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September 7, 2005, Vol. 12, No. 35
- 8 Ain’t Enough. Section 8 housing cutbacks make times tougher for the elderly and poor. Page 2
- Wave of Relief. State and city organize to house those left homeless in Katrina’s wake. Page 8
- Folk Way. Portland benefit hopes folk music’s ability to rekindle peace won’t be a long time passing. Page 5
- Democratic Smarty. Democracy School teaches students how to fight them nasty ol’ corporations. Page 6
Table of Contents:
Water Wars. Beach access at issue for those on Lake Washington. By Adam Hyla, Pages 1, 4
- Picture: Public-space activist Anitra Rowe, where Mercer Street runs into the water.
- Photo by Mark Sullo
Night Life. Seeing it all in Pioneer Square’s parks. By Israel Bayer, Pages 1, 12
- Picture: Pioneer Square’s Occidental Park: Signs of life in the early-morning hours.
- Photo by Terry Divyak
Behind the Section 8 Ball. Cutbacks in federal housing assistance could spell disaster for the poor – just look at New Orleans. By Emily Paddison, Page 2
Change Agent; Kate Mortenson. By Adam Hyla, Page 3
- Picture: Kate Mortenson keeping pace with public space.
- Photo by Justin Mills
Cause One. State, city mobilize for Katrina’s victims. By Cydney Gillis, Page 3
Just Heard…, Page 3
- High Fives, Straight A’s by Rosette Royale [RE: Ron Sims, Dow Constantine, Larry Gossett, Lloyd Hara]
- Poems to the People by Cydney Gillis [RE: Pesha Joyce Gertler, Nick Licata, Nancy Dahlberg, Poet Populist]
- Justice pays by Adam Hyla [RE: Budget for Justice, Seattle Police]
Short Takes, Page 4
- Killing the “death tax” debate by Adam Hyla [RE: Tom Buis, National Farmers Union, Bill Foster]
- SHA: gag rule by Cydney Gillis [RE: Rick Harrison, Eric Dunn, Northwest Justice Project, Virginia Felton]
- At Home
- Picture: Women and men, organized by Homeless Women in Black held a 24-hour candlelight vigil outside a federally owned vacant office building near Safeco Field last week. The vigil memorialized a homeless Seattle man whose body was found near the building earlier this summer.
- Photo by Mark Sullo
And the Band Played On. Portland protesters lift moods with music. By Joanne Zuhl, Street News Service, Page 5
| Quote by Grant Remington, Vietnam vet
Roadmap to Freedom. Richard Grossman and Thomas Linzey are helping communities rebel against corporate rule by Dean Ritz, Pages 6, 7
| Quotes by Thomas Linzey and Richard Grossman
- Picture: Richard Grossman and Thomas Linzey giving the people the tools to fight corporate rule.
Poem: Spring Training by Catherine Hunt, Page 7
No Book Is an Island. Book: Small Island by Andrea Levy. Review by Austin Walters, Page 8
Noble Love. DVD: Coronacion (2002). Directed by Silvio Caiozzi. Review by Lester Gray, Page 8
Adventures in Irony. When Foresight Was 20/20, By Dr. Wes Browning, Page 9
Ask A Lawyer. Real-life answers to your legal hassles, Page 9
Street Watch. Compiled by Emma Quinn, Page 9
Letters to the Editor, Page 10
- Vets Levy: classic conflict by Jess Grant | Seattle
- Rendezvous Thank You by James Browne | 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
What keeps one citizen advocate going?
Mockingbird Times September 2005, Vol 5, Issue 9
Copy of issue was obtained from microfiche in the University of Washington Suzzallo Library.