Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Tag: Portland

Anatomy of a protest movement

A three-part reported series identifying the infrastructure, challenges, and successes of Portland's sustained protests in defense of Black lives.

Inside Portland’s autonomous protest movement

Portland, Oregon’s five months of ongoing protests in support of Black lives are sustained by a vast, multifaceted, and ever-evolving network of activists, organizers, and mutual aid.

Earth to Portland: Dispatch from the nation’s problem child

It’s time for us to show the world that Portland is a town of peace warriors. Let’s practice activism that everyone can participate in, including our children.

What Portland’s smoky summer can do for air quality equity across...

Environmental advocates in Houston and Detroit are striking a balance between acting fast and making lasting change.

Seattle & Portland activists: Protest federal and city police crackdowns &...

“We don’t know exactly what the federal officers are doing. What we do know is we are in a situation where local police are welcoming those federal agents into our city.”

Understanding Trump’s game plan in Portland could be the key to...

Trump’s “law and order” strategy really can help him win.

Popular movements can overcome authoritarian policing

While Trump sending in militarized troops to cities needs to be opposed, police violence is bigger than Trump.

Portland rejects proud boys & other ultra-right groups as Trump tries...

A crowd of white nationalists took to the streets of Portland, Oregon, over the weekend for what they dubbed the “End Domestic...

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.

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Trump planning to run in 2024? From his jail cell?

This guy is a political crook that has been allowed to run free—so far.

Toxic Clichés

Our students will be facing challenges beyond what we can begin to imagine, if these past few years are any indication, crises that require far-ranging intelligence, imagination, sensitivity.

Why the hell are Democrats keeping your drug prices high?

Vote in the Democratic primaries for true public servants — who care more about advancing the public good than protecting private profits.

To avoid Armageddon, don’t modernize missiles — eliminate them

If reducing the dangers of nuclear war is a goal, the top priority should be to remove the triad’s ground-based leg—not modernize it.

6 ways restaurants can reduce their environmental impact

The restaurant industry struggles to meet consumers’ sustainability standards because of conventional management patterns.