New Year's Resolutions for 2009
1. dentist 2. doctor 3. ymca/yoga 4. garage band/4 track 5. jigsaw/the bumpidee reader 6. write songs, play shows 7. keep journal up to date 8. reading list 9. keep in touch with friends 10. travel/tour
Democracy Now! | Israeli Lawmaker and... →
AMY GOODMAN: Israel has rejected a French proposal for an immediate emergency forty-eight-hour ceasefire to allow humanitarian aid into the Gaza Strip. As Israeli air and sea attacks against the Strip continued into its fifth day, basic food supplies in Gaza are running low, hospitals are struggling to cope with the rising casualties. Israeli Foreign Ministry spokesperson Yigal Palmor said any...
A more sustainable future means rethinking materialism and consumerism and...– “A Sustainable and Secure Future” Women’s Lives: Multicultural Perspectives.
I haven’t even bought any Christmas presents yet because I don’t...– Chrysler, Ford idle factories, GM delays new plant - International Herald Tribune
Thurston County unemployment rose to its highest level in five years last month,...– County unemployment rises to 5.8 percent - Olympia, Washington
In the middle of the news conference with Mr Maliki, Iraqi television journalist...– BBC NEWS Shoes thrown at Bush on Iraq trip
McClatchy Washington Bureau | 12/05/2008 | Double... →
WASHINGTON — November dealt a one-two punch to the U.S. economy, as employers shed more jobs than any month since December 1974 and mortgage delinquencies and foreclosures leapt to their highest quarterly totals since records have been kept, new reports showed Friday. Days after the National Bureau of Economic Research reported that the U.S. economy has been in recession since last December, the...
We don’t think there should be a public forum for religions in a Capitol....– Hundreds gather for tree-lighting The Olympian
Idled workers occupy factory in Chicago --... →
CHICAGO - Outraged and determined Chicago factory workers who were abruptly laid off this week have occupied their former workplace and say they won’t leave until they get the severance and vacation pay they say they’re owed. The employees say they received three days notice their plant was closing. In the second day of a sit-in on the factory floor Saturday, about 250 union workers...
School taught me how to count and taught me how to put a sentence together. But...– Odetta, Voice of Civil Rights Movement, Dies at 77 - Obituary (Obit) - NYTimes.com
For the third time this year, vandals have spray painted anti-government symbols...– Capitol once again defaced by spray-painted vandalism - Olympia, Washington
Bush Sorry Economic Crisis Has Cut Jobs, 401 (k)s →
I’m sorry it’s happening, of course,” Bush said in a wide-ranging interview with ABC’s “World News,” which was airing Monday. “Obviously I don’t like the idea of people losing jobs, or being worried about their 401(k)s.
Atheists brought their own seasonal message to Olympia on Monday, saying the...– Nativity, atheistic sign installed in the rotunda - The Olympian