AirBNB, Displacement, and Freezing the Homeless to Death

On Martin Luther King Day it was reported an infant, possibly only hours old, had died in a homeless camp near a bus stop in downtown Portland, Oregon. First responders rushed the baby to OHSU, but it was too late. Reports were inconclusive as to whether the child was in fact stillborn, or died shortly after… Continue reading AirBNB, Displacement, and Freezing the Homeless to Death

Rebel Portland: Clean Water Warriors Claim Victory

Note: this article was originally published on May 24, 2013 as the fifth installment of my six part series for Mismanaging Perception on the unsuccessful campaign to fluoridate Portland’s water supply. If you worked on the ‘Healthy Kids Healthy Portland‘ campaign promoting fluoridation of Portland’s legendary Bull Run fresh water, you’re probably not having the best week.  You’re probably thinking,… Continue reading Rebel Portland: Clean Water Warriors Claim Victory

The Battle For Bull Run: Fighting Against Fluoridation

Note: this article was originally published on April 8, 2013 as the first installment of my six part series for Mismanaging Perception on the unsuccessful campaign to fluoridate Portland’s water supply. With the amount of media blitzing that’s bombarded Portland’s airwaves, interwebs, and neighborhood front yards, you’d have thought the dual campaigns for and against fluoridating Bull… Continue reading The Battle For Bull Run: Fighting Against Fluoridation

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

Rebel Portland: Clean Water Warriors Claim Victory

This article was originally published on Mismanaging Perception. If you worked on the ‘Healthy Kids Healthy Portland‘ campaign promoting fluoridation of Portland’s legendary Bull Run fresh water, you’re probably not having the best week.  You’re probably thinking, “I don’t understand, HOW could we have lost by 21 percent with the campaign manager/consultant duo of Evyn… Continue reading Rebel Portland: Clean Water Warriors Claim Victory