March on the slumlord: Portland Solidarity Network brings community together to stand up to landlords
United Campaign Workers demand promised payment from the Campaign for the Restoration and Regulation of Hemp
Your neighbourhood resistance organisation: the Portland Solidarity Network announces their east side committee
An account by Ryan G of the 2012 IWW General Convention in Portland, Oregon.
Though there have been many appropriate criticisms of the recent discussion of marriage equality and the focus on liberal organizations like the Human Rights Campaign, the challenge to Proposition 8 in front of the U.S. Supreme Court has mobilized a mass of people to speak out and get organized. Organized by Basic Human Rights Oregon, the rally in support of marriage equality drew hundreds in front of the federal court house. Marriage equality is not the endgame of fighting heterosexism, but it can stand as a marker for those who are organizing more largely to challenge homophobia on an institutional level.