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Table of Contents
March 8, 2006, Vol. 13, No. 11
- 1 Down, 9 to Go. With the first year of the Ten Year Plan to End Homelessness done, there’s good and bad at hand. Page 2
- “Salt” Yeller. An organizer speaks out on contracting firm giving employees low wages. Page 3
- Debate & Switch. A recent event to “debate” gay rights was a mockery that sadly packing Town Hall. Page 4
- Inc. Blot. Keeping tabs on corporate misdeeds motivates journalist Pratap Chatterjee. Page 6
Slow Roasted. Seven years of anti-labor practices backfire on coffee giant by Cydney Gillis, Pages 1, 12
- Picture: Jeff Alexander, who now works for the International Union of Operating Engineers, says he was run out of the Starbucks’ roasting plant in Kent after voting for the union.
- Photo by Brooke Kempner
Change Agent: Diane Turner by Dena Burke, Page 3
- Picture: Diane Turner supplying more than just popcorn to Wallingford’s Meaningful movies viewers.
- Photo by Dena Burke
Interview: This is What Corpocracy Looks Like. Investigative journalist Pratap Chatterjee keeps his eye out for corporate misconduct by Tom Cogbill, Pages 6, 7
- Picture: In books such as Iraq, Inc. Pratap Chatterjee investigates of the actions of corporations.
- Photo by Terry Divyak
Adventures in Irony: The Rights Stuff by Dr. Wes Browning, Page 9
Bus Chick, Transit Authority. Doin’ the Metro Sprint by Carla Saulter, Page 9
Street Watch. Compiled by Emma Quinn, Page 9
Director’s Corner by Timothy Harris, Page 11
Turning ‘entitlement’ on its ear by Joanne Zuhl, Street Roots Newspaper
Calendar, Page 11
- Event: Wearing a florescent orange vest and carrying a bull horn, Rachel Corrie, a resident of Olympia and dedicated peace activist, stubbornly stood in protest in front of a Palestinian family’s home. An Israeli bulldozer ran her over, killing her. The play Daughter Courage is based on the e-mails she sent her parents from the war torn area and celebrates her life’s work. Tickets $15. Thursday, March 8th – Saturday, March 11th, 8 p.m. Consolidated Work, 500 Boren Ave. N. Info: www.rachelcorrie.org
Mockingbird Times, March 2006. Vol. VI, Issue 3
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