Monthly Archives: February 2002

W’s SOU

1 February 2002 by Joe Futrelle At PDX people cluster around omnipresent TV’s, and longish bursts of static can be heard, or maybe it’s applause. CNN is carrying W’s SOU live, and congress keeps dutifully leaping to its feet and … Continue reading

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HEADLINES FROM 2001

8 January 2002 Sam Markewich MOTHER NATURE MISTAKEN FOR AL QUEDA MEMBER, KILLED IN CAVE BOMBINGS ALBINO CAVE-DWELLING SKINKS MASSACRED BY US BOMBS HUMMER JEEPS SERIOUS DETERENT FOR SUICIDE BOMBERS ON BAY BRIDGE ENRON PLACED ON US GOV. TERRORIST LIST … Continue reading

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A Three Part Discussion on Nukes, Famine, Omar, Jobs, Jesse Helms, and The Hague

28 December 2001 by Anne Bargar The “president” put up his dukes and he’s forgot about Pakistan’s Nukes and refuses to examine our part of the famine in a war that was more than a fluke The Times says jobs … Continue reading

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cheap flags

12 January 2002 by Kate McDowell Cheap flags. Only 3 months of war and they’re already tattered. Strips of white and red trail behind Subarus. Blue fields, once smaller in surrounding rectangles, feel their demise creeping slowly up the stripes. … Continue reading

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Medea’s Cloak Returned

9 January 2002 by Michael Feltes There are moments when I awaken that I feel like my bed clothes are on fire There’s suffering woven into the fabric: the pain of mothers walking beside their young daughters into the gaping … Continue reading

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Pretzel, Pretzel…

15 January 2002 pretzel, pretzel, in my throat, who’s the leader who can gloat? who can watch a football game when all around the world’s aflame? hey, that rhymed, I’m pretty clever I bet that I could do another I’m … Continue reading

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Rose Marshack’s Rock Reality

As more and more people have learned to trade MP3s over the Internet, profits in the recording industry have taken a nose dive. Apart from the availability of free music, another reason for this trend may have to do with … Continue reading

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Alloy Casting Dusting Its Neighbors

What would you do if your neighborhood suddenly came under attack not by terrorists or by crime, but by air so noxious that it damaged your property and endangered your health? While most of us will hopefully never have to … Continue reading

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Rubin Shouldn’t Escape Enron Investigation

One of the leading political figures embroiled in the Enron scandal is being handed a “Get Out of Jail Free” card, and he doesn’t deserve it. That is Robert Rubin, President Clinton’s former Treasury Secretary. Rubin seems to have everything … Continue reading

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Art & Revolution: Amber Moore

Wandering planet earth, searching on the wavelength mismatches for a universal sense of who we are, what we want, beauty we see. The art: conglomerations of being, awareness of what is there and where it comes from, pulling fragments into … Continue reading

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