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A Voice for the Voiceless

By Don Colburn, The Oregonian, April 14, 2002 The man in navy sweats and white sneakers perches on his motorized cart, listening hard. His left hand — the one that works — clutches a copy of an agenda he cannot … Continue reading

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Locking up the problems isn’t the solution

By Robert Landauer – editorial columnist for The Oregonian, September 8, 1996. Not available elsewhere online. Review these recent Portland scenes: 1. During Rose Festival, a woman was disrupting traffic, holding a baby doll, sucking her thumb and beating her … Continue reading

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Inadequate staffing leaves mental patients unsafe

Mind Games: Oregon’s Mental Health System First of a five part series on the Oregon State Hospital From The Oregonian – October 25, 1987. Not available elsewhere online. Asylum: A place where one is safe and secure.” — Webster’s New … Continue reading

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