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Real Change Newspaper
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November 9, 2005, Vol. 12, No. 44
- Union Blues. A state ruling to saddle gays and lesbians with civil unions would only breed intolerance. Page 2
- CAL: AHHH. Capitol Hill residents breathe in the beauty of newly remodeled Cal Anderson Park. Page 3
- Trade Scoff. Forum sheds light on how U.S. policies draw immigrants to work here, only to punish them. Page 4
- Double Gleam. Married couple Sharon and Tony Lee, working to end poverty, are named “Hero for the Homeless.” Page 5
- Picture Hook. A collection of war photos by Catherine Leroy dares you to look away. Page 6
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Stood Up. State fouls foster child visits. By Cydney Gillis, Pages 1, 12
The Digital Dump. Poor nations fast becoming U.S. trash heap for toxic electronic waste by Rosette Royale, Pages 1, 12
- Picture: A youth in Lagos, Nigeria, stands before a trash heap filled with electronic waste. The waste, shipped to Nigeria from developed nations, contains a bevy of toxins.
- Photo courtesy Basel Action Network
Editorial: No Sidestepping. Nothing but legal marriage for same-sex couples will do. By Janice Van Cleve, Page 2
Change Agent: Steve Roberts. By Amy Roe, Page 3
- Picture: Steve Roberts, fired up about ending Eastside homeless.
- Photo by Elliot Stoller
Pretty, Busy. Foot traffic designed to keep Cal Anderson Park shiny and clean. By Jessica Knapp, Pages 3, 10
- Picture: The $1.1 million remodel of Cal Anderson Park, named for Washington’s first openly gay state legislator, was completed this summer. Anderson died in 1995.
- Photo by Katia Roberts
Just Heard...By Adam Hyla, Page 3
- Nickels and Dimes. [RE: Greg Nickels, SHARE, Tom Rasmussen]
- Elections: imperfect [RE: Bev Harris, Black Box Voting, Dean Logan]
Uprooted by Design. Forum highlights link between undocumented labor and free trade policies. By Cydney Gillis, Page 4
- Picture: Jorge Quiroga, of the Committee for General Amnesty and Justice, says U.S. policies force Hispanics to come to the States in search of work.
- Photo by Tom Cogbill
Short Takes, Page 4
- SU to host national conference on hunger, homelessness by Maria Antonova [RE: Joseph Seia, Tent City 3, Paul Rogat Loeb, Katrina Hale]
- Trees lose case by Cydney Gillis [RE: People of Pioneer Square, Sue Tanner, Jim Klauser, Bif Brigman, Elle Tracy, Mayor Greg Nickels]
Teamwork. Sharon and Tony Lee marry advocacy and action. By Amy E. Besunder, Page 5
- Picture: Sharon and Tony Lee are getting the 2005 “Hero of the Homeless” award from the street ministry Operation Nightwatch. Sharon builds housing for the poor; her husband Tony fights for their needs in Olympia.
- Photo by Sherry Lõeser
Essay: Ubiquitous, Anonymous Horrors. Photographer Catherine Leroy captured the human face of war. We need her kind now. By Robin Lindley, Pages 6, 7
Book: Under Fire: Great Photographers and Writers in Vietnam. Edited and Compiled by Catherine Leroy; Foreword by Sen. John McCain.
- Picture: Catherine Leroy in Vietnam
- Photo by Bob Cole
Hare Krishnapur. Book: The Siege of Krishnapur by J.G. Farrell. Review of John Siscoe, Page 8
Bizarre Love Triangle. Film: The Dying Gaul. Written and Directed by Craig Lucas. Review of Lester Gray, Page 8
- Picture: Hollywood mogul Jeffrey (Campbell Scott) and his wife, Elaine (Patricia Clarkson) befriend screenwriter Robert (Peter Sarsgaard) in The Dying Gaul.
Adventures in Irony. Breaking the Code. By Dr. Wes Browning, Page 9
Street Watch. Compiled by Emma Quinn, Page 9
Poem: The Wages of Texas by Kieran D. O’Malley, Page 9
Letter to the Editor, Page 10
- Listen to Plato by Herrman Ross | Seattle
Classified Ads, Page 10
Calendar, Page 11
Director’s Corner by Timothy Harris, Page 11
First things First. Get Involved. Take Action. Page 11
House Bill a Disaster for State and Environment
- Issue: The U.S. Congress will soon vote on a budget bill that would increase an already existing budget cut. In total, $50 million would be cut from basic services, including veterans’ health, higher education, and Medicaid.
Copy of issue was obtained from microfiche in the University of Washington Suzzallo Library