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Celebrating 4 years of Collective Agency in Portland Oregon

It’s been more than 4 years since I started Collective Agency. Business and community are going well. We recently put up a new website, which is at http://collectiveagency.co We’ve won awards for being one of the world’s most democratic workplaces … Continue reading

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Fully Fund Oregon Schools

Tax and Conversation is now: Fully Fund Oregon Schools. It’s a 501(c)(4) nonprofit. I’m leading the Oregon constitutional amendment for 2016 as a direct initiative. It will fully fund Pre-K-12 education and end Oregon income taxes by taxing net assets … Continue reading

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5 Projects

Leading the Tax and Conversation amendment is going well. The concept — what is good policy that people want for tax reform? — has developed since August 2011 (it’s now December 2013), and is done. The timeline (a November 2016 … Continue reading

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My new full-time work

Tax and Conversation is my new full-time work. Total income tax reform through a constitutional amendment 2014 in Oregon via the public initiative process. It will benefit everyone in Oregon. And we’ll do it by growing a membership organization. We … Continue reading

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“Collective Agency”: the year to come

It’s been a great year. I started “Collective Agency” June 15th 2011 with tens of other people, and June 14th 2012 I transferred 100% of control to Fitz Ryland, who was elected by members. Some of our press is here: … Continue reading

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