News & Commentary

Losing the Rule of Law in America

By Dinah Bear In 2005, Congress passed the REAL ID Act that authorized the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security to “waive all legal requirements…necessary to ensure expeditious construction” of barriers and roads at the U.S.-Mexico border.[1]  No...

Jaguar’s Story

Jaguar By J. Brun He sat upon a gneiss rock throne. Appropriate, as his kind was deemed royalty by the Americas' ancestors. The Aztecs believed the distinct rosettes on his fur symbolized the celestial bodies of the night sky that he ushered through the evening hours....

Arizona Vampire Patrol

A classic novel and a border wall that is no more by John Washington The common English usage of the word pogrom (from Russian for devastation, or storm) began in the 1880s. Hundreds of anti-Jewish riots in the Russian empire, especially in modern day Ukraine and...

Trash Taken Out! Ducey’s Container Wall

The total cost of Ducey’s border wall boondoggle will exceed $200 million in taxpayer dollars. A huge swath of the Coronado National Forest was dug up and destroyed in one of the most beautiful places in Southeastern Arizona.

Access Granted to Border Wall Resistance to Monitor the Container Wall Removal

Members of the Border Wall Resistance have been granted access after conversations with The Center for Biological Diversity and the Sierra Vista Ranger District, Coronado National Forest. The assignees will monitor and document the State of Arizona’s removal of unauthorized shipping containers, miscellaneous supportive equipment, and project-related materials from the Sierra Vista Ranger District, Coronado National Forest.