Tag: Presidential Race 2016

Protest Coverage – Saturday November 12, 2016.


At 5 p.m. in Pioneer Square on Nov. 12, 2016, things appeared to be business-as-usual. People waited for the MAX, shoppers carrying bags hurried about, and a flower vendor played the soundtrack to the musical, “Hamilton,” while cleaning up around her cart. The only thing unusual was an apparent show-of-force by Portland Police Bureau; several […]

Portlanders Mobilize Following Election Results


In the month since businessman and reality TV star Donald Trump became president-elect of the United States, thousands across the United States have protested the nomination. From San Francisco to New York, cities are adopting sanctuary policies to protect undocumented people from the threat of deportation posed by a Trump administration. Protesters in Portland have […]

Grassroots: Third Party Candidates in 2016.

Jill Stein Rally, by Jessica Pollard

The United States is entering its most important presidential election in decades. This Nov. 8 we could see the Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton become the first female president of the United States. Or we could see Republican candidate Donald Trump, a man with zero political experience and all the trappings of a sleazy degenerate, become […]