Tag: police accountability

A Sacred Space

Story by Pete Shaw The corner of Northeast 6th and Halsey is hallowed ground. It is not the site of a mosque or a temple or a church or any other house of worship. There have been no reports of visits by the Blessed Virgin Mary or other religiously affiliated revelations, whether out of thin…

Today in Occupy: December 9, 2011

Organizers, veterans, and union rank and file participating in the December 12 Shut Down The Port demonstration held a press conference at 11 am in front of Downtown Portland’s World Trade Center. More information: http://shutdowntheport.com/, [email protected] More than 500 flyers were handed out for the December 12 ports demonstration, today, to workers of the ports.…

Today in Occupy: December 8, 2011

Denis Theriault, Portland Mercury’s News Editor, explains the source (and controversy) of 500 Occupy Portland t-shirts handed out on November 13, 2011. Justin James Bridges, Occupy Portland’s ASL interpreter, testifies at a City Council hearing on police accountability. Bridges was injured in the November 13 police actions to evict Occupy Portland demonstrators. More information: [email protected]