Kyle Curtis

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Kyle is a life-long resident of the Pacific Northwest. After the dispiriting re-election of George W. Bush in 2004, Kyle was a production intern for Thom Hartmann's morning local show on AM 620 KPOJ. Kyle's experience through this internship inspired him to pursue a Masters of Public Administration degree at Portland State's Hatfield School of Government.

As a grad student, Kyle interned at Congressman Blumenauer's district office, handling constituent services during the Great Health Care Debate of 2009- the epitome of "trial by fire." Barraged daily by a steady steam of lies and misinformation, Kyle recognized that truth and facts have little currency in the marketplace of political rhetoric. Kyle completed his degree in December 2010, with a focus on sustainable food policy.

The past couple of years he has been active in regional food issues, helping manage his neighborhood farmers market and serving on the steering committee of the Multnomah Food Initiative. Kyle lives in a tiny house in Northeast Portland with his wife and two daughters. When the zombie apocalypse hits, Kyle plans on living on a couple of acres on Sauvie Island with a couple of goats and chickens.


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Apr. 16, 2014Oregonians United For Equality
Mar. 31, 2014Climate change and the environment in Oregon's 2014 election
Jan. 10, 2014How a Washington state Pepsi bottling company could hobble Presidential "recess appointment" ability
Oct. 30, 2013The Fate of I-522, Washington State's GM Food Labeling Law
Sep. 03, 2013Build Gateway Green: Building a New Crowdfunding Model for Public Projects
Apr. 30, 2013Education Reform: Stop the Standardized Testing Insanity!
Apr. 26, 2013Are the Recently Passed PERS Reforms Even Legal?
Apr. 22, 2013The Funding Crisis of Oregon's Schools: Who's to Blame?
Apr. 15, 2013Education "Reform": Naming and Shaming
Apr. 10, 2013How the "New Normal" is Failing Oregon's Public Schools
Mar. 04, 2013Greg Walden, Segment Producer for Fox News
Jan. 25, 2013The initial cuts by the Hales administration, and the response to it
Jan. 07, 2013The Morals and Ethics Behind 'Zero Dark Thirty'
Dec. 29, 2012"I Love to Eat": A Performance to Honor and Benefit James Beard, Portland's Original Foodie
Dec. 19, 2012Tax Cuts and Access to Guns: Both Destructive Pieces of Conservative Public Policy
Dec. 18, 2012Economic forecast projects gloomy future for key Oregon industries
Dec. 10, 2012Can the CRC be smaller and slightly less expensive?
Nov. 08, 2012Mitt Romney Lost Because He Ran An Insulting Campaign
Mar. 14, 2012Taking A Closer Look At the Doubts Raised About Eileen Brady as a New Seasons Co-Founder
Jan. 18, 2012One simple infographic to explain SOPA & PIPA
Jan. 09, 2012Perspectives on Portland: Earl Blumenauer
Jan. 03, 2012Book Review: The Post Carbon Reader
Dec. 18, 2011RIP Christopher Hitchens, 1949-2011
Dec. 16, 2011Earl Blumenauer co-sponsors bipartisan Water for the World Act
Dec. 08, 2011Perspectives on Portland: Rudy Soto
Dec. 08, 2011Former Bush White House aide Andrew Card comes to Portland in search of Job-Killing Regulations; Finds None
Dec. 05, 2011The 99% vs. the 1% in Eight Minutes
Dec. 05, 2011Perspectives on Portland: Jeana Frazzini
Nov. 17, 2011The Multnomah County Healthy Retail Initiative and the Village Market: A Closer Look
Nov. 13, 2011One Thing's For Sure...
Nov. 12, 2011Dave Lister offers nothing regarding the Mayor's race
Nov. 08, 2011Mayor 2012: My! What an Interesting Week
Nov. 08, 2011Perspectives on Portland: Gerding Edlen, The Developer's Perspective
Oct. 28, 2011Mayor 2012: Eileen Brady envisions Portland as a "haven for entrepreneurs"
Oct. 17, 2011Q&A with Post-Carbon Institute's Richard Heinberg
Oct. 12, 2011Mayor 2012: Eileen Brady gets bluesy and brewsy with supporters
Oct. 10, 2011Community activist Mark White declares candidacy for City Council
Oct. 10, 2011Portland, Jefferson Smith would like to be your mayor.
Sep. 30, 2011Portland Women Arrested at the Keystone Pipeline Protests
Sep. 26, 2011Portland as a "Resilient Community"
Sep. 22, 2011Mayor 2012: Portland women show support for Charlie Hales
Sep. 21, 2011Oregon Sustainability Center passes council vote- barely
Sep. 20, 2011Will Mayor Adams' Sustainability Center Survive a Council Vote?
Aug. 22, 2011Charlie Hales Makes His Pitch to Be Mayor
Aug. 12, 2011Signs Point to Elizabeth Warren challenging Scott Brown for Senate
Aug. 05, 2011The latest on Seattle's version of the CRC
Aug. 04, 2011Looking back at the 2011 Legislative Session with Ben Cannon
Aug. 03, 2011Building the Perfect Political Party: Oregon's Working Families Party
Jul. 26, 2011Meet the Portland-Multnomah Food Policy Council
Jul. 22, 2011Karl Rove's BS Anti-Kurt Schrader ad

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