The legacy of Kitzhaber

After a long month of speculation, investigations and possible cover-ups, Governor John Kitzhaber has finally resigned. I was born in 1993, and Kitzhaber has been governor for the majority of…

Fusion voting is good for Oregon

This legislative session, United Food and Commercial Workers Union Local 555 will be pushing a bill to restore fusion voting in Oregon, an elections model that was common in America…

The rise of the tiny houses

Tiny houses are having a moment right now. They’re small, generally in the range of 150–800 square feet. They make the most of the space, and you might end up…

Not all protests are equal

Last summer I walked through Pioneer Square and dodged a bunch of chubby white guys with red paint splashed on the crotches of their shorts to protest circumcision. Right across…

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