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New ‘Southern Strategy’? Waves of Liberal Protest Ripple Across South

New ‘Southern Strategy’? Waves of Liberal Protest Ripple Across South

Demonstrations in Georgia and South Carolina highlight growing movement against conservative control…

A Stillborn Child, A Charge of Murder and the Disputed Case Law on ‘Fetal Harm’

A Stillborn Child, A Charge of Murder and the Disputed Case Law on ‘Fetal Harm’

Rennie Gibbs, a 16 year old in Mississippi when she gave birth to a stillborn child, is facing life in prison for taking cocaine during her pregnancy. Hers…

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Profitable Corporations Pay No Oregon Income Taxes

Profitable Corporations Pay No Oregon Income Taxes

State corporate income tax avoidance spans the nation …

Port commission never explains itself

Port commission never explains itself

The commission never answers a question and sure has hell never explains itself and to…

Preemptive laws vs the right to local self-governance

Preemptive laws vs the right to local self-governance

Salem has legislated Coos County into depression.…

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Declaration/Manifesto of OOSC

Declaration/Manifesto of OOSC

Occupy Oregon South Coast adopted a declaration/manifesto on May 19th, 2013.  If this manifesto appeals to you and you are interested in being on the mailing list regarding…

Local Opinions

Advice to Billionaire Perkins: Time to Shut Up!

Advice to Billionaire Perkins: Time to Shut Up!

billionaire Tom Perkins seems dedicated to digging a deeper and deeper hole for himself.…

Arts

Colbert – Interviews Maurice Sendak

Colbert – Interviews Maurice Sendak

The books survived long enough to be passed down to my first son but didn't survive the second one but I have bought the collection as gifts…

Energy

Boulder Votes to Break With Xcel and Start Its Own Power Utility

Boulder Votes to Break With Xcel and Start Its Own Power Utility

Why moving utilities from corporate to public control puts energy, dollars, and decisions into the hands of local communities.…

Environment

Enbridge Announces $7B Line 3 Rebuild, Largest Project in Company History

Enbridge Announces $7B Line 3 Rebuild, Largest Project in Company History

In its largest capital project in history, Enbridge plans to do what Transcanada so far can't — ship more than half a million barrels of heavy oil…

Media

Another Media Platform for the World’s Rich and Powerful?

Another Media Platform for the World’s Rich and Powerful?

As Arianna Huffington teams up with billionaire Nicolas Berggruen in new venture, critics charge, 'The 1% are about to get their own publication'…

Ancient History

Were ‘hobbit’ hominids island dwarfs?

Were ‘hobbit’ hominids island dwarfs?

how come it shared the planet with Homo sapiens some 13,000 years ago, when -- so far as was known -- anatomically modern man was the sole,…

Science

The first to fly: The true story of two eccentric 18th century inventors

The first to fly: The true story of two eccentric 18th century inventors

The story of the first humans to fly involves two eccentric French brothers, lots of taffeta, a race against the French Academy of Science, King Louis XVI,…

Foreign policy

CIA, Caught in Colossal Lie, Lost Agent in Iran in 2007

CIA, Caught in Colossal Lie, Lost Agent in Iran in 2007

Associated Press finally tells public what it knows about Robert Levinson, a CIA asset abducted in Iran nearly seven years ago…

Veterans

The Untold Story of War: U.S. Veterans Face Staggering Epidemic of Unemployment, Trauma & Suicide

The Untold Story of War: U.S. Veterans Face Staggering Epidemic of Unemployment, Trauma & Suicide

According to the Department of Veterans Affairs, an estimated 22 veterans take their own lives each day. Last year, more U.S. military personnel died by their own…