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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
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
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
Poem: Cat Whiskers by Catherine Hunt, Page 4
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
Poem: Restraint II by Crysta Casey, Page 7
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: Take NOTA by Charlie Peters | Seattle, Page 10
Poem: Approval by Stan Burriss, Page 10
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
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]
Mockingbird Times June 2006, Vol. VI, Issue 6, 4 pages
Copy of issue was obtained from microfiche in the University of Washington Suzzallo Library.