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September 17, 2014
Vol: 21 No: 38


  • Real Change @ 20: Looking back, looking ahead

    By Timothy Harris , Executive Director

    Every month, more than 325 homeless and low-income people earn money and build confidence by selling Real Change. We bring you community voices you won’t hear elsewhere and quality, in-depth reporting on stories often left out of other papers. (Read more...)

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  • September 10, 2014
    Vol: 21 No: 37


  • A Catch-22 for Burien's Homeless

    By Aaron Burkhalter , Staff Reporter

    South King County city cracks down on offensive body odor and public bathing in libraries and parks (Read more...)

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  • September 3, 2014
    Vol: 21 No: 36


  • Special Report: Protesting SHA rent hikes, a community plans to be heard

    By Aaron Burkhalter , Staff Reporter

    Faced with proposed rent hikes, immigrants, refugees in SHA housing come together and speak out (Read more...)

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  • August 27, 2014
    Vol: 21 No: 35


  • Tent with a view: Nickelsville gets new digs

    By Aaron Burkhalter , Staff Reporter

    Nickelsville splintered into separate camps last year. This week, residents will all move onto the same site (Read more...)

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  • August 20, 2014
    Vol: 21 No: 34


  • Choice cuts. Metro offers cities their bus routes back - for a price.

    By Rosette Royale , Interim Editor

    Metro is seeking cities willing to 'buy back' bus service. For many, the price is too high (Read more...)

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  • August 13, 2014
    Vol: 21 No: 33


  • Campsite crackdowns on the rise

    By Aaron Burkhalter , Staff Reporter

    The city of Seattle is clearing more illegal campsites than ever, forcing homeless people into a life on the move (Read more...)

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  • August 6, 2014
    Vol: 21 No: 32


  • How to Build a Girl: Caitlin Moran on her new book

    via: By Gary Ryan / The Big Issue in the North - UK

    Inspired by the Riot Grrrl movement of the 1990s, British journalist Caitlin Moran’s best-selling book, “How To Be A Woman,” brought feminism back into popular culture, with added jokes to boot. Moran’s new novel, “How To Build A Girl,” was inspired by the modern pressures facing her teenage daughters (Read more...)

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  • July 30, 2014
    Vol: 21 No: 31


  • Livening up the day, bringing music to the streets

    By Hart Hornor , Editorial Intern

    Each spring, the city hires 25 musicians called buskers to play in Seattle parks. For the performers, it's a sweet gig (Read more...)

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  • July 23, 2014
    Vol: 21 No: 30


  • The World Cup runneth over: what it cost the poor

    By Hart Hornor , Editorial Intern

    The World Cup displaced thousands of poor Brazilians, and the 2016 Olympics threatens to do the same. Journalist Dave Zirin explains the consequences of 'celebration capitalism'. (Read more...)

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  • July 16, 2014
    Vol: 21 No: 29


  • Seattle Mayor Ed Murray makes an effort to save late-night bus routes

    By Aaron Burkhalter , Staff Reporter

    An effort to protect endangered late-night buses is pitted against future transit (Read more...)

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