Tag Archives: progressive

I talked with Lee Camp, who will be funny in Portland this Saturday

Lee Camp will be performing his standup live at The Gold Room in Portland on Saturday night. Camp is a NYC-based stand up comedian/social satirist/activist who written for / been featured in Rolling Stone, The Onion and The Huffington Post. To many, he is known for his series of YouTube videos called Moments of Clarity.¬†The […]

Maine’s Majority Executive Director Chris Korzen on Koch Brothers Exposed

Tomorrow evening, Maine’s Majority will host a screening of Koch Brothers Exposed to kick off their Portland Progressive Happy Hour series. The screening will be held at 7:00pm at the Nickelodeon Patriot Cinemas.¬†According the Maine’s Majority website, the film “explores the political influence of Charles and David Koch, two billionaire brothers who have bankrolled a […]

20 Portland Things For Which I am Thankful

Here are 20 Portland-y things I am thankful for. The Portland Public Library, YES Books, Longfellow Books, The Green Hand, Strange Maine, Casablanca Comics, and Coast City Comics for keeping us literate David Meiklejohn, Barry Dodd, Videoport (obviously) and the DIY film and video scene The wonderful, friendly, and beautiful staff folks at Local 188, […]

I’ve got the Perpetual Campaign Season blues or: Obama does bad things too.

Every time I write an opinion critical of Mitt Romney or the Republican Party, someone inevitably comes after me in a comment or in an email and suggests that President Obama is worthless, as if my criticism of Romney serves as an endorsement of Obama, his policies or his campaign. My views are left-leaning, yes, […]