June 25, 2015 4:46 pmCross-checking the courtroom: Obamacare, fair housing and Coyotes vs. Glendale
Values, religion and politics
Mike O | June 18, 2015 4:51 pmDo our religious and ethical values shape our politics? Or is politics just a naked grab for power?
Why Iraq is not a country and it's never too early to handicap a presidential race
Mike O | June 10, 2015 2:53 pmLike Yugoslavia under Tito, Iraq was held together by force by a strongman leader, Saadam Hussein.
Education in Arizona, from K-12 to the universities
Mike O | June 04, 2015 4:11 pmAccording to the U.S. Census, Arizona now has the lowest per capita spending of all 50 states on K-12 education.
Our politics are heating up!
May 29, 2015 9:08 amA sitting congresswoman, Ann Kirkpatrick, will challenge Sen. John McCain in Arizona.
Where does Arizona get its money?
Mike O | May 21, 2015 3:31 pmWe all know about income, sales and other taxes, but what is the whole picture on where the state of Arizona gets its money?
What it's like to cover the border from inside a violent Mexico
Mike O | May 15, 2015 3:22 pmImagine you are a reporter for an American newspaper.
Police-community relations: Baltimore, Phoenix and America
Mike O | May 08, 2015 4:08 pmRecent events in Baltimore have a personal aspect: I worked as a policeman in Baltimore many years ago.
A unique perspective on Arizona politics
Mike O | May 01, 2015 1:09 pmChris Herstam has been at the state capitol in a variety of capacities over the last 32 years.
An eyewitness report from the Sheriff Joe Arpaio trial
Mike O | April 23, 2015 5:29 pmSheriff Joe Arpaio is in federal court on civil contempt charges.