Last Week This Morning: A 99% Infection Rate

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  Absolutely terrifying. A new model suggests that 99% of people incarcerated in Arizona prisons are likely to contract coronavirus.  Insensitive and out of touch…as usual. During a recent interview, State Senator Sylvia Allen implied that people out of work were being paid too much.  Speaking out without saying a word. Lauren Leander is one of the nurses who stood silently in protest as rally-goers demanded an … Read More

Last Week This Morning: Astroturfing on a National Scale

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    Astroturfing on a national stage. The protests over stay at home orders have been tiny (a few dozen people!). They’re backed by far-right militias and by a conservative group linked to the DeVos family.  Headed for Arizona. The same is likely true of the protest planned for Arizona on Monday. When debt is a good thing. The federal government has added trillions to the national debt over … Read More

Last Week This Morning: Deep Breaths

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  “Soap At No Cost”. The steps being taken inside Arizona’s prisons are deeply inadequate. California is letting people go—why aren’t we?  Tell the Truth. The lessons of the 1918 pandemic.  This Is a Crisis—Act Like It. Republicans in the Arizona House are refusing to pass $55 million in emergency relief for Arizona families. Some of them seem to think this whole situation is a big joke. Not … Read More

Just. Stay. Home.

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           Flatten the Curve. An animated explanation of the importance of just staying home.    Wait, So Why Were We Shutting Off People’s Water In the First Place? As governments scramble to respond to the pandemic and an associated economic crisis, they’re taking much needed steps to ensure paid sick and family leave, halt some evictions and … Read More

A Week That Felt Like a Year

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           Elizabeth Warren Exits the Race. Monica Hesse speaks to the heart-brokenness felt by Warren’s supporters.  An Act of Pure Hate. A white supremacist unfurled a Nazi flag and shouted anti-Semitic slurs at Bernie Sanders’ rally in Phoenix this week.  Stay Safe, Folks. Coronavirus is continuing to spread, with several new cases confirmed in Arizona. Here’s what to do if … Read More

ANOTHER Huge Victory!

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          The “Show Me Your Genitals” Bill. HB2706 is invasive, dehumanizing and discriminatory.  Police at the Polls. The Arizona House just passed a bill allowing police officers at polling stations. Too bad a judge recently overturned the consent decree that made that illegal.  No, You’re Not Over-reacting. Coronavirus could mean spending more time at home, especially if you get … Read More

Last Week This Morning: Another Community Victory

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Last Week, This Morning: A Venn Diagram of Awfulness  December 8, 2019 The “Show Me Your Genitals” Bill. HB2706 is invasive, dehumanizing and discriminatory.  Police at the Polls. The Arizona House just passed a bill allowing police officers at polling stations. Too bad a judge recently overturned the consent decree that made that illegal.  No, You’re Not Over-reacting. Coronavirus could mean spending more time at home, especially … Read More

Last Week This Morning: A Venn Diagram of Awfulness

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Last Week, This Morning: A Venn Diagram of Awfulness  December 8, 2019 The Venn Diagram Where Racism Meets Corporate Greed. ALEC divides working people from one another, passing racist policies that criminalize people of color while boosting corporate profits. This new report exposes their playbook.  Exposing ICE’s Cruelty Re-traumatized a Family. The loved ones of Carlos Gregorio Hernandez Vasquez, who recently died in ICE … Read More

Last Week This Morning: Humanitarian Aid Is Not a Crime

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Last Week, This Morning: Humanitarian Aid Is Never a Crime November 24, 2019 Humanitarian Aid Is Not a Crime. On Monday, a jury confirmed that Scott Warren did not commit any crime when he offered food, water and a place to sleep to two migrants from Central America. Mourning Trans Women of Color Lost This Year. November 20th was Trans Day of Remembrance, and … Read More

Last Week This Morning: Petty Republicans Hiding Pride

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The latest on Arizona progressive news, stay in the loop on local and national updates. Progressives are fighting to make Arizona better for all, learn how you can join! SCOTUS Screw Up. The SCOTUS ruling this week on gerrymandering is a blow to democracy and fair elections.  Still Making Headlines. Phoenix’s violent police force is making national headlines. Will it change things? No Problem! But … Read More