Join the fight against the book banners in Arizona!

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   Greetings! Our goal is to raise $30K on October 12 to defend freedom of speech in Arizona. Summary of Situation When the state of Arizona decided to ban ethnic studies and targeted Tucson’s accalimed Mexican American Studies program, the Tucson Unified School District complied with what could be called a curricular scorched earth policy. Not only did TUSD ban the teaching of Mexican American Studies and terminate all MAS courses, district officials banned and confiscated books that were associated with the program. Officials actually entered classes with students present to box and remove texts that have been used in schools throughout […]

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Republicans adopt Kris Kobach’s SB1070 as party platform on immigration

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On Tuesday, the same the day the party adopted a platform with immigration language written by SB 1070 architect Kris Kobach while TV cameras weren’t trained on the floor, Republicans put a number of Hispanic politicians speaking Spanish on stage in primetime when they were. Hispanic Republicans who criticize their party over some of its harsh Kobachian rhetoric say the stagecraft will have the desired effect. Via TPM. Buy Three Sonorans a coffee! Become a sustaining member for just $5/month! (Google ad below)

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RIP Mary Charlotte Thurtle, Executive Director at Pan Left

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It is with great sadness that we say goodbye to our beautiful sister, friend, and longtime Pan Leftie, Mary Charlotte Thurtle. As many knew, she had been diagnosed with cancer and fighting a very hard battle. Mary passed away this past weekend after a bout of pneumonia… via Pan Left. Buy Three Sonorans a coffee! Become a sustaining member for just $5/month! (Google ad below)

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