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Table of Contents
December 20, 2006, Vol. 13, No. 52
- Mo’, Mo’, Mo’. Want to help our vendors increase their good cheer for the coming year? Supporting our Winter Fund Drive is a start. Page 2
- Power Manager. When the storm raged and the electricity went out, community centers provided safe haven for those looking for warmth. Page 3
- Trade Wins. This past election, voters chose a bevy of fair-trade friendly candidates to help steer a more socially conscious path. Page 5
- Ray Beam. Ray McGovern used to work in intelligence. Now through ministry he uses his know-how to put an end to wartime corruption. Page 6
Table of Contents:
Plug My Ride. California’s drivers clamor for a hybrid revolution by Kevin Krolicki, Street News Service, Pages 1, 4
- Picture: Felix Kramer, Founder of CalCars, plugs in his Toyota hybrid car to charge up at his home in Redwood City. Environmentalists are pushing auto companies to produce plug-in hybrids to reduce U.S. oil consumption and greenhouse gas emissions.
- Photo by Kimberly White
Gone Condo. Rising conversion rate prompts call for new law. By Cydney Gillis, Pages 1, 12
Change Agent: Chris Van Dyk by Chris Miller, Page 3
- Picture: Dunked: Chris Van Dyk, the organizer for Citizens for More Important Things, and Adam Glickman, the spokesman for SEIU Local 775, backed the Initiative 91 campaign, which passed in November.
- Photo by Joel Turner
Heavenly Host. Seattle community centers respond to power outage. By Adam Hyla, Page 3
- Picture: Storm front: cots at the Delridge Community Center
- Photo by Adam Hyla
Just Heard…, Page 3
- Skateparks roll on by Adam Hyla
- Viaduct: up or down by Adam Hyla [RE: Alaskan Way Viaduct, David Della, Nick Licata, People’s Waterfront Coalition, Governor Christine Gregoire]
- Parks: grand selection by Cydney Gillis [RE: Board of Park Commissioners, Peter Steinbrueck}
Poetry, Pages 4, 7
- Untitled by Brian B, Page 4
- I Am Not a Hunter Gatherer by Michael Magee, Page 7
Short Takes, Page 4
- Gregoire gifting by Cydney Gillis [RE: Governor Christine Gregoire’s budget]
- Au revoir, Aradia by Cydney Gillis [RE: Aradia Women’s Health Center will close, Scott Leopold, Marcy Bloom]
- Losing out by Rosette Royale [RE: Drop in vacancy rates, Seattle’s Office of Housing]
- Righting the wrongs
- Picture: More than 100 people held a mock funeral procession on Sun., Dec. 10, 2006 for the anniversary of the signing of the UN’s Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Marchers laid caskets in Westlake Park to commemorate the victims of state-sponsored violence in Mexico, the Philippines, and Guantánamo.
- Photo by Katia Roberts
Season of our Discontent. Fair-Trade issues made a difference in the election. By Chris Slevin, Page 5
Interview: The Good Shepherd. Ex-CIA analyst Ray McGovern fights wartime lies from the stronghold of an urban ministry by Cydney Gillis, Pages 6, 7
- Picture: Ray McGovern, a retired CIA officer turned political activist, talks with an audience during a question and answer session at the Trinity United Methodist Church in October.
- Photo by Joel Turner
Looking for Ms. Goodall. Book: Jane Goodall: The Woman Who Redefined Man by Dale Peterson. Review by Bonnie Olson, Page 8
The Best and the Brightest. Film: The Good Shepherd. Directed by Robert De Niro. Review by Lester Gray, Pag 8
- Picture: Angelina Jolie and Matt Damon in The Good Shepherd.
Adventures in Irony. The Ghost of Christmas Future by Dr. Wes Browning, Page 9
Bus Chick, Transit Authority. Who’s Your Chauffeur? Metro by Carla Saulter, Page 9
Street Watch. Compiled by Emma Quinn, Page 9
Letters to the Editor: Page 10
- Eviction contradiction by Keith Gormézano | Seattle
Classified Ads, Page 10
Calendar. Compiled by Dena Burke, Page 11
Director’s Corner by Timothy Harris, Page 11
First things First. Get Involved. Take Action., Page 11
A Street Guide to Olympia
- The Washington State Legislature convenes Jan. *. Below is some useful information, compiled by Nancy Amidei for the Civic Engagement Project, to help you understand and shape the legislature process. Cut it out, tape it up, make copies for your friends and co-workers.
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