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Table of Contents
March 9, 2005, Vol. 12, No. 9
Note: Issue says Vol. 11, No. 10 in error
- The “S” Word. An unutterable “small word with a big heart.” Page 2
- Money Train. A win for the community. Big bucks about to hit Rainier Valley. Page 3
- Too Mean. Bipartisan effort in Olympia to restore welfare eligibility to drug felons. Page 4
- Cease Fire. Drug Policy Project shifts debate on substances to public health. Page 5
- Interview. bell hooks on visionary feminism and interdependence. Page 6
- Shoes. Do sneakers have ethics? Page 7
Table of Contents:
Robin Hood Reversed. Bush cuts prompt local action. By Adam Hyla, Pages 1, 12 [RE: Doreen Marchione, Aiko Schaefer]
- Picture: Rep. Dave Reichert. Friend or Foe of the Green River budget?
Growing Pains. Would building a high-rise “Center City” protect or destroy affordable housing and the environment? By Rosette Royale, Pages 1, 8
- Picture: Lonely at the top: Downtown’s tallest buildings may get some company under Mayor Greg Nickels’ Center City Seattle plan.
- Photo by Terry Divyak
Opinion: Socializing Security. The secret to riches? Have the law on your side. By Meizhu Lui, Page 2
Change Agent: Janet Preston, Mary Flowers, and Martin Friedman. By …., Page 3
- Picture: Supporting prisoners with healing links to the outside.
- Photo by Adam Hyla
Trainful of Money. $50 million fund for Rainier Valley businesses, residents near. By Cydney Gillis, Pages 3, 9
- Picture: People get ready: preparing for light rail in the Rainier Valley.
- Photo by Ken Dean
Just Heard...By Cydney Gillis, Page 3
- Dead or Alive? By Cydney Gillis and Adam Hyla [RE: Bills in the State House and Senate]
Punished Enough. Legislators mount bipartisan effort to remove obstacle between drug felons and welfare. By Jason Siegel, Page 4
! Quote by State Sen. Dale Brandland (R-Whatcom County)
Short Takes, Page 4
- Justice delayed by Jennifer Gore [RE: Paul Richmond, Larry Hildes, Andrew Felix]
- Wood weighs in by Adam Hyla [RE: Christal Wood]
- Back away from the trees! By Cydney Gillis [David Della, Jean Godden, Peter Steinbrueck, Ken Bounds]
Cease Fire. Coalition wants to revisit, reform drug laws. By Tom Cogbill, Page 5
| Quote by John Cary, King County Bar Association
Interview. Beyond the Binary. bell hooks on visionary feminism and the interdependence of all of us. Interview by Rosette Royale, Pages 6, 9
Sneaker Pimps. Can ethical shoe shopping really make a difference? By George Dunford, Page 7
| Quote by Jocelyn Pederick
Behind the Burqa. An exclusive look at Afghan women’s strength. Book: With All Our Strength: The Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan by Anne E. Brodsky. Review by Stacey Silliman, Page 8
- Picture: Meena, an idealistic law student who formed the Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan in 1977.
Poetry, Pages 8
- Stairway by Charlie Peters
Adventures in Irony. Speaking of Freaks … with ©Dr. Wes Browning, Page 9
Street Watch. Compiled by Emma Quinn, Page 9
Letters to the Editor, Page 10
- Techno talk by Don Stevens | Seattle
- Tree hugger by Maria Abdin | Seattle
Classified Ads, Page 10
Calendar. Page 11
Director's Corner. By Timothy Harris, Page 11
First things First. Get Involved. Take Action. Page 11
Fairness for suburban tent city
- Issue: The King County Council is considering two ordinances regulating Tent City. The rules they’re considering make things harder for Tent City residents and burden their supporters in a way that may even interfere with freedom of religion.
RC Hero. Paulette Bade, Vendor #2275. By RC Staff
Copy of issue was obtained from microfiche in the University of Washington Suzzallo Library.