Tag Archives: protest

Scenes from Sunday’s “March to End Violence” [video]

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Yesterday the Portland Press Herald reported: More than 600 people marched down Congress Street Sunday afternoon to protest the killings of two black men by white police officers in Missouri and New York as Portland police blocked traffic along the route and escorted the crowd from Congress Square to Portland High School without incident. I […]

Congratulations to the #USMFuture movement

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Congratulations to the students and other community supporters who make up the #USMFuture movement. Despite the fact that USM President Theodora Kalikow suggests otherwise, it is evident that their agitation, along with the efforts of the Faculty Senate, resulted in the reversal of faculty “retrenchment” (the corporate euphemism that institutions use when they don’t want […]

Bungle Fever 2004

Note: This has nothing to do with my politics, Portland and/or drinking beat but whatever. Back in 2004, I went to New York to simultaneously protest the Republican National Convention and record audio that would later be used for politics programming on WMPG. While I don’t think the audio ended up on the air, I […]