What’s Going on in Portland – CounterPunch.org

I have been a resident of Portland, Oregon since 2007. So I have been hearing from more people than usual lately, all asking the same question: what’s going on in Portland? I find myself struggling to give any kind of an answer to this question. As with any substantive answer to a question, so much More Source: What’s Going on in Portland – CounterPunch.org

How Bad is the 2021 National Defense Authorization Act? – CounterPunch.org

Somehow, Congress couldn’t find the time last week to renew extended unemployment benefits or the federal moratorium on evictions. Congress had something more pressing to think about than 30 million unemployed Americans: the Pentagon budget. On July 21 and 23, the House of Representatives and the Senate approved their versions of the Pentagon’s annual spending More Source: How Bad is the 2021 National Defense Authorization Act? – CounterPunch.org