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Table of Contents
October 5, 2005, Vol. 12, No. 39
- Master Scan. While the network channels frustrate, community cable awaits. Page 2
- Health Mood. Citizens panels convene across the U.S. to check up on health care spending. Page 3
- Back in Black. A positive economic outlook for 2006 means some city programs are in the pink. Page 4
- Rot Club. Paul Allen’s personal yacht collection proves the country is in treacherous waters. Page 5
- All in Good Time. Television producer John de Graaf wants us to take a vacation from the 40-hour work week. Page 6
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Reason to Smile. Latina dentist bridges health care gap. By Dian McClurg, Pages 1, 12
- Picture: Accepting medical coupons for her work, speaking fluent Spanish, and having a first-hand experience of life’s hard knocks helps Dr. Maria Ordonez serve her downtown Seattle patients.
- Photo by Andrea Lee.
Broadcasting the Backlash. Media profits from humiliating women, says critic Jennifer Pozner. By Cydney Gillis, Pages 1, 12
Editorial: Independent Access to Media – Now More Than Ever. Preserve SCAN TV, the one cable channel for the people. By Ann Suter, Page 2
Change Agent: Shelley Cooper-Ashford. By Dian McClurg, Page 3
- Picture: Shelley Cooper-Ashford, wearing her heart on her sleeve.
- Photo by Justin Mills
An "Insidious Cycle". Citizens' panel gathers testimony on health care spending. By Joanne Zuhl, Street Roots - Portland, OR, Pages 3, 10
Just Heard...Page 3
- Piqued at Parks by Cydney Gillis [RE: People of Pioneer Square (www.ohnoyoudont.net), Jim Klauser)
- Port Pains by Cydney Gillis [RE: B.J. Bullert, David Schaefer, Port of Seattle]
- Short Minute by Adam Hyla [Minutemen, Tom Williams]
In the Black. Economic outlook helps city add funding. By Adam Hyla, Page 4
Short Takes, Page 4
- Peace: The Wheels by Rosette Royale
- Picture: Abe Osheroff and crewmembers of the Peace Mobile at Victor Steinbrueck Park Oct. 1, 2005.
- Photo by Elliot Stoller
Visualize Enough. Paul Allen's other yacht is a reminder of who gets helped in the U.S. By Paul Rogat Loeb, Page 5
Interview: Time Bandits. 40 hours is enough, says Seattle T.V. producer John de Graaf. Interview. By Kimburly Ervin, Pages 6, 7
- Picture: Biding his time: Seattle television producer John de Graaf wants people to take a time out on Oct. 24, 2005.
- Photo by Justin Mills
Poem: Confessions of Harry the Hobo by Eddie Sledge, Page 7
Destination: Nowhere. Book: Molvania: A Land Untouched by Modern Dentistry. Written by Santo Cilauro, Tom Gleisner, and Rob Sitch. Review by John Siscoe, Page 8
Papa Was a Nazi Foe. Film: Red Orchestra. Directed by Stephan Roloff. Review by Lester Gray, Page 8
- Picture: Mugshot of Helmut Roloff upon release from prison by the Nazi secret police in 1943.
Adventures in Irony. A Pit Bull in Size 6 Shoes by Dr. Wes Browning, Page 9
Street Watch. Compiled by Emma Quinn, Page 9
Ask A Lawyer. Real-Life answers to your Legal Hassles. Page 9
Letters to the Editor, Page 10
- No Logo by David Brennan | Seattle
- Oxy moxie from Margot Brown | Duvall
- Viaduct: a top-down plan by Billy King | Seattle
Classified, Page 10
Calendar. Page 11
Director's Corner. By Timothy Harris, Page 11
First things First. Get Involved. Take Action. Page 11
Tell Gregoire to Spare Families
- Issue: Governor Christine Gregoire is reviewing a state committee's proposals to improve WorkFirst, Washington's welfare-to-work program. This would erase a potential deficit of $85 million from the program.
Mockingbird Times. October 2005, Vol. V, Issue 10
Copy of issue was obtained from microfiche in the University of Washington Suzzallo Library.