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Table of Contents
March 16, 2005, Vol. 12, No. 10
Note: Issue says Vol. 11, No. 11 in error
- Common Ground. Conservatives share concerns with costs of war. Page 2
- No Deal. South Lake Union Coalition abandons talks with Allen. Page 3
- Necessity is the mother of invention for homeless man Chiaka Howze. Page 4
- Barista Agonisté. A gripping account of frothy excellence, from inside the Barista Showdown. Page 5
- Interview. Jerry Fowler on the crisis in Darfur. Page 6
- Aldous Huxley. On the screwed up rich. Page 8
Table of Contents:
Sentenced to Labor. State prisons to put more inmates to work. By Cydney Gillis, Pages 1, 9, 12
No Go. Do military recruiters target young people of color? By Rosette Royale, Pages 1, 12
- Picture: Catherine Harris-White is sick of being cold-called by military recruiters. “From my experience, recruiters go after young people of color,” she says.
- Photo by Sean Ellingson
Opinion: Hide and Seek. Real conservatives are just as concerned about the human costs of war. By Anitra Freeman, Page 2
Change Agent: Patrick Carey. By …, Page 3
- Picture: Patrick Carey: pioneering the slippery slope to eco-friendly roofing.
- Photo by Mark Sullo
No Deal. Labor-enviro coalition calls off South Lake Union talks. By Adam Hyla, Page 3
- Picture: Happy to leave: A tenant of the Lillian apartments, holding her exit check, several months before the building’s demolition in September 2002.
- Photo by Casey Kelbaugh
Just Heard..., Page 3
- Not settled by Rosette Royale [RE: Marriage equality]
- Not yet home by Adam Hyla [RE: Washington State National Guard troops in Iraq?]
- Not forgotten by Adam Hyla [RE: Shawn Jerel “Raiko” Maxwell]
A Traveling Man. Recycled, multi-purpose traveling can is the dream of homeless entrepreneur Chiaka Howze. My Meghan Peters, Page 4
- Picture: The Gear Oriented Baggage Equipment (GOBE) and Chiaka Howze, its proud inventor.
- Photo courtesy of Asher Lee
Short Takes, By Cydney Gillis, Page 4
- Rehab costs less
- Bye, bye streetcar [RE: Waterfront streetcar, Kevin Desmond]
- Not in “our” parks [RE: No homeless remembrance garden]
Not Yer Mama’s Joe. Behind the Scenes at Barista Showdown. By Jess Grant, Pages 5, 8
Interview. A Patient Crisis. War, famine in Sudan are a matter of political will. Interview of Jerry Fowler by Adam Hyla, Pages 6, 7
- Picture: Jerry Fowler of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum met with Sudanese refugees in Chad, where this picture was taken. The woman on the left, fled after her father, cousin, and brother were killed by militia.
- Photo courtesy of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum
Poetry, Pages 7, 12
- Pure by Elizabeth Romero, Page 7
- Get Lost by Mercedes Lawry, Page 12
Stay Human. Book: Point Counter Point by Aldous Huxley. Review by Adam Hyla, Page 8
- Graphic: Aldous Huxley’s timeless message: The rich are weird, pass it on!
Adventures in Irony. Dr. Wes Gets Outrage Fatigue with ©Dr. Wes Browning, Page 9
Street Watch. Compiled by Emma Quinn, Page 9
Letters to the Editor, Page 10
- Robin Hood was a Libertarian by Cliff Smith | Lynnwood
- Soft shell for the hard sell by Andrew
Classified Ads, Page 10
Calendar. Page 11
Director's Corner. By Timothy Harris, Page 11
First things First. Get Involved. Take Action. Page 11
- Issue: Governor Gregoire is working on her budget proposal, for release around March 21, 2005. It doesn’t look good – with a $2.2 billion-dollar budget shortfall her budget may take an especially heavy toll on the most vulnerable people in our state. The Governor and legislators have a choice to make: pass a budget with little or no new revenue and make it even harder for people to survive, or pass a responsible budget that raises revenue to invest in our communities and our people.
Be Counted. Iraq War anniversary events, March 16-21, 2005. By David Trotter, Page 12
Copy of issue was obtained from microfiche in the University of Washington Suzzallo Library.