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Table of Contents
April 1, 1998, Vol. 5, No. 4
- Let Them Eat Chowder: Seattle Throws Money at the Homeless
- Michael Moore: The Big One
- Out in the Cold: Housing Summit Misses Point for Very Poor
TABLE OF CONTENTS:
Vendor of the Month: Horace Ray Elmore, Page 3
Mailbag: Jan Drago, Seattle City Councilmember, Page 3
Satire: Let Them Eat Chowder: Seattle Throws Money at Homelessness by Timothy Harris, Page 5
Picture: City Attorney Mark Sidran says "Let Them Eat Chowder!"
Housing: A Matter of Perspective: Schell Critics Say Mayor's Housing Plan Misses by Bob Redmond, Page 6, 7, 8, 9
Picture: Matthew Fox, John Shaw, Flo Beaumon, Peter Steinbrueck, John Fox and others present another side.
Photo by George Hickey.
Picture: Worth a thousand words. Mayor Schell, protected by umbrella boy, poses with WHEEL member Sharon Rogers.
Picture: The Power of Women! WHEEL member Dinah Lane tears down the Women's Tent.
Art: A Place To Be Productive: StreetLife Open House Shows Off New Face, Page 10
Picture: Anitra Freeman helps paint a new workspace.
Photo by Donna Steinberg
Mental Illness: Caring Cops: Seattle Police Learn Helping Skills by Fahed Al-Sumait, Page 11.
Picture: Cops or Social Workers? You decide. The First Crisis Intervention Team Graduating Class.
Activism: Feeding Frenzy: Keith McHenry Creates "Culture of Resistance by Anitra Freeman, Page 12, 27
Development: Leveling the Field: Campaign 5000 Assists Small Businesses by Patrick Batson, Page 14
Movies: The Big One: Moore is Angry as Hell and Sharp As Ever. Review by Georgie Page and Interview with Michael Moore, Pages 15, 16, 31.
Picture: Michael Moore
Welfare: Pushing Work: Critics Say WorkFare Does Not Always Pay by Mary Park, Page 17, 18
Red Tape Aplenty: Groups Band Together to Put People to Work, Page 17, 31
Street Camps Under Attack by Storm, Page 19
City Plans Another Sweep of Homeless Jungle by John V. Fox, Page 19
Seattle Volunteer Opportunities, Page 20
- Volunteer Services
- Downtown Emergency Services Center
- The Lyon Building
- Washington Low Income Housing Network
- West Seattle Helpline
- Lettuce Link
- Street Outreach Services
- Teen Homeless Shelter
- The Giving Tree
- University District Food Bank
- Northwest Women's Law Center's Information and Referral Phone Line
- The King County Literacy Coalition
- Washington Council for Fair Elections
Advice: Tenant Talk: Coping with Problem Landlords, Page 21
New on the Net, Pages 22, 23
- SF Aninmal Shelter Offers to Lodge Homeless
- Will Min. Wage Raise Cost Jobs?
- Experts Say Drug Treatment Most Effective
- U.S. Economic Divide Widens
- Study: Only 50% of Ex-Welfare Recipients Found Jobs
- President's AIDS Advisors Demand Needle Exchange
- Employment Firms Look to Homeless
Adventures in Poetry with © Dr. Wes Browning
Better Inbred than Dead
The One That Got Away by © Dr. Wes Browning
A Limerick I'm sure would be fun
But I know the one here will not be one
'cause the one I know will
is that one about Bill -
and Monica, et al, that I haven't begun.
No Time for Tantrums: Legislature Falls Far Short on Homeless Youth by Jim Theofelis, Page 25, 26
Poetry: Pages 28, 29, 30, 31
- Ode to a Mountain Man by Anonymous
- Whale Song by Earle Thompson
- To Things Without Substance by Elizabeth Romero
- Speaking With Hands by Anitra Freeman
- Near Grotto Falls by Marion Sue Fischer
- The Over-Fifty Blues (to Derek) by Marion Sue Fischer
- Riverbank II: Woman-Nightmare by Marion Sue Fischer
- Your many kindnesses by Anitra L. Freeman
- On the "Relaxation" of Eugene's Camping Ban by Bridget Reilly
Calendar, Pages 33, 34, 35
Citizens Participation Project: Trash This Budget. Tell the Governor He Must Do Better
Advocating Organization: The Children's Alliance. Very special thanks to Jon Gould.