Oregon

Shrooms

People Are Hungry for Shroom Legalization, and the Money to Fund It Is Growing

A lobbying group called "SPORE." A "psychedelic caucus" in Congress that includes AOC. And lots of cash.
Alex Norcia
8.1.19
environment-policy

The Angry, Messy Aftermath of Oregon's Climate Failure

Democrats had control of Oregon's entire state government, yet were unable to stop the GOP from derailing a major piece of legislation.
Harry Cheadle
7.2.19
Portland

Ted Cruz Thinks the Portland Mayor Let Antifa Take Over His City. Here's What Really Happened.

A right-wing blogger who spreads conspiracy theories ended up injured and hospitalized.
Tess Owen
7.1.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

How Oregon Republican Senators Killed a Bill by Running Away from the Police

Sen. Tim Knopp (R-Bend), in an interview at his cabin hideout in an undisclosed location in Idaho, maintained that the actions of his party were a political protest.
Dexter Thomas
Myles Andrews-Duve
6.26.19
climate change

Let’s Check In on Those Oregon Republicans Who Fled the Capital, Shall We?

Oregon police have spent five days, to no avail, searching for 11 Republican state Senators.
Alex Lubben
6.24.19
tech-power

Prisons Are Banning Books That Teach Prisoners How to Code

Oregon prisons have banned dozens of books about technology and programming, like 'Microsoft Excel 2016 for Dummies,' citing security reasons. The state isn't alone.
Madeleine Gregory
6.21.19
climate

Oregon Republicans Literally Fled the State Rather Than Vote on a Climate Bill

And the governor sent the state police to drag them back to Salem.
Alex Lubben
6.20.19
climate change

Inside the Courtroom Where Teens Are Suing the Government Over the Climate Crisis

Three judges will determine whether the landmark lawsuit will fizzle out or lead to a history-making trial.
Geoff Dembicki
6.5.19
food-features

I Played Meat Bingo at a Century-Old Oregon Dive Bar

Founded in 1926 by Russian socialists, Workers Tavern is the perfect place to win bratwursts and talk to whiskey-swilling grandmas.
Morena Duwe
5.21.19
Teacher walkouts

The Oregon Teacher Walkout Isn't About Pay Raises

Tens of thousands of Oregon teachers walked out to pressure the state legislature into passing a $2 billion corporate tax package
Rex Santus
5.8.19
Anti-Vaxxers

The Oregon Republican Party Is Stoking Anti-Vaxx Paranoia

The official Twitter account accused Democrats of "ramming" vaccinations "down every Oregon parent's throat"
Emma Ockerman
5.8.19
Weed Week

The 'Wild West' of Weed Is Dying Out. Here's What's Replacing It

Working in cannabis used to be a crime, but now it's looking like a real career, complete with benefits.
Danielle Simone Brand
4.22.19
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