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June 7, 2006, Vol. 13, No. 24
- Nip and ‘Duct. Getting rid of the crumbling Viaduct could give Seattle a new lease on life. Page 2
- Brogue State. In Edinburgh, Scotland, the last remaining homeless hostel closes its doors.
- Air Ball. With I-91, voters have the chance to tell Sonics that funds for education trump new arena. Page 5
- Street Smarts. Connecting with homeless youth, says expert Jerry Fest, means making the system accessible. Page 6
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Burning to Get Involved. Olympia port protest draws pepper spray, cements activism by Rosette Royale.
- Picture: Protestors swarmed the Port of Olympia during the last 10 days of May to voice their displeasure with the docking and loading of a vessel bound to Iraq with Army gear and vehicles. Many were pepper-sprayed. Here, individuals stage a die-in on May 30, the day before the vessel Pomeroy set sail for Iraq.
- Photo by Christin Osgood
The Courthouse Lawn. Park plan revealed by Cydney Gillis, Pages 1, 4
| Quote by Councilmember Julia Patterson (D-SeaTac)
Editorial: Culture Shift. Seattle can kill the waterfront highway and get a new lease on life by Cary Moon, People’s Waterfront Coalition, Page 2
Change Agent: Pastor Patrinell “Pat” Wright by Amy Besunder, Page 3
- Picture: Rev. Patrinell “Pat” Wright, sending out gospel music’s call, so all can respond.
- Photo by Elliot Stoller
Scotland: end of an error. Flats replace hostels accommodating Edinburgh’s homeless. By Clare Harris, The Big Issue in Scotland, Page 3
| Quote by Laurie Naumann, former director of the Scottish Council for Single Homeless
Just Heard…, Page 3
- Kenya. Or Somalia by Rosette Royale [RE: Sheik Abrahim Mohamed, Rainier Valley Abu-Bakr Mosque, Hilary Han]
- Snubbed by Bush by Adam Hyla [RE: Will Parry, Puget Sound Alliance for Retired Americans, George W. Bush]
- DSHS and deaths by Adam Hyla [RE: 87 children died in DSHS’s care in 2004]
Short Takes, Page 4
- Mayor’s ethics by Cydney Gillis [RE: Ethics complaint against Mayor Greg Nickels, Matt Smith, Marianne Bichsel, John Fox, Citizens for a Better Waterfront]
- The judicial turns political by Liz Miller [RE: Justice Jim Johnson, Justice Charles Johnson, Chief Justice Gerry Alexander, Justice Tom Chambers, Justice Susan Owens]
- TC4: home for now by Lydia DePillis [RE: Tent City 4, Pastor Paul Forman, SHARE/WHEEL, Judge Charles Mertel]
Poetry, Pages 4, 7, 10
- Cat Whiskers by Catherine Hunt, Page 4
- Restraint II by Crysta Casey, Page 7
- Approval by Stan Burriss, Page 10
Voters on the Rebound. For the Sonics, buck may stop with city initiative. By Lydia DePillis, Page 5 [RE: Seattle SuperSonics]
- Picture: Won’t be fooled again? Chris Van Dyk takes the Sonics to the streets.
- Photo by Adam Hyla
Interview: Growing Pains. Street-culture expert Jerry Fest on what homeless youth really need. Interview by Billy Menz, Pages 6, 7
- Picture: Seattle’s Own: Two homeless youth, out on the streets.
- Photo by Rosco Kickingstone
Twin Powers. Book: 26a by Diana Evans. Review by Austin Walters, Page 8
On the Radio. Film: A Prairie Home Companion. Directed by Robert Altman. Review by Lester Gray, Page 8
- Picture: Woody Harrelson and John C. Reilly, a-picking and a-signing in A Prairie Home Companion
Adventures in Irony. It’s on the Tip of My Tongue 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
Letter to the Editor, Page 10
- Take NOTA by Charlie Peters | Seattle [RE: None of the Above]
Classified Ads, Page 10
Calendar, Page 11
- Event: Muckraking journalist Greg Palast used old-school detective work to dig up information on the War on Terror. He uncovered the greedy schemes to seize nations with abundances of oil, the hidden plan to steal the 2008 election, and the media biases that keep it all unreported. Palast discusses his new book, Armed Madhouse, the Katrina reconstruction efforts, the war in Iraq, and more. Tickets $10. Thursday, June 8, 2006, 7:30 p.m. Town Hall, 1119 Eighth Ave [Seattle]
Director’s Corner by Timothy Harris, Page 11
First things First. Get Involved. Take Action., Page 11
Seattle’s Hotel Workers Need a Raise
- Issue: Hotel workers all across North America are rising to lift each other above the poverty line, and move into the middle class. Because Seattle is home to the Westin, one of the larger union properties targeted for this effort, Seattle has been chosen as one of the cities to kick off the Hotel Workers Rising! campaign
Mockingbird Times June 2006, Vol. VI, Issue 6, 4 pages
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