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Dear OTC, About Those Produce Prices

Perspectives on equity, produce prices, and the freight industry, shaped by writing a letter of public testimony to the Oregon Transportation Commission about value pricing our freeways. 1,565 more words

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The Suffragette Effect

An article about the importance of civil disobedience to remedying the inherent flaws of democracy, in honour of the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage. This Article was published first on… 856 more words


Borders - Poem by Lauren Curr

An original poem by Lauren Curr.


Can’t define us,

Don’t align us-

Let us be.

Who can say

What’s yours or not… 378 more words

Another Beautiful Jicks Song

This post is a curation of bike lane related topics, news and commentary, quoted from articles around the web. After this intro, I suggest first reading the content all the way through, without clicking any links, then going back to take a look at articles that grab you. 4,412 more words

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From The Poet's Desk Part II: Field Report

In my last post I pondered ideological implications of a Beaverton ban on overnight car camping. Since the council vote on that ordinance is TBD after the… 2,687 more words

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My laptop is overwhelmed

Today my laptop is overheating
sucked in the deafening noise,
his memory’s corrupt
by a detached voice
impersonating its code, deepening
into the core
of our infected identities. 23 more words

From The Poet's Desk - & I'm Thankful To Have One

Beaverton, OR: This May Day, my city resolved to affirm that Black & Brown Lives Matter in our community. Poets often sit with a word or phrase for hours, considering its aptness; with this resolution, city staff, leaders, police, the… 1,662 more words

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