Eugene Rising, Part VII

How Eugene Was Lost

Eugene Rising, Part VI

How a Dumpster Fire Brought Eugene Together Before Tearing It Apart Again

Eugene Rising, Part V

From Occupy Eugene to Donald Trump in Four Short Years

UPDATED: EPD Officers Shoot Black Man, Department Struggles to Keep Story Straight

Muhsin Sharif’s name wasn’t even released by law enforcement–it was his sisters who revealed his identity to KEZI two days after he was shot.

How Copaganda Works: A Look at Eugene Police Department’s Digital Newsroom

Propaganda isn’t always about changing minds. It’s often about maintaining the expectations of minds you already have.

The Activists and the Bureaucrats (Part II)

This is an ongoing story. Click here for Part 1. Eugene’s city-sponsored committee to reform policing met for the second time on Oct. 6. So far, the committee has yet to make any major steps toward forming recommendations for the city council, but the members did receive an overview of community-based police oversight from representativesContinue reading “The Activists and the Bureaucrats (Part II)”

The Occupation of Johnson Hall, Day 1

As the crowd dwindled and Against Me!’s “Baby, I’m an Anarchist” played through a blown-out amplifier, the chained-up activists offered up a promise to those who wanted to participate in the occupation.

The Militia is Coming

There’s a long history of right-wing militia activity in Oregon, and the areas around Eugene are no different. For as long as Eugene has claimed itself as a progressive paradise, there have been neo-Nazis and white supremacists and militiamen around to counter that claim.