Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Tag: Oregon

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.

Activists Sue Oregon to Protect State’s Endangered Gray Wolves

Oregon wildlife officials took wolves off the state endangered species list in November.

Roseburg Shooter Mercer Killed One-Third the Annual Gun Death Toll of...

While the U.S. has the "highest gun ownership in the world and the highest murder rate in the developed world," we have yet to do anything about this ongoing problem. It's time to legislate rationally.

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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.