News

Oregon Teen Boys Say No to Trump's Locker Room Talk

Six Gresham teens don Wildfang's "Wild Feminist" tees, vowing to not allow Trump's version of locker room talk in their school.

10/27/2016 By Eden Dawn

Slideshow

Slide Show: Portland Monthly's Presidential Debate Bingo

Photos from a major, super classy night of tremendous political dialogue

10/19/2016 Photography by Ashley Anderson

Comedy

Why W. Kamau Bell Is Luxuriating in Sadness

The comedian tells us the question he'd ask Obama, what his five-year-old daughter thinks of Trump, and why visiting Portland is like going back to an ex-girlfriend’s house.

10/17/2016 By Rebecca Jacobson

Books & Talks

Feel the Bern in Person, at Powell's

The Oregon Democratic primary winner is Portland-bound.

10/17/2016 By Jason Buehrer

Style Spotlight

How Portland Is Providing Pantsuit Power to Hillary

Local stylist Scarlet Chamberlin turns pantsuits into a powerful political statement.

10/13/2016 By Eden Dawn

Special Events

Trump Meets Clinton Meets Bingo

Ever wanted to play a game where winning depends on whether Donald Trump mispronounces the name of a country? Welcome to Presidential Debate Bingo.

09/20/2016 By Ko Ricker

NEWS

After Dallas, Portland Community Leaders Rally at City Hall

Mayor Charlie Hales says America's gun violence has got to stop.

07/08/2016 By Regina Winkle-Bryan

THE LONG PLAY

PODCAST: Ted Wheeler On Why He Should Lead Fast-Growing Portland

Everyone says he’s the frontrunner in the race to become the city’s next mayor. So, seriously: how would Ted Wheeler, longtime local political star, guide Portland’s lightning-fast transformation?

05/02/2016 By Zach Dundas and Marty Patail With Sika Stanton

REPORT

You’ve Heard of Scalia. But Who’s O’Scannlain?

Federal appellate judge Diarmuid O’Scannlain is a respected—and controversial—voice of the judicial right.

04/22/2016 By Maureen O'Hagan

5 THINGS ABOUT

What You Need to Know about the Mayor’s Race

The crowded contest to be Portland’s next mayor could be decided during the primary on May 17.

04/22/2016 By Marty Patail

THE LONG PLAY

PODCAST: Sarah Iannarone Makes Her Case To Become Portland’s Mayor

She joined the race late. She’s never held office. But this passionate advocate for the city’s future argues that Portland needs a serious urbanist in its top job.

04/18/2016 By Zach Dundas and Marty Patail With Sika Stanton

THE FUTURE

In a New Era of High Prices and Soaring Popularity, What Will Portland Become?

As the cost of living skyrockets, new people pour in, and shiny new buildings rise, Portland must act fast to save its soul.

03/25/2016 Edited by Zach Dundas By Marty Patail, Brian Libby, Randy Gragg, and Ramona DeNies

WHAT'S NEXT

Portland Is Changing Faster Than You Can Believe

Here are five big game changers already in the works.

03/25/2016 By Zach Dundas, Randy Gragg, and Brian Libby

FORWARD LOOKS

Four Portland Luminaries and One Transplanted Former Leader Tell Us What Our City Needs to Do

Featuring: Simple cofounder Alex Payne, Switchboard cofounder Mara Zepeda, new Hispanic Chamber prez Oscar Arana, artist Intisar Abioto, and ex-Metro president David Bragdon

03/25/2016 By Zach Dundas

POLITICS

Why Portland’s Elected Leaders Keep Failing Despite the City’s Success

Portland is about to elect a new mayor. Again. Maybe this time, it will stick.

03/25/2016 By Zach Dundas

PDX INDEX

Are Portlanders Paying the Arts Tax? (Not really.)

And where’s that money going, anyway?

03/25/2016 By Ramona DeNies

THE LONG PLAY

PODCAST: Mayoral Hopeful Jules Bailey Reveals His Vision for Portland (and Love of Star Trek)

In the debut of Portland Monthly's podcast The Long Play, the campaign's youthful upstart talks about why the city's top job should be his.

03/21/2016 By Zach Dundas, Marty Patail, and Sika Stanton

SHAKEDOWN

What’s the Deal With Ellen Rosenblum?

Oregon’s attorney general is running for a second term. But first, we size her up.

03/01/2016 By Marty Patail

OREGON WOMAN 2016

Ten Extraordinary Oregon Women Fighting for Change and Disrupting the System

We asked these local luminaries to pair off for conversations about what it means to be an Oregon woman today. Here’s what they said.

02/23/2016 Edited by Ramona DeNies By Zach Dundas, Marty Patail, and Kelly Clarke

OREGON WOMAN 2016

The Year’s Movers, Shakers, and Newsmakers

From music to politics to roller derby, Oregon women have made serious waves lately. We take a look back.

02/23/2016 By Ramona DeNies