A longtime critic of Scientology visits the church’s Victory City.
The Church of Scientology isn’t getting great press these days.
The self-improvement religion founded by L. Ron Hubbard in 1954 was exposed in a 2013 book by Lawrence Wright and in a 2015 film doc
The once-reclusive author comes out of the woods to embrace his inner sage.
It’s been nearly 30 years since the publication of Arctic Dreams, the biography of the earth’s vast north by Barry Lopez.
to that point, Lopez had a small, loyal following for his fiction
A Reed College expert says the debate over U.S.-Sponsored torture overlooks its toll on those who carry it out.
Earlier this month, the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee
published a scathing report on the Central Intelligence Agency’s use of
torture after 9/11. The report found that, contrary to CIA cl
An artist from Portland is photographing gay men everywhere.
You’ve probably never heard of Kevin Truong, but his face is on the move.
Truong, with his
blond mop and orange baseball shirt, can now be seen on TriMet buses
running to Portland State Univer
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