Oregon

Hot Takes from Tuesday’s Primaries with Blogger Howie Klein of DownWithTyranny

Hot Picks from Tuesday’s Primaries with Blogger Howie Klein of DownWithTyranny

May 16, 2018

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) is trying to discredit progressive candidates during this primary season, framing establishment candidates as moderates and progressives as “far left,” with the media’s cooperation, says Howie Klein of DownWithTyrannyblogspot.com

Groundbreaking Abortion Access Bill Passes in Oregon Despite National Hostility to Reproductive Rights

August 29, 2017

Laurel Swerdlow of Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon says that though the state had no restrictions on abortion access, “a right without access is no right at all”

Portland Pledges To Defend Ban on Fossil Fuel Infrastructure Projects

August 4, 2017

City Council votes to appeal overturn of their historic ban of all new fossil fuel infrastructure projects. Nick Caleb, Staff Attorney at the Center for Sustainable Economy says local governments should be able to protect residents from dangers of fossil fuels

Big Oil Overturns Portland’s Landmark Fossil Fuel Ban

July 21, 2017

Portland’s first-of-its-kind zoning ordinance, which banned new fossil fuel projects within city limits and prevented existing facilities from expanding, was overturned under pressure from the Western States Petroleum Association

The Interests Shared by the Oregon Militia Movement, Koch Brothers and LDS Church

January 4, 2016

Chris Zinda discusses how groups such as those involved in the armed standoff in Oregon are influenced by the likes of the Mormon Church, the John Birch Society and Koch-funded Americans for Prosperity.

"The World According to Monsanto"

September 19, 2013
House passes a rider which protects biotech giants like Monsanto from being sued in federal court

Why Are People with Health Insurance Going Bankrupt?

March 29, 2013

Dr. Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese: Obama care will not put an end to medical bankruptcies – 80% of people going bankrupt due to healthcare costs had insurance

Undoing the New Deal

February 25, 2013
On the 80th anniversary of the election of FDR and the New Deal, Jennifer Taub and John Weeks discuss the prospects for a serious reform of the banking system

Climate Change and Protecting Environment is a Social Justice Issue

February 25, 2013

Part 1. Jame Boyce: New book exposes relationship between environmental degradation and inequality of wealth and power