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Portland

  1. ideas
    How Fantasy Triumphed Over Reality in American PoliticsThat doesn’t mean that the nation is on the verge of collapse, or even in decline. A new phase of history might be just beginning.
  2. portland
    What We Know About the Deadly Protest Shooting in PortlandOn Thursday, law enforcement agents in Washington reportedly killed Michael Forest Reinoehl, the suspect from the homicide at the Portland protests.
  3. white house
    Trump Announces Federal Investigation of ‘Left-Wing Civil Unrest’Trump continued to make false comparisons between far-left and far-right agitators and defended his supporters who shot demonstrators with paintballs.
  4. kenosha
    Trump Is an Arsonist Masquerading As a FirefighterTrump makes matters worse when he imposes himself on cities wracked by unrest. That’s why he’s going to Kenosha.
  5. protests
    Portland’s Bigger Policing Problem Was Always LocalTrump’s agents may leave Portland. Police brutality won’t.
  6. empires
    Trump’s Authoritarian Theater Was Just for Show, Until It Wasn’tThe presence of federal forces in Portland marks, for the president, a political strategy ripe for replication anytime he faces the will of voters.
  7. portland
    Militarized Federal Agents to Begin Withdrawal From PortlandAfter weeks of highly publicized clashes with demonstrators, DHS agents and U.S. Marshals in Portland will begin a “phased withdrawal.”
  8. the national interest
    Why Trump’s Protest Crackdown Keeps Blowing Up in His FaceThe self-defeating tactic of trying to run the “caravan” play on American streets.
  9. politics
    What Happened at Attorney General Barr’s Five-Hour House HearingBarr defended sending federal agents to Portland and other cities, and his heated exchanges with grandstanding Democrats yielded little substance.
  10. the bigger picture
    On the Front Lines of the Portland ProtestsAs protesters face down Trump’s heavily armed “secret police,” photographer JD Barnes has been capturing the chaos.
  11. portland
    Trump Administration Sends More Federal Officers to PortlandThe 100-plus federal agents at the courthouse have made the unrest worse. As many as 150 more are reportedly on their way.
  12. vision 2020
    Trump Wanted His Portland Policy to Backfire — But Not Like ThisIf you want to win an election on “law and order,” stoking civil unrest that you can’t control may actually be a bad idea.
  13. power
    What the Hell Is Happening in Portland?Witnesses say heavily armed police officers have been dragging protesters into unmarked vans.
  14. protests
    Portland Mayor Jeered by Protesters, Teargassed by Federal AgentsIt wasn’t a great night for Ted Wheeler.
  15. vision 2020
    Trump’s Latest Pitch to Suburbs: Demonizing CitiesTrump hopes to frighten suburbanites about cities as sources of violence, crime, and lower home values. But it probably won’t work.
  16. portland
    Cotton Compares Portland’s Graffiti Artists to the ConfederacyEven more than Trump, Tom Cotton has never seen an incident of civil unrest that he wouldn’t like to escalate into civil war.
  17. portland
    Trump’s Military Tactics in Portland Will Likely BackfireJust because law enforcement officers can take certain action doesn’t mean they should.
  18. portland
    Unidentified Federal Agents Are Detaining Protesters in Portland“It’s like stop and frisk meets Guantanamo Bay,” one Oregon attorney said.
  19. coronavirus
    Award-winning Chef Warns Restaurants Are DoomedPortland’s Naomi Pomeroy says her industry needs aid now.
  20. in food conversation
    Why the Whole Bowl Is Secretly Brooklyn’s Most Exciting New Restaurant“It’s the West Coast hippie version of halal-cart white sauce.”
  21. awp conference
    Six Great Things That Happened at the AWP ConferenceHighlights from the continent’s biggest annual writers’ conference, held last week in Portland.
  22. The Portlandia Effect: How Did the Show Change the City It Satirized?After eight seasons, the series comes to an end this Thursday.
  23. bad ideas
    People Are Understandably Horrified by This Shop’s Charles Manson Doughnut“Their creative team needs help.”
  24. talking about the weather
    Extreme Heat Wave Is Cooking the Pacific NorthwestCanadian wildfires are also causing extreme haze in the region.
  25. Stumptown’s Founder Is Starting a New Coffee CompanyDuane Sorenson will open Puff Coffee in Portland this November.
  26. politics
    Read What the Portland Stabbing Victim’s Mom Had to Say to President Trump“I ask you, Mr. President, to take action at this time.”
  27. terrorism
    Portland Mourns Two Heroes Killed While Defending Teen Girls From Racist TiradeThe two men were stabbed to death after trying to stop a white supremacist from confronting two teens, one of whom was a Muslim wearing a hijab.
  28. the tipping game
    Restaurant Owners Continue to Return to Traditional Tipping ModelsPortland’s Le Pigeon and Little Bird are the latest to revert to gratuity.
  29. too much
    ‘Anti-Fascist’ Threats Cause Cancellation of Floral-Themed Oregon ParadeProtesters threatened the procession because local Republican officials planned to march.
  30. drakelandia
    Drake’s ‘Portland’ Is So Much Fun, You Won’t Care Who’s Riding Whose WavesYou also won’t care that its title doesn’t make any sense.
  31. taxes
    Portland Will Make Companies With Overpaid CEOs Shell Out More in TaxesCorporations with executives who make more than 100 times what their workers do will be subject to a surtax.
  32. The Boiler Room’s Last Night It felt like the longest five minutes of my life. It was my second time performing standup comedy, but my first at the appropriately-named […]
  33. The Push to End Bartender BurnoutThe job can take a massive toll on the body. Now a team of experts wants to help bartenders live better while working longer.
  34. Food Send-ups
    Pizzeria Debuts Trump Pizza, Sliced Small for People With Tiny Fingers“It’s the best built pizza you’ll ever see.”
  35. Video Feed
    Did This Food Truck’s Anti-Trump Party Go Too Far?“… A few months ago, another business had three Trump piñatas, and they massacred those things and nobody said anything.”
  36. The Chain Gang
    Chipotle Has Hired Food-Safety Consultants to Help With Its E. Coli OutbreakThere are now 35 confirmed cases of sickness in Oregon and Washington.
  37. The Chain Gang
    Chipotle Has Closed Dozens of Stores After an E. Coli OutbreakOfficials say the number of sick customers is likely to grow.
  38. dong watch
    Upstanding Citizen Decorates Portland With Hundreds of DildosWhy install another bench when you can hang a dick?
  39. The Next Wave 2015: The Top Up-and-Coming Comics Outside of NY and LAWelcome to the second semi-annual edition of The Next Wave, Splitsider’s roundup of exciting new comic voices from around the country. Though […]
  40. Lawsuits
    A Woman Is Suing a Restaurant for $100,000 for Ruining Her Valentine’s DayShe was “so devastated she cried for a day.”
  41. Indie Rock and Standup in Portland with The Thermals’ Hutch HarrisMusicians are often thought of as self-serious crybabies, holding their craft to the highest imaginable standards and scoffing at anything that […]
  42. Inside Portland’s ‘Live Wire! Radio’Live Wire! is a radio variety show recorded weekly in Portland, Oregon and broadcast on public radio stations across the country. “Radio […]
  43. Not Cool
    Ice Cream Shop’s Planned Parenthood Benefit Met With Deluge of ThreateningIt received “very disturbing” voice mails and phone calls.
  44. Video Feed
    Here’s a Parrot That Just Loves Coffee“She’ll drink it any way you give it to her. Cold, hot — she doesn’t care.”
  45. kids today
    Portland Teen Who Peed in Drinking-Water Reservoir Has a Point“I mean, really, dude?”
  46. Video Feed
    Watch the Trailer for Farang, a ‘Full-on’ Andy RickerVice will release the full feature in early 2014.
  47. john mcafee
    John McAfee Had Neighbor Troubles in Portland, TooHe’s been accused of stalking.
  48. Foragers
    Portland Chefs Accused of Foraging Ingredients in People’s YardsThere’s serious dirty work behind wild greens.
  49. Lists
    Here’s the Complete List of 58 Extraordinary Coffee Shops — With aBecause clicking is annoying.
  50. Lists
    Bon Appétit Unveils Its 10 Best New RestaurantsAska, Fat Rice, and Saison made the cut.
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