In airing a police-shooting video, Portland cops are learning the art of media self-defense.
When he ran for mayor, Charlie Hales promised he would
change the culture of a Portland Police Bureau known for controversial
shootings and violent treatment of the mentally ill.
The proposed budget cuts city bureaus are betting mayor Charlie Hales won’t make.
It’s budget season at City Hall, the time of year when we’re told what a dystopian Portland would look like.
Streets without cops.
Homes burning out of control. Empty swimming pools, vagrants
Experts on sexual violence against women speculate why Oregon’s numbers are so high.
Last week, WW published an issue devoted to V-Day, an international campaign set for Feb. 14 to draw attention to violence against women.
Some of the numbers
were surprising: 27 percent of Oregon
Three writers tell of their experiences with violence, and their journeys back.
A rapist is in jail, but her fear still runs loose.
by Anna Bjornberg
In the winter of 1995, I was 16 and a high-school senior
in Boise, Idaho. I was miserable in Boise and counting down the days