Thursday, October 21, 2021

Tag: Arizona

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."

How teachers might end up beating back the Koch brothers’ plan...

“Even before election day, we’ve already won because we’ve exposed the corruption of the Republican Party. There’s no hiding behind the curtains anymore.”

Meet one of the sexual assault survivors who confronted Jeff Flake...

The women held open the elevator door, telling Flake, through their tears, that he was dismissing their pain.

‘Humanitarian crisis’ looms as Arizona threatens to revoke immigrant children shelter...

“It’s not a response to say we can’t shut down the facilities when there are reports of abuse taking place. It’s really not the kids in these facilities that should be suffering.”

Arizona had a plan to make the wealthy pay for education....

“We’re going out to the zoo, we’re going to go to grocery stores, libraries, soccer games, we’re going to ask families, all of whom supported us during this movement, to join us.”

Progressive Briefing for Tuesday, September 18

Who is Christine Blasey Ford, catastrophic and historic flooding, Trumps sets up tariffs, and more.

Military cover-Up? 100s of migrants feared dead in mass grave at...

It is believed that there are hundreds, if not more, individual human remains still there on the bombing range, but the federal government is not allowing anybody on to search for these individuals.

Defense contractor detained migrant kids in vacant Phoenix office building

It is not listed among shelters operating through the federal Office of Refugee Resettlement or on the state child care licensing website.

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The restaurant industry struggles to meet consumers’ sustainability standards because of conventional management patterns.

Exposed: how Pfizer exploits secretive vaccine contracts to strong-arm governments

“Pfizer has used its monopoly on a lifesaving vaccine to extract concessions from desperate governments,” said the report’s author, urging action from the Biden administration.

99.9% of scientists agree on human-caused climate change

“Our study helps confirm that there is no remaining scientific uncertainty about the urgency and gravity of this task.”

Trump planning to run in 2024? From his jail cell?

This guy is a political crook that has been allowed to run free—so far.

What it’s like to watch a harpooned whale die right before your eyes

Author Paul Watson has no problem with critics calling him and his marine-life-defending colleagues pirates—it’s far better than helplessly standing by and doing nothing in the face of the violence against animals they have witnessed.