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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
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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
Toxic Avengers. Duwamish watchdogs want Port to be diligent in clean up of PCBs. By Rosette Royale, Pages 1, 10, 12 [RE: BJ Cummings, Wayne Grotheer]
Editorial: Folly Marches On. From dying for Nixon to dying for Bush. By Paul Rogat Loeb, Page 2 [RE: George Bush, Robert Jay Lifton, Jody Blake, Tim Johnson]
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.
Rice works, if you can get it. Walk fights hunger, honors Asian American dietary preferences. By Shara Choi, Page 3
- Picture: Paradiso Lost: Asian American women peruse Paradiso brand canned tomatoes at the I.D. food bank.
- Photo by John Pi
Just Heard…, Page 3
- Putting DU to rest by Cydney Gillis [RE: U.S. Rep. Jim McDermott (D-Seattle), Depleted Uranium, Mike DeCesare]
- SHA wants posters off tenant doors by Cydney Gillis [RE: Virginia Felton, SHA, Rick Harrison]
- Main chance by Adam Hyla [RE: Section 8 voucher, Virginia Felton, SHA]
Election Out of Bounds. In Seattle, Mexican campaigners says jobs a central issue. By Cydney Gillis, Page 4
- Picture: On the eve of president Vicente Fox’s visit in Seattle, Talía Vázquez Alatorre came to Seattle to represent Mexico’s opposition Democratic Revolution Party.
- Photo by Mark Sullo
Short Takes, By Lydia DePillis, Page 4
- Support gels for Rainier mental health facility [RE: DESC, Carolyn McConnell, Scott Ringgold, Katherine’s Place, Senator Adam Kline]
- Up with the Garden [RE: Victor Steinbrueck Park, Mona Joyner, Jose Marcos Lucio, Women in Black, WHEEL, Steven Badanes]
Running on Empty. Kicked out of fitness club, homeless man keeps running. By Soyon Im, Page 5
|Quote by Doug Sturm, 24-Hour Fitness gym in downtown Seattle.
- Picture: Pack animals: Doug Sturm finds togetherness in running community.
- Photo by Soyom Im
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
Sea Ice: an Inconvenient Truth. Book: Voyages of Delusion: The Qwest for the Northwest Passage by Glyn Williams. By John Siscoe, Page 8
Less Star Glitz, More Film Thrust. The Seattle International Film Festival May 25 – June 18, 2006. By Lester Gray, Page 8
- Picture: Garrison Keillor, Meryl Streep, and Lindsay Lohan in a Prairie Home Companion.
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
Classified Ads, Page 10
Calendar, Page 11
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.
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