Saturday, November 25, 2006

Notes on the School of the Americas protest & vigil

I am currently writing about my experience at the Nov. 17-19 protest and vigil against the School of the Americas and will post something here soon. In the meantime, I have posted some photos online at
Much information is available at the School of the Americas Watch
and there's a good, short video at

Monday, November 20, 2006


County Council decides to fund more sergeants, keep clinics open
By Keith Ervin
Seattle Times, 11/18/06

Two King County public-health clinics threatened with closure are safe, at least until the end of 2007.

The Metropolitan King County Council, responding to what some members called a crisis in public-health funding, decided Friday to keep the Northgate and Bothell clinics open, but to fund only part of a proposal to help families obtain government-funded health insurance for their children...