PSU Board of Trustees Votes to Weaponize Campus Security

Earlier today at a packed hearing at the University Place Hotel, the fledgling Portland State University board of trustees voted to authorize weaponizing its existing campus security force. This action was taken despite almost universal student and faculty opposition. Prior to the hearing, a short rally and march from the Park Blocks to the hotel took… Continue reading PSU Board of Trustees Votes to Weaponize Campus Security

The Young Revolutionaries of Don’t Shoot PDX

These last three weeks have been something else. Since the night it was announced Michael Brown’s killer would walk free without indictment, Portland has seen mass protests along with virtually every other major city in the nation. Seemingly every other day there’s been another action here in Portland. What started out as a mix of… Continue reading The Young Revolutionaries of Don’t Shoot PDX

1,000 Mike Browns Take Over Portland’s Downtown: PHOTO ESSAY

Last night saw an amazing local achievement within the justice movement for Ferguson and the supporters of Mike Brown, as well as opponents of police violence and institutionalized racism at large. Portlanders, like most the world, have watched events unfolding in Ferguson closely. After a grand jury refused to indict Brown’s killer, riots broke out across… Continue reading 1,000 Mike Browns Take Over Portland’s Downtown: PHOTO ESSAY

Portland Solidarity March for Ferguson: PHOTO ESSAY

Last Thursday saw rallies, marches and actions taking place in over 90 cities across the United States in solidarity with the unfolding events in Ferguson, Missouri. While the situation is ongoing, there can be little doubt about a few basic facts. Michael Brown, a black teenager, was executed by the police for absolutely no reason. Officer Darren… Continue reading Portland Solidarity March for Ferguson: PHOTO ESSAY