Special thanks
to our supporters

  • NewsMatch
  • Ernie Pyle
  • Ida B. Wells
  • Facebook
  • KXCI Community Radio
  • Beth Borozan
  • Michal Glines
  • Roland Himmelhuber
  • Kristen Randall
  • Joshua Pearson
  • Janelle Balazs
  • & many more!

We rely on readers like you. Join them & contribute to the Sentinel today!

Hosting provider

Proud member of

Local Independent Online News Publishers Authentically Local Local First Arizona Institute for Nonprofit News

A just-released Pew Research Center study shows strong support across the political spectrum for energy alternatives and offering a path to citizenship for illegal immigrants. Read more»

Wisconsin's governor seeks to eliminate collective bargaining rights for state workers. He claims this change is necessary to bring the state’s budget under control. The public, he reasoned, would take his side against the “greedy” unions. That doesn’t seem to be happening. Read more»

Conservative opposition to extending the Bush-era tax cuts for those making less than $250,000 but allowing them to expire for those making more shows their lack of seriousness about tackling the deficit and how utterly uninterested they are in the public’s preferences on taxes. Read more»

Conservatives are likely to do very well in Tuesday’s election. They are also likely to make all kinds of fallacious claims about what the election means. One we’re likely to hear is a supposed mandate to repeal health care reform. But claiming a mandate doesn’t make it so. Consider these results from two recent polls. Read more»

Conservatives have been predicting for months that the health care reform bill passed in March would over time generate massive public opposition. So where is it? The idea that the public is rising up in angry opposition to the law is clearly wrong. Read more»

The public is dissatisfied with the economy and a lot of this translates into dissatisfaction with the Obama administration. But the public has not lost sight of who is mostly to blame for the country’s current economic troubles. In a new poll, 60 percent of the public thought the Bush administration deserved a great deal or a good amount of blame for the country’s economic situation. Read more»