This Brother is Free
The republic requires a free press
Attacks on the free press by authoritarian rulers—and consequently their followers—is a hallmark of fascist regimes.
The Police and the People
Oversight agency continues critique of APD
Civilian Police Oversight Agency investigates some APD screwups and gets updated on use-of-force policy.
State judge rules that New Mexico's school finance system was unconstitutional and failed to provide enough funds to schools; APS faces hundreds of teacher vacancies; APS says PED illegally overstepped its bounds on Hawthorne Elementary.
Odds & Ends
Funny because lemonade stand robbery happens to someone else.
The readers write about unutterable, nameless beings that the human mind simply cannot fully comprehend.
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Women's Self Defense Workshop
Being a woman is super easy. Are we right, ladies? There's never an iota of fear while walking down the street, simply based on our appearance. Note the sarcasm, men. The key is knowing what to do if danger arises. And what lady can't recall a time they didn't feel unsafe while walking down a street for one reason or another? Shihan Fred Sesler of Sesler's Jiu-jitsu hosts a free two-hour Women's Self Defense Seminar to teach exactly how to handle common attacks and stay aware of surroundings…