Senator John McCain certainly has a strong opinion on reports that the Russian government has granted temporary asylum to NSA leaker Edward Snowden.McCain's trying to bring hatin' on Russia back in style, issuing a statement that says, in part, "We cannot allow today's action by Putin to stand witho ... More >>
Beer: Conflux No.1 - Collage Brewery: Deschutes Brewery, Hair of the Dog Brewing Co. Style: American Strong Ale ABV: 11.6 percent If you've never heard of Hair of the Dog Brewing Company, don't feel too bad about it. Although the Portland-based brewery has been around since 1995, annual production ... More >>
Shut down Sheriff Joe Arpaio's notorious outdoors-deathtrap Tent City? Sounds like a solid idea to me, and one the Phoenix human rights organization Puente will be pushing Saturday, June 23 during a rally and vigil outside Joe's al fresco gulag.I had to look twice at the announcement for this action ... More >>
Zach Fowle Beer for Brains sure knows how to throw a party. On Saturday, close to 800 beer lovers soaked themselves in suds at the RAREaffair, thrown by the Beer for Brains Foundation. Held at Talking Stick Resort, this no-limit food-and-drink-tasting event featured more than 75 beers for s ... More >>
Reza in court after his false arrest and imprisonment on July 30 I recently obtained paperwork related to the MCSO's July 30 arrest of Phoenix civil rights leader Salvador Reza. The file is chock full of absurd, asinine attempts by the sheriff's office to deflect criticism ... More >>
Salvador Reza, with an admirer, outside Fourth Avenue Jail Thursday nightA cluster of supporters were there to meet Phoenix civil rights leader Salvador Reza when he stepped out of the Fourth Avenue Jail around 10:30 or so Thursday night.The 58 year-old veteran activist, who heads up the pro-immigra ... More >>
Statewide anti-SB 1070 protests begin this week A coalition of activist groups including Somos America, Sal Reza's Puente Movement, and the National Day Laborer Organizing Network has just announced that tomorrow they'll be detailing a series of anti-SB 1070 protests and actions that will be o ... More >>
from FiresNeverExtinguishedProtesters occupied Border Patrol HQ in Tucson Friday...At least six activists were cited Friday after occupying Tucson's Border Patrol headquarters at Davis-Monthan AirForce Base in an act of civil disobedience similar to that which occurred on April 20 at the Arizona sta ... More >>
Two of the nine protesters who chained themselves to the Capitol's doors in protest of SB 1070Nine activists protesting state Senator Russell Pearce's anti-immigrant bill SB 1070 chained and locked themselves to the doors of the Arizona Capitol today, forcing the Capitol Police to use bolt cutters t ... More >>
And barbecue. And collard greens. And okra. Yum.
By Steve Jansen (Image courtesy of the ASU Herberger College of the Arts) I grew up in Tempe and far east Mesa (yeah, yeah, don't hold it against me, especially the latter) so pretty displays of public tagging were basically non-existent to my eyes. And if some lucky spray paint can-wielder or Sha ... More >>
Hip-hop warrior challenges the status quo
Think these guys have trouble getting on planes?
Human the Death Dance
Canadian investors in a Phoenix-based company say they are victims of an international incident
Rebel polygamists in Colorado City win a crucial court victory
A REVOLUTION ERUPTS ON THE CHEMEHUEVI INDIAN RESERVATION.