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Monday, September 28, 2020

Stephen Kafoury

Stephen Kafoury is a Portland native and attorney who served in the Oregon legislature in the 1970s, and more than a decade on the Portland School Board. Professionally, he had a long career as a lobbyist and government relations consultant with his own firm.

Portland’s Unstoppable Protest: A Report From the Eye of the Storm

During all this period, nearly all of the action was in a two square block area in front of the courthouses, meaning that 99.9% of the city was unaffected, despite what the world saw on TV.

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The Return of Byrne

It’s likely that many reading this piece were not among the audiences that made Stop Making Sense on of the most successful concert films of all time. I can only hope that they take advantage of the opportunity while it lasts.

What It Was Like Being A Volunteer For A Coronavirus Test-Vaccine

During the month after each shot I recorded information about my reactions and every week walked the two miles to the research office and had copious quantities of blood extracted for research. I experienced three periods of side effects (muscle aches, mild temperature spikes, etc.).

Big Political Shifts in the Fight for Police Accountability

Seattle reformers have lost patience with city hall and now are shifting their energies to Olympia. The reason is the long sidelining of true accountability reforms by Seattle politicians.

Why Russia Needs Four More Years of Trump

“Thanks to his disdainful attitude and his failures, our allies no longer trust or respect us, and our enemies no longer fear us” -- National Security Leaders for Biden

My Tea with RBG

What would you have asked Ruth Bader Ginsburg if you unexpectedly found yourself chatting like girlfriends?