Tea Party vs. Unions

Two groups, one public square.

Portland’s living room—a.k.a. Pioneer Courthouse Square—hosted two very different guests last weekend less than 24 hours apart. On a rainy Friday evening, April 15, the Oregon tea party held c   More
Wednesday, April 20, 2011 NATHAN GILLES, EVAN SERNOFFSKY

Oregon Unions Put Their Fists in the Air

Oregon unions protest budget cuts


Raising their fists and chanting, “Good jobs for all, ” about 2,500 Oregon union members and their supporters packed Portland’s Pioneer Courthouse Square today to protest stagnant job growth and government budget cuts. Organized by Portland Jobs with Justice, the “Jobs, Not Cuts” rally is part of a larger campaign by local and national unions demanding wealthier Americans start paying their ...   More
Saturday, April 16, 2011 NATHAN GILLES

Unions Protest the Economy and Budget Cuts

Dollar Bills

Ticked off about the economy and budget cuts? Join the crowd. At noon this Saturday, April 16, private and public sector unions angry with high unemployment and government budget cuts will meet in Portland’s Pioneer Courthouse Square for a “Jobs, Not Cuts” rally. Organized by Portland Jobs with Justice, the rally has more than 60 cosponsors from unions to community and environmental groups. ...   More
Wednesday, April 13, 2011 NATHAN GILLES

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 in Portland: 1) Portland May Day coalition plans rally Civil rights activists will mark International Workers' Day with a rally at the Park Blocks. Among the participating groups are the Portland Immigrant Rights Coalition and ...   More
Friday, April 30, 2010 Ott Tammik


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