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Not all burritos are made in good taste

Progressives succeed in forcing a burrito shop run by two white women to close over “cultural appropriation.”

Yeah, this is real. This is not a joke.

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Feminist Fiction: Turning the Tide


By Susan DeFreitas


December 28, 2016

It’s been nearly two months since my debut novel was published, and I’ve gotten some lovely reviews. Read It Forward… 1,426 more words

Authors As Guest Bloggers

Some landlords abusing a state fund for poor renters

Angela Washington’s already-bumpy relationship with her landlord reached a new level of antipathy last year, after his surveillance camera caught her walking on decorative lava rocks in the yard to avoid mud. 839 more words

Tina Kotek

Scurte #523

top cărţi 2016 (Stil de scriitor).

– cele mai bune cărţi ale lui 2016 (Portland Mercury).

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Lush Life: Tiny Wolf and Portland's Nanos

I’m forever deliberating over the impact nanobreweries can or do have on a city’s beer culture. For every Commons (nee Beetje) brewery in Portland or Hess in San Diego, there are seemingly a dozen more that think they can emulate that level of success. 40 more words


Through the 'Eviction Mill'

WHEN ELENORE WILLIAMS’ family of seven moved into a new apartment in 2013 and found it infested with fleas, she says, management’s response was to give her a bottle of Hot Shot insect killer spray. 2,611 more words