Tokyo’s Olympic War On the Homeless

Last week the perpetually capital-minded CityLab jumped on the corporate sponsored greenwashing train to gush over the forthcoming Olympics in Tokyo. Such a damaged brand are the Olympics – with it’s massive wastes of subsidized funding, razing poor neighborhoods for athletic mega-infrastructure, and general disruption to normal street life – that it’s now necessary to hire numerous firms… Continue reading Tokyo’s Olympic War On the Homeless

The PSU Foundation Board: Fossil Fuels, Wall Street, and a McDonald’s Analogy.

With the exception of a copy-and-paste press release in the Oregonian, the appointment of eight new members to the Portland State University Foundation’s Board of Trustees elicited zero press coverage last month. One might expect such appointments at our state’s largest educational institution ought to warrant a modest amount of coverage, even if only to… Continue reading The PSU Foundation Board: Fossil Fuels, Wall Street, and a McDonald’s Analogy.