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imperialism & war

Open Letter to Mayor Katz and Councilperson Francesconi

Open Letter to City Hall
So, are we clear on at least one of the ways that war affects the City budget, and is a relevant issue for the City to take a position on?
There are many others, which we all cited in recent hearings, but you didn't seem to care to sign that antiwar petition, because things like hungry or homeless Portlanders just aren't relevant to the "Great Leaders" in City Hall, or maybe because the Portland Business Alliance (Nordstrom, Meier&Frank, et aliam) were whispering in your ear, softly calling favors...
It would be nice if you listened to the people for a change, or even just for one full minute during a City Council meeting without dozing off.