The letter feels like tidings from 10 years ago:
handwritten, packed in bubble wrap, delivered by the U.S. Postal
Service. But it arrived at WW a month ago from Paul S. Szymanski
of Southwest Portl
Oregon missed the 9/11-industrial train, but one local defense contractor has thrived.
Since 2001, the U.S. government has spent $8 trillion on
defense and homeland security, but that largesse has resulted in few
roughly one-fifth the national average in
The new normal turned out to be a lot like the old normal.
A decade ago, pundits around the country heralded a new America.
Optimists said we’d see Americans more interested and engaged in world affairs. We would all be more serious: Vanity Fair magazine e
A Guantanamo lawyer says conservatives have given the state powers they always feared.
No Portlander is more involved with the
aftermath of 9/11 on a national—or global—scale, than Steven Wax. As the
federal public defender for Oregon since 1983, leading the office that
Portland was safely removed from the 9/11 attacks, but the national response to those now-historical events affected this place as much as any other. From eroded civil liberties to the stubborn persis
Hard times and record prices have Portlanders mining their drawers for silver and gold.
Renee Buckley and Sherri Dominic, a pair of self-described
suburban housewives, shook down their jewelry boxes before coming to
Silver Lining Jewelry and Loan. They spilled out their
Mayor Adams has let his plans for an office of equity become a shambles. Commissioner Fritz may pay the price.
It should’ve been a gimme: a city of Portland office
devoted to making sure “everyone has access to opportunities necessary
to satisfy essential needs, advance their well-being, and achieve thei