Occupy Portland – How long will this last?

Two weeks after the big Occupy Portland demonstration there are still a few hundred people camping in Lownsdale Square and Chapman Square, two small parks that are wedged between government offices in downtown Portland. This is just a small fraction compared to the thousands of people that marched in Portland on October the 6th, but the signs and…

Over 5000 people Occupy Portland

On October the 6th 2011 over 5000 people marched through downtown Portland in the Occupy Portland  movement protesting the bank bailouts, record high unemployment and corporate greed. Portland is just one of many cities holding such demonstrations across the globe which started in New York City with the Occupy Wall Street demonstration. The phrase “We are the 99 Percent”…