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 [...]

What Are Trump And His Goons Up To?

By Ann Garrison, Black Agenda Report. -

First and foremost, it is a political stunt to capture the law and order crowd and press on divides between the coastal cities and inland voters. But it’s also more sinister than that. The use of [...]

Portland’s Wall Of Moms Joined By Dads With Leaf Blowers

By Chris Walker, Truthout. -

In response to the use of tear gas being utilized by federal officers against demonstrators, including a group of moms, in an uprising in Portland, Oregon, this week, a like-minded dads’ group [...]

Oregon Officials Decry Federal Agents After Protest Clashes

By Andrew Selsky and Gillian Flaccus, AP News. -

Militarized federal agents deployed by the president to Portland, Oregon, fired tear gas against protesters again overnight as the city’s mayor demanded that the agents be removed and as the [...]

Proud Boys, Outnumbered By Anti-Fascists, Get Police Escort After 30-Minute Rally

By Christopher Mathias and Andy Campbell, Huffpost.com -

PORTLAND, Ore. ― A few hundred fascists once again invaded Portland for a much-anticipated rally Saturday, but this time were mostly deprived of the violent spectacle they crave, as a much larger [...]

Oregon Teachers Are Walking Out, Forcing 600 Schools To Close

By Holly Yan, Cnn.com -

Tens of thousands of frustrated teachers were airing their grievances at protests across the state Wednesday. But unlike with other teacher walkouts, these educators aren't fighting for higher [...]

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