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 [...]

King County Poised To Lock Out Fossil Fuels

By Eric de Place and Ahren Stroming, Sightline.org -

King County is poised to join the ranks of Northwest communities that are locking out coal, oil, and gas developments. Later this month, County Councilmember Dave Upthegrove will introduce [...]

Oregon Again A Battlefield For Fracked Gas Pipeline And Jordan Cove LNG Terminal

By Simon Davis-Cohen, Desmogblog.com -

When the incumbent Democratic Governor Kate Brown defeated Republican Knute Buehler in a contentious race for Oregon’s governorship, many in the state’s climate movement let out a momentary sigh [...]

How Tre Arrow Became America’s Most Wanted Environmental “Terrorist”

By Jeffrey St. Clair and Joshua Frank, Counterpunch.org -

That Tre Arrow, a tree-hugging vegan who espouses non-violence and lives by the airy and nebulous philosophy of Gaia, would top the FBI’s Most Wanted list, only reaffirms the notion that the [...]

Homeless America

By Chris Hedges, Truthdig.com -

PORTLAND, Ore.—It is 8 a.m. I am in the small offices of Street Roots, a weekly newspaper that prints 10,000 copies per edition. Those who sell the newspaper on the streets—all of them victims of [...]

Activists Have A New Strategy To Block Gas Pipelines: State’s Rights

By Jeff Brady, Npr.org -

Environmental activists are using a new strategy to block construction of oil and gas pipelines. It already has worked in New York where construction on the Constitution Pipeline has stalled. Now [...]

Burgerville Fight Revives The Wobblies, A Radical Union From Oregon’s Industrial Past

By Shane Dixon Kavanaugh, Oregonlive.com -

The Wobblies emerged more than a century ago, a revolutionary, anti-capitalist union that shook up the nation’s industrialists, including Oregon’s timber barons. Their political descendants no [...]

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