Monday, July 15, 2024

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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Shooting at Trump rally sparks blame game as Progressives condemn GOP accusations against Biden

Political violence at Trump rally ignites accusations and calls for unity.

FDA bans brominated vegetable oil in food because of concerns about chemical’s health harms

Due to the chemical's health hazards such as harmful effects on the nervous system, the agency said the food additive is no longer safe for food use.

Tariffs don’t protect jobs. Don’t be fooled.

When employees have become their own employers, they will make the quantities and qualities of a society’s jobs a key policy objective rather than a side-effect of policies focused elsewhere.

IRS reclaims over $1 billion from wealthy tax evaders in under a year

New IRS funding from the Inflation Reduction Act targets wealthy tax dodgers, reclaiming over $1 billion in unpaid taxes.

Only a despot-friendly Supreme Court, instead of reigning in WH crimes, opens the gates

The right’s ferocious war on the Constitution has now super-powered the executive, leaving Congress, the judiciary, regulators, and ordinary, law-abiding citizens in the lurch.