How Eugene Was Lost
How a Dumpster Fire Brought Eugene Together Before Tearing It Apart Again
From Occupy Eugene to Donald Trump in Four Short Years
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.
Propaganda isn’t always about changing minds. It’s often about maintaining the expectations of minds you already have.
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)”
By using direct action, activists achieved more in less than 24 hours than others have in 100 days of marches.
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.
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.