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  1. Letter to Portland City Council on Demolishing the Grove HotelRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 16 | IndyMedia

    In countermeasures against the neoliberal rollback, the City Council could show itself as alive and not an errand boy of the developers. Bill Moyers described the state as "an errand boy for the banks."

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  2. Solidarity March with Texas Prison StrikersRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 3 | IndyMedia

    Prisoners affiliated with the Industrial Workers of the World union have announced plans to enact major work stoppages in Texas on Monday April 4th if their demands are not met. We will be meeting at Chapman Square at 6pm where organizers with the Portland Anarchist Black Cross, IWOC and Portland General Defense Committee will share on recent organizing against Prison Slavery and the Prison Industrial Complex happening nationally and in Oregon, followed by a march.

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  3. Stu Sugarman ...a eulogyRead the original story

    Mar 31, 2016 | IndyMedia

    I woke up this morning to find out that an old friend of mine, an earth warrior, an activist attorney, and a truly gentle soul... has died. This man saved many of our asses in the Pacific NW during the various waves of repression and Green Scare machinations that swept through Cascadia over the past 2 decades, and I will not forget him.

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  4. The Portland NAACP will protest at Citizens Crime Commission April 1st - 8AMRead the original story

    Mar 30, 2016 | IndyMedia

    Protesting the: Citizens Crime Commission Supports Violent Police Tactics for Fundraiser The Citizens Crime Commission, which recently appointed former Portland Police Chief Mike Reese as its executive director, is holding a charity event for $1000 per person which focuses on violent police tactics. While the non-profit talks about wanting to "improve civility and strengthen crime," the invitation-only event "Meet the Heat" reads more like an invitation to fetishize cops and robbers mentality.

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  5. The Oregonian whitewashes role in WWII internments as state honors Minoru YasuiRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2016 | IndyMedia

    The Oregonian not only abdicated its responsibility to report objectively on the internment issue, it absolutely led the charge that every man, woman, and child with Japanese ancestry -- US citizens and aliens alike -- had to go. The Oregonian wasn't the watchdog questioning or not questioning authorities; it was a co-conspirator completely in bed with the powers that be.

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  6. Copwatch releases updated data on Oregon police deadly force; state statute still ignoredRead the original story

    Mar 13, 2016 | IndyMedia

    On Monday, March 7, Portland Copwatch released a revised version of its database tracking deadly force incidents in Oregon since 2010, listing 141 incidents including 79 deaths over six years. As with the previous versions of this list released in October 2014 and January 2015, the list was accompanied by a letter to Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum, reminding her that under SB 111 , the state is supposed to occasionally publish data on the incidents resulting in deaths.

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  7. Video: Portland Human Rights Commission March - full meetingRead the original story

    Mar 10, 2016 | IndyMedia

    The Portland Human Rights Commission Meeting 3.2.16 The commission holds their meetings on the first Wednesday of the month at 4:00 PM in downtown Portland. The Human Rights Commissioners are all volunteers and the public is invited.

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  8. Portland Author Releases Revolutionary Book on Mushrooms and CultureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2016 | IndyMedia

    Peter McCoy, a 30-year old Portland native, has dedicated the past 15 years to studying the diverse and integral roles fungi play in the environment, human cultures, and social movements. In 2006 McCoy founded Radical Mycology, a grassroots organization dedicated to increasing awareness of the many ways that fungi can enhance personal, societal, and ecological health.

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  9. Police accountability starts with a new police union contractRead the original story

    Jan 19, 2016 | IndyMedia

    This practice is fair in theory; workers deserve protections from capricious management, and especially from cowardly politicians. But when a police officer brings dishonor to himself, to his colleagues, to the bureau and is the cause of mistrust between officers and basically everyone else in town - he needs to go.

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  10. Video: Portland Human Rights Commission Jan 6 MeetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2016 | IndyMedia

    The public monthly meeting for the Portland Human Rights Commission was on Jan 6 2016. They hold their meetings on the first Wednesday of the month at 4:00 PM in downtown Portland.

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  11. Martin Luther King Jr day in Portland - Dr. Charlene WilliamsRead the original story

    Jan 15, 2016 | IndyMedia

    "Remember! Celebrate! Act! Kin's Legacy of Freedom for Our World" Sunday, January 17 at 4:00 PM at the Maranatha Church, 4222 NE 12th. Albina Ministerial Alliance Martin Luther King Program "Remember! Celebrate! Act! Kin's Legacy of Freedom for Our World" Sunday, January 17, 2016 4:00 PM, Maranatha Church 4222 NE 12th The Albina Ministerial Alliance , an umbrella group representing dozens of churches in the Portland area, will hold a Martin Luther King program this Sunday, January 17 at 4:00 PM at the Maranatha Church, 4222 NE 12th.

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  12. Medicine of the Wolf Screening 1/19Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2016 | IndyMedia

    In this beautiful and important documentary, filmmaker Julia Huffman travels to Minnesota and into wolf country to pursue the deep intrinsic value of perhaps the most unjustly maligned animal on the face of the planet. Medicine of the Wolf shares the insight of national Geographic photographer Jim Brandenburg, who has studied and worked with wolves over the past 45 years.

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  13. Black Friday Black Lives Matter, not mere cheap dealsRead the original story

    Nov 25, 2015 | IndyMedia

    March on Portland, Fri., Nov. 27 1 pm to 10 pm, starting at Holladay Park by Lloyd Center and Max, NE 11th and Holladay. Let's unite to end the violence that begins against Blacks, Native Americans, Muslims, peace/animal/environmental activists, and whistle-blowers, as practice to attack almost everyone else.

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  14. Black Friday Black Lives Matter, not mere cheap dealsRead the original story

    Nov 23, 2015 | IndyMedia

    March on Portland, Fri., Nov. 27 1 pm to 10 pm, starting at Holladay Park by Lloyd Center and Max, NE 11th and Holladay. Let's unite to end the violence that begins against Blacks, Native Americans, Muslims, peace/animal/environmental activists, and whistle-blowers, as practice to attack almost everyone else.

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  15. VIDEO: Race Talks: A"Using Social Media for Social JusticeA" 10.13.15Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2015 | IndyMedia

    Race Talks program this month was titled "Using Social Media for Social Justice". Three Portland activists describe their use of social media platforms and answer questions on the uses and applications in the current political social struggle for justice.

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  16. The Growing Threat GE Trees Roadshow Oct. 16th PortlandRead the original story

    Oct 15, 2015 | IndyMedia

    Genetically Engineered trees threaten the biodiversity of native forests, are false solutions to the climate change crisis and can have unpredictable and irreversible consequences. The Pacific Northwest is key as it hosts some of the leading global research on GE trees.

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  17. Maitripa College Annual Benefit & Silent AuctionRead the original story

    Oct 14, 2015 | IndyMedia

    Please join Maitripa College as we launch into our 10th year offering transformative Buddhist education! A non-profit Buddhist graduate school, Maitripa College is on the cutting edge of integrative traditional and contemporary models of education, through our MA and M.Div. graduate degrees, as well as our robust public program calendar.

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  18. PCUN Presents: 2 Great Events in Support of the Farm Worker StruggleRead the original story

    Oct 8, 2015 | IndyMedia

    PCUN Presents: 2 Great Events in Support of the Farm Worker Struggle Friday October 9th, 6pm, PCUN Hall 300 Young St. Woodburn, OR: An Evening in Solidarity with the Farmworkers from Sakuma Brothers Farm of Burlington, Washington boycotting Driscoll Berries. Event begins with dinner at 6pm, free of charge.

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  19. Weekend Events in PDX - Protesting War - 14 years in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2015 | IndyMedia

    This week marks the 14th anniversary of the 2001 US invasion of Afghanistan. Event "End These Endless Wars: Afghanistan 14 Years Later" Friday, October 9, 2015, 5:00 PM - Pioneer Square EVENT: "Call Out for Justice: End the Wars" Rally and March Sunday, October 11, 2015, 1:00 PM - Shemanski Park Friday, October 9, 2015, 5:00 PM "End These Endless Wars: Afghanistan 14 Years Later" Expanded Friday Rally w/Portland Peaceful Response Coalition Pioneer Courthouse Square, SW Yamhill and Broadway This week marks the 14th anniversary of the 2001 US invasion of Afghanistan.

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  20. Video: Race Talks - 9.8.15 'Hate Crimes in America'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2015 | IndyMedia

    Video of Race Talks - The Resurgence of Hate Crimes in America - 9.8.15 Race Talks: United in breaking the chains of racism: Opportunities for Dialogue in Portland Oregon Presents: The Resurgence of Hate Crimes in America: Charleston and Beyond September 8 2015 video recording The Resurgence of Hate Crimes in America: Charleston and Beyond Race Talks: Opportunities for Dialogue September 8th 2015 Speakers: Dr. Randy Blazak, Hate Crime Specialist, PSU Professor Carlos Covarrubias, Social Justice Blogger, RACE TALKS Volunteer Rev.

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