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    Spring Bloom Justice Campaign

    by  • March 20, 2014 • Nature's Trust, Portland Water Trust, Public Trust, Rebel Cities, Rebel Portland, Sustainable Cities, Water Wars • 0 Comments

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    via Jonah Majure, Chief Petitioner of the People’s Water Trust initiative campaign Today is the first day of Spring, but you’ve probably been noticing its approach for some time now. The buds are transforming into blossoms, your neighbors are out walking their dogs a little more, families are spending time together over games of basketball...

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    What is Portland? Response #4

    by  • January 10, 2014 • What is Portland? • 1 Comment

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    Submitted by Roger David Hardesty Mr. Walsh Goes to City Council What is Portland? For containing more than half of a state’s population, the Portland metropolitan area plays an outsized role in national affairs. Portland is sometimes portrayed as a big, ‘small’ town (referencing Pioneer Square as the city’s ‘living room’). Local activists have...

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    What is Portland? Response #3

    by  • January 6, 2014 • What is Portland? • 0 Comments

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    Submitted by Lauriel-Arwen Amoroso What is Portland? A Poem Portland is cherry blossoms during a warm snap in February That brings everyone out of their homes To revel in what is quickly described as an “unseasonal event” Even though it happens every year  - Portland is a love of place but with a disconnect...

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    What is Portland? Response #2

    by  • January 6, 2014 • What is Portland? • 0 Comments

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    Submitted by Erik Littlefeather The Winning Ticket I’m out walking the dog on a weekend afternoon in early January, Portland. I usually look up and down the sidewalks of Alphabet City and spy various people in various modes of going about their daily business, and there’s a young man walking past who asks if...

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    What is Portland? Response #1

    by  • January 6, 2014 • What is Portland? • 3 Comments

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    Submitted by Mark Alter When we moved here in 1970 from Chicago, it was not long after the police riots there in response to the anti-war protests at the Democratic Convention in August, 1968, and Portland certainly seemed to be a place of peace and quiet after witnessing tanks in the streets. (There were...

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    Protect Portland’s Water for Generations to Come

    by  • November 3, 2013 • Guest, Nature's Trust, Portland Water Trust, Public Trust, Rebel Portland, Sustainable Cities, Water Wars • 0 Comments

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    This is a guest submission from Marie Teasdale, law student at Lewis and Clark, and an author of the Portland Water Trust initiative. Here in Portland, we are lucky to enjoy an impressive array of natural endowments, from beautiful Forest Park to Oaks Bottom wildlife refuge to scenic Mount Hood. We have so many...

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    An Opportunity for Real Change

    by  • November 2, 2013 • Guest, Nature's Trust, Portland Water Trust, Public Trust, Rebel Cities, Rebel Portland, Sustainable Cities, Water Wars • 0 Comments

    Bull Run

    This is a guest submission from Jonah Majure, Chief Petitioner in the Portland Water Trust initiative effort. The events leading up to the city-wide vote on whether or not to fluoridate our city’s water supply reconnected Portlanders with where our exceptional water comes from and how it is managed. Voters on both sides of...

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    Transpecies Adaptation in Technologies of Domination vs. Technologies of Liberation

    by  • August 16, 2013 • Guest • 0 Comments

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    This is a guest submission by Jonathan Brooks Superfluously represented from the annals of antiquity to live-stream channels of modernity, it hardly is a challenge to find instances where ‘technologies of domination’ fulfill the intention of their design, to effectuate oppressive control (over members of ours and other species) for a supposed benefit to...

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