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Table of Contents
May 18, 2005, Vol. 12, No. 19
Note: Issue says Vol. 12, No. 20 in error
- What’s So Safe? Homeless led organization draws a line in the sand on information system. Page 2
- Revolution 101. Black Panther reunion a time for reflection. Page 3
- Don’t Panic. West Nile: Not as bad as you think. Page 4
- Art Apocalypse. Street theater: Always better without mimes. Page 5
- Kansas. Interview with Thomas Frank on the working-class and the politics of self-destruction. Page 6
Table of Contents:
Wheel in and Deal. Nonprofit’s “used-car lot” for bikes helps kids pedal affordably. By Mikki Choman, UW News Lab, Pages 1, 9 [RE: Darrell Westlake, David Coppley]
- Picture: Parun Shield, 9, and father Bragdon try out a bike at Bike Works’ Bike Swap.
- Photo by Andrea Lee
Two-Tiered. Will gene research hold promise or problems for people of color and the poor? By Cydney Gillis, Pages 1, 12
Opinion: Subject to Abuse. Safe Harbors data collection jeopardizes safety and invades privacy. By Anitra Freeman, Page 2
Correction in May 25, 2005 issue:
- The May 18, 2005 editorial was written by a Women’s Justice Circle of which Anitra Freeman is a member. The Women’s Justice Circle is a project of the International Peace and Justice Center, not of SHARE/WHEEL, and the statements therein were not from SHARE/WHEEL.
We’re “Organization of the Year” awarded by the Municipal League of King County on May 17, 2005. Page 2
Change Agent: Marla Ruzicka by Robin Lindley, Page 3
- Picture: Marla Ruzicka, who was killed April 16, with a child she met on her journeys.
- Photo courtesy CIVIC
Panther Praxis 101. Reunion weekend lesson: the Black Panthers were not what you thought. By Rosette Royale, Pages 3, 10
- Picture: A proud history on display.
- Photo by Andrea Lee
Just Heard..., Page 3
- State shortchanges neglect bill by Cydney Gillis [RE: Gov. Christine Gregoire, Cheri Keller]
- Fuzzy math by Cydney Gillis [RE: Nick Licata]
- Finally – food by Adam Hyla
Bug Off. Health agencies prepare for West Nile virus. By Sean Reid, Page 4
- Pictures: Mosquitoes spawned from standing water in tires, tarps, or buckets pose a particular risk to people who spend a lot of time outside. Those most likely to suffer from West Nile Virus are over the age of 50.
- Photo by Mark Sullo
Short Takes, Page 4
- When the wells run dry by Tom Cogbill [RE: Professor Michael Klare
- REAL ID, real hassle by Cydney Gillis [RE: Jorge Quiroga]
- Reckoning Hate
- Picture: Jackie Gak and Jake Zukowski listen to the prosecutor’s account of the assault on Seattle gay man Micah Painter at the sentencing hearing of David Kravchenko and Yevgeniy Savchak, two of the three men motivated by their bias to attack him last June. In order to avoid deportation, judge Jeffrey Ramsdell sentenced the Russian immigrants to 364 days in jail on assault and a separate five and a half months for the hate crime. There to show his support for Painter, Zukowski is a member of the city’s Commission for Sexual Minorities.
- Photo by Justin Mills
Fearsome Progress. Sleepwalking Apocalypse awakens modern fright and fantasy. By Wendy E. Smith, Page 5
Interview: The Politics of Self-Destruction. Author Thomas Frank on why the working-class sided against itself. Interview by Cydney Gillis, Pages 6, 7
Brothers in Need. Film: Wandering Shadows. Directed by Ciro Alfonso Guerra. Review by Lester Gray, Page 8
Lock Down America. Two new books look inside America’s growing prison industry. Reviews by Timothy Harris, Page 8
- Book: Prison Conversations: Prisoners at the Washington State Reformatory Discuss Life, Freedom, Crime and Punishment by Craig Gabriel
- Book: Prisons: Inside the New America: From Vernooykill Creek to Abu Ghraib by David Matlin
Poetry, Pages 9, 12
- “Misconceptions” by Laurie Crow
- Clean and Serene Day # 279 by Anonymous
Adventures in Irony: It’s About Time with © Dr. Wes Browning, Page 9
Street Watch. Compiled by Emma Quinn, Page 9
Letters to the Editor, Page 10
- The military in schools: just say no by Tyler Nakatsu | Bothell
- Workbenches, not bedroom sets by Billy King | Seattle
Classified Ads, Page 10
Calendar. Page 11
Director's Corner. By Timothy Harris, Page 11
First things First. Get Involved. Take Action. Page 11
The People’s Power is Always in Session
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