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Tag: Arizona

Mesa police officers placed on leave after beating unarmed man on...

“We hope and pray that the Mesa Police Department will accept responsibility for the misconduct of these officers."

Arizona teachers historic statewide walkout is latest demonstration in #RedForEd movement

“This isn’t just a political issue, but a moral issue as well.”

Arizona’s uprising teachers build bridges, not walls

“It’s tough for those in power to penetrate these alliances.”

Uranium industry begs Supreme Court to mine next to the Grand...

Environmental groups believe that the ban should not be lifted until sufficient research is done to understand the risks and impacts of potential water contamination.

Joe Arpaio tells CNN that Obama’s birth certificate was phony and...

CNN let AZ Senate candidate Arpaio have airtime to push false birther claims, but will they give time to Democratic primary candidates?

Sheriff Joe Arpaio loses re-election

Responsible for costing Maricopa County million of dollars in civil rights violation lawsuits, Arpaio can soon finally stop calling himself America’s toughest sheriff.

‘We are not ready’: Arizona voters warn Election Day could be...

Phoenix heads into Election Day with last-minute law changes, misinformation, long lines, and threats of intimidation.

Sheriff Joe Arpaio Faces Federal Criminal Charges

Found guilty of civil contempt of court earlier this year, Arpaio could face up to six months in jail if convicted of criminal contempt.

Arizona Protestor Charged with Felony Over Safety Pin

“He did nothing wrong," says an observer, but doing nothing wrong while in possession of a safety pin was enough.

Arizona Representative: “Let’s Be Clear – Voter Suppression Happened”

Long lines and a reduced number of polling stations left voters in line well past poll closing times. But was the clear voter suppression intentional?

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Native American water protector becomes first to be sentenced to time in federal prison...

Seven Native Americans face felony charges, while hundreds of others still face lesser charges for their role in the fight against the Dakota Access pipeline.

‘That’s pretty pathetic:’ Bernie Sanders on Trump’s immigration policies

"I think that's pretty pathetic, but I think ultimately that's his strategy."

Progressive Briefing for Thursday, June 21, 2018

Trump signs executive order halting family separation policy he created President Trump signed an executive order halting what has become a notorious family separation policy...

New investigation pins Koch brothers to ‘anti-transit canvassing campaigns’

While the development of public transit is seen by many as "positive for both impoverished communities and the environment," it hurts the Koch brothers' bottom line.

Could the formation of a Space Force be on Trump’s agenda?

“Space as a war fighting domain is the latest obscenity in a long list of vile actions by a vile administration."

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