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TUESDAY, JANUARY 24, 2017

It's the day after the day after. The marches are now, still, a vibrant, assertive memory.

But I've seen marches before. 

Marches failed to stop (or end) either Gulf War. 

"Occupy __" failed to end economic inequality.

And that whole Vietnam debacle dragged on for years after 1970-71's "peak protest" era.

So yeah. Other things need doing. Many, many other things.

They won't all be public. They won't all be big spectacles.

But they need doing nonetheless.

But if anyone traditionally knows about doing the long-term, un-glamorous work, it's women.

So let's be like all those women who fought on all fronts for decades to vote, own property, etc. 

WEATHER

Dry with seasonally-normal temps.

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IN A DIFFERENT KIND OF BUBBLE

We may have already told you about a local inventor's "tsunami survival capsules." Here's what it looks like to be in one. (KUOW) 

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VANISHING CAPITOL HILL

Dilettante, the pioneering gourmet-chocolate café, is leaving Broadway after 41 years. (Capitol Hill Seattle)

IN THE RESISTANCE

People are still talking about how to turn the Womxn's Marches' momentum into concrete policy moves. As well they should. (Slog) F'rinstance, UW historian Margaret O'Mara discusses "why some protests change the world (and others fail)." (KUOW) 

Mayor Murray was visibly displeased when he showed up at the Womxn's March and some folks yelled chants against encampment "sweeps." Seattlish asks, "Does the Mayor understand what intersectionalism means?"

Immigrant students at Garfield HS say they're thankful for the protections provided by "the Seattle bubble." (PI.com) 

It would be difficult-to-impossible to keep affordable health care in this state without the Affordable Care Act. (Crosscut)

King County officials are organizing citizens to speak out against gutting affordable health care. (SeaTimes)

Two prominent local anti-environmentalists are among the new DC regime's EPA advisors. (Joel Connelly) 

Sean Nelson explains "what really happened at the Milo Yiannopoulos protest."

ROLIE POLIE OLY

The state House voted to delay the "levy cliff" that would put many school districts into fiscal crises. (News Tribune) 

"Lawmakers suspended the class-size reducing Initiative 1351. Now some want to bring it back." (News Tribune)

Environmentalists' top priorities this session: "Water rights, oil transportation safety, and cleaning up toxics " (KNKX)

"Top lawmakers won't move bills to end tolling on I-405." (SeaTimes)

O GIVE ME A HOME

King County's annual homeless count occurs Friday, with different people running it with a different methodology. (PI.com)

Dan Bertoleti nsists HALA's mandatory-housing allowance draft "numbers don't pencil."

THE BIG A

In his last public address as President, Barack Obama (sigh) called out Amazon by name as one of the forces killing "traditional retail." (GeekWire)

Amazon accounts for a whoppin' 20 percent of downtown Seattle office space these days. Close behind are "a deep roster of out-of-town tech companies." (GeekWire) 

TEK TALK

Ex-Gov. Gregoire, speaking at a "big data and analytics workshop," said Seattle really needs to do a better job of publicizing itself as a tech capital. (GeekWire)

The feds want a court to dismiss Microsoft's lawsuit demanding the right to tell customers when the Feds are spying on them. (PI.com)

R.I.P.

Bob Walsh, 76, was an LA radio exec who came to Seattle as a SuperSonics general manager. On his own, he promoted some 100 local sports and entertainment events, including the 1990 Goodwill Games. (SportsPress NW)

There are still no announced leads in the apparent murder of Chris Vanderbrooke, former drummer with local bands Engine Kid and Fairgrove. He'd been homeless in L.A. when his body was found last month. (Slog) 

SPORTS

Gonzaga men's basketball's still unbeaten, having topped Portland 83-64. Home vs. San Diego Thursday.

TONIGHT

Classical-music open mic night. (Café Racer) 

"Closing Up Shop?: The Future of Seattle's Art Galleries" panel. (Town Hall)

"Boys Count," panel on "the sexual exploitation and trafficking of boys and young men." (Town Hall)

"Brewing Resistance: Building Communities Around Climate Action." (Optimism Brewing)

Local novelist Laurie Frankel ("This Is How It Always Is"). (Elliott Bay Book Co.)

A Reader's Theater presents "Washington at War: The Evergreen State in World War I." (UW Suzzallo Library) 

Code Orange, Youth Code, Lifeless. (Vera Project)

Uneasy Chairs, Andrew Scott Young, more. (Vermillion) 

Shy Girls, the Last Artful Dodger. (Barboza)

Talib Kweli, Styles P, K'Valentine. (Showbox)

One OK Rock. (Showbox Sodo) 

Dan Layu7s, Ryan Beaver. (Tractor)

July Talk. (Sunset) 

"Startup Stories with the Seattle 10." (MOHAI) 

WORD-O-THE-DAY

"Miche"

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