Politics

FEATURE ARTICLES
‘THEY CONSIDERED ME A TRAITOR AND A SPY’: Helping U.S. forces made many Iraqi and Afghan interpreters targets in their own countries, and the visa program intended to help them has fallen under heavy fire
Street Roots
Jan 1, 2014

CORNERING THE MARKET: An emerging convenience store model holds community at its core
Edible Portland
Winter, 2013

NEWS ARTICLES

THE BOTTOM LINE VS. THE FAULT LINE: Well-Connected Landlords Want the City to Pay for Mandatory Seismic Retrofits
The Portland Mercury
July 16, 2014

AN ICE-Y RECEPTION: Immigration officials unfazed by judge’s ruling on local detentions
Street Roots
May 29, 2014

ICE CASE REVEALS COMPLEXITIES IN LOCAL POLICIES
Street Roots
Mar. 4, 2014

WHAT THE TRANS-PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP MEANS FOR OREGON
Street Roots
Feb. 26, 2014

BOLTING DOWN: Novick Gets Funds for Earthquake Retrofits
The Portland Mercury
Feb. 26, 2014

MAN WHO INSPIRED HOMEOWNER BILL DIES
Mid-county Memo
Feb, 2014

LOW-INCOME SENIOR HOMEOWNERS READMITTED TO TAX DEFERRAL PROGRAM
Mid-county Memo
Jan., 2014

MY STREET GROCERY: Healthy food travels to those who need it most
Edible Portland
Winter, 2013

UNLAWFUL OCCUPANTS SQUAT IN PARKROSE NEIGHBORHOOD
Mid-County Memo
Nov. 28, 2013

SOCIAL ENTERPRISE LIGHTS THE WAY: A New Type of Business Doing Good in Portland
Street Roots
Nov. 6, 2013

Hold On, ICE: Activists Continue to Find Fault With Sheriff’s Cooperation with Immigration and Customs Enforcement
Street Roots
Oct. 21, 2013

CODING FOR QUAKES: Novick’s Ready to Fight for Seismically Safer Buildings – Will It Be Enough?
The Portland Mercury
Oct. 16, 2013

HUNGER AT HOME IN SUBURBIA: Food Insecurity a Primary Benchmark in Our Rising Suburban Poverty
Street Roots
Aug. 15, 2013

LEFT OUT” Metro’s Temps Want Sick Leave, Too
The Portland Mercury
Jul. 03, 2013

REACHING OUT IN ST. JOHNS: Far From Major Services and Programs, the Faith-Based Community and Advocates Come Together to Help the Homeless in Portland’s Northern Neighborhood
Street Roots
Jun. 19, 2013

TALKING SHOP: Proponents of an Oregon Bill Hope to Bring Back Vocational Learning in Schools
Street Roots
Apr. 26, 2013

IN THE CROSSHAIRS: Bankers Target Credit Unions over Public Funds
The Portland Mercury 
Mar. 14, 2013

CATHOLICS SCHOOLED: University of Portland Students Protest LGBTQ Protections
The Portland Mercury 
Mar. 06, 2013

PROGRESSIVE DISCIPLINE: Sex Complaint Whispers Shake up Nonprofit Workers’ Union Fight
The Portland Mercury 
Feb. 27, 2013

A PLACE AT THE TABLE: Union, Activists to Have Say on Police Reform
The Portland Mercury 
Feb. 20, 2013

THE CAFE CRACKDOWN: Business Owners Risk Losing WiFi Because of Pirating Patrons
The Portland Mercury 
Feb. 13, 2013

SHAKING UP SALEM: Will Lawmakers Listen to Earthquake Warning?
The Portland Mercury 
Feb. 06, 2013

A FARE FIGHT: Permits in Hand, Taxi Co-op Now Faces Port Official
The Portland Mercury 
Nov. 14, 2012

OCCUPY: CASE DISMISSED?: Will Right to Jury Trials Spell End to Protesters’ Charges?
The Portland Mercury
Oct. 18, 2012

CLASH OF THE CABBIES: Plan to Add Permits Divides Portland’s Taxi Drivers, Sparks Claims of Racism
The Portland Mercury
Oct. 11, 2012

FEAR OF A BLACK BLOC PLANET: FBI Raid Portland Homes, Looking for Anarchist Materials
The Portland Mercury
Aug. 2, 2012

ANARCHIST THREAT OR JUST A BUNCH OF KIDS BREAKING STUFF
The Portland Mercury
Aug. 1, 2012

SELLWOOD SLIP-UP: Mayor Adams Slams Last-Minute Changes to Sellwood Bridge Design
The Portland Mercury
Jul. 26, 2012

INSIDE THE OCCUPY FILES: Internal Reports Reveal What Cops Think of Protests
The Portland Mercury
Jul. 12, 2012

SANDBAGGING OCCUPY?: Protesters, Lawyers Gripe the DA Has Been Too Slow to Release Police Records
The Portland Mercury
Jul. 5, 2012

MARIJUANA “ON BOARD”: The County Drug-Testing Program You’ve Never Heard About
The Portland Mercury
May 3, 2012

COURTHOUSE OCCUPIED!: Occupy Portland Opens New Front in Legal Battle with Request for Cop Records
The Portland Mercury
Apr. 5, 2012

UNION STYLISTS
The Portland Mercury
Mar. 30, 2012

CUT AND COVER: Workers Say PSU Covered up Source of $300,000 Budget Shortfall
The Portland Mercury
Mar. 1, 2012

NET FAILURE: Volunteers Sound Alarm Over Flaws in Portland’s Disaster Response Plan
The Portland Mercury
Feb. 9, 2012

CABBY CRACKDOWN: City Study Vindicates Cab Driver Complaints of Poor Treatment
The Portland Mercury
Feb. 2, 2012

STIFFING WORKING STIFFS: Lawmakers could have acted to shield day laborers from bosses who cheat them out of wages. Instead they turned their backs.
Willamette Week
Jun. 22, 2011

STREETS OF DEATH!: Stick to the neighborhood greenway—or else.
Willamette Week
May 25, 2011

HOTSEAT: JODY WILLIAMS
Willamette Week
Apr. 13, 2011
A Nobel Peace Prize winner who threatened to fry Canada’s prime minister.

HOTSEAT: EVGENY MOROZOV:The revolution may not be televised, but here’s one man who says it’s not going to be posted on social media, either.
Willamette Week
Apr. 6, 2011