The report acknowledges that “the struggles of 2020”–meaning the pandemic, economic anxiety, civil unrest, and all that political street fighting–likely contributed to the rise in hate and bias crimes last year.
Author: Nadya Markowska
Given Oregon’s abhorrent history on race relations, it’s easy to assume the worst about the origins of the name “Swastika Mountain.”
There’s no better metaphor for Reaganomics, is there?
ut I’m never alone here, and that’s probably for the best. The patches of beauty still left in the world are best enjoyed with other people.
Saying goodbye–a real, tearful, honest, final goodbye–is one of the hardest things to do.
A Brief History of Lane County’s Radical Farmers (According to a Book I Found on the Ground at the Fair)
I don’t have to understand why the old men with the model trains are so enamored with their hobby
An Independent Assessment of the Independent Assessment of the Springfield PD’s Response to the Thurston Protest
The investigation was conducted by Rick Braziel, a longtime police officer–including a five-year stint as the Chief of the Sacramento Police Department–and current Vice Chair of the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training.
We do not know each other, and we’ve never spoken a word to each other, but he often looks sideways at me, too. It seems clear, to me at least, that we’re well aware of our respective affiliations.