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Solidaridad con los periodistas en México

Ejercer la profesión periodística en México es hoy casi como dibujarse un blanco en la espalda, donde los asesinos puedan apuntar.... Read more»

Analysis

Targets on their back: Solidarity with journalists in Mexico

Working as a journalist today in Mexico is to have a target drawn on your back, akin to working in a war zone. ... Read more»

The Tucson agenda

Tucson City Council to get update on Oracle Choice progress; School districts mull incentives

The Tucson City Council will take on re-invigorating the Oracle Choice neighborhood, getting an update on the progress of what used to be a major gateway to the community.... Read more»

Analysis

U.S. rallied world vs. Russian aggression by releasing top-secret intelligence

International relations scholar Stephen Long analyzes why the U.S. government made the choice to provide the public with a running stream of intelligence of the sort that is usually classified and what effect it had.... Read more»

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Claytoonz: Ya Ukrainets'

In his first State of the Union address, President Biden pledged to stand with Ukraine and pointed out other nations doing the same.... Read more»

Guest opinion

Az Racing Commissioner: Tracks like Rillito 'a killing field' for horses

Something is not right in Arizona horse racing. On Saturday I was at Rillito Racetrack in Tucson. There were two horses that suffered life-ending injuries on opening day. On Sunday, Rillito had two more dead horses. One during racing and another during an incident in the paddock.... Read more»

Comic:

Claytoonz: Riding with Zelensky

Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky went from being an actor, the voice of Ukraine's version of Paddington Bear, and the winner of the first season of Ukraine’s Dancing with the Stars (that’s a thing?) to being the man inspiring his nation to fight.... Read more»

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Hellertoon: The flowering of Ukraine's national power

The national flower of Ukraine might be the sunflower — and the story of a grandmother instructing Russian soldiers to carry seeds in their pockets, so they can fertilize them when they die, is ominous enough. But the Russian bear has more to worry about than grandmothers.... Read more»

Guest opinion

Kozachik: U.S. dedication to 'protocols' is risking lives of Afghan refugees

"I do not for a moment believe we are bound by our 'protocols' and have to simply force people to file the usual paperwork, pay the fees and sit in line. That mentality is killing people." — Councilman Steve Kozachik ... Read more»

Comic:

Claytoonz: F for Putin

If you’re standing with Russia, or blaming Biden for something Putin did, or you’re deflecting for Putin and spreading Russian propaganda, then as the great Cee Lo Green once sang, “F you too.”... Read more»

A new Cold War emerging as Russia launches full-scale invasion of Ukraine

The Russian invasion places Ukraine at the center of a struggle reminiscent of the Cold War when Germany and its capital city Berlin were split in two, dividing Western democracy and Russian communism - this time the ideological battle lines will be between democracies and autocracies.... Read more»

Guest opinion

On shooting a man in a wheelchair 9 times in the back: A tale of 2 justice systems

When a police officer kills someone in Arizona they benefit from a very special justice system, guided by unique laws and practices granted only to police. TPD fired Officer Ryan Remington after he shot a man 9 times in the back, but three months have passed and charges have yet to be filed against him.... Read more»

From the editor

60 Minutes looks at crisis in local news & Report for America's work to rebuild journalism

Sunday night, 60 Minutes is set to air a story about how hedge funds and chains have hollowed out local news — and how groups like Report for America, which supports work at the Tucson Sentinel, are rebuilding journalism with local support.... Read more»

The Tucson agenda

Water rate hikes in Oro Valley, raises for Sahuarita Council and Pima County COVID bonus on tap

Local governments are wading into dicey political territory with potentially unpopular agenda items on water rate hikes, raises for elected leaders and payouts of unused COVID leave.... Read more»

Comic:

Hellertoon: Putin's just taking back what's his, right?

Apologists for Russian dictator Vladimir Putin are downplaying the invasion of Ukraine by repeating the propaganda line that the neighboring nation was once part of Russia. Would that thinking justify an invasion of Alaska, too?... Read more»1

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