Commentary

When you side with the predators over their victims, your moral compass is broken

“They care more about businesses and insurance (companies) than they do about the child victims of sexual abuse.”

In the post-Trump era, the ‘enablers’ must be shamed

It’s a necessary accounting of the toxic and crippling impact that Trumpism is having on everything America has struggled to stand for during its existence.

Our schools deserve better than the crisis that remains a year after #RedForEd

Now is the time for the legislature to advocate on behalf of Arizona's most precious resource, it’s children.

Mass incarceration hurts Arizona’s moms and children

Arizona families are not immune to this troubling trend. In fact, we are one of the worst offenders. We incarcerate women at almost twice the rate of most other states, and four times the rate of our neighbor, Utah.

We need leadership to make the most of this billion-dollar opportunity

Vision has never been Gov. Ducey’s strong point. In fact, if there’s one thing both Republicans and Democrats can agree on, it’s that this governor is as status quo and milquetoast-y as they come.

Special interests take note: There’s still time to curry legislative favor

I’m curious to see if the money that the vaping industry pumped into electing legislative Republicans last year will earn its proposal the support of enough Republicans to become law.

Amid refugee crisis, volunteers show what truly makes America great

There’s an army of angels in communities across the Southwest who are doing what they can to welcome the newest strangers to our strange land.

Arizona needs to clean up its air – and its politics

We want a cleaner, healthier future for our state. And we deserve greater accountability and greater transparency at the Arizona Corporation Commission.

The AZGOP chair is calling on Democrats to roll GOP legislative leaders

Hell, it’s difficult to imagine a scenario where even half of the GOP lawmakers support asking voters to increase the sales tax.

Instead of reforming charters, Ducey wants to reward bad actors

Instead of holding bad actors accountable, the governor is proposing large bonuses that will help some of the very schools who took advantage of lax regulations and filled their executives’ pockets with millions in taxpayer-funded largesse.