Monday, March 1, 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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The only way Democrats will get anything done

With Vice President Kamala Harris now serving as the tie-breaking vote, Senate Democrats can and must abolish the filibuster.

Mumia Abu-Jamal, now in his 40th year as an incarcerated prisoner, has COVID-19

Urgent news: Demand the immediate release of imprisoned activist journalist Mumia Abu-Jamal.

Senators question DHS and ICE on abuse allegations against migrants

"The allegations of violence and brutality against vulnerable refugees seeking safety here in the United States are unlawful and disturbing.”

‘Held to ransom’: Pfizer demands governments gamble with state assets to secure vaccine deal

“Pfizer and BioNTech are firmly committed to working with governments and other relevant stakeholders to ensure equitable and affordable access to our Covid-19 vaccine for people around the world.”

2021 update: Half of America in or near poverty

The facts and numbers from numerous sources reflect the reality of deprivation in America, and help to confirm what has been called the "sharpest rise in the U.S. poverty rate since the 1960s."