News & VIEWs

October 2022

Cheri Helt goes negative again
Betsy Johnson has a dependency problem

Hold the Date!

Labor Solidarity—then and now—

in Central Oregon

A free mini-conference for workers, union members, and the entire community


Saturday, November 19, 2022, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Brooks Room, Deschutes Public Library,

601 NW Wall Street, Bend

Vote “Yes” on Oregon Measure 114

Reduction of Gun Violence Act


Here’s an excellent summary of Measure 114 from Lift Every Voice Oregon, one of the organizations working to get the vote out.


No Contract. No Coffee.

Sign the pledge in support of Starbucks Workers United.

On Being Black in Bend

“On Being Black in Bend” is a 48-minute documentary produced by Kenny Adams, Executive Director of The Father’s Group, and featuring comments and analysis by ten Black people who live in Central Oregon.

I strongly encourage you to watch it no matter where you live, but especially if you live in Central Oregon.

Poster of the Month

1946 CIO vote poster by Benb Shahn.jpg

Ben Shahn created this poster for the Congress of Industrial Organizations--the CIO--in 1946.