Saturday, February 22, 2020

Tag: Portland

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.

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.

Top 10 states leading the renewable energy revolution

Clean energy growth was under way long before Trump's ascendance, and will continue long afterward.

Portland, Ore., becomes first major U.S. city to end all new...

To avoid doing business with socially irresponsible corporations, the city is willing to lose investment income – about $4.5 million a year.

CEOs now make 300 times more than their workers. This city...

Runaway CEO pay contributes to income inequality and ultimately harms companies, so local governments aren’t waiting for a federal fix.

Newborn dies after being born to homeless mother in freezing cold...

The baby's death highlights the tragic lives of Portland’s mentally ill homeless and the current shortage of affordable housing.

Woman freezes to death in parking garage after being evicted from...

Batts is the third homeless person to have died of exposure so far in 2017.

Eleven cities showing what bold climate action looks like

“The winning projects show that great progress is being made on every continent, and they serve as an inspiration to other cities.”

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Sander’s monumental mistake: failing to explain exactly what a democratic socialist government is

It’s time that Sanders speaks out, explains what democratic socialism is and reminds Americans that it is a central part of this country, and that’s why he espouses that political ideology.
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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."

America’s democracy versus Trump fascism. Which will prevail?

The American people better wake soon and realize that this nation’s democracy is under direct attack by these forces of fascism.

Factchecking NPR’s attempted takedown of Bernie Sanders

Their ignorance is willful, and finds its roots in a profoundly ideological position, an ideology adopted by journalists who favor and are rewarded by corporate arguments promoted by corporate Democrats.

Humanity’s survival on earth starts with having smaller families

A human rights-based approach to family planning will help reduce the ecological impact of population growth.