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Table of Contents
April 16, 1999, Vol. 6, No. 8
- Where Have You Gone, Joe DiMaggio? Stadium Politics and the Poor
Table of Contents:
Fields of Schemes. An Interview with Sportswriter Art Thiel. Interview by Bob Redmond, Pages 1, 6, 9
Me and My Methadone. Some things you can't learn in school. By Eric Detzer, MSW, Pages 1, 10, 11
- Picture: Eric Detzer lends an experienced ear at Street Outreach Services (SOS).
- Photo by George Hickey
- Picture: Ugly reality. A day at the needle exchange.
- Photo by Patrick Kylen
Mailbag, Page 2
- Another success by Billy Joseph
- Shame on us by W. Gallacci
- Cops are people too by Maria Abdin
- Editor Replies
- Collect 'em all! by Ron Reese
Bottomfeeders. Global Mariner Exposes Exploitation at Sea. By Timothy Harris, Page 3 [RE: Lila Smith, International Transport Workers Federation (ITF)
| Quote by John Sansone
- Picture: Three waterfront unions marched in Seattle on April 1 to defend their members against downsizing, outsourcing, and other reductions in work standards. The unions all have contracts that are up for re-negotiation this spring. The rally was held by the Inland Boatman's Union of the Pacific, the International Longshore & Warehouse Union, and Teamsters Local 174. Organizers noted that one in four Seattle jobs are waterfront related.
- Photo by George Hickey
Where Do You Go? Vets Hall Shelter Closes, Homeless move outside. BY members of WHEEL and SHARE, Pages 4, 8
| The Sinking Ship. April 1st end of shelter "season" results
A night among friends. Join the Real Change crew and friends each third Friday for dinner and music in a warm and homey setting. Children are free. Suggested donation, $20. All proceeds benefit Real Change. Call 441-3247 for more information.
Friday, April 16
- Don't miss Karen Iglitzen and Roger Nelson on violin and piano. Karen was the first violin for the Philadelphia String Quartet, and Roger is the former orchestra director of Cornish College of the Arts. We'll all be there
Our Lives Performed. Theater of Liberation. BY Eryca Nelson, Page 5
Adventures in Poetry: Word Salad with ©Dr. Wes Browning, Page 7
Obituary. In Memory: George Vandal Carle, Jr. Dec. 20, 1964 - March 21, 1999. By Michele Marchand, Page 8
- George Carle, a young Haida man from Klawock, Alaska, was stabbed to death in his sleep under the viaduct at Lenora Street in Seattle.
Poetry, Page 12
- Untitled by Jeffrey McClanahan, Vendor #3257
- Letter to a Millionair by Shira Richman
- Other Faith by Stan Burriss
- Baseball Stadium Blues by David Thornbrugh
StreetWrites: Stories on Living. Poetry by Ruanda Morrison, Page 13
Poems by Ruanda Morrison:
- I Am Woman
- Disappearing Act
- Crack: Falling In Between
- What I Like
Anacrostic: Hearing Voices, Page 14 (Answer given in July 15, 1999 Issue: “The people’s voice is odd, it is, and is not, the voice of God.” Alexander Pope)
Calendar, Page 15. Special thanks to Jean Buskin
Citizens Participation Project, Page 16
- Issue: The HOPE Act, researched for over a year and presented to the state congress this session, would provide a continuum of care for homeless youth statewide. Despite widespread and bipartisan support, one congressman has single-handedly halted the debate, making the popular bill suddenly a longshot for passage. Advocates for homeless youth are hoping for one of two eleventh-hour scenarios to play out - but both require another groundswell of public input.