Published in Klassekampen on July 30, 2020. Original title: «Vi er alle fritt vilt»
Protest following the death of George Floyd swept the US during the summer, and especially in Portland, Oregon.
On protest-day number 62, I spoke to a military veteran in charge of the so-called «Wall of Vets» group in Portland. As more protesters were targeted by federal forces inside the city, the veterans was working as a protective human shield. I spoke to the veteran from my home office outside Oslo as the protests were ongoing.
The story can be read here.