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850 Rally in Portland in Solidarity with Wisconsin

Despite the bitter cold (at least by Pacific NW standards), hundreds rallied and marched in downtown Portland on Friday.
Portland joined in with the labor uprising sweeping the country. At a rally organized in two days, about 850 people came together to stand in solidarity with public employees in Wisconsin and across the country. Yesterday, over 100,000 took to the streets in Wisconsin, while solidarity rallies happened in every state in he country.

Photos here:  http://www.jwjpdx.org/photo-gallery/wisconsin-solidarity-rallies

Video here:  http://www.facebook.com/video/video.php?v=1757722457433

weak KATU story here:  http://www.katu.com/news/local/116960688.html
(even though counter-protestors weren't there, KATU sought out some right-wing tea partier for comment--ever see them do that when it's the other way around?)

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