davidseth
Comment Count 239 comments on Fri Apr 30, 2010 at 11:37 AM PDT with 213 Recommends
At least that's what Sheriff Joe's pal Senator Russell Pearce would have you believe. In the wake of another questionable arrest by the Sheriff's deputies, this one of civil rights ...
by Mother Mags
Comment Count 108 comments on Fri Aug 06, 2010 at 03:55 PM PDT with 212 Recommends
By now many thought they had heard everything to be heard about ALEC and their un-democratic activities. This is simply not true. As I said to a fellow Exposing ALEC member earlier today..."we ...
by Bob Sloan
Comment Count 88 comments on Sat Aug 20, 2011 at 08:02 AM PDT with 204 Recommends
This just crossed the wires and will be brief. The Justice Department will challange the constitutionality of AZ misguided law. It is rather a confirmation than a news and, most likely, Secretary ...
by karpaty lviv
Comment Count 182 comments on Fri Jun 18, 2010 at 11:03 AM PDT with 201 Recommends
A group called [http://www.securetheborder.org/ "Secure the Border"] (which is "Paid for by Governor Jan Brewer 2010" and thus part of the Arizona Governor's attempt to look crazy enough to warrant ...
by Seneca Doane
Comment Count 194 comments on Sat May 22, 2010 at 04:30 PM PDT with 180 Recommends
The Department of Justice’s announcement today that the Administration will file suit against Arizona's immigration law, SB 1070, is a victory for equality and justice. It is an important win ...
by Raul Grijalva
Comment Count 89 comments on Tue Jul 06, 2010 at 12:23 PM PDT with 151 Recommends
As in several other cities around the country, Tucson held an annual MayDay and Immigration Reform March today. Last year there were near 500 people according ...
by cosmic debris
Comment Count 58 comments on Sat May 01, 2010 at 04:09 PM PDT with 147 Recommends
"Mr. Chairman, this is ridiculous. No!" That was a frustrated Democratic State Senator Krysten Sinema early this morning at the end of a marathon meeting ...
by Mother Mags
Comment Count 58 comments on Wed Feb 23, 2011 at 08:45 AM PST with 96 Recommends
Look at this video and you will see Sal Reza, a human rights activist and one of the leaders of Puente , doing nothing illegal than I can discern as he is ...
by Steven D
Comment Count 28 comments on Sun Aug 01, 2010 at 10:57 AM PDT with 82 Recommends
No sooner had Arizona Governor Jan Brewer's signature dried on Senate Bill 1070 on April 23, 2010, than its most reprehensible parts faced constitutional scrutiny -- from both the federal government ...
by Mother Mags
Comment Count 34 comments on Wed Jun 13, 2012 at 12:24 PM PDT with 81 Recommends
You know that old bumper sticker, "If you're not outraged, you're not paying attention"... I always thought it was kind of a played out cliche and went against my more even-keeled nature. But since ...
by mahakali overdrive
Comment Count 135 comments on Mon Apr 26, 2010 at 12:59 PM PDT with 63 Recommends