Tag: Portland City Council

Portland City Council Passes Historic Resolution

By Marniepdx On January 12, 2012 the Portland City Council adopted an historic resolution supporting an amendment to the US Constitution affirming that corporations are not people and money is not speech. The resolution was supported by the Occupy Portland Solutions Committee, that organized a major outreach campaign to strengthen the resolution’s language before the…

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]