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US: Soldier talked of killing activists, bombing network

A U.S. Army soldier shared bomb-making instructions online and also discussed killing activists and bombing a news network, according to a criminal complaint filed Monday.


UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 17, 2019

At least 13 people arrested at Portland protest

Police arrested at least 13 people and seized metal poles, bear spray and other weapons Saturday as hundreds of far-right protesters and anti-fascist counter-demonstrators swarmed downtown Portland.


Portland mayor searches for way to control violent protests

Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler says he’ll discuss ways to better control future protests by left- and right-wing groups with police, business, community and civil rights leaders.


Marches by rival groups lead to clashes in Portland; 3 people arrested

Competing demonstrations spilled into the streets of downtown Portland, with fights breaking out in places Saturday afternoon.


UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 5, 2018

Oregon police chief orders review of use of force at protest

Portland police are accused of being heavy-handed and reportedly causing some injuries against people protesting a rally by extreme-right demonstrators.


UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 4, 2018

Some arrested as right-wing rally, counter-protesters clash

Small scuffles broke out Saturday as police in Portland deployed “flash bang” devices and other means to disperse hundreds of right-wing and self-described anti-fascist protesters.


Portland braces for dueling right-wing, anti-fascist rallies

Portland is bracing for what could be another round of violent clashes between a right-wing group and self-described anti-fascist counterprotesters who have pledged to keep Patriot Prayer and other affiliated …


UPDATED: Sun., July 1, 2018

Violence erupts after right-wing group holds Oregon march

Violent skirmishes erupted in Portland, Oregon, between a right-wing group and anti-fascists who have previously clashed across the Pacific Northwest, leading to injuries and arrests.


Violent protests again draw attention to Portland, Oregon

Viral videos of bloody skirmishes between right-wing activists and self-described anti-fascists have drawn national attention to Portland, Oregon – a city of storied political activism that has struggled to keep …


UPDATED: Mon., March 26, 2018

Spokane keeps its peace as Patriot Prayer leader Joey Gibson stages event

Fears of violence were quashed Sunday as political rallies for and against a conservative U.S. Senate candidate who’s become a magnet for the alt-right went off without a hitch.


Not real news: A look at what didn’t happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week.


UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 9, 2017

Antifascists comply with order to remove ammunition at rally

Groups at an anti-fascism rally in downtown Kansas City complied with a police order on Saturday to remove ammunition from their weapons, but they said the order violated their rights …


Free speech getting clobbered, literally

Some on the left are redefining hate speech, in particular, as a form of violence, creating a rationale for using violence to shut it down.


Modest proposal for fascists, anti-fascists

The hard-right and hard-left activists who so enjoy protesting one another should meet every few weekends in a large national park and have at it.


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 18, 2017

Veterans of Spokane region’s civil rights confrontations wary of resurgent racism

Longtime activists who have spent decades fighting hate and discrimination in the Spokane region believe President Donald Trump’s response to Charlottesville has empowered white supremacists.


Charlottesville shakes Trump presidency

The Republican Party is going to be allied with Trump on some things but not others. And right now, the president is somewhere I can’t go and where the Republican …