Monthly Archives: October 2011

“Occupy” protesters’ gripe is with crony capitalism

Open minds trying to figure out what the Occupy Wall Street/Occupy Portland crowds want should read Pepperdine University economics professor Gary M. Galles’ new column: Protesters’ gripe is with crony capitalism He includes extensive quotes from Cascade’s upcoming November 3rd … Continue reading

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Occupy Portland or Understand Capitalism?

Today is the beginning (and maybe the end) of another attempt by disparate groups and individuals to make their complaints about our economic system known in Portland. Following on the heels of Occupy Wall Street in New York City, Portland’s … Continue reading

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Latest Audit Shows TriMet Continuing to Circle the Drain

While TriMet is busy building a cool new transit-only bridge over the Willamette River and seizing expensive private property for the Milwaukie light rail line, the latest outside audit shows that the agency’s expenses are piling up at a much … Continue reading

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