[pjw] RSVP: Anyone still get the print Oregonian? Don't recycle Aug 7-> yet!

Peace and Justice Works pjw at pjw.info
Thu Aug 8 17:19:32 EDT 2019

Hello PJW supporters

A few years ago we asked if anyone could drop by their Oregonians 
after being done reading them. The person who currently drops them off 
once a month is out of town from yesterday (August 7) until, I'm guessing, 

So, if you're a subscriber to the O-- which I know is an increasingly 
small numebr of people-- have the papers since August 7 and can swing by 
in the middle of September with the papers that would be great. (You can 
also drop them off more frequently if you need them out of your space.)

There's an email from March 2017 explaining what we use them for pasted in 

Let me know as soon as you can...
dan handelman
peace and justice works/portland copwatch

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Date: Wed, 29 Mar 2017 13:29:21 -0700 (PDT)
From: Peace and Justice Works <pjw at pjw.info>
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Subject: [pjw] RSVP: Anyone still get the print Oregonian?

While it is the 21st century and we do have internet access here, it's been of 
ongoing use to have copies of the physical Oregonian newspaper for a few 
reasons. One is to track how they cover the news of America's wars-- they went 
from the front page every day to only occasional small stories buried in the 
back, even though as of April 7 we'll have been at war for 15 1/2 years. (And, 
are still actively engaged in warfare in the 7 countries of Iraq, Afghanistan, 
Yemen, Pakistan, Libya, Somalia and of course Syria.)

We also use physical newspapers to archive stories for Portland Copwatch and 
frequently depend on them to create interesting looking graphics (stills of web 
pages are quite boring). There is someone who devotedly clips out articles for 
Copwatch but sometimes is out of town, and sometimes international stories are 
back-to-back so having a second copy helps.

Obviously there are many flaws in this concept including that home delivery 
doesn't include the Oregonian's news-stand issues on Mon, Tues and Thursdays, 
newspapers use a lot of resources, and the O doesn't deserve financial support, 
but hey, it's the local paper of record so I'm figuring someone on this list 
might be willing to set them aside and drop them off here every couple of 

If that person is you, let me know!

dan handelman
peace and justice works/portland copwatch

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