Wednesday, July 17, 2024

Tag: 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.

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.”

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UnitedHealth reports $7.9 billion Q2 profits as protesters decry coverage denials

Protesters reiterated their commitment to fighting for healthcare justice, emphasizing the need for systemic changes.

Why protests work, even when not everybody likes them

Protest movements take a gamble when they unsettle the status quo. But it is a risk worth taking.

Thousands protest GOP agenda at Milwaukee RNC, demanding justice and equality

Protesters condemned U.S. politicians on both sides of the aisle for sending weapons to Israel amid what they described as genocide in Gaza.

Appeals court dismisses case against Biden administration for complicity in alleged Gaza genocide

The three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco affirmed a lower court’s dismissal of the lawsuit against President Joe Biden, Secretary of State Antony Blinken, and Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin.

Biden proposes national rent control: Caps to target major corporate landlords amid soaring housing...

The announcement, scheduled for Tuesday in Nevada, comes as Biden seeks re-election and tries to tackle one of the most pressing issues facing American renters.