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July 5, 2006, Vol. 13, No. 28
- Nine More Years. Year One’s done. But a viable 10-Year demands one essential component: grassroots activism. Page 2
- Top Pot Shot. Local doughnut shop bars woman because, she says, she brought up an unpleasant topic: race. Page 4
- Not So Sweet 16. With 16 homeless deaths so far this year, the Women in Black ask mayor to help turn the tide. Page 5
- Rank Caller. Dr. Robert Fuller finds society’s “isms” – racism, sexism, etc. – stem from one central ism: rankism. Page 6
Table of Contents:
Return to Reform. Students work for return of UW’s Immigration Clinic by Cydney Gillis, Pages 1, 12
- Picture: Ioana Miron, a student at the University of Washington School of Law, wants the University to reinstitute its Immigration Clinic, a program that concentrated on deportation and asylum cases. The clinic was closed in 2004.
- Photo by Mark Sullo
Breathing Room. Housing, fed cuts inflame asthma in Yakima Valley farm families. By Julie Chinitz, Pages 1, 12
| Quote by John Thayer, Childhood Asthma Project
Editorial: Necessary But Not Sufficient. What’s wrong with the 10-Year Plan to End Homelessness? By Timothy Harris, Page 2
Change Agent: Laura Pritchard by Amy Besunder, Page 3
- Picture: Laura Pritchard, coordinating local agencies to support the needs of homeless youth.
- Photo by Elliot Stoller
Many Happy Returns. Property-tax exemption saves developers millions, By Lydia DePillis, Page 3
Just Heard…, Page 3
- Uncorked by Rosette Royale [RE: David Speikers, Jake Triesman]
- New party in Oregon by Cydney Gillis [Working Families Party, Madelyn Edler]
Served Cold. Banned from Capitol Hill donut shop, neighbor launches protest. By Adam Hyla, Page 4
- Picture: Laurie Wilson with Annette Gobin and Marla S. Nonken take a break from a protest of Top Pot on Capitol Hill.
- Photo by Elliot Stoller
Short Takes, Page 4
- Watchdog days of summer by Rosette Royale [RE: EPA, PCB levels at Terminal 117, Malarkey Asphalt Co., Duwamish River Cleanup Coalition]
- More trees to go by Cydney Gillis [RE: Ted Holden, Freeway Park, Angela Danadjieva]
Standing Out. Women mark deaths of King County homeless, ages 0 – 57. By Liz Miller [RE: Deanna Davis, Women in Black, Frank Duvall, Edward Balderama, Doug Dawon, Sean Knold, Matt Tramell, Davinia Garrison
- Picture: Women at a June 28, 2006 vigil outside the Seattle Justice Center. The vigil marked the deaths of five King County homeless people outside or by violence this spring.
- Photo by Liz Miller
Interview: Nobody Knows. Robert Fuller on how the abuse of rank damages community. Interview by Shara Choi, Pages 6, 7
- Picture: Robert Fuller thinks that “rankism” – his term for the human tendency to create social hierarchies – is the cause of discrimination.
- Photo courtesy of Robert Fuller.
Poem: The el train south by Larry Crist, Page 7
One Nation, Under One God. Book: American Theocracy. The Peril and Politics of Radical Religion, Oil, and Borrowed Money in the 21st by Kevin Phillips. Review by Timothy Harris, Page 8
From Drawn to Dark. Film: A Scanner Darkly. Directed by Richard Linklater. Review by Lester Gray, Page 8
- Picture: James Barris (Robert Downey, Jr.) in A Scanner Darkly
Adventures in Irony. Shooting an Elephant by Dr. Wes Browning, Page 9
Ask-A-Lawyer. Real-Life answers to your legal hassles, Page 9
Thanks to Access to Justice Institute, Seattle University, School of Law, and Foster Pepper
Street Watch. Compiled by Emma Quinn, Page 9
Letter to the Editor: Page 10
- As the church goes, so goes downtown | Joe Martin, Seattle, WA
Classified Ads, Page 10
Calendar, Page 11
Director’s Corner by Timothy Harris, Page 11
First things First. Get Involved. Take Action., Page 11
Don’t Close the ‘Net
- Issue: Network Neutrality is the guiding principle that preserves the free and open Internet. It ensures that the public can view the smallest blog just as easily as the largest corporate web site by preventing Internet companies like AT&T from rigging the playing field for only the highest-paying sites.
Mockingbird Times July 2006, Vol VI, Issue 7, 4 Pages
Copy of issue was obtained from microfiche in the University of Washington Suzzallo Library.