The Tucson Shootings

Bombing attempt at Martin Luther King march in Spokane

By Hector Cordon, 22 January 2011

Hundreds of people participating in a Spokane, Washington Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade last Monday marched unaware that a bomb had been planted adjacent to the planned route.

The Nation and the Tucson massacre

By Patrick Martin, 17 January 2011

The liberal magazine hailed Obama’s Tucson speech while covering up the fundamental social and political issues raised by the act of right-wing terrorism in Arizona.

Right-wing and liberal media fawn over Obama speech

By Patrick Martin, 15 January 2011

The president is being praised for opposing any political analysis of the attempted assassination of a Democratic congresswoman.

Arizona Republican resigns over Tea Party threats

By Patrick Martin, 14 January 2011

Anthony Miller, the only African-American district chairman in the state Republican Party, stepped down after the shootings in Tucson.

More evidence of right-wing links to Tucson attack

By Patrick Martin, 13 January 2011

More evidence has emerged that the gunman who carried out the deadly attack in Tucson, Jared Lee Loughner, drew inspiration from the political language and invective of the ultra-right.

Letters on the Tucson shootings

13 January 2011

Letters in response to WSWS coverage of the shootings in Tucson, Arizona.

As gunman is arraigned

Media whitewashes ultra-right in Arizona massacre

By Patrick Martin, 11 January 2011

The most important issue is the political motivation that led Jared Lee Loughner to target a Democratic congresswoman for assassination.

After the shooting in Tucson

By David North, 11 January 2011

Who is responsible for Saturday’s violence in Tucson, which left six people dead and 14 others wounded, including a congresswoman now fighting for her life?

Arizona assassination spree tied to political right

By Bill Van Auken, 10 January 2011

Mounting evidence has linked the 22-year-old gunman who severely wounded Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, killed a federal judge and killed or wounded 18 others in Tucson, Arizona to the political right.

The Tucson shootings: A warning to the American people

By Barry Grey, 10 January 2011

The shooting rampage on Saturday in Tucson, Arizona was clearly an act of right-wing terrorism.