Portland, Oregon: Progressive City, Brutal Police Force - Rolling Stone

Over the past two months, demonstrations have gripped the streets of Portland in outrage over police brutality and the killing of George Floyd. The demonstrations have intensified after federal law enforcement officers were dispatched to halt the protests. Sid Boegman in this podcast looks at state violncee against the protestors in Portland and what this violence implicates in “the whitest big city in America”.

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Sid Boegman is a fourth-year student in Communication and Media Studies at Carleton University. Recently, he’s been researching the relationship between self-branding and deception in digital dating. He works in digital marketing.