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Table of Contents
April 30, 2008, Vol. 15, No. 19
- Change Agent: Hilary Stern
- County says: only connect. As the city’s new sweeps policy begins, new funding and ideas for contacting and helping the “chronic” homeless are being aired. “The focus is on people who tend to get bumped around, who may get evicted or kicked out of a shelter,” says advocate Janna Wilson. Page 5
- Shanna Gorr, 18, beneath Pine St. near I-5 on Capitol Hill, the site of repeated sweeps by police and Dept. of Corrections work crews.
- Truth in caricature. Illustrator Bill Mauldin saw men “walk to the front as though they were going to the gas chamber.” And he captured the essence of war with a sardonic and irreverent wit, says biographer Todd DePastino. Page 7
- Gas, adieu: Living sustainably in the New Mexico desert, in Farewell, My Subaru. Page 8
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Out on a limb. Out truth-telling, envelope-pushing, bureaucrat-bashing role isn’t sustainable without your support by Timothy Harris, Page 2
Change Agent: Hilary Stern
- Picture: Welcome: Hilary Stern helps Latino immigrants find that they belong her.
- Photo by Revel Nt
Just Heard…Page 3
- Fort Lawton talks by Cydney Gillis
- Park ranger citings by Cydney Gillis
Local arrested at Missoula sit-in by Stephen Perry, Page 3
‘Citizenship Day’ guides applicants by Rachel Lusby, UW News Lab, Page 5
Still groovin’. The colorblind Oakland funk band Tower of Power bucked the counterculture to become one of the longest-running soul bands around by Lester Gray, Pages 4, 10
Fresh day for outreach. Connecting people with services gets new look in county plan by Adam Hyla, Page 5
Vendor of the Week: Liz Smith by JP Gritton, Page 6
Picture: Page 6
- Hari Pal plays a circle of tablas, the name of a pair of percussion instruments from the Indian subcontinent with two drum heads whose pitch is modulated by the placement of the player’s hands. Pal, who lives in British Columbia, performed at the three-day World Rhythm Festival April 25-27 at Seattle Center.
- Photo by Ken Dean.
Historian Todd DePastino on the Legacy of Pulitzer Prize-Winning Illustrator Bill Mauldin. A dogged voice for dogfaces and other underdogs by Robin Lindley, Pages 7, 11
A requiem for the Green Movement. Book Review: Break Through: From the Death of Environmentalism to the Politics of Possibility by Ted Nordhaus and Michael Shellenberger. Review by Sean Hughes, Page 8
Green acres, New Mexico-style. Book Review: Farewell, My Subaru: An Epic Adventure in Local Living by Doug Fine, Page 8
Adventures in Irony. What’s wrong with knowing one big thing, with © Dr. Wes Browning, Page 9
Faith, Culture, Politics: Sticking together in hard times by Rev. Rich Lang, Page 9
Street Watch. Compiled by Emma Quinn, Page 9
Letters to the Editor: Street Smarts. Ann Bristow | Seattle
Calendar, Page 12