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May Day: Where To March in Portland This Saturday

Since the Portland Trail Blazers won't be distracting us by playing in a Game 7 this Saturday, here are a couple of other options of how you can spend your May Day...   More
Friday, April 30, 2010 by Ott Tammik

What Hondurans Say About Nike's Subcontractors In Their Country

Nike's activities in Honduras were condemned as “monstrous” this week by two factory workers from that Central American country who alleged abuses by the sportswear company.

Speaking Tuesday night at Portland State University, the two Honduran wo...   More
Thursday, April 29, 2010 by Ott Tammik

Dahr Jamail

Why this DIY journalist went to Iraq and calls B.S. On the war.

Q & A
Dahr Jamail had no intention of becoming a journalist when he first drove into Iraq from Jordan with a fake press pass in November 2003. Disgusted with mainstream media coverage, the 41-year-old Hous ...   More
Wednesday, April 28, 2010 Ott Tammik

An Update on Collecting Bicycles for Kids In South Africa

We wrote a couple weeks ago about Portlander Jenny Leonard's efforts to collect 400 bikes for South African children to help them get to school. Leonard reports that her collection drive this past weekend got 208 bikes for the storage container she's hoping t...   More
Monday, April 26, 2010 by Ott Tammik

Earth Day Events

If you're stuck this Earth Day Eve without a plan, let us help.

Here's a sampling of how you can mark the 40th annual Earth Day this April 22.

Portland State University is hosting what it's calling its largest    More
Wednesday, April 21, 2010 by Ott Tammik

Street Scene: Tea Partiers Take Over Downtown Portland

As conservative Tea Partiers protested Tax Day on highway overpasses Thursday, some drivers honked and danced in support, while others flipped them the bird, yelling obscenities out of car windows.

Around 20 tea partiers gathered on the Southwest Broadway o...   More
Friday, April 16, 2010 by Ott Tammik

Protesters Demand Police Reform in Portland

Demonstrators protesting Portland police abuses again took to the streets Friday night, gathering at NW 13th and Everett – the Pearl district spot where police in 2006 first confronted James Chasse...   More
Saturday, April 10, 2010 by Ott Tammik

The Debate Between Paul Wolfowitz And Merrill McPeak At Lewis & Clark

Students at Lewis & Clark College put high-ranking political figures on the spot this week when former deputy defense secretary Paul Wolfowitz and former Air Force Chief of Staff Merrill McPeak spoke at the school's 48th annual international affairs    More
Wednesday, April 7, 2010 by Ott Tammik

Portland Police Protest in Photos

Here are some photos from last night's protest of Portland police by a couple hundred demonstra...   More
Tuesday, March 30, 2010 by Ott Tammik
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