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Real Change Newspaper
Table of Contents
June 14, 2006, Vol. 13, No. 25
- Ain’t No Way. It takes donors like you to keep our presses rolling. Without your help the ink never hits the page. Page 2
- Keep on Truckin’. Non union truckers, a good portion of who are immigrant owner operators, want the Port to play nice. Page 3
- Age of the Game. After Bush skips national aging council, seniors declare they aren’t ready to retire their fighting spirit. Page 5
- Breaking Camp. Seattleite Mary Matsuda Gruenewald interred during WWII examines the horrors faced by Japanese Americans. Page 6
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High-Rise High Roller. Real estate mogul throws money behind move to end estate tax. By Rosette Royale, Pages 1, 12 [RE: Martin Selig]
Law and Order. I-946’s champion says it’s not about race by Cydney Gillis, Pages 1, 4
| Quote by Bob Baker
- Picture: Mercer Island airline pilot Bob Baker is head of Initiative 946, which would require Washingtonians to supply proof of citizenship before getting government services.
- Photo by Suzanna Finley
Editorial: You Move Us. Without you, Real Change ain’t happening. Support the summer fund drive by Timothy Harris, Page 2
Change Agent: June Schumaker by Liz Miller, Page 2
- Picture: June Schumaker airing the U.S. military’s Iraq war body count.
- Photo by Jude O’Reilley
The Big Payback. Immigrant owner-operator truckers want fair play at Port. By Adam Hyla, Page 3 [RE: Tesfaye Gudeta, Dan Chairbank]
- Picture: Teamsters organizer Bob Blanchet wants some nicer behavior from Pacer.
- Photo by Adam Hyla
Just Heard…, Page 3
- Outside and without by Adam Hyla [RE: First Hill First Presbyterian, Compass Center director Rick Friedhoff, Mayor Greg Nickels, Operation Sack Lunch]
- Only stay by Adam Hyla [RE: Judge Charles Mertel, Sean Russel, Tent City 4]
- Crimes of quality by Cydney Gillis [RE: Nick Licata, Civil Streets Initiative, Tom Rasmussen]
Poetry, Pages 4, 10, 12
- Dollar Bill by Artis, June 1977, Vienna Beach, Los Angeles, California, Page 4
- Standing with Dignity by Paul von Kempf, Jr. (1944-2006), Page 10
- Pink Morning by Portal, Page 12
Short Takes, Page 4
- On the level by Rosette Royale [RE: EPA, Ravi Sanga, PCB’s, Duwamish Waterway’s Terminal 117, Malarkey Asphalt Co., BJ Cummings, Duwamish River Cleanup Coalition]
- Eyman a-Cryin’ by Liz Miller [RE: Tim Eyman, HB 2661, Referendum 65, Gov. Christine Gregoire
Getting Even. Slighted seniors spread the word, demand changes. By Lydia DePillis, Page 5 [RE: Steve Kofahl, Edie Koch, Jay Inslee (D- N. King County), Washington Alliance for Retired Americans, White House Conference on Aging, Gov. Christine Gregoire, Congressman Jim McDermott, Will Parry]
| Quote by Will Parry, president of the Puget Sound Alliance for Retired Americans
Interview: Opening Up. It took Mary Matsuda Gruenewald five decades to confront the Japanese American internment. Interview by Cydney Gillis, Pages 6, 7
- Picture: Mary Matsuda Gruenewald, 81, in her Seattle home. Matsuda spent three years in a California internment camp during World War II, and now relates her experience in a book, Looking Like the Enemy.
- Photo by Ginny Banks
Obituary: Paul von Kempf, Jr. 1944-2006.
- Real Change vendor Paul von Kempf, Jr. passed away June 7, 2006 at Harborview [Hospital]. A celebration of his life takes place at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, June 14 at the Greenlake Church, 6350 E Greenlake Way N. All who knew Paul are invited.
We the Buyers. Book: Not Buying It: My Year without Shopping by Judith Levine. Review by Lester Gray, Page 8
From the Fatherland to the Motherland. Reviews by Lester Gray, Page 8
- Film: Heimat I (1984). Directed by Edgar Reitz (18 hours)
- Film: The Boys of Baraka. Directed by Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady (84 minutes)
Adventures in Irony. Magic, Mushroomed by Dr. Wes Browning, Page 9
Bus Chick, Transit Authority. Light Rail: a Painful Gain by Carla Saulter, Page 9
Street Watch. Compiled by Emma Quinn, Page 9
Letter to the Editor, Page 10
- Janitors: not after the P-I by 6 authors: Steven Luevano, Elvia Gonzales, Jacinto Vivar, Clarinda Gomez P., Manuel Aguillon, Martha Cena
Classified Ads, Page 10
Calendar, Page 11
Director’s Corner by Timothy Harris, Page 11
First things First. Get Involved. Take Action., Page 11
Woodinville’s Lawyers Need a Talking-To
- Issue: Last Friday, King County Superior Court Judge Charles Mertel ruled in favor of the City of Woodinville, thus evicting Tent City 4 from its current location at Northshore United Church of Christ. The eviction is effective Sat., June 17, 2006, leaving the 64 homeless men and women just a week to pack up and move out.
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