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Pamela Powers Hannley, a progressive voice for Arizona

Google Is Killing Google Reader as of July 1: Now What?

Corporate giants work in mysterious ways. A case in point is Google’s decision to abruptly end its popular Google Reader service, which allows users to get “feeds” from their favorite … Continue reading

June 23, 2013

Dr. Seuss: Truisms for All Ages

A recent article in PR Daily offers up Dr. Seuss truisms as social media fodder. Although the article is clever, Dr. Seuss was much more than that. Here is a … Continue reading

March 28, 2013

Will Facebook Become More ‘Brand Friendly’ and Less ‘User Friendly’ with New Look?

OK, I admit it. I’m a Facebook junkie, but my love for social media has its limits. Earlier this week, I declared to my husband (whom I met when he … Continue reading

March 6, 2013 · 1 Comment

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The Tucson Progressive: Pamela Powers Hannley

I stand on the side of Love. I believe in kindness to all creatures on Earth and the inherent self-worth of all individuals--not just people who agree with me or look like me.

Widespread economic and social injustice prompted me to become a candidate for the Arizona House, representing Legislative District 9 in the 2016 election. My platform focuses on economic reforms to grow Arizona's economy, establish a state-based public bank, fix our infrastructure, fully fund public education, growlocal small businesses and community banks, and put people back to work at good-paying jobs. I also stand for equal rights, choice, and paycheck fairness for women. I am running as a progressive and running clean.

My day job is managing editor for the American Journal of Medicine, an academic medicine journal with a worldwide circulation. In addition, my husband and I co-direct Arizonans for a New Economy, Arizona's public banking initiative. I am a member of the national board of the Public Banking Institute, and I am co-chair of the Arizona Democratic Progressive Caucus, the largest caucus of the Arizona Democratic Party.

I am a published author, photographer, videographer, clay artist, mother, nana, and wife. I have a bachelor's degree in journalism from Ohio State University and a masters in public health from the University of Arizona. I grew up in Amherst, Ohio, but I have lived in Tucson, Arizona since 1981. I am a proud member of the Unitarian Universalist Church of Tucson and the Public Relations Society of America.

My Tucson Progressive blog and Facebook page feature large doses of liberal ideas, local, state, and national politics, and random bits of humor. I also blog at Blog for Arizona and the Huffington Post.