The Only Legally Recognized Fast Food Union Reaches Tentative Agreement

By Maxim Baru, Industrial Workers of the World. -

Portland, OR — The Burgerville Workers Union – Industrial Workers of the World (BVWU) has reached a tentative agreement with Burgerville on a historic contract to be ratified by a vote of workers [...]

Bridging Cultural And Political Gaps Through Indigenous First Foods

By Brian Oaster, Indian Country Today. -

A city isn’t the most likely place for an Indigenous crop revival. But across the greater Portland area in Oregon, municipalities like Metro and the City of Portland have been partnering with [...]

‘Dozens’ Of Oregon Cops Have Paid Dues To The Oath Keepers Militia Group

By Peter Wade, Rolling Stone. -

More than two dozen members of the police and military in Oregon have at one point been members of the Oath Keepers, a far-right anti-government militia group, Oregon Public [...]

Oregon Workers Feared For Their Lives During Heat Wave

By Dave Jamieson, Huffington Post. -

As a record-breaking heat wave gripped Oregon in late June, a diner at a Red Robin burger joint sent an urgent message to the state’s OSHA office: Every worker in the restaurant appeared to be in [...]

Oregon Landlords’ Interests Upheld Vs. Tenants As Evictions Loom

By Liberation News. -

The State of Oregon’s eviction moratorium officially ends on June 30. Millions of working class tenants across the state are bracing for an onslaught of evictions after more than a year of [...]

Fascist Free 503: Notes On Holding The Streets In Salem

By It's Going Down. -

Far-Right groups announced their March 29th car rally event from Sandy to Salem a month ahead of the event. People in Salem began planning a counter-demonstration early on. In January, Proud boys [...]

Medical Technicians’ Strike In Oregon Could Be The First Of Many

By Lizzie Mulvey, Al Jazeera. -

As a registered respiratory therapist, Rachel Maida spent the past year caring for COVID-19 patients at St Charles Medical Center in Bend, Oregon in the United States – challenging work that has [...]

West Coast Gas Terminal Plans Hit Snag

By Gillian Flaccus, AP. -

Portland, OR - Plans for a major West Coast liquified natural gas pipeline and export terminal hit a snag Tuesday with federal regulators after a years-long legal battle that has united tribes, [...]

Federal Judge Finds Portland In Contempt For Use Of Tear Gas

By Conrad Wilson, Oregon Public Broadcasting. -

Late Monday, a federal judge in Portland found the city in contempt of a court order that limited police officers’ use of tear gas and other crowd control devices during racial justice [...]

Oregon City Voters Recall Mayor

By Jayati Ramakrishnan and Kale Williams, Oregon Live. -

Oregon City residents voted to remove Mayor Dan Holladay from office after a committee mounted a monthslong campaign to recall him. The Clackamas County elections website at 8 p.m. Tuesday [...]

Oregon Becomes First State To Decriminalize Small Possession Of All Drugs

By Mike Ludwig, Truthout. -

Voters in Oregon approved a historic ballot initiative that would decriminalize possession of smaller amounts of all illegal drugs and funnel tax revenue from legal marijuana sales into addiction [...]

The Next Steps In Eviction Defense

By Portland Emergency Eviction Response. -

Oregon - Here in Portland, there are signs that the movement for Black lives and the movement for actually affordable housing are increasingly intersecting in all kinds of ways.  Among the [...]

Volunteers Mobilize In Aftermath Of Oregon Fires

By Shane Burley, Al Jazeera. -

Portland, United States - Hunter Bombadier has spent the better part of the past year protesting for an end to police violence and anti-Black racism – and supporting communities hit hard by the [...]

Oregon Can’t Fight Wildfires Because Its Helicopters Were Sent To Afghanistan

By Alan Macleod, Mintpress News. -

More than half a million Oregonians have been forced to flee their homes, as wildfires continue to ravage the West Coast of the United States. Amid record-breaking temperatures, the wildfires, [...]

Central Oregonians Stall ICE Bus With Impromptu Protest

By Emily Cureton, OPB.org. -

An attempt by Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers to detain two men in Bend did not go as planned Wednesday afternoon, after hundreds of protesters stalled the action for more than 10 [...]

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