Monday, March 1, 2021

Tag: Arizona

Trump admin is rushing to mine sacred tribal land in Arizona

“Our preservation laws are not set up to prevent this level of loss. It weighs heavily on me.”

Arizona Senator introduces bill to protect Grand Canyon from future uranium...

“Thank you to Senator Sinema for the introduction of legislation to protect one of the country’s greatest treasures, the Grand Canyon.”

Watch: These Tucson teens are making sure they don’t leave reproductive...

Find out how young people in Tucson are taking charge of their health.

Arizona will retry No More Deaths’ activist Scott Warren

The largely ministry-led movement provided humanitarian assistance to the thousands of individuals fleeing violence-ravaged Central American countries.

Joe Arpaio to run for Sheriff again

Arpaio says that if re-elected he will reopen the Tent City jail.

Mistrial declared in case against humanitarian aid worker that gave water...

Warren's case is a result of the escalating law enforcement crackdown against humanitarian aid volunteers.

City in Arizona approves resolution for removal of ‘irresponsible’ and ‘inhumane’...

The resolution called the razor wire "not only irresponsible, but inhumane" and argues that this type of wall "is only found in a war, prison or battle setting."

Arizona activists face jail time for providing life-saving aid to migrants...

Arizona, activists with the humanitarian group No More Deaths go to trial today facing charges for a slew of federal crimes, all due to their efforts to leave water and food in the harsh Sonoran Desert to help refugees and migrants survive the deadly journey across the U.S. border.

Yet another benefit of renewable energy: It uses practically no water...

As solar and wind become increasingly cost competitive with natural gas for electric power generation – especially in water-constrained areas of the country – they have the added advantage of being a water smart choice.

Kyrsten Sinema flips Senate seat in Arizona in historic win

"As long as I've served Arizona, I've worked to help others see our common humanity and find common ground. That's the same approach I'll take to representing our great state in the Senate, where I'll be an independent voice for all Arizonans."

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Mumia Abu-Jamal, now in his 40th year as an incarcerated prisoner, has COVID-19

Urgent news: Demand the immediate release of imprisoned activist journalist Mumia Abu-Jamal.
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The only way Democrats will get anything done

With Vice President Kamala Harris now serving as the tie-breaking vote, Senate Democrats can and must abolish the filibuster.

Senators question DHS and ICE on abuse allegations against migrants

"The allegations of violence and brutality against vulnerable refugees seeking safety here in the United States are unlawful and disturbing.”

‘Held to ransom’: Pfizer demands governments gamble with state assets to secure vaccine deal

“Pfizer and BioNTech are firmly committed to working with governments and other relevant stakeholders to ensure equitable and affordable access to our Covid-19 vaccine for people around the world.”

2021 update: Half of America in or near poverty

The facts and numbers from numerous sources reflect the reality of deprivation in America, and help to confirm what has been called the "sharpest rise in the U.S. poverty rate since the 1960s."