Commentary

Stacey Champion: What does APS head honcho Don Brandt have to hide?

The many millions of dollars Don Brandt has authorized with the blessing of APS/Pinnacle West to spend on numerous campaigns and initiatives with dark money and dirty mud-slinging tactics has absolutely degraded our political democracy.

McSally turns a blind eye to the climate change that’s fueling our wildfires and threatening Arizona lives

Sen. Martha McSally is bragging that her team is on the ground helping fill sandbags.Given her refusal to acknowledge climate change, one of the primary factors behind this year’s devastating disasters, that’s nothing short of insulting.

Puerto Rican Lives Matter

In Phoenix, about 200 people rallied at the Capitol last week, including Manolo Lago, a local actor, who said, “Puerto Rico has been taking advantage of its citizens for too long. The leaked messages from Rosselló and his cronies have just set that in stone.”

Montgomery has fostered anti-Muslim bias and shouldn’t be on the Supreme Court

Montgomery has used his power to perpetuate the hateful and deeply damaging biases vividly depicted in the recently exposed law enforcement Facebook posts.

Congressional Republicans are playing a dangerous game

Congressional Republicans have taken on the role of virus. They do not simply acquiesce, they actively spread the disease.

Where’s the transparency on Tempe’s license plate reader program?

Imagine my surprise when I found out my license plate was in the massive secret database used by the Tempe police. It was a couple of years ago when my truck was photographed in my...

Torture by any other name

The horrifying and sickening treatment of child migrants and their families at the U.S.-Mexico border at the hands of at least some federal immigration and customs officials has been called “state-sanctioned child abuse.”The U.S....

Independence Day marred in Arizona by incarceration crisis

With an imprisonment rate that’s the fifth-highest in the nation, we separate more fathers from their children than most other states proportionately. Nearly one in ten Arizona children has a parent who is either currently or formerly incarcerated.

Look to AZ for answers on how to defeat Trump

My fear is that Democrats believe they’ll win back the presidency by becoming the anti-Trump and focusing on the president’s faults in an effort to highlight their own moral superiority.If they do this, Trump will win.

Ducey, now an attention-seeking culture warrior, goes full Trump by torching Nike deal

Ducey, who rode to the governor’s office as a champion of economic-growth-at-all-costs and had never seen a corporate tax break he didn’t like, suddenly is throwing in with the own-the-libs crowd who set their shoes ablaze and smashed their Keurig coffee machines to make a political point.
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