BLOG / May 3, 2020

Last Week This Morning: Resilience in the desert

By Emily Kirkland

Resilience in the desert. One Arizona tells the story of the fight against Arizona’s infamous racial profiling law, SB1070, and everything that’s happened in the decade since.   

Paying the price for years of cuts. Arizona spends less on public health than almost any other state in country. 

Compounded injustice. Tribal governments have yet to receive the money they are owed from the latest stimulus bill, money that’s desperately needed during a pandemic that has hit Native communities especially hard. 

“This is where we are.” Tarana Burke and Rebecca Traister offer their thoughts as the progressive movement grapples with Tara Reade’s sexual assault allegation against Joe Biden. 

“This company failed us”. Workers at Amazon, Target, Instacart and other companies organized strikes on Friday to demand better pay and working conditions, including protective equipment and paid time off. 

Help undocumented families make it through. The Arizona Undocumented Workers Relief Fund will help undocumented families, many of who don’t qualify for stimulus checks or unemployment, meet their basic needs. Donate now—One Arizona is matching all gifts up to $50,000. 


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