Pamplin Media Group – Homeless advocate’s challenge of city …

Homeless advocate Michael O’Callaghan hopes the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals sides with him and declares Portland’s anti-camping ordinance unconstitutional. O’Callaghan, who says he is homeless by choice, took his case to a three-judge panel Thursday morning, July 13, in Pioneer...

Pamplin Media Group – Homeless advocate’s challenge of city …

Homeless advocate Michael O’Callaghan hopes the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals sides with him and declares Portland’s anti-camping ordinance unconstitutional. O’Callaghan, who says he is homeless by choice, took his case to a three-judge panel Thursday morning, July 13, in Pioneer...

Occupy Bay Street marks memory of Eric Garner 3 years later

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Three years after the death of Eric Garner, the mother of his youngest child and their daughter, Legacy Garner-Miller, joined community members to commemorate the anniversary in Tompkinsville Park.  Jewel Miller, Garner-Miller’s mother, organized the event to keep the...

George Romero, godfather of gore, brought zombie cinema to life

The dead walk so freely across our screens these days that it can be hard to recall a time when their appearance was a shock — when the sight of a single rotting, reanimated corpse, let alone a slowly advancing horde of them, could deliver a genuine frisson of terror. Or, for that matter, when this eerie...

The long arm of China’s law is coming down heavy on Hong Kong

On Friday, four more legislators were disqualified over their oath-taking ceremonies following a number of judicial complaints lodged by private citizens, including a pro-Beijing taxi association member. None of the four advocate independence; the acts that led to their ouster included quoting Mahatma Gandhi...

It’s hard to love when they’re trying to hurt you

Most days, I go for a run. About three miles. Lately, I’ve been choosing a route that takes me along a trail that winds through a public park. Recently, my run has been a struggle. Not because of the summer heat, or tired legs. Those things I can handle. My struggle has been with people. Young people....

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