Most Americans cannot afford to live in progressive coastal epicenters.
Sheriff Paul Penzone hopes to undo the inhumane policies of his predecessor.
We need to stop putting our favorite candidates on a pedestal. Instead, as Black Lives Matter has shown recently, progressives need to set the agenda and force candidates to follow.
If you want a taste of the brutal new climate to come, don't think of Hurricane Katrina or Superstorm Sandy. Look to Phoenix, where if the power goes out, people fry.
Kyrsten Sinema will represent the good people of Phoenix in the House after emerging victorious from an election-night squeaker. And thanks to the 36-year-old former state senator, the next Congress will feature its first openly bisexual member, as well as its first lesbian senator and first openly LGBT person of color.
Organizers in Tucson and surrounding Pima County have launched a petition drive that would put their plan to secede from Arizona on the ballot in 2012, a movement born out of liberal disgust with the conservatism of Phoenix and other northern neighbors. (more)
The Phoenix Suns pro basketball team will celebrate Cinco de Mayo by wearing "Los Suns" jerseys -- in part to protest their home state's anti-immigrant law. Steve Nash, the team's star (and an immigrant himself), explains rather eloquently why he opposes the law.
She's not an American, but she is a Latina, and Colombian pop star and self-professed "She Wolf" Shakira mobilized on Thursday for a visit to Arizona, where she was due to join forces with Phoenix Mayor Phil Gordon to protest the Grand Canyon State's oppressive new immigration law.
A huge rally will converge in Phoenix on Saturday with activists calling for federal action to address Arizona's immigration problems. At the center of it all is Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, a man accused of racial profiling in his notorious crusade against undocumented immigrants.