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Oregon Burning

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On September 10, 2020
The fires in the West are so depressing. The specific areas of Oregon that are burning–the McKenzie River valley especially, but also the Opal Creek Wilderness–these are my favorite places on earth. I will never again be able to hike in the same way when I visit my home. Honestly, this is way more depressing […]
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We ought to just assume, unless proven otherwise, that all police forces are either filled with actual, active fascists or that they are sympathetic to fascist aims. And that very much includes in progressive cities such as Portland: A member of Portland’s city council said Thursday a newspaper’s report that the commander for the police […]
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Prison Labor: A History

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On October 7, 2018
When I wrote my New York Times op-ed in August about the prison strike, I was mildly surprised it was accepted so easily because I figured that someone who was actually an expert in prison labor would have published something better like this instead. I’m not even LGM’s resident expert on such issues, as I […]
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