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16.02.2005 09:11
Pharmaceutical Myths About HIV/AIDS
Propaganda from pharma corporations like Glaxo-Wellcome perpetuate the AIDS is a virus myth while suppressing important info about poverty, chemical addictions and malnutritional as cause of immune suppresion. Research into the pharmaceutical corporation's AIDS story is resulting in findings that death from AIDS is not from the virus HIV, instead a combination of factors such as poverty, malnutrition, chemical addictions and other immune suppressing agents.

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15.02.2005 14:26
Portland Indymedia Introduces New Cities List
15.02.2005 08:48
Ward Churchill Yanked from UO Conference
The University of Oregon has canceled an appearance by University of Colorado professor Ward Churchill, who has come under a McCarthyist-style attack from the right wing for an essay about the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.

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15.02.2005 08:09
Bark February Field Trip to Mill Creek Timber Sale
The February Monthly

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14.02.2005 22:17
Michael Medved in Lake Oswego Tuesday
Right-wing radio host, author, and cultural critic

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14.02.2005 18:41
Court Rejects ACLU Lawsuit To Derail Oregon Campaign Finance Reform Initiative
The Marion County Circuit Court has rejected a lawsuit filed by the director of the Oregon Chapter of the ACLU and an employee of the group, seeking to prevent supporters of campaign finance reform in Oregon from collecting signatures on Initiative Petition No. 8, which is ready to be circulated.

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14.02.2005 16:31
AUDIO: Global Sex Trafficking Industry with Kathryn Farr
Local Portland author and retired professor of sociolgy at PSU, Kathryn Farr, gave a talk wednesday night, Feb 9th, at In Other Words Bookstore on the global sex trafficking industry.

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13.02.2005 20:51
Olympia Pizza Time Workers go on Strike; Support needed
Pizza Time workers presented a list of demands to Shane Bloking, the new owner of the Olympia Pizza Time at Old Town, after a week of mismanagement, bad judgment and the firing of two competent employees. Shane Bloking deteriorated product quality, employee morale and refused to agree to the workers demands presented to him on saturday the night of February 12, 2005. Olympia Pizza Time workers were forced to go on strike to get all demands met.

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13.02.2005 20:48
Portland Man to be Sentenced Tuesday for Smokestack Banner in Pennsylvania
A Portland man will be sentenced Tuesday along with 5 co-defendants for an action hanging a banner from a smokestack at a coal plant in PA last summer. Josh Raisler Cohn will likely be sentenced to 30 days imprisonment at the Greene County Prison.

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13.02.2005 17:12
Hysteria Collective Addresses Safer Spaces
Due to the large amount of community concern and feedback we feel it is important to address why Hysteria, a collective confronting sexual assaut, does not work with perpetrators. And why we enact a safer space policy at all our events that does not allow known perpetrators to attend.

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11.02.2005 12:23
Tryon Life Community Farm continues to build support despite judge's eviction ruling
Residents of

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11.02.2005 01:33
Lynne Stewart, NLG lawyer, struck with outrageous conviction under Patriot Act
Lynne Stewart, an attorney who has made a name for herself defending prominent leftists including black nationalists and members of organizations like the Weather Underground, was outrageously convicted today, February 10, 2005, of smuggling messages from one of her jailed clients to his terrorist disciples. Stewart was originally arrested in April 2002 on charges of aiding terrorism, charges which were

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10.02.2005 22:31
Government Enforced Ageism in America
Today, I decided to walk down to Pioneer Square to talk with some other activists about Portland's current condition. All of a sudden, someone stopped me to ask my age. I told him I was fifteen. He then replied, "Well that makes my job incredibly hard, because you have to be 18 to sign this petition." I then asked him what the petition was for. He replied, "It's to help the government sponsor destitution struck children living without a school to go to." I walked away, knowing I couldn't do anything to be able to sign that petition.

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10.02.2005 17:51
Anarchist Postal Service: The Unofficial Messengers of Free Communication
10.02.2005 06:42
Memorial Service for Sisters of the Road Cafe Role Model
A Memorial for Glasker Rankin will take place this Thursday, Feb. 10th at 1:30. A service and procession will be held at the Rose City Cemetary at 56th & Fremont. Please join us to celebrate the life of an amazing man who truly modeled the philosophy of Sisters."

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09.02.2005 21:12
Off-duty Portland Police Officer accused of raping prostitutes
I work at a cafe on lower east Burnside and... one of the Prostitutes that comes by every now and then told me that she was picked up by a Portland Police Officer and raped then tossed two dollars and given tips on how to tell weather or not the "john" is a cop or not, and left her out on GermanTown Rd. She and at least two other Prostitutes that have been picked up by said officer are now pressing charges, they have DNA evidence. I was told that the city tried to settle out of court for $15,000.00, but the women attacked are going through with a court case and want to see the attacking officer to jail. I was told that these attacks took place in the Saint John's area. I will be posting more as I find out the details.

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09.02.2005 19:56
Benefit For Laughing Horse Bookstore
Come to Liberty Hall on Friday, from 7-10pm and help keep the bookstore collective at work. We will be screening "Inside Iraq", the widely acclaimed new documentary by Mike Shiley, and will be featuring speakers and much more. Come on down to 311 N Ivy St (south of Fremont)and help keep our community resources alive! Since 1985, a non-profit, all-volunteer, collectively run bookstore devoted to social change.We offer great books as well as video rentals, a lending library and free meeting space for nonprofit groups.

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08.02.2005 17:32
Portlanders rally downtown to demand immediate cessation of logging in The Biscuit
About 40 protesters came out for the noon protest rally at the US Forest Service bldg. The morning fog had lifted, but the dry air was quite cold. We created our own warmth with our energy directed against logging of old growth timber in the Siskiyou's. Among the sign carriers were several mask wearers, an owl face and a Mardigras one. Others chalked graffiti at the building's entrance.

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08.02.2005 14:40
Fundamentalist Group Tries to Silence Small Theater Company
Connect the Dots Theatre Company, a small community theatre organization, has been targeted in recent days by a small group of local fundamentalists who are using letters, phone calls and e-mails to harass the theatre company and attempt to erode their financial support from local businesses.

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08.02.2005 11:13
AUDIO FILE: City of Portland Voter Owned Elections
On February 3, 2005, a forum was held at First Unitarian Church in Portland in order to explore the benefits of Voter Owned Elections as proposed by Portland Commissioner Erik Sten and City Auditor Gary Blackmer. This forum was sponsored by the Portland Alliance for Democracy.

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