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Real Change Newspaper
Table of Contents
October 15, 2000, Vol. 7, No. 20
- It's a Small World After All
- A Labor Ready Day
- ACORN Fights Foreclosure
- Living Wage: Doctor's Orders
- Does Slade Have a Soul?
Cover Art designed by Eric Cimon of Journal L'Itineraire In Montreal
Table of Contents:
Payback Time. Politicians are finally calling for debt relief - but Jubilee 2000 wants more by Melissa Wall, Pages 1, 12, 13
- Picture: Protesters gather outside the Federal Building.
- Photos by George Hickey
Mailbag, Page 2
- Spitting Politicians by Jean S. Fallow | Seattle
- Reply by Adam Holdorf
Opinion: In Too Deep. McDermott's African Growth and Opportunity Act will drive countries into debt by Hanna Petros and Mary Davis, Page 3
This Just In! by Bob Redmond, Page 3
News You Can Use! Close to Home, Page 4
- Scouting out a loophole by Molly Rhodes
- Portland strikes camping ban by Rick Giombetti
- Mistaken identity by Adam Holdorf
- Picture: Vendor John B. Porter outside the Real Change office.
- Photo by Adam Holdorf
- What they say. Thanks to L. Lynn Hafer of Hard Times
Unsteady Labor Ready. Temp Workers want a fair deal; unions want to help them get it by Manny Frishberg, Page 5
- Picture: Sheet Metal Workers Local Union organizer Brad Stephens surveys pre-dawn Labor Ready employees about how they like their work.
- Photo by Adam L. Weintraub
A Labor Ready Day by J. Johns, 53, Page 5
- Picture: J. Johns is a Real Change Vendor and long-time Labor Ready Employee.
- Photo by Megan Farley
Bitten by a Loan Shark. Patricia Nesbitt was paying off a $47,000 loan, when fraudulent lenders tripled her debt by Adam Holdorf, Page 6
- Picture: Patricia and her grandson, Kenneth Bradley, stand outside her home.
- Photo by Erik Castro
Editorial: The Fight against Predatory Lending by Doug Bloch, ACORN, Page 6
Separate Lives. Do homeless-only schools keep students back? By Adam Holdorf, Page 7
- Picture: Shielded, served or segregated? Students at First Place, a school of homeless children.
- Photo by Adam Holdorf
Interview: Soldier On. Vietnam vet Father Roy Bourgeois has spent a decade fighting Latin American military violence. Interview by Debra Hannula, Pages 8, 9
- Picture: Father Bourgeois stakes his claim outside the School of the Americas.
- Photo courtesy Debra Hannula
The Marginal Lifestyle: Assassination: two asses in one word by Sticky Al, Page 10
Poetry, Pages 11, 12
- Los Angeles Enfermos by Robert N. Stevens
- by count by Stan Burriss
- It Becomes You to Be a Monster by Patrick Bissell
- Take these Words by Earle Thompson
- Fencepost by Stan Burriss
- End of Conversation by Earle Thompson
Taking Back the Stage by Pappi Tomas, Page 12
Sick of it All. Economic equality: good for what ails you by Stephen Bezruchka, Page 14
Tenant Talk by Francisco Lim RE: Belcourt Apartments in Ballard, Page 15
Notes from the Kitchen. All Hallow's Eve by Liz Smith, Page 16
- Picture: A grave in Mexico is covered with traditional "Day of the Dead" offerings, including marigolds, candles and sugar skulls
Street Watch, Compiled by Emma Quinn, Page 17
Seattle Timeline. From the Files of HistoryLink, Page 18
- The First Post Office
- Seattle's first steam-powered saw mill
- Property taken from Tlingit village arrives in Seattle (The Totem Pole)
Classics Corner: Does Slade Gorton have a soul? by Perfess'r Harris (Timothy Harris), Page 18
Calendar. Compiled by Kristen Alexander, Page 19
Citizens Participation Project. ACT NOW! Page 20
Tent Village3 needs your help
- Issue: Keep SHARE/WHEEL's Tent Village3 alive! Help them get a six-month Temporary Use Permit. Help winterize the camp and keep the Sani Cans pumped.