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Re-posting from an email for Memorial Day 2013 at 12 noon at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum.
On May 25th, activists around the world will unite to 'March Against Monsanto.' The event will begin at 11am Pacific time in US cities. Portlanders will begin the event in Holladay Park and march peacefully through the Lloyd District Neighborhood. Area community members are coming together via Facebook to join in the effort, exercise their First Amendment rights and bring awareness to the growing controversy over ethical concerns surrounding the political influence of the multinational biotech corporation Monsanto and the safety of the genetically modified foods it produces.
Two men accused of butchering a British soldier had been investigated previously by security services, a British official said Thursday, as investigators searched several locations and tried to determine whether the men were part of a wider plot to instill terror on the streets of London.
The Portland Women's Movement Part 3
Fighting for Ideas and Dollars
Wednesday, May 22
Portland State University
2nd floor Gallery, Urban Affairs
506 SW Mill
Its Ironic Fox New Broke the story on Google news.
Right to Dream Too (R2DToo) pitched tents in a vacant lot on World Homeless Action Day (October 10, 2011). R2DToo is a place where people can sleep safely and undisturbed, inside of a tent. R2DToo is on private land and has a lease with the owner of the land. The Bureau of Development Services claims that R2DToo has established a recreational campground without a permit.
Sign the pledge in support of Bethesda Lutheran workers
Call Metro Clothing and Piercing. Tell them to stop selling Fox tails.
While the mainstream media speculates about the future of the Bolivarian Revolution since the passing of Hugo Chavez, for the Venezuelan people, there is no question. Come learn about the process currently transpiring in Venezuela as the people, reinvigorated by the legacy of Chavez, deepen and further radicalize their struggle in defense of the Bolivarian Revolution. Come learn, connect, and show your solidarity at this critical moment for the Venezuelan process.
LULAC, the League of United Latin American Citizens, the nation's oldest and largest Hispanic Civil Rights Group, unanimously passed a resolution opposing Fluoridation of Municipal Water Supplies, in July, 2011, calling it "forced medication," which disproportionately adversely affects minorities. Here are some videos authors of that resolution recently made for PDX, explaining why they strongly suggest we vote NO to fluoridation on May 21.
Annual naked bike ride starts Sat, June 8 from Portland Park Blocks
Speak out against corporate privatization of public space in Portland.
In a surprise turn, area man finds Portland Indymedia interesting again.
[Portland Oregon] - Guantanamo Hunger Strike/Vigil
Thursday, May 16, 2013
Guantanamo Hunger Strike/Vigil
Begins Today at 3:00 PM in front of Portland City Hall
Paramahansa Jagadish comes to Portland for the compassionate expansion of the human race and shares spiritual wisdom and multidimensional healing of the spirit, mind, body and emotions.
May 14 Race Talks program at
5736 NE 33rd Ave., Portland.
Tuesday, May 14
7pm-9pm; Doors open at 6pm
Indigenous Event on May 30th open to all in the community, to learn about local native culture
The Portland Chapter of the Social Welfare Action Alliance and the Portland State University School of Social Work are holding their third Community Based Practice Conference "Voices on the Ground." This year's theme is Resistance and Resilience.
New environmental & social activist collective seeking members for out N.E. Portland community.
Questions about the current growth and future of cooperatives around pdx
In the spirit of May Day 2012 in Seattle, a Nike store alongside a major street in Portland had about half of its front windows smashed out with a baseball bat.
Looking to start a Protest. Against the killing of the Bonneville Dam Sea Lions.. Calling all Activists and interested individuals.
Here is a copy of the transcript of Saturday's meeting at Tabor Space. It, along with the audio file, will also be posted on the KBOO website.
direct non-violent confrontation is good
What/who is the Hannah Pet Society and are they a good place to get a dog from?
You might call it the world's shortest march. You might call it a real-life trolling of the police state. Both the police and the corporate media had learned of this event via social media... just as we had intended. Unfortunately, we weren't there to sate their desire for tragedy, but rather, to have a conversation as concerned citizens. Corporate media reporters, descending on the scene in expectation of a replay of last year's police violence, kept asking, "When is something going to happen?"
In May, History of Social Justice Organizing will present part three of its History of the Portland Women's Movement: Fighting for Ideas and Dollars
Join us on at 7pm on Thursday, May 22nd at Portland State University in the second floor gallery of the Urban Affairs Building, 506 SW Mill, for the free panel discussion. We'll be covering the origins of Women's Studies at PSU and a suit for equity for women faculty in the Oregon higher education system.
Different year, same story, same villains, same internal corruption
The most telling case against fluoridation I've ever seen was a table of toxicity expressed in grams-to-kill. A toxicity table is the science in a nutshell. Fluoride compounds show a shockingly high status when ranked among other poisons. Grams-to-kill is a striking metric. The toxicity table shows that fluorosilicic acid, the chemical mandated for Portland, is five times more toxic than mercury, nine times more toxic than arsenic, and 27 times more toxic than lead. Toxicologists Gerald Judd and Paul Corbett. The value of toxicology in the campaign message. "In healthy Portland, Healthy kids drink fluorosilicic acid."
Announcement of a community volunteer opportunity
Kendra James was murdered by police officer Scott McCollister 10 years ago Sunday.
In solidarity with protesters in the streets today, I am giving away free copies of my ebook "Protest" on May 1 and May 2, 2013, on Amazon at www.amazon.com/PROTEST-Protest-CopWatch-EarthFirst-ebook/dp/B005UF4XR6/. This book contains 41 articles ranging in topic from protest tactics to street medics, beauty pageant protests, eco-defense and direct action, taking kids to protests, Reverend Billy and the Stop Shopping Choir, Whirlmart, Ladies Against Women, Tent Cities, alternative media including pirate radio and IMC's, CopWatch and more! Author has participated in Myth CA and Myth Seafair beauty pageant protests, CopWatch actions, EarthFirst! protests in the Pacific NW, alternative media collectives including IMC's, anti-war movements and other protest movements.
Terry Schrunk Plaza - 12pm
It's a poisoning. Let's say it. Fluorides have a shocking status when ranked against other poisons in the table of toxicity. Don't be shy. Get a message.
Schedule of Events for this weekend's conference at PSU in Smith Memorial Student Union
(PORTLAND, OR) - THE NORTHWEST FILM CENTER proudly presents the premiere screening of PROJECT VIEWFINDER, the culminating work of a four-month mentorship program for homeless young adults. The film will be screened on Wednesday, May 1 at 6pm in the Northwest Film Center's Whitsell Auditorium inside the Portland Art Museum. Admission is free to the public.
try something different?
The global movement against the use of animals in medical and scientific research has a long, rich, and diverse history that dates back over a century. Join Josh Harper as he explores its roots and highlights its crowning achievements and ultimate shortcomings.
The Port of Vancouver in southwest Washington could start handling crude oil from North Dakota under an agreement announced Monday.
Out to Pasture Animal Sanctuary in Estacada is collecting yard sale donations for the annual yard sale on Memorial Day weekend (weather permitting) May 25th - May 27th. Turn your clutter into feed, housing and vet care for abused, neglected or homeless animals living at Out to Pasture (www.outtopasturesanctuary.org or see us on facebook).
Thom Hartmann speaks in Portland, April 26, on Ending Corporate Dominance
The Oregon Progressive Party welcomes back to Portland its former resident, Thom Hartmann, internationally syndicated talk show host and New York Times bestselling author of 24 books. Thom will speak on April 26 at the First Unitarian Church in downtown Portland on the movement to amend the Constitution for the 28th time to remake American democracy to reflect the desires of We, the People instead of We, the Corporations.
Know Your Rights Workshop
April 27, noon-2pm
6401 SE Foster
On April 5th, Portland Police arrested a young man on the 300 block of SW Stark St around 11:45 am. The young man claimed he had been assaulted by the police and begged passersby to take his picture. I did not witness an assault, but I did take the picture. Now I don't know how to get it to him.
International Workers Day!! - May 01, 2013
2:00 PM Gather || 3:00 PM Rally || 4:00 PM March
O'Bryant Square - SW Washington Street, Portland Oregon
2013 Theme: "May Day - International Day for Working Families; People Over Profit!"
An announcement of Portland Fruit Tree Project's summer internship opportunities
Top ILWU officials pressured the PNLHA to cancel a discussion panel on the concessionary contract at EGT pushed by the ILWU international as a "victory".
Apparently they are fearful of having a discussion about the affects of this EGT contract which allows 12 hour days and eliminates the hiring hall and moves to a shape-up type operation at ILWU facilities.
Consider taking Friday off and heading east into the mountains to build the season's last snowmen; or, head to the forests and go camping and fishing for a long weekend. You have an excuse to do something fun. Given Monday's events---what appears are likely staged false flag terror operations in Boston---one could extrapolate a pattern and guess that a follow up staged event is very possible this week. In my estimate there is roughly a 1/200 chance something may go down here around Patriot's day this Friday, or close to it, this weekend. This is only a ballpark estimate and the risk could be higher, especially considering that traces of ricin have been showing up the mail recently (google "ricin mail"), april 15-16, 2013.
I was so pissed, you could see the stream coming out of my ears
Gar Alperovitz, political economist, historian, and author of the new book What Then Must We Do? Straight Talk About the Next American Revolution will give a free public talk at Powell's City of Book (1005 W Burnside) highlighting how, in an age of political deadlock and economic decay, hope can be found in the growing movement across the country to build a new and more egalitarian economy based in cooperation and community.
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