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Real Change Newspaper
Table of Contents
June 21, 2006, Vol. 13, No. 26
- Class, By Itself. A workshop intends to explore how the oft ignored reality that shapes the lives of everyone: in other words, class. Page 3
Raising the Bar. Hotel workers fight for living wage by Liz Miller, Pages 1, 12
- Picture: At a June 15, 2006 rally downtown [Seattle], Jerry Ball, Ben Freitas, Don Strickling, and Dino Vos stand before the “Fat Cat,” a symbol of those who benefit from the low wages and poor working conditions of hotel employees.
- Photo by Justin Mills
Editorial: Balancing the Scales. Democracy, by way of civil disobedience, may help bring more equality to the judicial system by Dean Ritz, Page 2
Change Agent: Lisa Stone by Amy Besunder, Page 3
- Picture: Lisa Stone, paving the way toward protecting the legal rights of women.
- Photo by Terry Divyak
Poem: On Frida Kahlo’s Painting: The Love Embrace of the Universe by Larry Ebersole, Page 5
Interview: A Necessary Sacrifice. 1st Lt. Ehren Watada told the U.S. Army he wasn’t going to fight in Iraq. Now he could face a court-martial. Interview by Rosette Royale, Page 6, 7
- Picture: 1st Lt. Ehren Watada on June 6, the day his decision to refuse deployment to Iraq was announced in the press.
- Photo by Jeff Paterson
Adventures in Irony. Step Up to the Hate by Dr. Wes Browning, Page 9
Bus Chick, Transit Authority. Is This Seat Taken by Carla Saulter, Page 9
Street Watch. Compiled by Emma Quinn, Page 9
Letter to the Editor: Don’t Blame James by Ian Elliott, Page 10
Director’s Corner by Timothy Harris, Page 11
First things First. Get Involved. Take Action., Page 11
I-91 Will Slamdunk Sonic’s Arena
- Issue: Initiative 91 prevents the city of Seattle from spending money to subsidize a professional sports team, by requiring a positive return on its financial investment. The initiative is a response to the Seattle Sonics demand for a $200 million dollar remodel of Key Arena. 1-91 needs 25,000 signatures by July 6 and is more than halfway there – but needs your help to make it to the ballot.
Calendar, Page 11
- Event: Anne Feeney, Dave Lippman, and George Shrub present a benefit show for Jobs With Justice. Pittsburgh-based Anne Feeney is an agitator whose music is designed to “to comfort the afflicted and afflict the comfortable.” Suggested donation $15. Saturday, June 24, 2006, 6 p.m., Szwaja’s Big Backyard, address, phone.
Copy of issue was obtained from microfiche in the University of Washington Suzzallo Library.