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Table of Contents
October 17, 2002, Vol. 9, No. 22
- A New Tent City
- Reasons for War
- Genocide Trail
- The Green Party’s Linde Knighton
- “Starve!” says Santa Monica
- Picture: Thousands of people turned out for October 6, 2002’s Not in Our Name anti-war rally.
Table of Contents:
No, Yes, Yes, No, No. Real Change sizes up the issues in the November 2002 election. By the Real Change editorial committee, Pages 1, 10, 11
| A 2002 elections guide
- Illustration. Graphics by Ross T. Smart
Mailbag, Page 2
- Lost lives, lost work by William Mandel, Oakland, CA
- Word of Ronald Hetrick by Sharon Hetrick [She wants word of her brother]
- Cut the cuts by Karin Engstrom, M.A. | Seattle
Opinion: Smarter, Cheaper, Better? Nickels’ budget plan are none of the above. By David Bloom, Pages 3, 14
News You Can Use! Close to Home, Page 4
| Good housing, bad laws
- National news digest, October 10, 2002. News from around the U.S. and Canada provided by the Street News Services. Compiled by Molly Rhodes
- First the tower, now the homes by Adam Holdorf
- Photo of Stewart Court by Eduardo Calderon
- A loan shark relents by Adam Holdorf
Countdown to Cutbacks: Mayor’s budget digs at social services. By R.V. Murphy, Pages 5, 14 (See correction in November 14, 2002 issue)
Adventures in Poetry: Cabbing for fear with ©Dr. Wes Browning, Page 6
Poetry, Pages 6, 7
- For Our World (Read Closely, You May Find Yourself) by Chris Levitt
- Why Hope? By Anitra L. Freeman
- The World in a Bed by Robert DeMalvalain
- The Forgotten American by Daniel Teague
- Black and Blue by Carol Leno
Changing Cascade: Tent camps, teardowns, and the end of era for Seattle’s first neighborhood. By Michele Marchand, Pages 8, 9
- Picture: Before tents appeared in the neighborhood, people slept under the eaves behind the Compass Cascade Women’s Program, a transitional living situation for homeless women. “We like the tents because there’s privacy both ways,” says M.J. Kiser, a Company Center staff person.
- Picture: Colleen Dooley of the Cascade Neighborhood Council fought to save the Lillian. Despite the efforts of Dooley, other neighbors, and local housing activists, Paul Allen’s Vulcan Co. began demolition on October 12, 2002.
- Picture: The informal Tent City sits in the parking lot of Immanuel Lutheran Church. Up to 20 people stay there on any given night.
- Picture: Will is on his way to Alaska for work. “There’s gonna be a time when I come back,” he says, “and stay at the Hyatt, take my girlfriend to the Space Needle and say, “See that steeple over there? I stayed there for two months. That place saved my life.””
- Photos by Casey Kelbaugh
- Picture: Sharon Lee, director of the Low-Income Housing Institute, and John Fox of the Displacement Coalition, confront security guards outside the Lillian. A Limited Partnership controlled by Allen paid the Lillian’s last tenants $5,000 a piece to move out by May 1.
- Photo by George Hickey
Coming from the Outside: An interview with third-party state legislative candidate Linde Knighton, By Adam Holdorf, Pages 10, 11
- Picture: Linde Knighton
- Photo courtesy of Linde Knighton
Speaking the Unspeakable. Genocide Trail: a holocaust un-spoken. Directed by Tawnya-Pettiford-Wates, Ph.D. Review by Susan Platt, Page 12
| Presented by Seattle Central Community College, in association with the Conciliation Project.
| October 10 – 26, 2002 at the Bathhouse Theater. Tickets $15
- Picture: Production photo from Genocide Trail
- Photo courtesy of the Conciliation Project
Street Watch. Compiled by Emma Quinn, Page 13
Classics Corner: The price of re-election. By Perfess'r Harris (Timothy Harris), Page 14
Calendar. Compiled by Sandra Enger, Page 15
Citizens Participation Project. ACT NOW! Page 16
Protest Proposed King County Human Services Cuts
- Issue: King County Executive Ron Sims has proposed drastic cuts in human services in the county’s 2002 budget. Cuts total more than $6 million, representing a 33 percent decline in existing funding. The County Council will vote on the budget in November.