Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Tag: Oregon

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.

Most Of Oregon’s Newly Registered Voters Won’t Be Able to Participate...

In order to vote in Oregon’s primaries, you have to be registered as a Democrat or Republican. If you are marked as “unaffiliated” which is what the DMV has been marking voters.

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Border Patrol accused of ‘unfathomable cruelty’ for cracking whips on Haitians

“It doesn’t matter if a Democrat or Republican is president, our immigration system is designed for cruelty towards and dehumanization of immigrants,” said Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.

Supreme Court has set a date to hear Mississippi’s abortion case

“The fate of Roe v. Wade and legal abortion is on the line.”

China bans single-use plastic straws and shopping bags

China is one of the world's biggest users of single-use plastic and in 2010, produced 60 million tonnes of plastic waste.

Eugenics rears its unsavory head: Vaccine schism saves the intelligent & sacrifices the backward

Right-wing vaccine resistance could remove thousands of Trump voters in critical red states.

The profits of war

How corporate America cashed in on the post-9/11 pentagon spending surge.