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program date:Fri, 03/16/2012
Short Description:Occupy Portland Defendants Pushed Through Court
Large numbers of Arrests associated with Occupy Portland are putting a strain on the local court system, according to a report in the Oregonian newspaper.
People in over 80 cities across the US participated in creative and direct actions against corporations that benefit from their relation to the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), a shadowy “non-profit” that buddies up state legislators with the biggest business interests in the world.
In Portland over a thousand people braved the freezing sideways rain to participate in a well organized (and unpermitted) march with affinity groups staging multiple actions along the route.
program: Evening News Book content: 0 program date: Tue, 02/07/2012 Short Description: Anti Police Brutality March Visibility Site category: KBOO Station News Featured content: Display this node in featured content lists on home & landing pages. Last night ten people were arrested in Southeast Portland during a march against police brutality. March organizers were acting in solidarity with members of Occupy Oakland, who have recently been subject to violent crack downs by the police. Police say several cars parked on the street were vandalized and the window of Genoa Restaurant was smashed. This is a protester who attended the march. 1:54 minutes (1.75 MB)
program: Evening News Book content: 0 program date: Wed, 02/01/2012 Short Description: The Right To Dream Too Fines And Rally Visibility Site category: News & Public Affairs KBOO Station News Featured content: Display this node in featured content lists on home & landing pages. Right 2 Dream Too, the homeless rest shelter assembled near Chinatown during the early days of Occupy Portland, is beginning to face legal troubles. The shelter refused to pay a fine due today and organized a rally outside city hall. KBOO’s Zeke Harrington has more. 3:43 minutes (1.06 MB)