Safety must mean safety for everyone in our communities.

Testimony to TriMet board at public hearing on the future of Fareless Square In response to: “Free transit rides may end,” Portland Tribune, December 7, 2007 [See also Oregonian coverage of the hearing, “TriMet hears thud on fare plan,” January

Safety must mean safety for everyone in our communities.

Testimony to TriMet board at public hearing on the future of Fareless Square In response to: “Free transit rides may end,” Portland Tribune, December 7, 2007 [See also Oregonian coverage of the hearing, “TriMet hears thud on fare plan,” January

The issues of working people are central feminist issues

In response to: “Women are never frontrunners,” New York Times, January 8, 2008 To the Editor: As a young feminist, I take umbrage at Gloria Steinem’s suggestion that not to support Senator Clinton’s bid for the presidency is to show

The issues of working people are central feminist issues

In response to: “Women are never frontrunners,” New York Times, January 8, 2008 To the Editor: As a young feminist, I take umbrage at Gloria Steinem’s suggestion that not to support Senator Clinton’s bid for the presidency is to show

Without the distraction of sexist tropes, please.

In response to: “Peace movement: dead or alive?” and “Cockburn replies,” The Nation, September 10, 2007 Dear Mr. Cockburn, I read with interest your column “Support Their Troops?” and your exchange with Phyllis Bennis in the most recent issue of

Without the distraction of sexist tropes, please.

In response to: “Peace movement: dead or alive?” and “Cockburn replies,” The Nation, September 10, 2007 Dear Mr. Cockburn, I read with interest your column “Support Their Troops?” and your exchange with Phyllis Bennis in the most recent issue of

Why the press must not do the government’s job

In response to: “FBI asks: Who are the men in this photo from ferry?” Seattle Times, front page, 8/22/07 and “FBI’s release of ferry passenger photos resented,” Seattle Times, 8/23/07 [Update: This letter was printed in the Seattle Times, Monday

Why the press must not do the government’s job

In response to: “FBI asks: Who are the men in this photo from ferry?” Seattle Times, front page, 8/22/07 and “FBI’s release of ferry passenger photos resented,” Seattle Times, 8/23/07 [Update: This letter was printed in the Seattle Times, Monday

Privatization won’t solve the jail problem

In response to: “Pastel elephant on a rampage,” The Oregonian, Editorial, 8/26/07 [Update: I didn’t even know! But this letter was published in The Oregonian, Sunday 9/9/07, as Private jails no answer. Thanks for mentioning it, Jean!] I was dismayed

Privatization won’t solve the jail problem

In response to: “Pastel elephant on a rampage,” The Oregonian, Editorial, 8/26/07 [Update: I didn’t even know! But this letter was published in The Oregonian, Sunday 9/9/07, as Private jails no answer. Thanks for mentioning it, Jean!] I was dismayed

Belabor the point

In response to: “Belabor the Point,” John Fund on the Trail, Wall Street Journal, 7/17/07 I am both disappointed and baffled to read John Fund’s assertion that the Rainbow/PUSH Coalition and the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation “have nothing

Belabor the point

In response to: “Belabor the Point,” John Fund on the Trail, Wall Street Journal, 7/17/07 I am both disappointed and baffled to read John Fund’s assertion that the Rainbow/PUSH Coalition and the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation “have nothing

Anyone can succeed, or everyone can?

In response to: Ben Stein, “Getting a Boost Up the Ladder of Success,” 7/15/07, New York Times I appreciated Ben Stein’s reflections on how inherited privilege has made his success possible (“Getting a Boost Up the Ladder of Success,” July

Anyone can succeed, or everyone can?

In response to: Ben Stein, “Getting a Boost Up the Ladder of Success,” 7/15/07, New York Times I appreciated Ben Stein’s reflections on how inherited privilege has made his success possible (“Getting a Boost Up the Ladder of Success,” July