More thoughts on Portland’s relationship with science.

This post is intended as a companion piece to my story in the current issue of Portland Monthly, Are Portlanders Anti-Science?. Below, in no particular order, are several anecdotes, ideas and facts that I originally wrote for that story, which were cut from the final text in the interest of clarity and concision. I’d like […]


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A defense of “skinny houses”

[This is an op-ed that was published in my local neighborhood newspaper. I’m republishing it here, mostly for preservation, but also because I think it’s an interesting topic that folks who don’t live in my neighborhood might enjoy thinking about. As always, I welcome any feedback in the comment section. Thanks] ___________________________________ As a resident, […]

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I was a teenage thug

  Coming out of the closet: I was a teenage thug Up to this point, I’ve held off on writing about Ferguson, Michael Brown, Eric Garner or use of force by police. I’ve done so because, honestly, the whole issue kind of overwhelms me and I haven’t really felt like I had a particularly valuable […]

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