Oregon’s outgoing federal public defender talks about government secrecy, low-profile wins and his next job.
Oregon has known only one chief federal public defender,
the person who stands up in court for people who can’t afford an
Steven Wax, who opened the state’s Federal Public Defender
First Amendment experts talk protest tactics and free speech.
Occupy Portland has commanded media attention by camping in two city parks for 39 days, staging marches downtown and, last week, taking their protest inside local bank branches. Both the U.S. and Oreg
A Harvard economist says what we think about urban life may be wrong.
Go ahead, keep on thinking the world’s
big cities are dangerous and unhealthy, that they increase alienation
and poverty. Edward Glaeser wants you to know the truth.
Glaeser, a Harvard economist,
A Nobel Peace Prize winner who threatened to fry Canada’s prime minister.
Nobel Peace Prize winner Jody Williams wasn’t always so anti-authoritarian and outspoken.
Williams, who is
speaking in Portland this week, says she worried about getting in