Oregon missed the 9/11-industrial train, but one local defense contractor has thrived.
Since 2001, the U.S. government has spent $8 trillion on
defense and homeland security, but that largesse has resulted in few
roughly one-fifth the national average in ... More
The new normal turned out to be a lot like the old normal.
A decade ago, pundits around the country heralded a new America.
Optimists said we’d see Americans more interested and engaged in world affairs. We would all be more serious: Vanity Fair magazine e ... More
A Guantanamo lawyer says conservatives have given the state powers they always feared.
No Portlander is more involved with the
aftermath of 9/11 on a national—or global—scale, than Steven Wax. As the
federal public defender for Oregon since 1983, leading the office that
provides ... More
The letter feels like tidings from 10 years ago:
handwritten, packed in bubble wrap, delivered by the U.S. Postal
Service. But it arrived at WW a month ago from Paul S. Szymanski
of Southwest Portl ... More