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Table of Contents
January 9, 2003, Vol. 10, No. 2
- SHA cries uncle
- Decent dog biscuit
- Paying for Shelter
Note: Page 8 is followed by Page 13. The Mockingbird Times was inserted in-between.
Table of Contents:
The Rich want more. Bill Gates Sr. and Chuck Collins on the Estate Tax. Interview by Adam Holdorf, Pages 1, 14, 15
- Picture: Chuck Collins
- Photo courtesy of Chuck Collins
Mailbag, Page 2
- Better late than never by Bob Healy | Portland, OR
- A gentle man by Jill Eannicott | UFCW #1105 Member
- Just doing his job by Colleen Browne
Opinion: Double Bind. Washington’s low-income taxpayers, already charged more than their fair share, now see needed services disappearing. By Michael Ramos, Page 3
News You Can Use, Page 4
| Shelter’ll cost ya, but jail is free!
- National news digest, January 3, 2003. News from around the U.S. and Canada, compiled by the Street News Service. Compiled by Molly Rhodes
- Hotel Salvation Army by Adam Holdorf
- Homelessness kills by Adam Holdorf
- Picture: Women in Black outside the Seattle Times building
- Photo by Zack Cardenas
All Quiet: SHA, residents, activists end redevelopment quarrel. By Adam Holdorf, Page 5
- Picture: Demolition at Rainier Vista resumed after a settlement was reached in the lawsuit against the property’s owner, the Seattle Housing Authority. In the background, intact homes await the wrecking crew.
- Photo by Signe Drake
Adventures in Poetry: Ignorance is bliss with © Dr. Wes Browning, Page 6
Poetry, Pages 6, 7
- All Homeless Song by Roberto Valenza
- A BIG LIE by Elizabeth Romero
- Greenwood Avenue Cacophony by John Gorski
- The Don’t Worry Blues by Elizabeth Romero
- What The Children Write On The Sidewalks by David Thornbrugh
It Ain’t Camping and It Ain’t Fun. How winter’s chill treats a north-country family. By Cindy Carlson, Page 8
| Winter in the north country.
Running Scared. Even when you find a safe place, the past keeps following. By Sue Anderson, as told to Jackie Renn, Page 13
| Even in safety, the past keeps on following.
Obituary: Warm, Sweet, and Gone: In memory of Jonna Taylor. April 3, 1947 – December 8, 2002. By Anitra Freeman, Page 15
- Picture: Jonna Taylor
- Photo by Anitra Freeman
Notes from the Kitchen: Something for Rover. By Liz Smith, Page 16
- Picture: Saved by the shelter: This English Springer Spaniel, Salem, made it to a loving home with the help of the Progressive Animal Welfare Society.
- Photo courtesy of Liz Smith
Street Watch. Compiled by Emma Quinn, Page 17
Timeless Astrology. By R.W. Reid, Page 18
Calendar. Compiled by Sandra Enger, Page 19
Citizens Participation Project. ACT NOW! Page 20
Help Increase Access to Education for Low-Income Parents
- Issue: The Washington State Gaining Independence (GI) bill for families will create a program to help low-wage parents access the additional financial aid necessary to help them succeed in accessing higher education at our state’s colleges, and therefore getting the training necessary to qualify for a living wage job.
Mockingbird Times January 2003 Vol. III, Issue 1, 4 pages