Street Roots

for those who cannot afford free speech

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Street Roots creates income opportunities for people experiencing homelessness and poverty by producing a newspaper and other media that are catalysts for individual and social change.

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Street Roots' ballot measure endorsements and candidate Q&As Endorsements

In the next issue, Street Roots weighs in on local and statewide ballot measures relevant to our areas of news coverage. Tuck a Buck when you go out, greet a vendor with a smile, and pick up Street Roots' endorsement issue Oct. 21-27.


Before the May primary...

COMMENTARY | How education and interfaith communication can lead to a better world

Homa Miazad and her daughter Nadia Najim are anxious. “The internet has affected me most,” Miazad explained. “It’s like road rage. Behind a computer, people can really be hateful, and I carry that fear with me through the day.” 

Miazad and her daughter were members of a...

Americans have the potential to reclaim political clout from corporations, says Nader, who will visit Portland to promote his new book – and a Multnomah County campaign finance measure

Relentless consumer advocate and frequent presidential candidate Ralph Nader is coming to Portland to discuss his new book, “Breaking Through Power: It’s Easier Than We Think.” ...

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