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Fueled by Racism and White Supremacy

The reality is that people of color experience racism and harassment every day in Portland. We fear for our children ...

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Whitest and Arguably One of the Most Racist:

Portland, Oregon, known for its rainy weather, award-winning restaurants, hipsters, and all things Pacific Northwest, hides a very dark secret ...

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Same Divisive Ideals Make Us Less Safe

This isn’t some new, miraculously un-Islamophobic Trump. Just because his speechwriters know how to modify his word choice doesn’t change ...

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It’s Worth Asking: What would Jesus cut?

What would Jesus cut? Several years ago, Sojourners asked that question, leading a campaign to remind our leaders in Washington ...

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Sessions Charts a Course to Criminal Injustice

The Department of Justice is moving in the wrong direction and a course correction is critical.

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Students Get the Last Word on Commencement

These days, college students have no trouble transforming into activists to address big inequities — including from their own commencement ...

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Boosting Brain Power in Early Childhood

What if boosting a toddler’s brainpower was as easy as turning on a light switch? In fact, “Flip the Switch” ...

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Pleasing Wealthy Donors and Wall Street Corporations

Members of the House GOP were in a hurry on May 4 to pass their bill to gut Obamacare. They ...

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A Sustained Attack against the Free Press

That’s right: In addition to asking Comey to stop investigating his friend Flynn, the president called on the FBI director ...

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State of Black America: Protect our Progress

As of this writing, for 102 days our nation has watched as the Trump administration has taken shape—and, for many ...

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Promoting Free Speech and Religious Liberty

Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon (EMO) strongly supports religious freedom, free speech and the separation of church and state. However, we ...

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American Justice Now Feels Laughable

From his vote against the 2013 renewal of the Violence Against Women Act to his openly hostile rhetoric towards immigrants, ...

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Can’t Run the Country like a Business After All

The president can’t simply issue orders and have them immediately followed like the head of a company can do.

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Our Public Postal Service Delivers, Literally

Our public Postal Service literally delivers, and many of our post offices serve as treasured community centers — two reasons ...

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Our Health Should Never Be Disregarded

Politicians putting women’s health on the chopping block isn’t new. But the pain feels so much sharper with this Congress ...