Professor Marcia Meyers is with the West Coast Poverty Center and has studied the vast differences between raising children in the US with almost no public support and being a parent in Europe where that support is strong. She shares her conclusions in this conversation with the Old Mole's Bill Resnick.
Words & Pictures visits the Stumptown Comics Festival and talks with award-winning web cartoonist Nicholas Gurewitch, creator of the outlandish and wildly popular comic strip The Perry Bible Fellowship.
Private First Class James Burmeister of Eugene Oregon is currently Locked in a military prison in Kentucky for refusing to return to Iraq. <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office">
The city of Portland will be shutting down a six mile loop of road in north Portland this sunday, as a part of its week long Car-free-portland confrance. <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office">
KBOO’s Kyle Burris spoke with one of the event organizers, to get the details.
On Thursday, the
Oregon AFL-CIO picketed at three gas stations in the Springfield area. High gas
prices already are getting plenty of attention, but the labor federation says
the focus of the event was the lack of federal solutions to keep prices low, despite
political candidates' pre-election promises.
Milionis in collaboration with the Oregon News Service reports: