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[[File:Cameron-Hunger-Strike-Day-18.jpg|350px|thumb|left|Former mayoral candidate, Cameron Whitten, on day 18 of his hunger strike to raise awareness of the plight of Portland's homeless community.]]
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Former mayoral candidate, [[Cameron Whitten]] began a [[Hunger Strike for Housing Justice]] on Saturday, June 2, 2012 to protest fines imposed on the [[Right 2 Dream Too]] encampment for homeless people, and to raise awareness of the plight of homeless people in Portland.
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On day 19 of his hunger strike, Whitten posted a "Dear Occupy" letter on Occupy Portland's Facebook page in which he called [[Right 2 Dream Too]] "a group of empowered, radical People that is practically the identical twin of Occupy Portland," and chided Occupy activists for what he felt was "a large lack of Solidarity."<ref>[http://www.facebook.com/groups/occupypdx/permalink/460602777283384/ Cameron Whitten - Dear Occupy]</ref>
  
 
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* [http://www.facebook.com/cameron.whitten1 Cameron Whitten] (Facebook page.)
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* [http://blogtown.portlandmercury.com/BlogtownPDX/archives/2012/05/31/former-mayoral-candidate-announces-hunger-strike Former Mayoral Candidate Announces Hunger Strike]
 
* [http://blogtown.portlandmercury.com/BlogtownPDX/archives/2012/05/31/former-mayoral-candidate-announces-hunger-strike Former Mayoral Candidate Announces Hunger Strike]
 
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* [http://blogtown.portlandmercury.com/BlogtownPDX/archives/homeless/ How's Cameron Whitten Doing on His Hunger Strike?]
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* [http://www.oregonlive.com/portland/index.ssf/2012/06/cameron_whitten_gets_support.html Cameron Whitten gets support for hunger strike in solidarity event]
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* [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rSIwd-QTs0A Cameron Whitten: Hunger Strike 4 Housing Justice] (Video)
 
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Revision as of 09:10, 20 June 2012

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Former mayoral candidate, Cameron Whitten, on day 18 of his hunger strike to raise awareness of the plight of Portland's homeless community.

Former mayoral candidate, Cameron Whitten began a Hunger Strike for Housing Justice on Saturday, June 2, 2012 to protest fines imposed on the Right 2 Dream Too encampment for homeless people, and to raise awareness of the plight of homeless people in Portland.

On day 19 of his hunger strike, Whitten posted a "Dear Occupy" letter on Occupy Portland's Facebook page in which he called Right 2 Dream Too "a group of empowered, radical People that is practically the identical twin of Occupy Portland," and chided Occupy activists for what he felt was "a large lack of Solidarity."[1]

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