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Mar 30 2016 - Stu Sugarman ...a eulogy (35)

I cannot believe nothing is up on this site yet regarding Stu Sugarman. It's been a long time since I've said anything here, and this is not the same site that it was back when I used to be an IMCista. (Alas, not by a long shot.) But Stu did a lot for those of us who built this "organization that isn't am organization," who organized here and reported here and tried to save the world here. He deserves some press.

Nov 05 2007 - Campesino Activist Assassinated in Brazil by Transnational Corporation with Cascadia Ties (9)

A corporate agri-tech giant with its fingers prodding suspiciously around Cascadia has blood on its hands, and you should know about it. Agri-giant Syngenta has secretly tested its genetically modified crops on Oregon farmland, against the will of the majority of Cascadians. This same transnational corporation secretly helped to funnel more than $5 million into an Oregon election to defeat a ballot measure that would have required, for the first time in the nation, that GM crops be labeled before being foisted off on consumers. Bizarrely, Syngenta is also a sustaining member of the "Oregon Agriculture in the Classroom Foundation," a pro-industry propaganda generator that seeks to colonize the minds of our children. And now, Syngenta is a corporate killer.

Aug 16 2007 - Solidarity for Non-Cooperating Political Prisoners (11)

As the "anti-terror" furor claimed its predictable victims this year, we watched almost helplessly as scores of our comrades were dragged off the streets, out of their houses, and away from their families. All for the crime of caring enough about the planet to get up off their asses and DO something to slow the spinning destruction. Now, it's time to shake off the helplessness and do what we do best: Stand by each other in solidarity and reawaken the passions that will save this earth from our own kind, if anything will.

Aug 12 2007 - Climate Convergence Report Back (7)

I went down to the NW Climate Convergence with some friends, to give a workshop. Although we could only be there for one day, the convergence is still going strong out in Skamokawa, and will be going on till Tuesday. For more information, see  http://www.climateconvergence.org/west/. Following is a brief report about my own experience there.

Jul 18 2007 - Atlanta Falcoms quarterback participated in dog murders. Tell them to FIRE him. (4)

A friend who knows I live with two beloved pit bulls just sent me this.  http://www.cnn.com/2007/US/law/07/18/vick/index.html?eref=rss_topstories

Normally, I would not fwd on a link to the corporate media like this, but I just can't bring myself to re-write most of the things I just read there. It made me sick to my stomach. And now I am asking you to please do what you can to take a stand against the bloody, awful crime of dog fighting that is spreading among professional shitheads who get paid a lot of money to play ball.

Apr 22 2007 - Protesting Oregon Right to Life conference - report back (1)

The pouring rain didn't stop our voices from being heard yesterday at a spontaneously organized protest aimed at the Oregon Right to Life conference in Wilsonville, OR. Here is some info on what happened and pictures from the rally.

Feb 24 2007 - Watching a Repossession (6)

It's raining outside. Grey strands of water hang from the heavy clouds and drape across the landscape. I'm standing on my front porch, with my neighbor's cat tangled around my legs. I'm glaring across the street at the tow truck driver, who has come to repossess my neighbor's car. He pretends he does not see me.

Dec 21 2006 - Building Bridges ...and chains across them (7)

By now most readers of this site will have seen the post by the "organizer" of an upcoming event, in which potential attendees are warned that said organizer may turn them in to the police state, should they step out of line.

Good God.

Dec 09 2006 - Yes, I brought a Pit Bull (48)

Some time back, I wrote about the prejudices that pit bulls (and those who love them) must endure. ( http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2006/10/346856.shtml) This prejudice, like any other, is a dangerous and ignorant thing. Pits are actually being murdered in many places in this country, just because of who they are. It's important to speak out about this, and so I did. I was shocked to find that readers of this site can be as bigoted as anyone when it comes to Rhodie and Romeo, the dogs that I love. So I want to share a story with you. And I'd like it if you'd think about it.

Nov 29 2006 - Brandon Mayfield Vindication: FBI Terrorism is Over the Top (10)

Nov 27 2006 - Cyber Monday: How the Corporate Media Manipulates The Public Into Mindless Consumption (5)

Nov 13 2006 - More Creepy New World Technology Unleashed (3)

Nov 02 2006 - A World Away (5)

Oct 25 2006 - Rosie Sizer and Hitting Close to Home (13)

Oct 06 2006 - "The Police Are Not Our Enemy" (Wrote this late last night....) (41)

Oct 01 2006 - Pit Bulls and Prejudice (92)

Sep 06 2006 - Breaking News: Kaady Family to Seek Justice Through the Courts (52)

Sep 04 2006 - Labor Day: Reportback from the Annual Picnic Ritual (6)

May 24 2006 - The Enemy Within (22)

Apr 14 2006 - The Lynching of Derrick Foxworth (22)

Apr 05 2006 - Schumachers Present Rambling Diatribe Before City Council Today (30)

Feb 24 2006 - The Growing Silence (4)

Feb 15 2006 - Corporate Meida Lies AGAIN to Protect Killer Cops (21)

Feb 11 2006 - Fouad Kaady Demo Report Back (26)

Feb 10 2006 - Calling Cascadians to Stand Up Against Oppression in One Small Way (2)

Jan 21 2006 - Fouad Kaady's Killer "Cleared." Surprise, surprise. (67)

Jan 20 2006 - SHAC Benefit: Early Report Back (6)

Jan 19 2006 - Murderer Scott McCollister to be Rewarded (Again.) (12)

Oct 14 2005 - "Wake Up Walmart" film screening at PSU (2)

Oct 12 2005 - Et Tu, Tom? Another Knife in the Back for Homeless People in Portland (56)

Sep 27 2005 - Two More Oregon Soldiers Die in the War (9)

Sep 19 2005 - Bush Intends to Blame Environmentalists for New Orleans Fiasco (2)

Sep 03 2005 - New Orleans Demonstrates that we can Only Trust Ourselves (5)

Aug 31 2005 - Legacy Strike: Report Back (10)

Jun 21 2005 - Breaking News from Philadelphia (15)

May 20 2005 - Death on Burnside and the Corporate Media (22)

Apr 28 2005 - JTTF Verdict is In: 4 to 1 say Pack Your Bags, Gestapo (16)

Apr 28 2005 - JTTF: Fasten Your Seatbelts (17)

Mar 31 2005 - PJTTF: Another Frustrating Night (9)

Mar 30 2005 - Forest Center Lockdown Report Back (19)

Mar 19 2005 - Capitalism, War, and KFC: Report back on the first four and a half minutes (49)

Dec 16 2004 - In defense of Rats (37)

Dec 12 2004 - Something to Ponder in the Days Leading Up To December 22nd (3)

Nov 19 2004 - Tryptophan: A Reminder (7)

Nov 17 2004 - Stand in Solidarity with Homeless People against the Hollywood Booster Club This Saturday (3)

Oct 29 2004 - PJTTF Hearing Delayed Again by the FBI (2)

Oct 21 2004 - Mike D Holds His Own, in Spite of Everything (24)

Oct 03 2004 - Children in War: Giving Candy to Babies (3)

Sep 17 2004 - Woman whose son died in Iraq "for our freedom" arrested for speaking out (4)

Sep 15 2004 - Naked and Chained: Report Back (76)

Sep 03 2004 - "Papers Please" (15)

Aug 25 2004 - NY Cops Discover the Other Side of Oppression (19)

Aug 18 2004 - Crown of Thorns for the People of Portland (18)

Aug 08 2004 - Social Activist Dies in Nevada (2)

Jul 29 2004 - Symbolic Politics and the 9/11 Commission (3)

Jul 19 2004 - Lo Carb Conspiracy (31)

Jun 24 2004 - Cathedral Grove Warriors Need You

Jun 04 2004 - Portland Rose Festival: Here's to "Community" (TM) (19)

May 24 2004 - American Journalism: Portrait of Shame (4)

May 05 2004 - Kendra James: One Year Later (5)

May 02 2004 - PR Police State: How the Public is being Misled About the Murder of Jahar Perez (8)

Apr 29 2004 - Black Man in Possession of Rich Man's Car=Reason to Kill (15)

Apr 25 2004 - Does Anyone Have My Back? (24)

Apr 23 2004 - Reign of Terror (28)

Apr 15 2004 - Tre: Bail set at $2500, but not out in the woods yet (24)

Apr 15 2004 - Say it with me: "No, I won't call the police." (13)

Apr 08 2004 - Arresting Witnesses: A Conflict of Interest (20)

Apr 07 2004 - Portland Pigs Spamming Deonte Keller Website (8)

Mar 31 2004 - Pervasive Culture of Violence in Portland Police Bureau Leads to Killing (18)

Mar 30 2004 - BPA continues with plans to trade a viable ecosystem for $$ (5)

Feb 26 2004 - Keeping Abreast of Decency (8)

Feb 23 2004 - Spring in the Children's Garden (6)

Feb 04 2004 - What Happened Under the Fremont Bridge this Morning? (1)

Jan 14 2004 - It's a Cold World (24)

Jan 07 2004 - Storm Response Prompts Re-Thinking of Broadcast Control (27)

Dec 25 2003 - Merry Christmas To All (63)

Dec 10 2003 - Bi-Mart Winter Wonderland, Powered by Comcast (9)

Oct 10 2003 - Officer Meyers' Vision (11)

Oct 08 2003 - City, State, PDX Pigs set typical example to PDX Children (54)

Oct 03 2003 - Old People for Sale (4)

Sep 28 2003 - Greek Cuisina, Starbucks Violate Sit-Lie Ordinance (11)

Sep 07 2003 - Mining to Scar More Earth in Columbia County (11)

Sep 02 2003 - Portland Police Association asking for donations to "assist Officer Scott McCollister" (26)

Aug 29 2003 - Ding Dong Kroeker's Gone (27)

Aug 23 2003 - Rebuttal to Mark Hatfield (5)

Aug 22 2003 - Tully's Discriminates against Homeless Woman (13)

Aug 22 2003 - US Govt has No Legitimate Authority (14)

Jul 18 2003 - No Pepper Spray At Ashcroft? (13)

Jul 10 2003 - Poll Shows People Recognize Bush is an Idiot (2)

May 27 2003 - More Details for June 4th in Salem (2)

Apr 17 2003 - Lawsuit Against City: Update (11)

Mar 27 2003 - All Bets Are Off (10)

Mar 30 2016 - (35 comments) -

Stu Sugarman ...a eulogy

I cannot believe nothing is up on this site yet regarding Stu Sugarman. It's been a long time since I've said anything here, and this is not the same site that it was back when I used to be an IMCista. (Alas, not by a long shot.) But Stu did a lot for those of us who built this "organization that isn't am organization," who organized here and reported here and tried to save the world here. He deserves some press.

Are links allowed now? If so, this is his eulogy. (And if not, if you'd like to read it, you'll just need to copy and paste the Urlacher to your browser.)


...I can't choose a topic for this one. Stu was involved in everything. He fit every topic.