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4/8/21: SAME OLD, SAME NEW
Apr 7th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Reopened MOHAI’s exhibit about local protests then and now; recent COVID reopenings could roll back; Eric Holder joins investigation into racism at Seattle Children’s Hospital; Seattle housing market’s now ‘on steroids.’

3/24/21: PICTURING SURVIVAL
Mar 23rd, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Art and artists in the age of COVID; City Council committee further cuts back on its initial, small SPD funding-cut plan, the local vaccine supply’s still far short of demand; there are good things to say about Bellevue (just not the things Jon Talton says about it).

3/11/21: IT’S DIFFERENT FOR GRRRLS
Mar 10th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

A new Netflix movie depicts a second-generation Riot Grrrl; WA’s named the ‘best state in America’ again; Nikkita Oliver runs for the City Council; what is and isn’t still alive in the Legislature.

3/4/21: HOLOGRAM HELLOS
Mar 3rd, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Microsoft’s weird vision for future VR conferencing; an ex-Sonic’s running for mayor; protesters’ lawsuit against Seattle expands. anti-Asian racism may be why a schoolteacher was attacked on the streets with ‘a rock in a sock.’

3/2/21: HISTORY ON THE MARCH
Mar 1st, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Recalling Black women’s activism of the past, as a Black female Amazon manager files a discrimination suit; a Seattle Proud Boy leader’s role in the DC Capitol siege; the New Yorker marks a year of Seattle under COVID.

2/26/21: BUBBLE BAND
Feb 25th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Teen musicians practice in plastic isolation booths; SAM gets a big-name art donation; we’re the last state to end ‘simple possession’ drug laws; Bellevue will no longer be ‘Dickless.’

2/25/21: A FINE VINTAGE
Feb 24th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

A local vintage store’s pandemic survival story; pick for regional ‘homelessness czar’ turns down the job; court upholds city anti-eviction laws; we’re not an ‘Anarchist Jurisdiction’ anymore!

2/1/21: BLUE ON BLUE
Jan 31st, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

The first truly new blue pigment in ages comes on the paint market; ex-Evergreen profs turned ‘intellectual dark web’ celebs spread COVID lies, while right-wing militia people invade a Southwest Wash. hospital; activists for the homeless try to take over another hotel.

1/26/21: THE VINYL FRONTIER
Jan 25th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Sub Pop retail shop opens beneath a mostly-empty Amazon tower; WA records its lowest new-COVID-case count of the year; a Native-homeless advocate runs for mayor; no, Bill Gates doesn’t want to kill you on behalf of any lizard men from outer space.

1/25/21: PRESIDENTIAL FUNK
Jan 24th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Inaugural poem set to a local funk-rock track; waiting lists for vaccine-clinic helpers are getting as long as those for the vaccines themselves; Tacoma police SUV runs over street-race spectators; Microsoft’s developing chatbots based on dead people.

1/22/21: PICTURING JUSTICE
Jan 21st, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Painter Alfredo Arreguin at the state Supreme Court; fun with the Bernie-in-mittens picture meme; ‘Market entrance’ building gets historic status on third try; busting corporate windows doesn’t achieve anything.

1/21/21: LEFTER THAN BIDEN
Jan 20th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

The dawn of a new DC administration draws reactions from friends and foes (who aren’t all on the right); vaccine progress remains slow; UW men’s basketball finally wins a conference game; is Olympia Beer going away?

1/20/21: NEW DAY DAWNING
Jan 19th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Sanity (or something like it) comes to America; past inauguration memories; vaccines still in short supply; state GOP cracks down on its own ‘moderates.’

1/19/21: IMAGINATION LAND
Jan 18th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

City asks artists and others to ponder their communities’ future; remembering one year of COVID in WA (and in the US); state makes a new vaccine distribution plan; man arrested at DC riot had tried to join Seattle protest groups, but was suspected of being a right-wing infiltrator.

1/13/21 THE BELLS’ FINAL TOLL
Jan 13th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Two Bells demolished three years after it closed; SPOG head Mike Solan refuses to quit; activists claim the FBI had a role in suppressing local summer protests; a post-COVID national recession could make homelessness a whole lot worse.

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