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An Old Game with a New Name in Arizona: Join the Fight Against SB 1070!

Arizona’s elected officials have decided to officially scapegoat Latinos for the economic crisis facing that state and the entire country. On July 29th, Arizona’s SB 1070 will require police to ask any person who looks “reasonably suspicious” for their immigration … Continue reading

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The Arizona Gauntlet

Arizona Governor Brewer signed Senate Bill 1070 last week. That was anticipated. This legislation actually expands existing practices that police and immigration authorities use to racially profile immigrants. Authorities now may interpret as they see fit the “behaviors and physical … Continue reading

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The Zapatistas’ Long March

On August 30, eight indigenous communities in the state of Mexico and Mexico City declared their autonomy and their intention to govern themselves. Simultaneously eight more communities in the state of Michoacán issued a "Decree of the Purepecha People" declaring … Continue reading

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