Commentary

Listen to the experts on COVID-19, not the pundits

In this time of crisis, we all need to do our part to control the spread of COVID-19. That includes controlling the spread of misinformation. Trust the subject matter experts, not the spin doctors.

First he called Mexicans ‘criminals,’ then he called COVID-19 the ‘Chinese virus’

First he called Mexicans criminals, and we spoke out. Then he banned the Muslims, and we spoke out.

The coronavirus doesn’t care if you’re an immigrant or U.S. born

Exactly how many of us nationwide have already contracted the coronavirus or will eventually catch it no one really knows for sure. But scientists tracking its spread predict hundreds of thousands of people will likely be afflicted by COVID-19 before the pandemic runs its course.

Why won’t Republicans protect Arizonans from economic disaster?

If lawmakers end their work without assuring the economic security of the millions of Arizonans who are already seeing their lives upended by the coronavirus, it will be a gross abdication of their responsibility.

Monday Musings: Will AZ’s GOP trifecta vanish in 2021?

Political junkies who love a good soap opera should tune in to Arizona’s Legislative District 6, where the 2020 election could end the Republican’s “trifecta” control of the Governor’s Office, the State House and the Senate.

Coronavirus shows the need for ‘radical’ polices the rest of the world already has

These policies are not extreme. They’ve been implemented in almost every other high-income country across the globe without economic calamity.

Monday Musings: What Raytheon wants, Raytheon gets

Raytheon Missile Systems wants it. And you can count on Raytheon to get what it wants.  

Arizona lawmakers are failing Native American students State needs to fund qualified teachers, a quality curriculum and updated materials...

State legislators are letting down Native American students in Arizona. In my four years as director of Indian education at the Arizona Department of Education, I requested state funds for the Office of Indian...

Super Tuesday exposes black-brown voter split

In the wake of the startling election results in Tuesday’s presidential primaries, the media spotlight has landed on the intense ideological split between the moderate and progressive wings of the Democratic Party. The decision for...

As coronavirus spreads, Trump is becoming a mortal threat to Americans

The health and even the lives of at least some Americans facing the spread of coronavirus are at greater risk today because Donald J. Trump is our president.
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