The revolution may not be televised, but here’s one man who says it’s not going to be posted on social media, either.
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Amid the torrent of words praising social media’s role in helping to overthrow governments, Evgeny Morozov has a different take.
who speaks in Portland Wednesday, April 6, contrasts
Evgeny Morozov challenges the idea that the Internet will set us free
Are Facebook, Twitter and Google going to usher in a new age of democracy and freedom around the world? No, according to Evgeny Morozov, who's speaking in Portland on Wednesday night, April 6.
Morozov, a native of the for...
With the crisis at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear complex fresh in their minds, about 100 people filled a hotel ballroom last night to question a small group of engineers and government officials in charge of cleaning up the Hanford nuclear reservation.
U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.) isn't among the growing number of lawmakers opposing-or seriously questioning-President Obama’s decision to commit U.S. forces to the international offensive against Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi.
“I think it was appropriate for the United States to be part of an international response to stop Gadhafi from slaughtering his people and reestab...
The only Republican in Oregon's seven-person congressional delegation is U.S. Rep. Greg Walden, a fact that left us curious about his opinion of President Obama's decision to back the international no-fly zone over Libya.
Earlier this week, we reported that U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) was among a group of liberal House Democrats
Oregon protestors think the war economy is bankrupting us
Carrying signs reading, “Jobs Not War” and “Peace: A Growth Industry,” about 1,000 people gathered Saturday afternoon in Portland’s Pioneer Courthouse Square to protest the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
The March 19 date marks the eighth anniversary of U.S. forces invading Iraq. But the protest was as much about jobs as it was anti-war. With the U.S. deficit soaring, the economy l...
We don't know if the corn in this photo was genetically modified. We do know that Saturday, March 26, Oregon will be among a dozen spots taking part in a nationwide protest against Monsanto by people who want labeling of GMOs and factory-farmed animal products as well as independent, long-term studies done on the safety of GMOs.
The noon rally on March 26 in Salem outside the Capitol ta...