Burgerville Workers Union Marches Forward; Community Support and Solidarity Continue Growing

Walking With Time

Anti-White Supremacists Overwhelm White Supremacist Rally in Numbers, Suffer Violent Police Suppression

The Time is Now

Walking With Time

Story and photos by Pete Shaw It will come as no surprise to anyone who knows me that I come…

The Time is Now

Story by Pete Shaw. Photos by Benji Bảo Vương. Over the past few weeks, Portlanders have been given a tutorial in…

News

An Assessment of May Day

It is not the policy of this publication to print press releases. But as people process the events of May Day, we would do well to consider the perspective of those who were most vulnerable to the police attack on Monday’s parade. The press release below from various Filipino organizations under the banner of Bayan-USA…

City Council Votes to Divest From All Corporate Bonds; Years of Organizing, Public Pressure Bears Fruit

Story by Pete Shaw Leaving Wednesday’s City Council afternoon session, Enlace’s Interim Director Amanda Shank seemed beside herself, still not sure she believed what she had just heard. Only a few minutes earlier City Commissioners Chloe Eudaly, Nick Fish, and Dan Saltzman approved Saltzman’s amendment that would require the City to divest from all of…

Immigrants and Immigrant Justice Groups Fight Back Against Persecution; Work to Provide True Sanctuary

  Story and photos by Pete Shaw In the days following Republican Donald Trump’s inauguration, many US cities and states–including Portland and Oregon–declared themselves to be sanctuaries. The term was meant to imply safety for people without documentation. However, it is one thing to make a declaration and something else entirely to enforce it. This…

Essays

Walking With Time

Story and photos by Pete Shaw It will come as no surprise to anyone who knows me that I come from the sewers. Well, that is a bit of an exaggeration. However, the parcel of…

The Time is Now

Story by Pete Shaw. Photos by Benji Bảo Vương. Over the past few weeks, Portlanders have been given a tutorial in how white supremacy works, as well as the privileges whiteness confers upon white people and…

May Day

Story by Pete Shaw Approaching Shemanski Park, once again the sight of Portland’s May Day rally, I had the feeling there would be trouble with the police. I ran into a Friend across the street…