COVID-19

Community Members Distribute Bread and Roses to Support their Neighbors during the COVID-19 Quarantine

EUGENE, OR​ – This morning, many Eugene residents awoke to find a package on their doorstep. Hours earlier, just before dawn, several gloved-and-masked locals had made the deliveries around their neighborhoods, with a clear message attached: “In the midst of this crisis, we must take care of each other.” The brown paper bags contained two…

By Lane County Mutual Aid May 1, 2020
Police in LA still perpetuating violence during COVID-19

I am a 53-year-old Iranian American and have lived in LA since 1990. As a marijuana user, I needed to buy enough marijuana to quarantine. On March 26, I went to my local dispensary in Los Angeles. After they checked my ID they let me inside. It was me and two other customers, including a…

By Alireza Tabani April 23, 2020
UO Student Under Quarantine

In the winter of 2020 Ari was approached by a Chinese recruitment agency, specializing in assisting native English-speaking teachers obtain work contracts throughout China. With the current political relations between China and the US, as well as the looming 2020 US presidential elections, the agency was actively seeking teachers who had previously worked in “difficult”…