Friday, August 23, 2019

Tag: Oregon

Emails show FBI and police are monitoring Oregon anti-pipeline activists

The emails circulated by the task force include activists' social media posts, emails and rally announcements.

Oregon Republicans backed by right-wing militias flee state to stall vote...

The Oregon State Legislature has been in a standoff for nearly one week after 11 Republican lawmakers fled the Capitol Thursday to...

As the far-right descends on Portland, police target counter-protesters

“Today, we offer our complete and unwavering solidarity with workers, immigrants, migrant justice organizers, and human rights activists to say loudly and clearly no to fascist organizing taking place in Portland, Oregon.”

Portland, Oregon wins court battle to ban new oil infrastructure

With the latest ruling in Oregon, it appears the legal basis has been laid for what the oil industry considers a catastrophe.

Endorsing ‘violence and extremism among his base,’ Trump pardons Oregon ranchers...

"This pardon is a win only for those with no respect for life and basic decency."

First US City to ban fossil fuel expansion offers road map...

In Portland, Oregon, climate activists celebrate a win against Big Oil as city and state-level initiatives gain momentum across the country.

Oregon and Washington join 20 countries to phase out coal by...

"Phasing out coal power is good news for the climate, for our health and for our kids."

8 states that made 2016 a huge year for clean energy

These victories—many of them bipartisan—across the country give hope for 2017.

Historic CEO pay tax passes in Portland

The Oregon city has just adopted the first tax penalty on corporations with extreme gaps between their CEO and worker pay.

Oregon Locals Take On Corporate Power With ‘Tax Corporations’ Measure 97

Learn from Oregon’s amazing activists and organizers and organizations like the coalition behind Measure 97.

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‘This illegal and dangerous pipeline must be shut down’: Standing Rock Sioux renew the...

The tribe is asking for a pause in construction while a thorough environmental assessment, this time with input from the tribe is conducted.
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The 5-Step CEO pay scam

Average CEO pay at big corporations topped 14.5 million dollars in 2018. That’s after an increase of 5.2 million dollars per CEO over...

Back to thoughts and prayers: Donald Trump abandons support for enhanced background checks

"It's the people that pull the trigger, it's not the gun that pulls the trigger."

Fascism then and now

A new book  I would like to announce the publication of a new book, entitled “Fascism, Then and...

California to build world’s largest bridge over a major freeway for wildlife

Hoping to prevent the extinction of mountain lions, coyotes, deer, lizards, snakes, and other species that require room to roam, Southern California...