Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Tag: Oregon

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.

Oregon Passes Historic Bill to Phase Out Coal and Double Down...

Commitments like Oregon’s are essential to the global effort to contain and reduce carbon dioxide emissions to levels that can protect the Earth for future generations.

Bloodless Occupation

“It is so sad to see Muslim extremists reverting to 12th-century brutality and American ‘patriots’ regressing to 19th-century behavior.”

Wise Use? How the Oregon Militia are Servants of Corporate Power

The funny thing about the Malheur occupiers is that while most describe themselves as limited government conservatives they are essentially demanding welfare for their cattle.

Oregon Sheriff Meets Ammon Bundy, Greets Him With Handshake Not Handcuffs

Bundy has been leading an illegal armed occupation of a federal building for almost a week.

Oregon Sheriff: The FBI is Pursuing a Criminal Case Against Armed...

It is still unknown what charges the armed men will face.

Organic Farmers Score New Victory in ‘David and Goliath’ GMO Fight

Jackson County, Oregon wins new protections against cultivation of genetically engineered crops.

Meet The Child-Abusing Arsonists That Inspired The Oregon Militia Standoff

If you are looking for a poster child for the case against mandatory minimums, look elsewhere.

Armed Militia Members Take Over Federal Building

Armed men have taken over the Masher National Wildlife Refuge building in protest of two ranchers that were sentence to prison for arson on public land. They claim that the federal government has no authority in the county.

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Bernie Sanders gains support in South Carolina as billionaire Tom Steyer draws votes from...

Billionaire Tom Steyer has poured money into outreach to African-American voters, who make up more than half of South Carolina’s Democratic electorate.
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Yale study says Medicare for All would save US $450 billion, prevent nearly 70,000...

The study in The Lancet found that Medicare for All, supported by Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, will save money and is more cost-effective than “Medicare for All Who Want It."

Bernie Sanders plunges to first place

So while there’s still some coverage that might be said to be stuck in the denial stage about Sanders for the most part corporate media have moved on to the next stage of grieving, which is anger.

Carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere hit highest level in 3 million years

"The rate of rise in the last decade has been faster than previous decades."