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CD 3 Candidate and Phoenix Vice Mayor Yassamin Ansari on Combatting Climate Change

David Gordon

Phoenix Vice Mayor and Arizona Congressional District (CD) One Candidate Yassamin Ansari has been a leading champion for combatting climate change and promoting clean sustainable energy policies during and before joining the Phoenix City Council as that bodies youngest woman member in 2021. Often partnering with Mayor Kate Gallego, the Vice Mayor has led on … Read more

Wacko Wadsack Does it Again: She’s a 9/11 Conspiracist, Too!

Michael Bryan

by Jerod MacDonald-Evoy, Arizona MirrorSeptember 12, 2023 “On the 22nd anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, Tucson Republican state Sen. Justine Wadsack shared a fake transcript from United Flight 93 and liked multiple posts on social media alluding to the events of the day being a “false flag” and an “inside job.”  “It was … Read more

Margot Cowan On Legal Representation for Immigrants

Michael Bryan

Margo has been fighting for years to get an initiative on the ballot to provide legal representation for those immigrants in deportation proceedings. Here is a great discussion of the issue on the Border Chronicle podcast. I also recommend subscribing to the Border Chronicle newsletter on substack. https://www.theborderchronicle.com/p/people-need-representation-a-podcast?r=ql07&utm_campaign=post&utm_medium=web

Tucson Agenda and Arizona Agenda at TheDGT.org

Michael Bryan

As you can see at the bottom of our homepage, the founders of the Arizona and Tucson Agenda newsletters joined TheDGT.org for a discussion of their journalistic mission in Arizona and the importance of real local journalism for our democracy. The Agenda’s gents shared with us some discount codes for new subscribers. So, once you’ve … Read more

Get creative with Creative Mornings Tucson

Carolyn Classen

“Everyone is Creative. Everyone is Welcome.” https:B//creativemornings.com/cities/tuc/talks?fbclid=IwAR1_XAFN5bsUzw2pTWiGqVoUJ5fA1xfbzkPkH0kIYgxE_CZ8UEe-R9HJz6s I’ve been hearing about these Creative Mornings to meet up with creative people. Then I noticed that former AZ Daily Star reporter Becky Pallack (now with AZ Luminaria, featured image) gave one of the talks, so I finally checked them out. Becky’s talk was entertaining & illuminating about … Read more

Sen. Mark Kelly says Biden Impeachment Talks are ‘a Waste of Time’

Larry Bodine

Heard on Morning Edition of NPR House Speaker Kevin McCarthy accused President Biden of lying about his family’s business dealings — and that the House will start impeachment proceedings. On NPR’s Morning Edition, Senator Mark Kelly (D-AZ) told A Martinez that impeachment talks are “a distraction and a waste of time.” On McCarthy’s accusations that Biden lied about his … Read more

Knock Yourselves Out, House Maga Republicans

David Gordon

One definition of insanity is committing the same act again and again even though there was no positive benefit to the action. MAGA House Republicans want to force the Democrats (and even some Senate Republicans) to agree to their draconian spending cut proposals (including repealing many of the clean energy provisions of the Inflation Reduction … Read more

Best and Worst States to Work in – Three guesses where Arizona is

Dianne Post

Oxfam has put out their fifth annual report on the best and worst states to work in, including the 50 states plus D.C. and Puerto Rico. They added a new feature this year to compare the rankings to additional measures of well-being, including: The hypothesis was that when companies and governments invest in workers, not … Read more

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