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Moving Forward to Prevent Gun Violence

Across our nation, state leaders have responded to our children’s cries and advanced common sense gun violence prevention measures to ...

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Career Education is Pathway to Opportunity

The fact is, having a steady job with good pay and benefits – in other words, a career – leads ...

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A Pattern of Hostility toward People of Color

When Haiti gained its independence, Southern slaveholders in the United States were horrified by the liberation of enslaved black people ...

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Disruptions Create Chilling Effect on People

As I start my third week on the Portland City Council, I am concerned about how privilege and, specifically white ...

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The Wall Already Exists In Hearts and Minds

My favorite album of all time is Pink Floyd’s The Wall. It should be re-released given the current (manufactured) crisis. ...

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Trump Mob is More Tattered by the Day

The Mueller team now has 33 rats that have flipped, plus three corporations involved in violations of election, bribery, and ...

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Offshore Corporate Tax Avoidance Adds Up

Large multinational corporations would have a harder time shielding their profits from Oregon taxes if the state reinstated a law ...

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Ushering In a New World Community

It is unfortunate that in the 21st century we are still subjected to the kind of propaganda that positions white ...

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A Requiem for President Donald Trump

I attended Donald Trump’s funeral today in a half-empty Washington Cathedral, curious to learn how the 45th president, who of ...

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Letter to the Editor: ‘Fail First’ Fails Seniors

In January, Medicare Advantage Plan Holders will no longer be protected from insurance company implemented Step Therapy. Centers for Medicare ...

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Unwavering Messenger of Hope and Justice

This past month the Children’s Defense Fund was blessed with a visit from one of the greatest nonviolence practitioners in ...

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Rude Theatrics Targeting Black Reporters

April Ryan, White House correspondent for American Urban Radio Networks, and other journalists of color have not been favorites of ...

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Letter to the Editor: Support Green New Deal

I am a freshman at the University of Portland. Learning more and more about climate change has made me scared ...

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The ‘Blue Wave’ was also a ‘Muslim Wave’

With the Muslim Ban, the promotion of torturer Gina Haspel to CIA director, and increases in hate crimes, it’s been ...

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Ripped Away by Evil, Cruel Racism

Portland marks a somber occasion