PDX Roundup Monday May 16

Portland is rolling out its long-planned “Safe Rest Villages” scheme to house the homeless in pods, led by city councilman Dan Ryan. Today homeless are moving into a “queer affinity” SRV in the city’s southwest that’s already lost the support of its “housed neighbors” who’ve said their concerns about conditions around the park haven’t beenContinue reading “PDX Roundup Monday May 16”

Mannish Girl

Warning: gendered abuse ahead. Joe Biden’s new Ministry of Information Czarina has the look of the crazed, of course, because most of us look at least a little like what we are, but she also has somewhat masculine features. That look of oblivious self-satisfaction doesn’t help soften things either. I was trying to place whatContinue reading “Mannish Girl”

PDX Dispatch March 2

Shit Show A tiny political rally for Oregon gubernatorial candidate Stan Pulliam, Republican and police supporter, was attacked by antifa with small explosives and water balloons allegedly filled with feces. BREAKING: Antifa black bloc attacks Republican volunteers in Oregon, explosion goes off as the militants fan out waving flags — Jack Posobiec 🇺🇸 (@JackPosobiec)Continue reading “PDX Dispatch March 2”

PDX Dispatch April 25: Snitches Get…Snitches

Oregon’s first-in-the-nation 1987 “sanctuary” law shielding illegal immigrants from federal immigration law, the Sanctuary Promise Act, was expanded in 2021 allowing anyone to sue public officials for reporting immigration violations to federal authorities, providing “an option to hold accountable individuals and entities that violate this policy”. That should not be read to include, just yet,Continue reading “PDX Dispatch April 25: Snitches Get…Snitches”

The Musk v The Megaphone

Many challenges to the neoliberal revolution from above–to “Globohomo“–have shown up confident in their logic and appeal only to end up absorbed in Globohomo’s vast and dense obtuseness like lost travelers in the Amazon. Consider the campaigns against CRT and “grooming”; heading into the midterm elections they’re winning–politically they’re irresistible–yet past experience suggests they’ll simplyContinue reading “The Musk v The Megaphone”


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