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Real Change Newspaper
Table of Contents
May 24, 2006, Vol. 13, No. 22
- Unschooled. Bush says we’re in Iraq til 2009. What did the Vietnam War teach us again? Page 2
- Rice Job. Spaghetti, not ramen: Hungry Asian and Pacific Islander Americans have to sort through food banks exotic freebies.
- Retraining Call. A Judge rules an Iraq War vet who forwent re-enlistment can get job training he seeks. Page 4
- Running in Packs. Pounding the pavement, Doug Strum stays sane, along with making friends. Page 5
- Worth the Fight. Activist-historian Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz on the revolutionary promise of Latin America. Page 6
There Goes the Neighborhood. Council ponders tax break for new building that would raise average rents by Maria Antonova, Pages 1, 12
- Picture: The future site of the U-District’s Lothlorien Apartments, whose developers want a $1.5 million tax break for building affordable housing – housing which will actually outpace the neighborhood’s average rents.
- Photo by Jude O’Reilley
Editorial: Folly Marches On. From dying for Nixon to dying for Bush by Paul Rogat Loeb, Page 2
Change Agent: Jeanne Higgins by Amy Besunder, Page 3
- Picture: Jeanne Higgins keeping pace with Girls on the Run in Redmond.
- Photo by Terry Divyak.
- On June 1, 2006, Girls on the Run of Puget Sound will hold a silent benefit auction. To learn more, visit www.girlsrun.org.
Interview: American Revolutionary. Activist-historian Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz uncovers the beating heart of America. Interview by Timothy Harris, Pages 6, 7
- Picture: Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz.
- Photo courtesy South End Press
Adventures in Irony. Scoping the Monkey Trials by Dr. Wes Browning, Page 9
Bus Chick, Transit Authority. Going About Without by Carla Saulter, Page 9
Street Watch. Compiled by Emma Quinn, Page 9
Letters to the Editor, Page 10
- From Borderline to center stage by Adrienne Weller | Seattle
- Flags of disposition by Martin Paup | Seattle
- Feel the love by Gwendalyn Thompson | Seattle
Director’s Corner by Timothy Harris, Page 11
First things First. Get Involved. Take Action., Page 11
Slow the R-65 Signature Drive
- Issue: After 30 years of struggle, anti-discrimination activists and forward-thinking legislators finally passed House Bill 2661, adding sexual orientation to the state law banning discrimination in housing, employment, and finance. Now, before the law has even taken effect, Tim Eyman and others are collecting signatures for Referendum 65, requiring a public vote on the legislation.
Calendar, Page 11
Ad: The On-Line Auction is Coming! For Real Change, June 1-14, 2006
Copy of issue was obtained from microfiche in the University of Washington Suzzallo Library.