12-09-2016  10:51 pm      •     

 

The facts of his case are shocking and point to the fact that a handful of city officials have smeared his professional name using hearsay and a poorly-done 'investigation'

 

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From all the fuss that’s been made over the closure of Quartet restaurant, you’d think the Titanic had sunk for the second time – not just a restaurant.

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In 2011 Washington State passed a liquor privatization initiative, after a record-setting $20 million campaign. Now the grocery industry wants to privatize spirits sale in Oregon.

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Personal failings can translate into institutional prejudices

The Skanner sponsored the event to support the effort to build a sustainable network that will promote equity throughout our community. We believe this controversy simply underscores how necessary that effort is.

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Sen. Rand Paul and Sen. Ron Wyden show Congress what leadership looks like

America has been using drone warfare to kill targets in Afghanistan, Yemen and Somalia. Between 3,000 and 5,000 people – many of them civilians— have been killed in these attacks, including three Americans, one a 16-year-old boy. All of this has occurred with practically no Congressional oversight or public discussion. 

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Mayor Sam Adams 

Mayor Sam Adams clear-sighted leadership will be missed

Mayor Sam Adams is one of the sharpest, most clear-sighted leaders the City has seen in a long time. He will be missed.

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The police union and the arbitrator can't ignore the public

Portland had barely begun to digest the 42-page Department of Justice report on police misuse of force, before justice itself took another blow.

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White House staffers should not be dictating which tools journalists can use to do our jobs

In this age of multimedia journalism, the way the press works is changing and so are our tools. So a smart phone is also a camera, a video camera, a social media hotline and a way to put our stories on the Internet in a flash. Can somebody tell the White House?

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