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Oct. 1, 2014 Regulated Marijuana: A safer and more just future
Sep. 23, 2014 Oregon Business Leaders Call for Action on Climate Change
Sep. 20, 2014 Cartoon: The Least We Could Do
Sep. 13, 2014 It's time for Oregon to lead on paid sick days
Sep. 12, 2014 Measure 90, the “Open Primary”: Some facts you might not have considered.
Sep. 11, 2014 Senator Jeff Merkley: The Real Champion for LGBT Equality
Sep. 6, 2014 Measure 90: “Top Two” elections deserve an honest debate. We’re not getting one from the Yes side.
Sep. 5, 2014 Modern-Day Labor Day: Finding the Humanity in Business
Sep. 5, 2014 Cartoon: I'd Like to Buy the World a Koch...
Aug. 21, 2014 The Intel SIP deal is a terrible deal for taxpayers
Aug. 16, 2014 Will Affordable Housing Exist in Portland in Ten Years?
Aug. 13, 2014 How much wilderness is enough? In Oregon, we need to do more
Aug. 2, 2014 End Oregon's Death Penalty
Aug. 1, 2014 Women Won’t Let Richardson and Wehby Get Away with It
Jul. 30, 2014 Why the Working Families Party is supporting the Oregon Open Primary ballot measure
Jul. 29, 2014 The Costs of Extreme Weather: Fire, Flood, and Drought: Who pays?
Jul. 28, 2014 A Democratic wave year? In the State Senate, don't rule it out!
Jul. 18, 2014 Pacific Power’s got you hooked on Coal
Jul. 16, 2014 The superbug health crisis breeding at Oregon farms
Jul. 7, 2014 Great news! The Hobby Lobby ruling does not apply in Oregon
Jun. 27, 2014 To improve health care, let's at least ask the right questions, OK?
Jun. 25, 2014 A Quick Fix to the Portland Street Fee
Jun. 8, 2014 How one voter got two candidates to personally compete for her vote.
Jun. 6, 2014 Oregon, The Oregonian and a #YesAllWomen Lab Rat
May. 30, 2014 Let's stand up and be counted for equal rights
May. 23, 2014 I Just Lost an Election (and I Liked It)
May. 19, 2014 The Middle Class – How Do We Get There from Here?
May. 16, 2014 Caleb or Saltzman?
May. 2, 2014 Yes, It’s #BiggerThanBundy—Efforts to Seize Your Public Lands Have Only Just Begun
May. 2, 2014 Kathleen Taylor: Why I'm Running
Apr. 29, 2014 Deborah Barnes: Why I'm Running
Apr. 24, 2014 Kitzhaber: “It is time once and for all to say NO to coal exports from the Pacific Northwest."
Apr. 21, 2014 Oregon Can Shake Things Up (or Why I'm Running)
Apr. 9, 2014 Why Is Monsanto a So Worried About the Jackson County Vote on Genetically Engineered Crops?
Apr. 7, 2014 $15 How
Mar. 26, 2014 Debunking Myths: Oregonians ARE Worried about Climate Change
Mar. 19, 2014 The one little thing you have to do right now to improve health care in Oregon.
Mar. 9, 2014 What the fight against copper mines in Ecuador has in common with the fight against coal exports in Oregon
Mar. 3, 2014 Ten years ago, marriage equality was the right thing to do.
Feb. 16, 2014 For This PPS Teacher, It's More Than Just a Contract
Feb. 11, 2014 Strikes are highlighting the real issue: Oregon needs to reform school funding
Jan. 31, 2014 Time for Oregon's Democrats to come out of the cannabis closet
Jan. 23, 2014 My pal, Rep. George Miller, the liberal lion
Jan. 20, 2014 New Rules to Support Educators
Dec. 1, 2013 Anti-science beliefs that are driving me crazy.
Nov. 26, 2013 Oregon's future clouded by coal exports
Nov. 20, 2013 Remembering John F. Kennedy; for two years, a frequent visitor to Oregon
Nov. 8, 2013 Oregon's special Nike deal sets a precedent for Washington state
Oct. 25, 2013 When it comes to the environment, which Oregon legislators are on your side?
Oct. 25, 2013 Let's turn the tide on a broken tax structure
Oct. 25, 2013 Oregon’s Climate Report Card
Oct. 23, 2013 Oregon should invest in solutions that reflect our values.
Oct. 10, 2013 Oregon gets a D for allowing debt collectors to push families into poverty
Oct. 2, 2013 When Portland did more than follow orders
Oct. 1, 2013 Serious or Cynical? Time for Republicans to show what they really believe
Sep. 27, 2013 A Mileage Tax: A Good Idea If Properly Implemented
Sep. 24, 2013 This Grand Bargain Ain’t So Grand Anymore
Sep. 16, 2013 The Washington fight over food labeling matters to Oregonians
Sep. 2, 2013 A Labor Movement for All of Us
Jul. 2, 2013 Freedom to Marry: How Oregon will be next
Jun. 18, 2013 Let's make higher education more accessible and affordable
Jun. 12, 2013 Can we have an honest discussion about health care freedom?
Jun. 12, 2013 Foreclosure settlement no consolation for losing your home
Jun. 4, 2013 The Election No One is Talking About
May. 19, 2013 Michele Bachmann, Move to Eugene!
May. 16, 2013 Meet Maggie: Clear eyes. Full heart. And a walking medical time bomb
May. 15, 2013 Why Oregon's non-casino poker rooms should stay safe and legal
May. 14, 2013 Martin Gonzalez: Why I'm Running for Portland School Board
May. 14, 2013 Where to begin reining in wage theft? Regulate construction labor brokers
May. 10, 2013 Privatize and outsource the library?!
May. 9, 2013 Steve Buel: Why I'm Running for Portland School Board
May. 9, 2013 The public deserves to know whether tax subsidies are actually creating jobs
May. 7, 2013 Insurance companies should play by the same rules as everyone else in Oregon
Apr. 25, 2013 Coerced, duped, paid, or bribed? An outrageous accusation.
Apr. 19, 2013 In the face of breaking news, comparing old-school news and social media
Apr. 12, 2013 The new industry that's creating big problems for Oregon consumers
Apr. 4, 2013 Remembering Blair Butterworth, political consulting pioneer
Apr. 3, 2013 Wildlife Commission or Good Ol' Boys Club?
Mar. 27, 2013 Pacific Power: Learn a lesson from PGE, OK?
Mar. 21, 2013 Why Tuition Equity - and a Democratic Majority - is important for Oregon
Mar. 13, 2013 Hey PolitiFact, is there an economist in the house?
Mar. 12, 2013 Department of Justice orders release of hidden tax subsidy data
Mar. 6, 2013 Sidewalks or Highways: Prioritizing the Prevention of Unnecessary Tragedy
Mar. 5, 2013 Logging in the Crater Lake Wilderness? No thanks
Feb. 26, 2013 Truce: An end to the car-bike wars
Feb. 22, 2013 Not a penny for tobacco prevention
Feb. 22, 2013 With tuition equity vote today, House Democrats will boost education and economy
Feb. 20, 2013 Praying For Change With Portland's Police
Feb. 19, 2013 I may not look like you, but my voice counts, too
Feb. 17, 2013 Is it time to talk about geoengineering our way out of climate change?
Feb. 17, 2013 Oregon May Help Reverse Corporations as People and Money as Speech
Feb. 16, 2013 Get Real on Property Tax Reform (part two)
Feb. 15, 2013 Get Real on Property Tax Reform (part one)
Feb. 15, 2013 A Brighter Future for Oregon: Ending the CRC
Feb. 14, 2013 Oregon’s Community Colleges: The Utility Players of our Education Enterprise
Feb. 5, 2013 Charlie Hales: CRC Lobbyist
Jan. 28, 2013 As the CRC approaches, it's time to ask ourselves, WWJJD?
Jan. 11, 2013 A Bridge to Austerity: The CRC
Jan. 7, 2013 Liberal Climate Denial
Jan. 4, 2013 Remembering George McGovern
Dec. 22, 2012 How I'd reform the capital gains tax
Dec. 14, 2012 Keeping Our Promises
Dec. 14, 2012 Buddy, have I got a deal for you!
Dec. 11, 2012 Swift action in special session can bring jobs, support broadly held Oregon priorities
Dec. 4, 2012 Health Care for All
Dec. 2, 2012 The fundamental flaw at the heart of the Mohammed Muhammed case
Nov. 28, 2012 Who killed KPOJ? Carl Wolfson shares the rest of the story.
Nov. 14, 2012 The real reason that Clear Channel dumped KPOJ
Nov. 7, 2012 Making political staff work into a career
Nov. 5, 2012 Our Family and Jefferson Smith
Nov. 3, 2012 What you need to know about Kate Brown and ballot collection rules
Oct. 23, 2012 26-146: Standing up for arts in our schools
Oct. 22, 2012 Sorry, Jack Roberts, but you're wrong about Mitt Romney's tax plan
Oct. 16, 2012 Experience and integrity on the Supreme Court
Oct. 16, 2012 100% renewable?
Oct. 12, 2012 Nena Cook is my choice for the Oregon Supreme Court
Oct. 12, 2012 Defining Jefferson Smith
Oct. 11, 2012 VP debate: Will Ryan double down or walk it back?
Oct. 10, 2012 A Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing: Progressive Party candidate Robert Wolfe broke state elections law and is out for revenge
Oct. 10, 2012 For mayor, the campaign Portland deserved, but didn't get
Oct. 6, 2012 Jefferson Smith? You’ve Got to Be Kidding.
Oct. 3, 2012 Wyden calls out Romney after debate namecheck
Oct. 3, 2012 Why I'm supporting Judge Baldwin for Supreme Court
Oct. 1, 2012 Marijuana: 75 Years of Failed Prohibition
Sep. 29, 2012 Jobs and Transportation Act of 2009 made Woodburn Interchange possible
Sep. 24, 2012 HD-40: Steve Newgard, taxes, tuition, and hypocrisy
Sep. 10, 2012 When Paul Ryan and I were friends
Sep. 6, 2012 Postcard from Charlotte: Wednesday? Wow.
Sep. 5, 2012 Postcard from Charlotte: Behind the Scenes on Tuesday
Sep. 4, 2012 Godzilla Stalks the Tundra
Sep. 4, 2012 Yes to Fluoride: A Smart Health Equity tool.
Sep. 3, 2012 Postcard from Charlotte: Charlotte's Dress (Rehearsal)
Sep. 3, 2012 Postcard from Charlotte
Sep. 3, 2012 On this Labor Day, let's thank each other
Aug. 22, 2012 One theory as to why the Oregonian won't endorse a candidate in the presidential race.
Aug. 20, 2012 An Open Letter to Steve Novick: You Kant Be Serious.
Aug. 17, 2012 Got a mind to give up giving, yes, and go shopping instead
Aug. 14, 2012 The enormous tax break for the rich hidden in Measure 84
Aug. 13, 2012 PolitiFact Oregon deserves their own "pants on fire" rating
Aug. 4, 2012 Federal agencies moving too slowly for salmon
Jul. 30, 2012 House Democrats Win Big in Independent Party Primary
Jul. 26, 2012 Why I'm Supporting Jefferson Smith for Mayor of Portland
Jul. 26, 2012 Charlie Hales would be the strongest Portland Mayor for the environment
Jul. 25, 2012 Can Portland beat King Coal?
Jul. 20, 2012 The Real Reason for the CRC: Supporting Clark County's Exurban Sprawl
Jul. 17, 2012 Irony, thy name is Romney
Jul. 13, 2012 Kurt Schrader Goes Rogue on Public Lands Logging
Jun. 20, 2012 Will Speaker Boehner serve sausage with a poison pill?
Jun. 18, 2012 Back in 2008, I was wrong about Jeff Merkley
Jun. 12, 2012 What KPOJ fans in Portland need to know about the fight to save San Diego's KLSD
May. 30, 2012 What is good for students is good for Oregon universities. What is good for the OUS isn't always good for students.
May. 22, 2012 Portland in Progress: Reflections of a One Percenter
May. 16, 2012 In the race for Attorney General, marijuana prohibition loses in a landslide
May. 11, 2012 Why don't we insist on both: progressive values and real results?
May. 8, 2012 Jennifer Williamson for HD-36: A Progressive Champion
May. 5, 2012 Dwight Holton's day job raises questions
May. 1, 2012 Will mayoral candidates be tribunes of the people?
May. 1, 2012 Why I'm supporting Dick Schouten for Washington County Commission
Apr. 30, 2012 Charlie Hales, a champion for public schools
Apr. 27, 2012 Together, with Jefferson Smith, we'll reconcile with the police and reform a broken system
Apr. 27, 2012 Judge’s statements highlight need for new direction in salmon policy
Apr. 26, 2012 For love and equality, we support Eileen Brady for Mayor
Apr. 26, 2012 Judge Dick Baldwin: The right choice for progressive voters this year
Apr. 25, 2012 Charlie Hales: You should have put your money where your mouth is.
Apr. 23, 2012 Dwight Holton is backtracking on marijuana. We don't believe him.
Apr. 22, 2012 Charlie Hales: Leadership on the Environment
Apr. 18, 2012 Why I Support Ellen Rosenblum for Attorney General
Apr. 9, 2012 Holton will be a strong leader and fierce and compassionate advocate for Oregonians
Apr. 4, 2012 Growing the media production industry in Portland
Apr. 3, 2012 A Doctor in the House
Mar. 28, 2012 Oregon Must Have the Courage to Lead on Universal Health Care
Mar. 27, 2012 Democrats Deliver for Oregonians in February Session
Mar. 26, 2012 How to Fight Back Against the War on Women
Mar. 23, 2012 Is Mike Schaufler Losing Labor’s Support?
Mar. 20, 2012 I Can’t Believe We Have to Do This Again
Mar. 11, 2012 Ron Wyden fights for consumers & environment on Keystone XL
Mar. 10, 2012 "Suicide By Cop” Means Manslaughter
Mar. 1, 2012 I'm Steve Novick and I'm running for Portland City Council
Feb. 17, 2012 Why the rush to kill endangered wolves?
Feb. 2, 2012 Rep. Dennis Richardson: Using Public Records to Become Oregon's Newest Spam King
Jan. 31, 2012 We Can't Clear-Cut Our Way to Prosperity
Jan. 30, 2012 OR-1: Tuesday is Election Day
Jan. 25, 2012 PolitiFact: Well, here we go again
Jan. 24, 2012 Trivial Pursuit: That's Some Har-ible Reporting
Jan. 24, 2012 Now is the time for real sentencing reform
Jan. 19, 2012 Willamette Weak: From the Mixed-Up Files of Mr. Nigel J. Jaquiss
Jan. 17, 2012 Listen carefully and you will hear the 1% taking power
Jan. 10, 2012 We must keep faith with our veterans and fund critical reintegration programs
Jan. 6, 2012 Students and Seniors, or Tax Cuts for the Rich? This Shouldn’t Be a Tough Choice.
Dec. 15, 2011 Klamath collaboration deserves support
Dec. 2, 2011 An open letter on education reform to Ben Cannon
Dec. 2, 2011 UO students: feeble, placid, docile, and indifferent
Nov. 29, 2011 Bonamici versus the Chameleon
Nov. 28, 2011 We can't wait for Wall Street or Washington DC to fix themselves. Here's what Oregon is doing.
Nov. 23, 2011 Eileen Brady: 751 reasons why we must focus on homeless children
Nov. 18, 2011 The right of the people peaceably to assemble...
Nov. 12, 2011 Obama delivers huge defeat to big oil by halting Keystone XL Canadian tarsands oil export pipeline
Oct. 28, 2011 Marriage Equality: In it for the long haul - and this time we're driving.
Oct. 28, 2011 Can you handle the truth? Michael Moore comes to Portland... on Halloween.
Oct. 25, 2011 Last Friday In North Portland
Oct. 23, 2011 Be green or it all goes to the greedy
Oct. 20, 2011 Give Oregonians Credit for Supporting Public Higher Education
Oct. 20, 2011 The Congressional assault on the Clean Air Act
Oct. 11, 2011 OR-1: Is the American Dream Dying in Rural Oregon? (Debate tonight)
Oct. 7, 2011 Les Schwab attempts to block Ballot Initiative Drive
Sep. 28, 2011 Towards Common Ground
Sep. 21, 2011 As DC quarrels, Oregon should act.
Sep. 21, 2011 Bold leadership on higher ed from Ted Wheeler
Sep. 11, 2011 Let us move beyond memorials and monuments
Sep. 4, 2011 On the value of public education
Aug. 24, 2011 Matt Damon and Third Party Politics
Aug. 17, 2011 UO students join Briefcase Brigade, and ask DeFazio for continued help tackling young adult employment
Aug. 17, 2011 Who's to blame for Salem's $34 million Courthouse Square debacle? Here's one: Patti Milne, for starters.
Aug. 2, 2011 An Open Letter to Charlie Hales
Jul. 25, 2011 Broadband Delivers Broad Rural Opportunities
Jul. 19, 2011 The showdown between consumers and Wall Street
Jul. 18, 2011 SB 817: A Win For Main Street Oregon
Jul. 18, 2011 Jeff Cogen: I'm not running for Mayor. Here's why.
Jul. 18, 2011 Union organizing in Bend, and why I support the proposed NLRB rule change
Jul. 1, 2011 For our students, please veto HB 2301
Jun. 27, 2011 More Handouts For Millionaire Investors? Let’s Get Our Priorities Straight
Jun. 21, 2011 What ever happened to the "virtual state bank"?
Jun. 18, 2011 Pay up (and) the wolf gets it!
Jun. 13, 2011 Income Tax Expenditures and the Great State Budget Crunch
Jun. 6, 2011 Dembrow: It's time for an up-or-down vote on tuition equity
May. 26, 2011 Live chat with Senator Jeff Merkley
May. 17, 2011 Who Stands With Small Businesses in Salem?
May. 11, 2011 U.S. Bank Gets a Thumbs Down for Charging Unemployed Oregonians Excessive Fees
May. 8, 2011 After bin Laden, the promise of a new age
May. 3, 2011 Readin', Writin' and Reducin' Energy
Apr. 30, 2011 The 21st Century and the Bigots are still here
Apr. 27, 2011 Bullets Through the Wall
Apr. 25, 2011 Consumers deserve a better health insurance exchange
Apr. 24, 2011 Cultural Competency: A 21st Century Skill
Apr. 22, 2011 Oregon's consumer health insurance exchange
Apr. 19, 2011 K-12 Budget: Why I voted 'No'
Apr. 19, 2011 K-12 Budget: Why I Voted 'Yes'
Apr. 12, 2011 Love. Commitment. Marriage.
Apr. 11, 2011 A Losing Equation
Apr. 10, 2011 Save Oregon's smoke shops
Apr. 8, 2011 Why students are for fixing Portland schools - and why we're singing about it
Apr. 5, 2011 It's time for MHCC to negotiate in good faith with its faculty
Apr. 5, 2011 Online Voter Registration in Oregon, An Open Letter to State Government
Mar. 27, 2011 A lifeline to the American Dream
Mar. 19, 2011 How Does the Gun Lobby Do It?
Mar. 17, 2011 Slashing EPA funding will cut gas prices? Really?!
Feb. 16, 2011 One month into his term, Coos County Commissioner Andy Jackson died. Now what?
Feb. 13, 2011 My Seat at the State of the Union
Feb. 6, 2011 Do Portland progressives take care of their own?
Jan. 30, 2011 Portland Radio Stations Pull Progressive Christian Ads
Jan. 21, 2011 How far must each of us go to reclaim our broken democracy?
Jan. 10, 2011 Own it, Tea party
Jan. 7, 2011 It's time for accountability for Portland police officers that kill
Dec. 9, 2010 It's time to fix the filibuster
Dec. 8, 2010 $5 to save the Sellwood Bridge
Dec. 3, 2010 Single-Payer Health Insurance for Oregon
Dec. 2, 2010 Korea: Just Down the Street
Nov. 30, 2010 Tell Senators Wyden and Merkley to Stand Up for Social Security
Nov. 24, 2010 Joe Miller, Oregon's first Democratic media consultant
Nov. 15, 2010 Dave Dotterrer's wasteful and annoying robo-calls
Oct. 26, 2010 Why I'm for Loretta Smith for Multnomah County
Oct. 20, 2010 Another vote for Karol Collymore. A vote for inspiration.
Oct. 19, 2010 Priceless, The Movie
Oct. 19, 2010 Homeowners Offered New Tool in Battling Fraudulent Banks
Oct. 11, 2010 Congressman Wu: A Strong, Sustained Voice for Human Rights
Oct. 10, 2010 John Kitzhaber, Measure 70, and keeping faith with our veterans
Oct. 6, 2010 Chris Dudley and the Minimum Wage: Whose Side Is He On?
Sep. 23, 2010 15,000 Young Oregonians Get to Keep Their Health Coverage
Sep. 22, 2010 Poverty Must Be An Election Issue
Sep. 20, 2010 To protect the environment, count on John Kitzhaber
Sep. 8, 2010 Oregon wine country protected by Appeals Court decision enforcing Measure 49
Sep. 5, 2010 Chris Dudley, the artful tax dodger
Sep. 1, 2010 Will Oregon’s congressional delegation stand up for Social Security?
Sep. 1, 2010 In a region that values sustainability, why is our bus system in such decay?
Aug. 28, 2010 Citizens' Initiative Review: a reform that helps inform voters
Aug. 27, 2010 Chris Dudley: 6'10" Pull String Doll
Aug. 26, 2010 Backed by the full faith and credit of... us.
Aug. 25, 2010 If I were King of Oregon
Aug. 11, 2010 Oregon Progressives: it's time to build our brand - not react to the other guys
Aug. 7, 2010 Scott Bruun: Let Them Eat Cake
Aug. 2, 2010 The ExxonMobil monster trucks that are headed for the Columbia & Snake River watersheds.
Jul. 29, 2010 Colstrip: The dangerous coal plant in Montana that provides Oregon power.
Jul. 28, 2010 Running against Peter DeFazio, Art Robinson brings the crazy
Jul. 26, 2010 9th Circuit Upholds Measure 49
Jul. 22, 2010 Lakeside, Oregon decides that the 4th Amendment doesn't apply here
Jul. 21, 2010 The Kagan Confirmation: Its meaning for women and the courts.
Jul. 1, 2010 Closing the Boardman Power Plant
Jun. 18, 2010 Small Businesses Need Strong Consumer Protections Too
Jun. 17, 2010 States are the focus for the next stage of health care reform
Jun. 7, 2010 Is our democracy broken? A way forward...
Jun. 3, 2010 Democratic Party action benefits Independent Party voters
Jun. 1, 2010 The skewed data and right-wing rhetoric behind the "worst states to do business" ranking
May. 29, 2010 The coming budget cuts
May. 26, 2010 Congress to gay troops: "maybe, someday, not our call."
May. 24, 2010 Marion County charter change loses, but isn't lost
May. 11, 2010 Loretta Smith: Why I'm Running
May. 9, 2010 Are Mothers In Oregon Happy Today?
May. 8, 2010 Extraordinary Times
May. 4, 2010 Why I Support Rex for Metro
Apr. 28, 2010 Paul van Orden: Why I'm Running
Apr. 25, 2010 Chuck Currie: Why I'm Running
Apr. 23, 2010 Developing Youth Activists for a Lifetime of Social Change
Apr. 19, 2010 Mandarin immersion capacity: Portland Public Schools annual decision has global impact
Apr. 6, 2010 Ctrl-Alt-Del: Rebooting Democracy
Apr. 5, 2010 A Plan for an Oregon Health Insurance Exchange
Mar. 31, 2010 Next steps for Oregon in health care reform
Mar. 31, 2010 How about a little XX to go with all that XY?
Mar. 30, 2010 Bailey: Why I'm for Bradbury
Mar. 29, 2010 Tom Markgraf: Why I'm Running for Multnomah County Commission
Mar. 28, 2010 Walking away from our $4.9 million investment
Mar. 27, 2010 Gov. Kulongoski, let's get Oregon off the bottle
Mar. 27, 2010 Bradbury's bold Bank of Oregon idea
Mar. 25, 2010 Freeing Families from the Bad Bets of the Big Banks
Mar. 24, 2010 Follow your heart, and your head will follow. Why I support Bill Bradbury.
Mar. 23, 2010 Team Bradbury: Clearing up confusion on 66 & 67
Mar. 23, 2010 211: A bridge over troubled waters is only useful if people can find it.
Mar. 21, 2010 Governor, please veto SB 1046. Practicing medicine should require medical training.
Mar. 18, 2010 EPA formulates new Ozone Standards
Mar. 17, 2010 Is it time to discuss the capital gains tax?
Mar. 16, 2010 Unemployment benefits: A welcome bridge over troubled waters
Mar. 13, 2010 Remembering Uncle Bennie
Mar. 12, 2010 The OEA endorsement: a member’s perspective
Mar. 12, 2010 Stand Firm on Financial Reform
Mar. 11, 2010 What Would Ben (Want Us To) Do?
Mar. 9, 2010 Behind the OEA Endorsement
Mar. 8, 2010 HD-59: Will Boettner's tough challenge to Rep. John Huffman
Mar. 8, 2010 Stopping violence against women around the globe.
Mar. 5, 2010 Wrapping up the BETC debate
Feb. 27, 2010 Arrogance: What a parking ticket and Aaron Campbell have in common.
Feb. 25, 2010 Why the public option won't die
Feb. 23, 2010 Jerry Wilson: Why I'm Running for Governor
Feb. 23, 2010 In Forest Grove, expecting more from local government
Feb. 21, 2010 The time is now to speak out against excessive force
Feb. 18, 2010 800 new cell towers expected. Are they safe?
Feb. 12, 2010 Will the Legislature make headway on protecting our climate?
Feb. 3, 2010 BETC: Oregon should lead on clean energy
Jan. 30, 2010 Health Insurance Companies Should Justify Premium Increases
Jan. 29, 2010 Spencer Burton: Building a strong foundation
Jan. 28, 2010 Ed Garren: Why I'm Running
Jan. 27, 2010 Your super-human effort made the difference.
Jan. 26, 2010 DEADLINE FRIDAY: Will We Have the Conversation about Portland's Future?
Jan. 25, 2010 Jason Renaud: Why I'm running
Jan. 25, 2010 Mary Volm: Why I'm Running
Jan. 24, 2010 Jobs and Taxes
Jan. 22, 2010 Race to the Top shouldn’t be a Jump to Conclusions
Jan. 21, 2010 Jesse Cornett: Why I'm Running
Jan. 21, 2010 Making Economic Sense of Measures 66 and 67
Jan. 19, 2010 A Turning Point for Oregon
Jan. 16, 2010 A good thing: PGE's announcement about the Boardman coal plant
Dec. 28, 2009 Today is a snapshot of the future of print journalism
Dec. 12, 2009 Portland Needs Real Leadership On The City Council
Dec. 10, 2009 The police need our support and our vigorous oversight.
Dec. 4, 2009 Afghanistan: Double-Down Is Not A Viable Option
Dec. 4, 2009 Four lessons I've learned, and a request
Nov. 20, 2009 Kurt Schrader: Big win on the Molalla River
Nov. 19, 2009 Time for a Coal-Free Northwest
Nov. 11, 2009 On Veterans Day, remember that someone, somewhere always pays a price
Nov. 7, 2009 Small businesses in Oregon need health care reform
Nov. 5, 2009 Furthering Civil Rights for LGBT Americans
Oct. 30, 2009 Why Marriage Matters
Oct. 26, 2009 Fujian: Oregon's Sister State in China
Oct. 22, 2009 Dave Lister, closet socialist
Oct. 14, 2009 Dirty Waters: Cleaning up the Clean Water Act
Oct. 13, 2009 HD-43: Carlos Jermaine Richard
Oct. 10, 2009 Props For The Public Interest
Oct. 9, 2009 HD-43: Catherine Thomasson
Oct. 8, 2009 HD-43: Steve Adamson
Oct. 7, 2009 Energy infrastructure: Time to Walk the Line
Oct. 1, 2009 Oregonians standing up against the national anti-tax movement
Oct. 1, 2009 The Oregon House Democratic Majority Caucus on Facebook
Sep. 30, 2009 A balancing act in the Klamath Basin
Sep. 29, 2009 I want to represent House District 43 in the Oregon Legislature.
Sep. 22, 2009 It's time to maximize the use of lottery revenues for the public good
Sep. 11, 2009 Standing up for House District 43
Sep. 1, 2009 Remembering Ted Kennedy's Visits to Oregon
Aug. 31, 2009 <i>Sympathique</i> for former Prime Minister Taro Aso
Aug. 28, 2009 Green jobs in Oregon should be fair jobs, too.
Aug. 25, 2009 The way democracy is supposed to work.
Aug. 19, 2009 Is PGE Park even a plausible FIFA soccer stadium?
Aug. 14, 2009 Boosting small business lending
Aug. 13, 2009 An Open Letter to President Obama and the Democratic National Committee
Aug. 12, 2009 Small numbers and big noise can equal enormous results.
Aug. 11, 2009 Saving democracy by investing in higher education
Aug. 4, 2009 A Comedic Look: Why Sam Adams Must Go
Aug. 2, 2009 Protecting Oregon Homebuyers
Aug. 1, 2009 I am a daughter of torture.
Jul. 26, 2009 Politics over Safety
Jul. 25, 2009 Starbucks or Nothing?
Jul. 23, 2009 In Oregon, answering the President's call to action
Jul. 22, 2009 First the Metolius. Now Crater Lake?
Jul. 17, 2009 Congress Makes Strides Toward Health Care Reform, Working Families Hopeful
Jul. 16, 2009 Attacks on Sonia Sotomayor by Right-Wing Gun Rights Groups Don’t Hold Up
Jul. 2, 2009 Cartoon: 4th of July with the Oregon Legislature
Jun. 26, 2009 Setting the Record Straight on OBA and Corporate Taxes
Jun. 19, 2009 Putting Public Policy under an Equity Lens
Jun. 19, 2009 Beware of Godless Socialist Liberals!!!
Jun. 19, 2009 Please, Rep. Barnhart, don't let this jobs bill fade to black.
Jun. 19, 2009 Special marriage rights cost us $4,799 in higher taxes
Jun. 16, 2009 It's do or die time for the Metolius Basin
Jun. 12, 2009 When Workers Lose: The Great Recession’s casualties of employment
Jun. 12, 2009 Keep investing in Oregon's clean energy economy
Jun. 11, 2009 Mark Hass: Let's clear the air.
Jun. 10, 2009 Mentoring Provides Crucial Support for Oregon’s Beginning Educators
Jun. 9, 2009 The Fairest of them All
Jun. 9, 2009 What the Revenue Vote Means for Seniors and Care Providers
Jun. 9, 2009 Learning from the Beer Tax
Jun. 4, 2009 Why We Voted for HB 3058
Jun. 4, 2009 It's time for paid family leave.
Jun. 3, 2009 Want to help East Multnomah County? Consider light rail on Stark Street.
Jun. 2, 2009 When Quitters Win: The Great Recession gives rise to labor claims
Jun. 1, 2009 Can Twitter, Social Networking Lead to a Renaissance in Civic Engagement?
May. 28, 2009 Highway Robbery: Exurbs win, Portland loses (and pays double)
May. 27, 2009 Flame wars and Oregon law
May. 26, 2009 Moving forward from Prop 8
May. 19, 2009 Metolius resort isn’t the answer
May. 17, 2009 Divest from Iran? Bad policy and horrible symbolism.
May. 10, 2009 Why I’m supporting Scott Bailey for Portland School Board
May. 10, 2009 Book Review: Betty Roberts, An Oregon Pioneer
May. 9, 2009 Bridging the digital divide.
May. 9, 2009 Putting accountability in Oregon's Bottle Bill
May. 7, 2009 Health Reform that Costs More in the Long Run? Why Taxing Health Benefits Isn’t a Real Option
May. 4, 2009 Replacing Souter: What's your advice to Senator Wyden?
Apr. 24, 2009 Preventing Foreclosures, Stabilizing Communities
Apr. 23, 2009 Coverage Expansion, Health Reform and Federal Matching Funds – We Need Them All
Apr. 17, 2009 High-speed rail. Let's make it happen.
Apr. 16, 2009 No more mandatory meetings about politics, religion, and union organizing
Apr. 15, 2009 Something in common with the tea protestors
Apr. 9, 2009 The Right is Hunkered Down in the Hinterlands
Apr. 7, 2009 Toward a solution on the Columbia River salmon harvest conflict: A follow-up
Apr. 3, 2009 Leveling the playing field for Oregon consumers
Mar. 31, 2009 Hypocrisy on Global Warming
Mar. 30, 2009 Shop local, shop smart
Mar. 26, 2009 Public Service Requires Public Servants
Mar. 25, 2009 Reaching the Summit
Mar. 18, 2009 Had enough?
Mar. 9, 2009 Who will really pay for MLS in PDX?
Mar. 7, 2009 A Sign for All Times
Mar. 6, 2009 The difference that public involvement can make
Mar. 5, 2009 The Bizarro support for the MegaBridge
Mar. 5, 2009 Why progressives should support the MLS to PDX proposal
Mar. 1, 2009 Toward a solution on the Columbia River salmon harvest conflict
Feb. 27, 2009 Yes We Can! A New Way Forward for Health Care
Feb. 26, 2009 Taking on the Mortgage Crisis
Feb. 23, 2009 Let's Draft Pete DeFazio for Governor
Feb. 21, 2009 Climate Change and American Leadership
Feb. 20, 2009 Toward a Greener Washington County
Feb. 18, 2009 The WOPR: Why does the Oregon Legislature still want the Bush Administration to have it their way?
Feb. 14, 2009 DeFazio: Open Letter on the Economic Stimulus Package
Feb. 10, 2009 Environmental Restoration: Smart Economic Stimulus for Oregon
Feb. 7, 2009 Hard times are fatal times.
Feb. 6, 2009 The alarming coastal warfare training plan from the U.S. Navy
Feb. 5, 2009 Tom Daschle, whipping boy.
Feb. 5, 2009 Solving Global Warming Requires Putting a Cap and a Price on Pollution.
Feb. 4, 2009 Poverty in the Umpqua
Feb. 3, 2009 Why not an Oregon sales tax?
Feb. 2, 2009 Should the President of OHSU make more than President Obama?
Jan. 30, 2009 John Kroger Should Fix Oregon's Public Records Law
Jan. 26, 2009 What's NOT being talked about in the biofuels debate
Jan. 23, 2009 The homophobic double standard for gay political leaders
Jan. 21, 2009 Let's put some ideas on the table.
Jan. 12, 2009 Re-assessing and re-thinking our military structure
Jan. 9, 2009 It's official: A new president is elected
Jan. 4, 2009 A parting shot from Linda Flores
Jan. 2, 2009 Learning from the Kingston disaster; shut down Oregon's Boardman coal plant
Dec. 24, 2008 'Twas the night before Christmas...
Dec. 23, 2008 The Meaning of Christmas
Dec. 18, 2008 Emerge Oregon: eliminating the gender gap in oregon politics
Dec. 15, 2008 Making it official: The Electoral College vote
Dec. 11, 2008 Cartoon: Double-crossed
Dec. 4, 2008 Kitzhaber says he's "doubtful" for Interior Secretary.
Nov. 28, 2008 Cartoon: Nightmare
Nov. 22, 2008 The 2nd amendment is for progressives too
Nov. 11, 2008 Real Change, Rural Change
Nov. 11, 2008 Election 2008 and the work ahead
Nov. 6, 2008 O, young voters, I heart you.
Nov. 3, 2008 Hope, Fear and Loathing: Election Protection in Las Vegas
Nov. 3, 2008 R.I.P. Studs Terkel. A real populist.
Nov. 2, 2008 Confessions of a Telephone Canvasser
Oct. 30, 2008 Fact Check: Sizemore’s Measure 60 is incompatible with Obama’s education plans
Oct. 30, 2008 No on 26-96: The Oregon Zoo is not good for animals
Oct. 30, 2008 Fourteen years after Oregon, Washington considers a Death with Dignity law
Oct. 30, 2008 This Halloween, trick or vote
Oct. 29, 2008 Yes on 56: The super-majority is super-bad
Oct. 29, 2008 Allen Alley: a very bad idea
Oct. 29, 2008 Measure 60: Should we really run schools like a business?
Oct. 28, 2008 Measure 65: A no-win scenario
Oct. 25, 2008 Carla Piluso: Why I'm Running for Multnomah County Commission
Oct. 25, 2008 Measure 65: aggressively progressive
Oct. 24, 2008 The fight against Sizemore needs your help this weekend.
Oct. 24, 2008 For the environment, join Al Gore and Jeff Merkley tonight.
Oct. 22, 2008 Democracy for America: Oregon is our #1 priority
Oct. 21, 2008 Introducing VoteTrack OR
Oct. 20, 2008 Why I'm Running: Bringing change to Gresham
Oct. 16, 2008 Cartoon: Trick or Treat!
Oct. 16, 2008 Final Verdict on the Modern Republican Economy
Oct. 13, 2008 Home on the Range...
Oct. 12, 2008 The revenge of Bill Sizemore: How a short-term housing market slide could mean a long-term funding crisis for Oregon
Oct. 10, 2008 Another Reckless Gamble by John McCain
Oct. 2, 2008 Questions for Congress
Oct. 2, 2008 The rising political power of the Millenial Generation
Sep. 23, 2008 Bill Sizemore: Next time, talk to me first.
Sep. 16, 2008 Novick: Kurt Schrader needs our help. Mike Erickson could still win.
Sep. 3, 2008 Mothering is a Plus on a Resume (even for Sarah Palin)
Sep. 2, 2008 Who is Lights On Oregon?
Aug. 24, 2008 Some homework for unhappy Democrats
Aug. 24, 2008 In Transition: from prison to community
Aug. 23, 2008 From Corner to Community: the day labor center
Aug. 22, 2008 Live/Work: the intersection of art and affordable housing
Aug. 18, 2008 Reporting on court decisions misleads public
Aug. 15, 2008 Safer toys for our children.
Aug. 15, 2008 Rob Brading: Give Nick Kahl the same help you gave me.
Aug. 14, 2008 BREAKING: 9th Circuit dismisses right-wing challenge to Oregon gay-rights laws
Jul. 23, 2008 Beware the siren song of the destination resorts
Jul. 23, 2008 David Buchanan, RIP
Jul. 17, 2008 John McCain struggles to talk about birth control
Jul. 8, 2008 Will the city council make an informed decision on the MegaBridge?
Jul. 8, 2008 Which Senate candidate has a strong record of fairness and freedom for gay and lesbian Americans?
Jul. 8, 2008 Cartoon: Can the Leopard Change His Spots?
Jul. 6, 2008 The sky isn't falling in California.
Jul. 1, 2008 Abortion Reduction: Plank or Prank?
Jun. 26, 2008 Candy Neville to Gordon Smith: "Politics is not a parlor game."
Jun. 24, 2008 Free Your Soil and the Fruit Will Follow
Jun. 17, 2008 On the bike with Barack
Jun. 17, 2008 A bleak future for rural Oregon
Jun. 16, 2008 A Novick supporter for Jeff Merkley
Jun. 16, 2008 It's not too late. 35 ways to leave your president.
Jun. 13, 2008 Don't drive; vacation at home
Jun. 9, 2008 DeFazio: An open letter on county payments
Jun. 3, 2008 Columbia River Crossing: Profiles in Courage
May. 27, 2008 A constitutional amendment to protect the environment
May. 24, 2008 Cartoon: The end of the primary season...
May. 23, 2008 It's time for Oregon's uncommitted Superdelegates to step up and speak out
May. 23, 2008 Oregon Superdelegate Jenny Greenleaf: I'm for Obama
May. 21, 2008 Want change? Get involved with your local county party.
May. 19, 2008 A missed element of the Obama rally
May. 16, 2008 Jeff Merkley for the environment
May. 16, 2008 Multnomah County: Less glamorous, but still very important
May. 16, 2008 You have a choice for Position 2, Portland City Council
May. 14, 2008 A New Voice At City Hall
May. 9, 2008 Jim Middaugh: Why I'm Running
May. 8, 2008 Obama takes the Hill: A view from inside
May. 8, 2008 "Fair Trade" continues to be a winning issue
May. 8, 2008 This Time, Let’s Do It Right for Veterans
May. 6, 2008 In Josephine County, Democrats are lonely but hopeful
May. 3, 2008 Longshore workers say "Thanks for the support"
May. 3, 2008 Support DC Voting Rights
May. 2, 2008 Deciding on a President: The standard set by FDR's first inaugural address
May. 2, 2008 Claim your lost money!
Apr. 29, 2008 Disenfranchising young voters
Apr. 29, 2008 Ambassador Joe Wilson stumps for Hillary in Portland
Apr. 29, 2008 Blumenauer: Barack Obama should talk to Oregonians, not debate with Hillary Clinton
Apr. 29, 2008 HD45: Michael Dembrow
Apr. 28, 2008 Is your life worth only $292?
Apr. 28, 2008 HD45: Cyreena Boston
Apr. 27, 2008 Why I support Vicki Walker for Secretary of State
Apr. 25, 2008 Candidates Who Walk (and Bike) the Talk
Apr. 25, 2008 HD38: Chris Garrett
Apr. 24, 2008 HD42: Jules Kopel-Bailey
Apr. 24, 2008 Presidential debates in Oregon? Yes we can!
Apr. 23, 2008 The Post-Pennsylvania Questions
Apr. 23, 2008 HD42: Teddy Keizer
Apr. 22, 2008 HD42: Regan Gray
Apr. 21, 2008 HD42: Gordon Hillesland
Apr. 18, 2008 SD23: Jackie Dingfelder
Apr. 17, 2008 Engaging the world
Apr. 17, 2008 SD23: Sean Cruz
Apr. 15, 2008 Metro's Solid Waste Hauling Contract: Not Sexy, but Really Important
Apr. 8, 2008 Welcome to Oregon: An Open Letter to Our Presidential Campaigns
Apr. 7, 2008 Clinton, Obama, and the Bush-Cheney energy bill that allows LNG to threaten Oregon
Apr. 4, 2008 Speaking of delegates...
Apr. 4, 2008 The Red Sox Should Have Dropped Out
Apr. 3, 2008 State Candidates in Eastern Oregon
Apr. 2, 2008 Protester Challenges Blumenauer in May Primary
Apr. 1, 2008 Ignore this post. Technical issue.
Mar. 29, 2008 Going retro: Using the Nixon Spring Flooding Plan on Bush & Cheney
Mar. 28, 2008 Oregon's war on wildlife
Mar. 25, 2008 On the bus with Barack
Mar. 25, 2008 A Health Investment with a Billion Plus Payback
Mar. 21, 2008 Obama's Speech is Watershed in Political Discourse
Mar. 17, 2008 No, I didn't endorse Mike Delman. I've never heard of him.
Mar. 15, 2008 Four Things
Mar. 14, 2008 Sierra Club endorses Jeff Merkley for US Senate
Mar. 13, 2008 Criminal Confessions: do we really need legislation?
Mar. 13, 2008 What's Oregon Got to Do With It? The Fight for DC Voting Rights
Mar. 12, 2008 Thoughts on Oregon’s Presidential Primary
Mar. 11, 2008 Metro's Urban/Rural Reserves Program: Our Region's Future
Mar. 9, 2008 The Most Important Thing the Legislature Didn’t Do
Mar. 9, 2008 Democracy, face-to-face
Mar. 8, 2008 The Kitchen Sink
Mar. 6, 2008 A new progressive era in 08(ama)?
Mar. 5, 2008 Why I support Senator Hillary Clinton for President
Mar. 4, 2008 On Winning and Dignity
Mar. 4, 2008 Youth Climate Movement Gathers Steam
Mar. 3, 2008 Initiative filed to repeal Domestic Partnerships
Mar. 3, 2008 Why I'm supporting Macpherson
Feb. 29, 2008 Hey WW, where's the beef?
Feb. 21, 2008 Keeping Kids a Priority
Feb. 20, 2008 Economic Development Needs A Facelift
Feb. 14, 2008 Lynn Peterson: Why I'm Running for Clackamas County Chair
Feb. 9, 2008 Become a Neighborhood Leader
Feb. 6, 2008 Fusion voting moves forward in the special session
Feb. 3, 2008 A new generation for Hillary Clinton
Feb. 1, 2008 Party for the President: Kicking Off the 2008 Presidential Campaign in Oregon
Feb. 1, 2008 Earl Blumenauer endorses Barack Obama for President
Jan. 30, 2008 Under fire, Speaker Jeff Merkley keeps his promise to the UniteHere Local 9
Jan. 30, 2008 Does Sen. Smith Believe in the Rule of Law?
Jan. 30, 2008 Defending Equality – Update
Jan. 29, 2008 Coming this weekend to Portland: A New Definition of a Winning Politics
Jan. 26, 2008 Did I lose my constitutional rights when I crossed the border?
Jan. 26, 2008 We've shut down the meth labs; now, let's focus on traffickers
Jan. 25, 2008 Progressive Democrats of America: What a difference a week makes
Jan. 25, 2008 Don't Waste Oregon History
Jan. 24, 2008 What I Saw at the Nevada Caucus
Jan. 23, 2008 Snow Day Rituals?
Jan. 19, 2008 Obama dispatch from Carson City, Nevada
Jan. 13, 2008 Al Gore: Here's an idea for putting global warming front and center in this campaign.
Jan. 10, 2008 Suggest debate questions for the AG and SOS candidates
Jan. 7, 2008 The Battle Royale for good policy for Oregon
Jan. 5, 2008 The Truth About Emergency Birth Control
Jan. 3, 2008 John Kroger on meth, organized crime, minimum sentencing, and his plans for Oregon
Dec. 29, 2007 I haven't gotten my domestic partnership yet and it's already giving me a headache.
Dec. 28, 2007 Going green in Washington County
Dec. 28, 2007 Job Posting: Leader of the Free World
Dec. 10, 2007 Happy International Human Rights Day!
Dec. 7, 2007 Why I'm running for HD 45.
Nov. 21, 2007 Merkley Embracing Fair Trade Platform
Nov. 17, 2007 Senate Candidates Visit Eastern Oregon
Nov. 13, 2007 The We the People Campaign
Nov. 13, 2007 Raising an Anthem for a New Generation of Democrats
Nov. 9, 2007 Treating part-time faculty with fairness
Nov. 8, 2007 Why I'm running for Multnomah County Commission
Nov. 8, 2007 Why I'm running for Multnomah County Commission
Nov. 7, 2007 Why I'm running for Multnomah County Commission
Nov. 1, 2007 Ralph Nader's Revisionist History
Oct. 29, 2007 One acre, one vote. That's not democracy.
Oct. 25, 2007 Sorry, kids, the Constitution says we can't care for you
Oct. 22, 2007 Don't buy the tobacco industry's spin.
Oct. 22, 2007 Energy independence, reducing emissions, and bridging the urban/rural divide
Oct. 11, 2007 Smearing Jeff Merkley with GOP talking points
Oct. 9, 2007 Caruthers Crossing: a "car-free" bridge?
Oct. 8, 2007 Do you have a good idea for a progressive ballot measure?
Sep. 27, 2007 The Revolution Was Not Televised
Sep. 26, 2007 Kitzhaber: Measure 50 is far from perfect, but I'm voting for it.
Sep. 25, 2007 Nothing Fishy Here
Sep. 25, 2007 Smith Shows True Loyalties on MoveOn.org Ad
Sep. 21, 2007 Davey Crockett Against the Blank Check
Sep. 17, 2007 The U.S. Constitution: 220 years old and it still matters.
Sep. 15, 2007 Remarkable
Sep. 10, 2007 Obama: America is Back!
Aug. 29, 2007 The Smith/Bush police riot of 2002: Five years later, lessons learned.
Aug. 27, 2007 Steve Novick, the "Attack on Merkley," and "the Courage of President George W. Bush"
Aug. 21, 2007 Proud of Oregon, proud of Jeff Merkley
Aug. 19, 2007 Law enforcement and civil rights in Coquille, Oregon
Aug. 17, 2007 "Healthy Kids" Speaks to Young Voters
Aug. 6, 2007 Why I'm running for Oregon State Senate
Jul. 26, 2007 Living our values.
Jul. 22, 2007 Steve Novick: a nontraditional candidate with an edge
Jul. 18, 2007 Yes, we're listening! We've got Stop Gordon Smith flyers.
Jul. 5, 2007 Why aren't we in the streets?
Jun. 29, 2007 Yes, unions won. We won for all Oregonians.
Jun. 29, 2007 My evening with Elizabeth Edwards
Jun. 19, 2007 Barry Lynn: Fighting the Fundies
Jun. 13, 2007 Every Dollar Counts: So Where's the Senate?
Jun. 12, 2007 Think again: Rural Oregon is up for grabs.
Jun. 11, 2007 Gordon Smith is not, and never has been, pro-choice.
Jun. 10, 2007 Barack Obama and the audacity of my hope (confessions of a former Republican)
Jun. 9, 2007 Mothers for Hillary? Not yet.
Jun. 7, 2007 Saving Multnomah County's School-Based Health Clinics
Jun. 7, 2007 Learning from LeBron James: Why I'm not for Barack Obama (yet)
Jun. 6, 2007 Refinance Rip Off Artists Take Cynicism to Enron Levels
Jun. 4, 2007 The dangers of LNG for Southern Oregon
May. 31, 2007 Inside the world of the payday loan sharks
May. 30, 2007 Bald Eagles over Portland
May. 29, 2007 Environmentalists: For or Against Reforming the Property Tax?
May. 28, 2007 This is my city, my beloved city.
May. 26, 2007 Decisions, Schools, A New School Board
May. 26, 2007 Ethics in politics?
May. 25, 2007 Breaking: The loan sharks are circling.
May. 25, 2007 Affordable Housing for the Low-income Workforce
May. 25, 2007 Seeking a Superintendent. What really counts?
May. 23, 2007 Good zoning makes good communities. Measure 37 is an attack on zoning.
May. 23, 2007 Ban Smoking in Bars
May. 22, 2007 Lane County: What we have here is a failure to communicate.
May. 21, 2007 Domestic Partners: A step in the right direction.
May. 16, 2007 Ever considered running for the Oregon Legislature?
May. 16, 2007 Hitting the Ground Running
May. 16, 2007 Blumenauer: Why I'm Not Running
May. 9, 2007 Explaining the Measure 37 "fix"
May. 9, 2007 Kansas can take a tornado and beat off a Snow job at the same time
May. 7, 2007 Real Family Values
May. 7, 2007 Charter Reform: Improving Access for Disenfranchised Communities
Apr. 26, 2007 SB 30: Protecting the Metolius Headwaters
Apr. 23, 2007 An open letter to Earl Blumenauer
Apr. 21, 2007 Unwiring Oregon
Apr. 20, 2007 You're Running for Portland's School Board?!
Apr. 19, 2007 Korean Reaction to the tragedy at Virginia Tech
Apr. 16, 2007 Wanted: Fair-Minded Oregonians
Apr. 14, 2007 Embrace the Couplet
Apr. 12, 2007 Fix Measure 37 – Time is Running Out
Apr. 11, 2007 Swords at dawn, Rove, for you have insulted the honor of Multnomah!
Apr. 11, 2007 Oregon Better Health Act: An Update.
Apr. 10, 2007 F#@K the Burnside Couplet
Apr. 10, 2007 Meet Brooks Kochvar, Gordon Smith's new slime-ster
Apr. 5, 2007 Progressive Christians, and the role of faith in politics
Apr. 2, 2007 Gay Pastor Shoots Straight on Senate Bill 2
Apr. 2, 2007 Elections: Trust, but verify.
Mar. 28, 2007 Face it, Oregon college students need full-time faculty
Mar. 27, 2007 Northwest Title Loans: Not exactly goodfellas
Mar. 26, 2007 Car title lenders show their true colors in a misleading ad campaign
Mar. 24, 2007 Yo, DPO! It's pronounced "Ory-gun"
Mar. 24, 2007 A republic, if we can keep it.
Mar. 22, 2007 Strategic organizing to end the war.
Mar. 20, 2007 Same-day Voter Registration
Mar. 19, 2007 One City, Two Worlds
Mar. 18, 2007 But how do we know our ballots are counted?
Mar. 15, 2007 Leading the Way on Health Care with SB 27
Mar. 12, 2007 Meredith Wood Smith at the DPO
Mar. 10, 2007 Why Biofuels?
Mar. 1, 2007 LNG Terminals: Wrong for Oregon and the Pacific Coast
Feb. 23, 2007 Meredith Wood Smith: Why I'm Running
Feb. 22, 2007 Carol Voisin: Why I'm Running
Feb. 21, 2007 Mac Prichard: Why I'm Running
Feb. 20, 2007 Dan Carol: Why I'm Running
Feb. 17, 2007 Bill Richardson for President!
Feb. 15, 2007 Smith '08: Run, Earl, Run!
Feb. 12, 2007 How BlueOregon encouraged me to stop blogging, and start working.
Feb. 12, 2007 Smith '08: Run, Jefferson Smith, Run!
Feb. 9, 2007 Oregon Sports Action Laid to Rest
Feb. 8, 2007 Out-of-state climate-change deniers attack Vicki Walker
Feb. 7, 2007 Medical Marijuana is legal. Don't discriminate against patients.
Feb. 6, 2007 Why every Oregonian should care about the freedom to organize a union
Feb. 3, 2007 Nineteen qualified candidates for one judge seat. Time to speak up.
Jan. 30, 2007 Reject paper-trail voting; support vote-by-mail
Jan. 22, 2007 It's time for health care for Oregon's children
Jan. 17, 2007 So much for all those Hollywood liberals
Jan. 11, 2007 How can we re-engage our communities?
Jan. 9, 2007 Bush: Admit Your Mistake, End This War.
Jan. 1, 2007 Fix Measure 37
Dec. 30, 2006 The price of opposing Measures 46 and 47
Dec. 29, 2006 Moving forward on the Mt. Hood Wilderness
Dec. 20, 2006 Goodbye, Ted Hallock
Dec. 4, 2006 Should the corporate kicker become a rainy day fund?
Nov. 27, 2006 Oregon's higher standards are still unfunded
Nov. 25, 2006 Free Geek burglarized
Nov. 16, 2006 Blumenauer: Why I Voted for Steny Hoyer
Nov. 16, 2006 Let's put the East Bank freeway in a tunnel
Nov. 14, 2006 Blumenauer: A first test for the Democrats
Nov. 9, 2006 You wanted change. The Oregon House Democrats are that change.
Nov. 5, 2006 The last three days matter. Help get out the vote.
Nov. 4, 2006 Clean elections on the march?
Nov. 4, 2006 Leading the way to global markets
Nov. 3, 2006 Don't Have a Ballot? It's Still Not Too Late to Vote
Nov. 3, 2006 Arrogant, jet-setting multi-millionaires treating Oregonians like right-wing public policy guinea pigs
Nov. 3, 2006 Ugly ad, but Karen Minnis was responsible for what happened.
Nov. 2, 2006 The Case for Leslie Roberts
Nov. 2, 2006 Mike Erickson: Darlene Hooley is an "old dog."
Nov. 1, 2006 46 & 47: How Could Something that Sounds So Right Be So Wrong?
Nov. 1, 2006 Bring your ballot, phone bank, and hear the Governor on Thursday night!
Nov. 1, 2006 Blumenauer: Ron Saxton makes it up, again
Oct. 31, 2006 Karen Minnis and Big Tobacco
Oct. 29, 2006 Kulongoski campaigns in the dry half of the state
Oct. 29, 2006 41 & 48: No, faith-based social agencies can't fill the gap
Oct. 29, 2006 Talking to North Korea
Oct. 28, 2006 Paul Evans Update
Oct. 28, 2006 Don't like TABOR? Support 46 and 47
Oct. 25, 2006 From migrant farm worker to legislative candidate
Oct. 25, 2006 No on 42: Where a measure comes from matters
Oct. 22, 2006 It's all about people.
Oct. 21, 2006 Ballot Parties
Oct. 20, 2006 Charles Henderson and his Write-In campaign for Judge
Oct. 20, 2006 Nine candidates for one seat. How do you decide?
Oct. 19, 2006 A teen's view of Measure 43
Oct. 19, 2006 Defending the Vote
Oct. 18, 2006 HD-16: Robin Brown Campaign Misleadingly Quotes BlueOregon
Oct. 18, 2006 Death with Dignity: It's not suicide.
Oct. 16, 2006 Wayne Scott: Misleadership.
Oct. 16, 2006 Sending Salem the wrong message
Oct. 14, 2006 Is "experience" all that counts?
Oct. 12, 2006 The Rural Road to Pachydermic Eradication Continues
Oct. 7, 2006 Better ads, hitting harder.
Oct. 4, 2006 Al Gore, Rob Brading, and Finding the Loyal Opposition
Oct. 3, 2006 Tri-Met's Big Blunder
Oct. 1, 2006 Iraq: A test of character for candidates, even local ones.
Sep. 30, 2006 Running a campaign in rural Oregon
Sep. 30, 2006 Mike Erickson: Hiding from the GOP?
Sep. 25, 2006 Investing in infrastructure
Sep. 22, 2006 Yes on 42. For the Working Poor.
Sep. 21, 2006 Running for the Money
Sep. 20, 2006 Scorching the Grass Roots?
Sep. 20, 2006 Democrats and the 2nd Amendment
Sep. 18, 2006 Why would former US Senator Max Cleland (D-GA) come all the way to Salem, Oregon?
Sep. 17, 2006 Saxton for Governer! Really!
Sep. 6, 2006 House Dems: We're putting it in writing.
Sep. 6, 2006 Putting Oregon on the forefront of stem cell research
Sep. 5, 2006 Mother's Bistro and the Minimum Wage
Aug. 31, 2006 Swiftboating Paul Evans
Aug. 30, 2006 Blumenauer announces the winners of Help Earl Decide
Aug. 26, 2006 The Good Old Days That Weren't
Aug. 24, 2006 "Union Facts": Pure Fiction
Aug. 17, 2006 More Than 25% of Young Oregonians Want To Make A Difference in Oregon (so come to our comedy night, tonight. Plus video!)
Aug. 15, 2006 Stealing elections the old-fashioned way
Aug. 13, 2006 Moving a progressive agenda to the ballot
Aug. 9, 2006 An event so huge, so colossal, and so awesome...
Aug. 8, 2006 Broken Promises, Broken Forests
Aug. 2, 2006 A Whiff of Karl Rove in Lane County
Aug. 1, 2006 Concrete Ideas for Saving the SUN Schools
Jul. 25, 2006 This Saturday: Will you have Howard's back?
Jul. 22, 2006 Protect natural areas before they're gone forever
Jul. 18, 2006 Parental notification laws put teens at risk
Jul. 15, 2006 Courage for Democrats
Jul. 12, 2006 Walking the Thin Blue Line
Jul. 11, 2006 Bush appointees poised to wipe out 1/3 of labor movement
Jul. 4, 2006 An open letter to the king
Jun. 27, 2006 Gordon Smith: Key vote on Net Neutrality
Jun. 23, 2006 Good News on Emergency Contraception
Jun. 20, 2006 Tax land, not buildings
Jun. 16, 2006 Saving SUN's Funding From the Mean Girls
Jun. 16, 2006 Memorial Coliseum: Move it to save it
Jun. 15, 2006 Killing Pedestrians
Jun. 13, 2006 Ben Westlund cannot save us
Jun. 12, 2006 The permanent occupation of Iraq
Jun. 10, 2006 Walking the UGB, Looking for Community
Jun. 9, 2006 Taking health care to the people
Jun. 8, 2006 Logging Nightmare Becomes Reality on Friday
Jun. 8, 2006 The Rest of the World... World Cup!
May. 25, 2006 Keep it simple, stupid.
May. 24, 2006 Does Portland really need more homeless rules?
May. 23, 2006 Why does loyalty trump the issues?
May. 20, 2006 Bring Prime Minister's Questions to Oregon
May. 16, 2006 Cornelia Murphy
May. 4, 2006 Fighting for America Again
May. 4, 2006 Repeal Measure 5
May. 1, 2006 Pondering the precinct committee people ballot
Apr. 29, 2006 Why Voter Owned Elections Still Matter, Take 2
Apr. 29, 2006 Gas Prices: Enron All Over Again
Apr. 27, 2006 Amanda Fritz on Voter-Owned Elections
Apr. 18, 2006 Tax cosmetic surgery to fund children's health care
Apr. 16, 2006 Democrats: Not as lame as you think
Apr. 15, 2006 I like Ben Westlund, but I won't vote for him.
Apr. 14, 2006 In Germany, I'm a Recycling Novice
Apr. 11, 2006 Support All Schools, Don't Divide-And-Conquer
Apr. 8, 2006 A vision for Portlandia, the city-state
Apr. 7, 2006 Buy local, dammit!
Apr. 6, 2006 Why I Support Jim Hill
Apr. 5, 2006 Telling the Truth about State Trooper Cuts
Apr. 3, 2006 It ain't just about picking up trash
Mar. 25, 2006 Challenging Portland Campaigns
Mar. 24, 2006 Sorenson & Hill: Maybe They Should Flip a Coin
Mar. 23, 2006 Tax Television
Mar. 20, 2006 NY Times disses Portland
Mar. 15, 2006 How do you say "too close to call in" Spanish?
Mar. 12, 2006 Election Day! How do you say "hanging chad" in Spanish?
Mar. 11, 2006 Iraq War, local response: ideas?
Mar. 6, 2006 Change the Democratic Party From Within
Mar. 3, 2006 Getting Proactive about Homelessness
Feb. 27, 2006 Clean Cars in Oregon
Feb. 17, 2006 600,000 Oregonians without health care
Feb. 10, 2006 3,000 Acre Copper Mine Proposed Near Mount St. Helens
Feb. 9, 2006 Kevin Mannix and the Millionaire Sex Weirdo
Feb. 7, 2006 Right-wing activists invade Oregon politics
Feb. 7, 2006 Nanotech in Oregon
Jan. 26, 2006 It's time to rein in Big Pharma
Jan. 18, 2006 Stop the Power Grab: Keep Our Elections Fair & Accountable
Jan. 16, 2006 Welcome to the post-carbon era
Jan. 15, 2006 In defense of Jefferson: the soft bigotry of high (test) expectations
Jan. 11, 2006 Something smells in Clackamas County
Jan. 11, 2006 The argument for a Working Families Party in Oregon
Jan. 9, 2006 Let the Rebooting Begin
Jan. 6, 2006 A fair plan for FPD&R reform
Jan. 3, 2006 Pondering Life's Persistent Questions
Dec. 23, 2005 Dying Homeless and Anonymous
Dec. 21, 2005 Building on Al Gore's Roar
Dec. 20, 2005 Is the Oregonian biased on PGE?
Dec. 19, 2005 Total Chaos: Medicare Drug Plans
Dec. 12, 2005 Killing Good Ideas in Secret
Dec. 7, 2005 Oregon Woman Convicted of Acting Insufficiently Traumatized
Dec. 2, 2005 Prevention, cheaper than chasing cures
Dec. 2, 2005 The 1000th Execution
Dec. 2, 2005 Health Reform: would this work?
Nov. 23, 2005 Wal-Mart and Community Responsibility
Nov. 18, 2005 What's up with Brian Baird?
Nov. 17, 2005 Grow the pool of potential legislators
Nov. 14, 2005 Thinking of Running for Office?
Nov. 11, 2005 Health care cuts threaten Oregonians
Nov. 11, 2005 Veteran's Day 2005
Nov. 3, 2005 Buying Local And The Circulating Dollar
Nov. 2, 2005 Crimes of a few hurt all elected officials
Oct. 26, 2005 Why I'm Running for Multnomah County Commission
Oct. 25, 2005 Beyond the laundry list: a vision for Democrats
Oct. 25, 2005 Columbia River Crossing: Battle of the Bridge Begins
Oct. 19, 2005 Gordon Smith: Making Oregon Less Competitive
Oct. 17, 2005 Why I'm Running for Multnomah County Commission
Oct. 14, 2005 Xenophobes in Salem
Oct. 14, 2005 Reaching smalltown, rural Oregon
Oct. 13, 2005 Pay as you grow
Oct. 12, 2005 Is our tent big enough for the Christian Left?
Oct. 6, 2005 The height of cronyism
Oct. 5, 2005 Don't Die. Just Live in Pain.
Sep. 20, 2005 New Look for the Fish and Wildlife Commission?
Sep. 13, 2005 Wage Replacement: toward a true citizen legislature
Sep. 10, 2005 Tech skills as survival skills
Sep. 9, 2005 The people opposed to the "blame game" are the ones to blame
Sep. 9, 2005 Is Public Power Dead in PDX?
Sep. 6, 2005 A liberal critique of PERS
Aug. 10, 2005 The Prodigal Democrat
Aug. 6, 2005 Remembering Hiroshima
Aug. 6, 2005 Kulongoski: Much Ado About Knitting
Aug. 5, 2005 Oregon Inc.: Educate, Medicate, Incarcerate.
Aug. 1, 2005 Kulongoski's plan to make Measure 37 worse
Jul. 29, 2005 Bush's Social Security Plan: Unfair and Disastrous
Jul. 25, 2005 A magical evening at the Brickskeller
Jul. 22, 2005 Timberrrr! Legislators are at it again.
Jul. 21, 2005 It takes a city
Jul. 18, 2005 Corporate America's Jobs Scam
Jul. 7, 2005 Skulduggery and murder on the Oregon Coast
Jul. 6, 2005 Wyden’s “China Chase” Debases the Debate Over Fair Trade Policies
Jul. 6, 2005 Tax Absurdities from PGE & Pacificorp
Jul. 6, 2005 Big Tobacco and the Vote for Oregon's Kids
Jun. 28, 2005 Cleaning Up Dogpatch
Jun. 23, 2005 Failed Minnis Plan was a Patchwork of Shady Deal Making
Jun. 23, 2005 Not another Sprawlmart, please!
Jun. 19, 2005 The Minnis Plan for Schools: Not Good Enough
Jun. 18, 2005 A plea to the crown, er, administration.
Jun. 17, 2005 Utilities scam Oregon ratepayers for $1 billion in phony "income taxes"
Jun. 14, 2005 In defense of the PDC
Jun. 13, 2005 A Progressive Vision for Oregon
Jun. 12, 2005 Inside Iraq
Jun. 9, 2005 That's no compromise.
Jun. 5, 2005 My experience with voter-owned elections
Jun. 4, 2005 ReBuilding our Communities
Jun. 3, 2005 Reform the education system for the future
Jun. 3, 2005 Save Oregon's Kiger Mustangs
Jun. 2, 2005 Judge Rejects Federal Salmon Plan
Jun. 2, 2005 Unsustainable levels of logging
Jun. 1, 2005 Citizen involvement matters
Jun. 1, 2005 Closing the achievement gap
May. 28, 2005 Open Letter to Senator Gordon Smith
May. 26, 2005 The Iraqi & Bushwinkle Show
May. 23, 2005 Tim Hibbitts: On polls and pundits
May. 21, 2005 Voter turnout in Benton County
May. 20, 2005 David Brooks and GOP Agitprop
May. 18, 2005 Constellation
May. 17, 2005 Why does the Oregonian put up with David Reinhard?
May. 17, 2005 With Liberty and Justice for All
May. 14, 2005 Kaiser Permanente: Hypocrisy
May. 13, 2005 Assassinating the Intelligensia
May. 12, 2005 Oregon's Pioneering Women
May. 10, 2005 National ID
May. 9, 2005 Save Willamette Falls Locks
May. 8, 2005 A day for mothers
May. 6, 2005 Love Mom, Not Wal-Mart
May. 6, 2005 The shortest-lived commitment to schools ever
May. 3, 2005 Who's afraid of revenue?
May. 1, 2005 Could PGE become an Electric Co-op?
Apr. 29, 2005 Chasing perfection; getting nowhere.
Apr. 28, 2005 Ask Dr. Phillips!
Apr. 27, 2005 Timber Corporations vs. Timber Workers
Apr. 26, 2005 An optimist on school funding
Apr. 21, 2005 A new progressive revolution?
Apr. 20, 2005 PGE: Restoring Local Control
Apr. 14, 2005 Wal-Mart Pharmacists Failing to Do Their Job
Apr. 11, 2005 In Bed with Pfizer
Apr. 11, 2005 Freecycle. The gift of giving... and receiving.
Apr. 10, 2005 Breaking the Deadlock: Fusion Politics
Apr. 9, 2005 Armed Teachers Can Save Children's Lives
Apr. 9, 2005 Put up or shut up, Mr. Jordan
Apr. 7, 2005 Wi-Fi for Everyone!
Apr. 6, 2005 Hijacking Tips
Apr. 5, 2005 How do you know you are advocating for the right change?
Apr. 3, 2005 A little sunshine in Portland
Mar. 31, 2005 My mom is dying.
Mar. 28, 2005 What Did Onward Oregon Learn from Defeating a Big Box
Mar. 23, 2005 The GOP's Fluoride Loophole
Mar. 21, 2005 Big Sky, Blue Sky: Bring 'em home
Mar. 20, 2005 Chilling Sunshine and the definition of "lobbying"
Mar. 17, 2005 Instant Runoff Voting: The Time Has Come
Mar. 11, 2005 From Winger to Thinker: My Political Transformation
Mar. 10, 2005 Teaching leadership, teamwork, and work skills
Mar. 9, 2005 Food Bank Drive: Not Solving Hunger
Mar. 8, 2005 Les AuCoin: nobody's mouthpiece
Mar. 5, 2005 GOP Front Group Steals Photo From Portland Tribune To Use In Ad
Mar. 3, 2005 The Environment: Daring to Dream Costs Nothing
Mar. 1, 2005 Corporate Responsibility? Hardly.
Feb. 28, 2005 Social Security in Two Minutes
Feb. 26, 2005 Sustainability as a Business Strategy
Feb. 25, 2005 Only in Oregon
Feb. 25, 2005 The Soul of Oregon's Death With Dignity Act
Feb. 24, 2005 Dean, Lakoff, and the Elephant.
Feb. 23, 2005 Calling All Rich Waitresses: Step Forward for Pay Cuts
Feb. 23, 2005 What is dying, the environmental movement or the environment?
Feb. 21, 2005 A Challenge to the Oregon GOP
Feb. 20, 2005 Support Our Troops. Bring Them Home.
Feb. 17, 2005 Blast from the Past: Kulongoski Condemns Casinos, Gambling
Feb. 15, 2005 Must See Blue TV.
Feb. 15, 2005 What is a progressive to do?
Feb. 7, 2005 Why I'm Running For Governor
Feb. 5, 2005 Will We All Walk to Wal-mart When Gas is Too Expensive?
Feb. 4, 2005 Goodbye, OPB.
Jan. 23, 2005 HB 2401 - Because Measure 36 is just the start.
Jan. 18, 2005 Low-Income Families & the Digital Opportunity
Jan. 12, 2005 Oregon Democrats Fail to Compete with Republican Ballot Measures
Jan. 9, 2005 Tracking Measure 37 Claims
Jan. 8, 2005 Action Alert: Save Sylvia!
Dec. 30, 2004 Fighting terrorism with humanitarian aid
Dec. 29, 2004 Where did the Deaniacs go?
Dec. 23, 2004 Roy Moore and the Ten Commandments
Dec. 20, 2004 Donnie Fowler to the Rescue
Dec. 19, 2004 Progressive Tax Bracket Reform
Dec. 13, 2004 Recount! Gregoire's big King County boost
Dec. 9, 2004 We Don’t Need New Taxes. We Need Old Taxes.
Dec. 5, 2004 Restore and safeguard our freedoms
Dec. 4, 2004 Dissent and a Draft on College Campuses
Nov. 21, 2004 The Oregon Way: A Common-Sense Movement
Nov. 13, 2004 Democrats are wussies.
Nov. 10, 2004 Stay Out of the Culture War (a cure for the post-election blues)
Nov. 9, 2004 Election Night in Portland: the aftermath
Nov. 9, 2004 Don't Mourn, Organize
Nov. 5, 2004 Giving America the Bush It Prayed For
Nov. 3, 2004 Open Letter to Measure 36 Supporters
Nov. 3, 2004 Five Simple Rules for Coming Back
Nov. 3, 2004 A Time for Hope
Oct. 31, 2004 It could happen...
Oct. 30, 2004 From a Costume to a Cause
Oct. 29, 2004 A Moderate View on Measure 36 and Same-Sex Marriage
Oct. 27, 2004 Protect the public good. No on Measure 37.
Oct. 23, 2004 The Divided States of America
Oct. 23, 2004 Measure 37: An endless tide of lawsuits
Oct. 21, 2004 Respect every vote, seek every vote, count every vote
Oct. 17, 2004 Voter Scam Alert
Oct. 17, 2004 A coastal case against Measure 34
Oct. 16, 2004 What does "Liberal" mean?
Oct. 16, 2004 Thinking About Retirement: My Blue Collar Roots
Oct. 13, 2004 Progressive as Pawns: Cannon Fodder for Kerry's War on Nader
Oct. 4, 2004 Health is the greatest wealth
Oct. 2, 2004 Yes on Measure 34: Timber Companies try to buy "our" State Forests.
Sep. 29, 2004 Go back to Washington
Sep. 28, 2004 Lars and the Liberal Voice
Sep. 26, 2004 Urban Greens vs. Rural Progressives
Sep. 25, 2004 Welcome to the Voting Revolution
Sep. 23, 2004 We own the airwaves

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