Harriet Rubin

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Thumbnail for - Becoming Sam Adams
May 19, 2009
The new mayor defeated debt, doubt, and Dozono to reach City Hall. Portland expects a lot of him, but not more than hizzoner expects of himself.
Thumbnail for - What’s Silicon Valley Got That We Haven’t?
Mar 24, 2009
I’m in Palo Alto today conferring with the 2036 President of the US. Actually, I’m speaking to sixty seniors at an elite girls school, daughters of venture capitalists and high-tech CEOs. The...
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Mar 12, 2009
Woe that a Paulson has ambushed Portland City Council. What if the sins of the father are visited on the son? Soccer entrepreneur Merritt Paulson’s father Hank engineered a much-criticized,...
Thumbnail for - Generation C(risis): Will Portland’s youngest powerbrokers kill the spirit that keeps us Weird?
Mar 3, 2009
I’m worried about Portland’s future leaders. After a recent interview with a 20something—a Generation Y’er—who’s made it big here, I was shocked by this person’s arrogance, impatience, and...
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Feb 27, 2009
Soft power, smart power, pigeon power…. Kitchen Bitch is slang for prep chef, or Le Pigeon in French—the lowest ranking member of the kitchen brigade. Chef Gabe Rucker, 28, named his fine and bold...
Thumbnail for - Obama is an Ox and Sam is a Rabbit. Is that why life feels like a zoo?
Feb 26, 2009
Like many people, I’ve soured on bankers’ predictions and politicians’ promises. Too many stupid mistakes have been made by so called experts. When times get tough, the powerful look to alternate...
Thumbnail for - Are they really drinking from the toilets at OHSU?
Feb 24, 2009
Any candidates for Portland’s funniest home videos? How about funniest webprank? My candidate is "OHSU NEWS::http://ohsunews.com, an object lesson in how to speak truth to power. How? LAUGH at...