13 Nov

Deal With It—Commuters Need ...

By Eric Fruits, Ph.D. How did you get to work today? If you’re like 80% of Portland-area commuters, you rode in a car. And, on your way to and from work, you probably grumbled about how much worse your commute has gotten. Over the pa...

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06 Nov

Why Cap-and-Trade Can’t Be “...

By Eric Fruits, Ph.D. Oregon is less than three months away from the next meeting of the Legislature and cap-and-trade is coming back. While California is setting the cap-and-trade example with sky-high power rates and rolling blacko...

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30 Oct

Miss Virginia...

By Miranda Bonifield Virginia Walden Ford is a mom whose extraordinary sacrifice and determination changed not just her own child’s life, but the lives of thousands of American students. Her story is now the subject of the new movie Mis...

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23 Oct

Voters Should Reject Ballot ...

By Eric Fruits, Ph.D. By now, Oregon voters have received their ballots for the November 5 election. One of the items is Measure 26-203: a $475 million bond measure by Metro, the regional government for the Portland area. Metro wants...

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23 Oct

Enough Is Enough: Voters Sho...

By Eric Fruits, Ph.D. By now Oregon voters have received their ballots for the November 5 election. One of the items in the Portland region is Measure 26-203: a $475 million bond measure by Metro, the regional government for the Portlan...

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16 Oct

Metro’s Housing Philosophy i...

By Miranda Bonifield Metro’s attempts to provide low-income public housing since last year’s $653 million bond measure passed have been stymied by the same problem encountered by cities from Portland to Stockholm: Metro’s preferred way ...

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15 Oct

Press Release: Cascade Polic...

October 15, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contacts: John A. Charles, Jr. Eric Fruits, Ph.D. PORTLAND, OR – In the next week or so, Portland area voters will receive their November ballots. One of the items is Measure 26-203: a $4...

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