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Real Change Newspaper
Table of Contents
October 26, 2005, Vol. 12, No. 42
- Heard Mentality. When the people speak through the ballot box, politicians have little choice but to listen. Page 2
- Violent Movie. The story of how genocide has devastated the people of Darfur, put down on film. Page 3
- First Brace. As Gov. Gregoire considers budget cuts, WorkFirst wonders if services will be axed. Page 4
- Fish Strife. Filmmaker contends the Port was out to sink movie on Fisherman’s Terminal. Page 5
- Solomon Minds. Media critic Norman Solomon wants to turn the channel on war propaganda. Page 6
Table of Contents:
No Brainer. Officials hope funds for pandemic preparedness protect everyone. By Rosette Royale, Pages 1, 12
No Way Home. Dad says state gets money to adopt out kids by Cydney Gillis, Pages 1, 10, 12
- Picture: The state took Elezabeth Anastasia Wade from the hospital days after she was born. Paul Wade, along with his wife, Stella, who is mentally ill, have been fighting to bring their daughter home for nearly 18 months.
Be Heard. If we speak up, City Council candidates can’t ignore the issues of racial profiling and affordable housing. By Soya Jung Harris and Joy Shigaki, Japanese American Citizens League Seattle Chapter, Page 2
Change Agent: Jennifer Rew by Brooke Kempner, Page 3
- Picture: Jennifer Rew, getting in Real Change vendors hair once a month – for free.
- Photo by Brooke Kempner
The Face of Darfur. Filmmaker displays the human cost of Sudan’s genocide. By Justin Ellis, Page 3
| Quote by Jen Marlowe, filmmaker
Just Heard...By Adam Hyla, Page 3
- Standing pat on the Port [RE: Jack Jolley, Lawrence Molloy, Lloyd Hara, Richard Berkowitz, Jill Wasberg]
- Artful budget [RE: Mayor Greg Nickels, SHARE, Alan Painter, Patricia McInturff]
- Inside move [RE: Use Immigration & Naturalization Service building near Safeco Field as 40-bed shelter]
Balancing the budget, cutting kids. Gregoire considers WorkFirst changes that jeopardize family incomes, child care. By Bridget Borud, UW News Lab.
| Quote by Tony Lee, Statewide Poverty Action Network
Short Takes, Page 4
- Needle and Bread by Jessica Knapp [RE: Rick Sawyer, Unite Here! Local 8, Space Needle Corporation]
- Debating density by Kimburly Ervin [RE: Paul Bascomb, Nick Licata, Casey Carr, Jan Drago, Richard McIver, Dwight Pelz, Paige Miller, Richard Conlin]
- Countering recruitment
- Picture: Workshop leader Jelani Jackson speaks about militarism n the Seattle Public Schools at Rainier Beach High School Sunday. Approximately 125 people attended the forum for students, parents, teachers and community members concerned about the influence of military recruiters in the schools.
- Photo by Elliot Stoller
Bully for You. Port’s smear campaign an object lesson in PR manipulation by B.J. Bullert, Ph.D., Page 5
Interview: War Made Easy. Media critic Norman Solomon on the selling of war and how we can stop. Interview by Timothy Harris, Pages 6, 7
- Picture: Media critic Norman Solomon hopes to make the selling of war a lot harder.
Poem: Untitled by Catherine Hunt, Page 7
A Bum Rap. Book: Citizen Hobo by Todd Depastino. By Israel Bayer, Page 8
Counter Fit Life. Film: Shopgirl. Written by Steve Martin. Directed by Anand Tucker. Review by Lester Gray, Page 8.
- Picture: Steve Martin and Claire Daines in Shopgirl.
Adventures in Irony. Mmm, methylmercury! By Dr. Wes Browning, Page 9
Street Watch. Compiled by Emma Quinn, Page 9
Letters to the Editor, Page 10
- Can-Do attitude by Andrea Cuccaro | Seattle
- Should vs. Must by 15 members of SHARE
Classified Ads, Page 10
Calendar. Page 11
Director's Corner. By Timothy Harris, Page 11
First things First. Get Involved. Take Action. Page 11
Where’s the Beef? Not in the Budget
- Issue: The Seattle City Council is reviewing the Mayor’s proposed budget, including funding for homeless shelters and transitional housing. His proposal doesn’t significantly increase funding to end homelessness, even though the City has a budget surplus - $17 million that could be used to help people leave the streets.
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