Posts Tagged ‘PGE’

Plastic Politics

UPDATED BELOW: More Democracy news…  or its opposite. In a stunning victory for the plastics industry that funded the initiative, Seattle voters yesterday voted to overturn a twenty cent surcharge on plastic bags previously passed by the city council.  Thus, a product so intrinsically crummy that it’s incapable of holding a box of cereal or [...]

Hunger in Oregon: CHNN Interviews Phil Kalberer

Business is booming at Oregon Food Bank, the nonprofit organization that gathers and distributes food to the hungry in Oregon that began under Republican Governor Vic Atiyeh back in the 80′s, when the USDA was trying to unload surplus food, and has grown to a $12 million operation serving the entire state.   Today I [...]