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Parenting in the Shadow of American Concentration Camps

by Brett Hamil

Last night my wife tucked the toddler into bed as she normally does then headed out for a meeting. I sat in the studio downstairs and listened to him scream for his mommy for about 15 or 20 minutes, a feral, throat-shredding yowl that didn’t let up. I tried to go in and comfort him several times but he wasn’t having it. “I want Mommy! I need mommy!” he wailed, kicking his legs and flailing his arms and clawing at his face.

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South End Based Comedian Brett Hamil: “The Grower”

by Michael Primavera

Brett Hamil is a comedian based in Seattle’s Beacon Hill neighborhood. He performs standup comedy all over the U.S. and Canada, writes a regular humor column for City Arts magazine, does a monthly video commentary on city politics for the Emerald, and hosts his own talk show focused on local politics, The Seattle Process. Brett was kind enough to sit down with me and discuss his career in comedy. Continue reading South End Based Comedian Brett Hamil: “The Grower”

Brett Hamil: Comcast, Data Caps and CTO Mattmiller’s Cave-In

In his latest video, Brett Hamil takes on Comcast and its franchise agreement with Seattle, which is set to be renewed for another 10 years in December.

As Comcast thinks up new ways to screw over its customers, the City of Seattle prepares to renew their franchise agreement for 10 more years. Meanwhile, Seattle’s Chief Technology Officer, Michael Mattmiller, comes up with excuses for why he won’t pursue municipal broadband.
CALL YOUR COUNCILMEMBERS:

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This Weekend In South Seattle: Cinema Under the Stars, Family Summit and A South End Business Tour

Events this weekend in the South Seattle area

Saturday, July 18th

Community: Fifth Annual Black Prisoners Caucus Family SummitDetails: The Black Prisoners’ Caucus cordially invites you to attend its 5th Annual Family Summit. This FREE event will focus on issues related to families who have loved-ones behind bars. The Family Summit will feature music, speakers, artwork, workshops, family activities, and resources to support the families of those incarcerated. The Family Summit also plans to strengthen and to heal our entire community from the impact of mass incarceration. Food and childcare provided.  We hope to see our entire community (especially children/youth) at this year’s Family Summit. It takes village! Time: 11:00am- 4:00am –Where:Africatown Innovation Center 3100 S Alaska Street Seattle, WA Continue reading This Weekend In South Seattle: Cinema Under the Stars, Family Summit and A South End Business Tour