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Animal Rights
  • Living with Compassion
    Individuals at a protest outside of Patagonia Outdoor Clothing Store in May 2016 describe ways that company can fulfill its promise to do no harm to animals or the environment. They answer questions about alternatives to leather, wool and down, and how they came to be outside the NW Portland business.

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  • The Elephant in the Room
    Concerned citizens urge Metro to end the suffering of elephants in the Portland Zoo by using money authorized in a voter-approved bond measure to build a sanctuary for the elephants.

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  • Economic Justice
  • Women Surviving Homelessness
    Author Desiree Hellegers and six formerly homeless narrator-activists spoke at the moving book release event for "No Room of Her Own: Women's Stories of Homelessness, Life, Death and Resistance" in April, 2012.

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  • Environmental Justice
  • The End of the World As We Know It
    At a talk in Portland in August 2016, conservation biologist Dr. Guy McPherson warns that abrupt climate change could bring disaster in the next decade.

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  • Erin Brockovich: Environmental Organizing in Portland
    The famous consumer advocate spoke in Portland when local activists discovered toxins in the air in 2016.

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  • Foreign Affairs/Middle East
  • Omar Barghouti: Boycott, Divestment & Sanctions
    The Palestinian intellectual and co-founder of the BDS Movement, spoke at Portland State University in February 2015.
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  • 25 Years Working for Peace in Iraq
    In January, 2016, protestors in Portland mark a quarter century after the "Gulf War" was launched.

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  • Eyewitness 10 Years Later: What Iraqs are Saying
    Cathy Breen of Voices for Creative Nonviolence, visted Iraq in late 2012 and reports back on the conditions of the country after being invaded, occupied and wracked withviolence in photos and stories.

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  • Health Care Alternatives
    NEW! 12/17
  • Elyn Saks: Making Peace with Mental Illness
    In the keynote talk from the June 2017 Mental Health and Law Enforcement Conference in Portland Saks reads excerpts from her memoir, describes her struggles with schizophrenia and her managing to craft a good life for herself in the face of a dire prognosis. An inspiring story!

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  • Margaret Flowers: Health Care for All
    At a Portland conference in 2011, national advocate Dr. Margaret Flowers shares information on the problems created by for-profit corporations managing health care, explaining the benefits of and offering examples of single payer options.

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  • Rep. John Conyers: Single Payer Health Care
    One of America's most outspoken Congresspeople, the Michigan representative covers topics such as how President Obama approached the Health Care issue, changes since the Civil Rights Movement, and differences of opinions between Democrats and Republicans.

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  • Eating for the Planet
    Paul Shapiro of the Humane Society spoke in Portland in 2015, explaning how a vegetarian/vegan diet can help your health at the same time it helps reduce climate change.

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  • Multicultural Issues/Indigenous People
  • First Nations & Palestine: the Connection
    Kanahus Manuel, from the Secwpemc Nation in Canada, Cecilie Surasky, Deputy Director of Jewish Voice for Peace, and Dr. Michael Yellow Bird, director of Indigenous Tribal Studies at North Dakota State University, make the connection between how Palestinians and Native Americans are treated.

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  • Diversity and Thriving in Schools
    Author Sonia Nieto visited Portland and talked about her research into what makes schools and teachers thrive, including the benefits of teaching in multicultural classrooms.

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    Page added 1/17/13, last updated 1/13/18

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