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Tag Archives: Joe Arpaio
The Ghosts of Bisbee
Bisbee ‘17 is a documentary about an Arizona town facing its ghosts. In June 1917, when copper miners organized by the Industrial Workers of the World had gone on strike for two weeks, 1200 striking workers were rounded up and … Continue reading
Posted in Class and the Media, Contributors, Guest Bloggers, Issues, Labor and Community Activism Tagged Bisbee '17, immigration, Joe Arpaio, labor Leave a comment
Making America White Again: Trump’s Pardon of Joe Arpaio
Trump’s pardon of Joe Arpaio, former Sheriff of Maricopa County in Arizona, was a major set-back for immigrant and human rights activists who fought to remove him from office in 2016. The pardon gives a pass for elected officials and … Continue reading