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VIDEO: Tar Sands Valve-Turners - Five Climate Activists Speak in Portland Oregon 11.16.16
From the open publishing newswire: Five activists, three supporters and one documentary filmmaker are being prosecuted for taking direct action to avert climate cataclysm on October 11, 2016 by (safely) closing safety valves on the 5 pipelines carrying tar sands crude oil into the United States (charges against the filmmaker were dropped)
Tar Sands Valve-Turners spoke in Portland Oregon
Here is the video recording from 11.16.16 - filmed in Portland
https://youtu.be/u3jSglGtnZ4 (1 hour 32 min video)
Photos From Portland's Women's March
From the open publishing newswire: Just a handful of photos I managed to take from Saturday's massive march.
PDX Women's March/Anti-Trump rally. Was honestly impressed by such a turnout. Imagine had the weather been NICE. Wish I had seen MORE People of Color, and LESS Hillary supporters taking selfies with cops. Still, nice march in the rain.
Video: J20 Protest in Portland Oregon 3 to 6 PM
From the open publishing newswire: J20 Protest in Portland Oregon 3 to 6 PM
Pioneer Square and marching to Waterfront
This is video footage from the J20 protest in PDX Portland, Ore.
https://youtu.be/14cva-lJAwk (53 min video)
The protest started on Jan 20th in Pioneer Square.
I followed it up until around 6:00 PM (The protest continued for a few more hours) The Burnside bridge pepperspray footage is in the last 1/4 of the video
The Shortwave Report 01/20/17 Listen Globally!
From the open publishing newswire: A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. Spanish National Radio, Sputnik Radio, Radio Havana Cuba, and NHK World Radio Japan. [...]
The latest Shortwave Report (January 20) is up at the website http://www.outfarpress.com/shortwave.shtml
[Video] Winona La Duke on Standing Rock
From the open publishing newswire: Winona La Duke speaks eloquently and passionately about the Rights of Nature and of Indigenous values relevant to the ongoing struggle of the Water Protectors in North Dakota.
La Duke also talks about the history of the Standing Rock area and of the people who have resided there for millennium. This is an excerpt from a longer presentation which will be posted soon.... https://youtu.be/tUi9hKd7Brw
The Shortwave Report 11/18/16 Listen Globally!
From the open publishing newswire: A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. NHK World Radio Japan, Radio Havana Cuba, Spanish National Radio, and Sputnik Radio.
The latest Shortwave Report (November 18) is up at the website http://www.outfarpress.com/shortwave.shtml in 3 forms [...]
500+ rally for Standing Rock in Portland at Army Corps Of Engineers - 11.15.16
From the open publishing newswire: A rally at the Army Corps of Engineers then over to Waterfront park Portland People marched in Solidarity with Standing Rock and "No North Dakota Pipeline".
I arrived on 3rd street at the Army Corps of Engineers office where a large gathering was going on.
Only seen 2 cops the entire time (and no traffic was blocked in any kind of protest). I filmed the speeches at Waterfront park - estimated 500+ at the rally for Standing Rock.
Video: Armistice Day 11 11 16 Portland Oregon - Veterans For Peace
From the open publishing newswire: Veterans For Peace Chapter 72 meeting in Portland pioneer Square
Armistice Day 11 11 16 Portland Oregon
Gathering in Portland Oregon on Armistice Day (Veterans Day) in Portland - people gather to remember the day of commemorating "peace"
Video: Climate Hearing - Portland City Hall - Rally on 11.10.16
From the open publishing newswire: Environmental Justice around Health of the Planet and Human Rights
Hearings going on inside city hall, over the details of the measure that passed, that says the city wont invest in fossil fuels.
Rally outside of the Climate Hearing - Portland City Hall: https://youtu.be/KJEtWFIyZTw (13 min video)
Video: Anti TRUMP - 2 thousands protesters in Portland on 11.9.16
From the open publishing newswire: Not My President!
An estimated 2 thousands people pissed at Trump winning the election took to the streets for hours in Portland Oregon on 11.9.16. No police - and no violence.
My crowd size estimate was around 2,000 +
This video clip is from the West side (downtown) at about 5:30 PM, near city hall (protest had been going for a few hours prior, over to the East side via the Morrison bridge, then north up MLK to the Convention Center...then on to the Moda Center (Rose Garden)
https://youtu.be/3LTQUy6BUZ8 (40 min video)
KBOO Election Night Coverage
From the open publishing newswire: KBOO will provide live election coverage from 5:30 to 9PM
KBOO Portland (kboo.fm) will have live interviews and guests as we broadcast Election Night Coverage from 5:30PM til 9PM. Tune in to hear call-ins from the Presidential camps, Kristin Yount at the Chloe Eudaly rally, S.W. Conser, Lisa Loving, Theresa Mitchell, and various guests including candidates.
That's 90.7 FM in the greater Portland area, other frequencies in Cascadia, and http://www.kboo.fm on the Web.
Video: Water is Life Walk in Portland Oregon 10.9.16
From the open publishing newswire: This is the full video of the Walk for "Water is Life" event in Portland Oregon. [In solidarity with Standing Rock - No DAPL]
https://youtu.be/TE_gFcRWBQU [2 hour 20 minutes]
Stops were made at four places: N. S, E. and W. sides of the Willamette river. The walk in Portland Oregon was to bring attention to the Standing Rock protest and injustice with the Dakota Access Pipeline.
This peace walk today title " Sacred Water Walk" started at noon under the Steele bridge - the walk took us along the Willamette river on the east side river bank...meeting along the way, under the Hawthorn bridge, with the Elders and those who couldn't make the walk for a prayer and ceremony and music. [...]
Ralph Nader: Honest-Elections Multnomah County
From the open publishing newswire: Ralph Nader speaking at the October 22, 2016 Portland Oregon Rally, addressing the 12 main effects of big money in politics.
This event was a benefit for campaign finance reform Measure 26-184, Honest-Elections Mutnomah County.
In his usual thorough and humorous style, Nader lays out the bare bones of the corrupting influence of big money, the greedy machinations of the wealthy class and subservience of elected officials.