LOS ANGELES — Top seed Wisconsin beat No. 2 seed Arizona men’s basketball 85-78 in the Elite Eight to reach its second straight Final Four at the Wildcats’ expense. Read More
The Pima County Attorney’s Office decided against the prosecution of Tucson Police Department officer Joel Mann for violently shoving a UA student during the Elite Eight clash.
Executions are not, and never will be, humane.
Those in the American left like to see themselves as champions of free speech battling against an increasingly authoritarian — fascist, even — right that has passed bills like the PATRIOT Act and supported the Citizens United ruling.
In most of the developed world, quality public higher education is considered a right of citizenship — or even, as in Germany, all of Scandinavia and much of the rest of the world’s richest countries, a human right.
Another incident involving a young African-American man being severely injured due to police brutality occurred over spring break, on St. Patrick’s Day.