For over a decade, corporations have used big-budget campaigns to endorse the Gay Pride Parade and to create mega-advertising showing their alliance with the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer community.
Oregon is currently the model for effective home- and community-based health services for the elderly and disabled.
Last week the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration ruled for the second year in a row that sea lions could be removed from the Columbia River and killed.
A two-year battle for a rape-victim’s rights ends with great disappointment this month.
In 2008, a 16-year-old high school cheerleader in Silsbee, Texas known in the media only as “H.S.” was gang raped by three basketball team members.
The end of March saw the installation of a number of pro-animal research billboards in Portland, as well as in Los Angeles, Seattle, Baltimore and Wisconsin. Designed to be thought provoking, they certainly have succeeded in provoking quite a few people.
The first day of May, or May Day as it is often referred, is an international celebration of the achievements of labor movements for the rights of workers.
It has been a month since 14-year-old Yashanee Vaughn went missing. The local teenager has still not been located, although police have indicated that they believe Vaughn was murdered.
Far too often I hear people spouting generalized contempt. For example, “Humans are a cancer on the Earth” has become the credo of left-leaning environmentalists, and I for one am sick of it.
Over four weeks, workers from Harry’s Mother and Streetlight/Porchlight held a picket to protest their managers’ decision to remove the 10-year-standing peer-review process for hiring and firing workers.
From its eight-year push for the unconstitutional Sit-Lie Ordinance, to its support of putting a tight squeeze on Portland Public Schools, the Portland Business Alliance (PBA) has made itself the target for some intense criticisms.
Kombucha has been touted as a cure-all for over 200 years throughout Eastern Europe and Asia.