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7/17/20: PICTURING A LESS-WHITE ART WORLD
Jul 16th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Portland art center gives its space to Native arts group; federal agents drag Portland protesters into unmarked vehicles; more Dems want Durkan to resign; NYT notes the state’s big COVID backslide.

7/7/20: A SIGN OF THE TIMES, BEFORE ITS TIME
Jul 6th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Prescient Shepard Fairey mural on a Seattle building; City Council passes big-employer payroll tax; WA has 2,000 new COVID cases in four days; KingCo sheriff’s deputy on leave after dead-protester ‘jokes’ appear online.

7/1/20: ‘YOU GO.’ ‘NO, YOU GO.’
Jun 30th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Durkan wants Sawant out, Sawant feels the opposite; some barricade removals at CHOP; 38 UW fraternity members have COVID; Tacoma tries out ‘universal basic income.’

6/23/20: CHOPPED ‘CHOP’?
Jun 23rd, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Mayor Durkan really, really wants the Capitol Hill protest zone gone; hoax PR release claims Seattle Art Museum ‘dissolving’; major loitering laws repealed; Yakima’s biggest COVID-exposer now is ‘community spread.’

6/22/20: NIGHT OF THE LONGEST DAY
Jun 21st, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

A sunset ‘Moon Dance’ marks an interrupted Solstice; Juneteenth perspectives; Yakima has more COVID cases than it can care for; emerging CHOP shooting details imply a personal, not a political, crime.

6/19/20: WHOSE PROTEST IS IT ANYWAY?
Jun 18th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Trying to keep the Capitol Hill protest ‘on topic’; City Council gets a third progressive tax plan; the first state prisoner dies of COVID; who might be ‘Seattle’s most indicative musician’?

6/18/20: UP THE PIKE
Jun 17th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

A live-stream benefit gala for the Pike Place Market; King County Labor Council expels Seattle Police Officers Guild; the state reported more negative COVID tests than it got; the West Seattle Bridge ‘can be fixed,’ but should it?

6/17/20: BRINGING DARKNESS INTO LIGHT
Jun 16th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Meet one of the Black photographers of Black Lives Matter; Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda proposes a ‘payroll tax lite’; CHOP protest site gets a little more official; there’s no Comic-Con or PAX this year.

6/10/20: IN THE ZONE
Jun 10th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

A 24-hour ‘Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone’ settles in without police; lawsuits filed over SPD violence; coming state budget cuts could be massive; my own earliest memories of whiteness and its problems.

6/8/20: THANKS VERMILLION
Jun 8th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

On the fifth birthday of MISCmedia MAIL (and the 25th birthday of MISCmedia online, and the 63rd birthday of me): The gallery-bar at the heart of help for the protesters; more over-reaction at the Capitol Hill barricades; Sawant, others want Durkan out and/or SPD budget slashed; state Employment Security Dept. sued.

6/5/20: BUMBERSHOOT 2020
Jun 4th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Umbrellas as the next big activism icon; protests continue without (much) over-reaction; Staten Island warehouse workers sue Amazon; the Seattle ‘progressive’ mindset as ‘American exceptionalism squared.’

6/4/20: BACKING AWAY FROM THE BRINK?
Jun 4th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Mayor Durkan and Police Chief Best stop curfews, promise to listen to protesters; city won’t seek to end federal police oversight; a black Tacoma man was fatally choked by police in March; King County seeks a modified “modified phase 1.’

5/27/20: CAUTIONARY TALES
May 27th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

A local collage artist brings the present to the past; WA’s ‘patient zero’ probably wasn’t; Amazon holds its first virtual shareholder meeting; a maker of high-tech home-brew kits goes flat.

5/12/20: ART OF THE MATTER
May 11th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Posters to inspire and instruct in this moment; a closed-but-timely museum show; the latest excuse for predicting emptied-out cities; King County wants to see a face mask on you.

4/23/20: LOVE YOUR MOTHER
Apr 22nd, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

A low-key Earth Day; how Snohomish County got a state-defying sheriff; Durkan pans payroll-tax plan while Councilmembers ponder how to spend its proceeds; Boeing’s reopening as a national ‘test case.’

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