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Real Change Newspaper
Table of Contents
July 6, 2005, Vol. 12, No. 26
Note: Issue says Vol. 12, No. 27 in error
- Fat of the Land. The rich get richer, while the poor pay for war. Page 2
- Quilting ABC’s. Quilting club’s comforters comfort ill children. Page 3
- Needle Work. Union at Space Needle wants time to pin down new contract. Page 4
- Cement Fixer. Concerned about safety cement workers vote to unionize. Page 5
- Diamond in the Rough. Prof. Larry Diamond finds devastation in Baghdad. Page 6
Table of Contents:
Cold Homecoming. More numerous than ever, injured veterans greeted with long lines and little help by Cydney Gillis, Pages 1, 9, 12
- Picture: Air Force veteran Sheila Sebron says other vets returning from Iraq can’t get needed services.
- Photo by Dean Ritz.
Rooted in the Water. Revived annual canoe ritual helps hold Native community together by Kimburly Ervin, Pages 1, 12
War Pigs. Once, rich Americans shared the wartime sacrifice. Not any more by Chuck Collins, Page 2
Change Agent: Nevert Boraie, Page 3
- Picture: Nevert Boraie, helping out with a hand up.
- Photo by Ken Dean
Quilting for a Cause. Poulsbo club uses old-fashioned pastime for children’s hospitals by Jennifer Gore, Page 3
- Picture: The members of Kitsap Quilters with their handiwork. The quilting club’s members spend much of their time making blankets for children who need them.
- Photo courtesy of ABC Quilts
Just Heard…Page 3
Senate passes CAFTA by Cydney Gillis
Fatal assault. [of a homeless person sleeping under a bridge. Burned to death] by Adam Hyla
For the least, the least [Poor customer service for the poor] by Adam Hyla
Needle Work. Seattle icon’s workers seek more time to negotiate union contract by Jessica Knapp, Page 4
- Picture: Ratting out the Space Needle
- Photo by Luke McGuff
Short Takes: Page 4
- Safe Haven: outdoors [Lost its space indoors] by Adam Hyla
- City Hall: tuning in by Cydney Gillis
- Ending homelessness: headless [Committee losing its director] by Cydney Gillis
Fear Campaign. Union votes to take on worker safety at cement plant by Cydney Gillis, Page 5
- Picture: In the shadow of Ash Grove.
- Photo by Luke McGuff
Good Faith Gone Sour. How Dr. Larry Diamond went to Baghdad hoping to jumpstart democracy, and got only catastrophe. Interview by Robin Lindley. Pages 6, 7
- Picture: Guarding Babylon.
- Photo courtesy of USMC
On Top of the World. A Short Walk in the Hindu Kush by Eric Newby. Review by John Siscoe, Page 8
Close Up. Tell Them Who You Are. Directed by Mark Wexler. Film Review by Lester Gray, Page 8
Picture: Coming Home: Oscar-winning cinematographer Haskell Wexler is the subject of son Mark’s documentary, Tell Them Who You Are.
Adventures in Irony. The Good Ol’ American Way. By Dr. Wes Browning, Page 9
Street Watch. Compiled by Emma Quinn, Page 9
Letters to the Editor: Prison sentences: lighten up by Sharon | Federal Way, Page 10
Poem: Untitled by David Trotter, Page 10
Director’s Corner by Timothy Harris, Page 11
First things First. Get Involved. Take Action. Page 11
Hunger doesn’t take a vacation
- Issue: Sen. Richard Lugar of Indiana proposed the expansion of the Lugar Pilot summer feeding program to an additional seven states in the FY2006 Agriculture Appropriations Bill. This summer, when the school lunch program is not available, nearly three million kids a day will be fed lunch. You can help expand access to nutritious summer meals for children in Washington!
Calendar, Page 11
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