Richard Martinez

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2012

    Tom Horne's White Flag in Oral Arguments on Tucson's Ethnic Studies Program

    This week Attorney General Tom Horne paid a visit to recalled ex-state Senate President Russell Pearce's Ban Amnesty Now radio show, where he regaled Pearce's tens of listeners with his heroic legal work of late, despite Pearce's incessant efforts to turn the conversation back to his ridiculous "buy ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2011

    Ethnic Studies at TUSD on the Ropes Till Federal Judge Rules

    Los Tigres del Norte, apparently not to Judge Kowal's liking...Is there any doubt save in the most muddled of noggins that Arizona's Latino population continues to dwell beneath the bootheel of a hostile political class made up almost entirely of Anglos?Yes, the successful recall of the state's top ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2011

    Tucson Unified School District's Tuesday Night Debacle

    From Tuesday's demonstration, outside TUSD...Police in full riot gear, some tech-ed out SWAT-style with pepper-spray guns. A cop chopper overhead. Protesters locking arms to prevent police vehicles from moving. A 69 year-old activist on crutches arrested and cited, along with six others. Cops flingi ... More >>

  • News

    October 21, 1999

    Ground Zero

    With arrests and civil pressures, police have reduced the terror inflicted by Eastside Los Cuatro Milpas. But conditions that gave rise to the gang in the first place still fester.

  • News

    March 17, 1993