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Wikileaks Supporters Explore Line Between Activism and Vandalism?


 Two banks on Hawthorne Boulevard in Portland have been splattered with red paint, including the phrase “For Wikileaks,” according to the do-it-yourself news site Demotix.com.A    More
 
Wednesday, December 29, 2010 by JAMES PITKIN

Wikileaks Supporters Explore Line Between Activism and Vandalism?




Two banks on Hawthorne Boulevard in Portland have been splattered with red paint, including the phrase "For Wikileaks," according to the do-it-yourself news site Demotix.com.

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Wednesday, December 29, 2010 by JAMES PITKIN

Portland Police Union Announces Tentative Contract Deal With the City


The Portland Police Association today announced on its website what the union leadership is calling a “tentative contract agreement” with the City of Portland.The announcement says the union’s 900 members will learn t...   More
 
Monday, December 27, 2010 by JAMES PITKIN

Portland Police Union Announces Tentative Contract Deal With the City




The Portland Police Association today announced on its website what the union leadership is calling a "tentative contract agreement" with the City of Portland.

The announcement says the union's 900 members will learn the terms of the deal next month at two general...   More
 
Monday, December 27, 2010 by JAMES PITKIN

PDX Economic Update: How It’s Better in Anchorage and Sacramento


 Workforce analyst Christian Kaylor of the Oregon Employment Department this week rolled out his latest and always    More
 
Thursday, December 23, 2010 by JAMES PITKIN

PDX Economic Update: How It's Better in Anchorage and Sacramento




Workforce analyst Christian Kaylor of the Oregon Employment Department this week rolled out his latest and always    More
 
Thursday, December 23, 2010 by JAMES PITKIN

The “War on Terror” — Another PDX Connection, This Time to Torture Allegations


 The arrest of Mohamed Osman Mohamud last month for an alleged plot to blow up Pioneer Courthouse Square thrust Portland&nb...   More
 
Wednesday, December 22, 2010 by JAMES PITKIN

The "War on Terror" — Another PDX Connection, This Time to Torture Allegations




The arrest of Mohamed Osman Mohamud last month for an alleged plot to blow up Pioneer Courthouse Square thrust Portland onto the front line of the so-called "global war on terror."

A lesser-known local connection emerged again this...   More
 
Wednesday, December 22, 2010 by JAMES PITKIN

Flabby Charities

Ten Portland nonprofits that spend more than average on overhead.


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’Tis the season for do-gooders in our recession-hit city to reach deep and choose among hundreds of worthy causes to support with their hard-earned dollars. But not all charities are alike. Some ...   More
 
Wednesday, December 22, 2010 JAMES PITKIN

WW Obtains Draft Police Contract: What Cops Might Trade for a 2-Percent Raise


 WW has obtained a working draft of the contract the Portland police union is negotiating with the city.The draft, received from a source inside the union, may come as a shock to many of the Portland Police Association’s 900 members. In return for making major concessions in a new contract on controversial items such as comp time, police oversight and drug testing f...   More
 
Tuesday, December 21, 2010 by JAMES PITKIN
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