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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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  • July 9, 2014
    Vol: 21 No: 28


  • In the hands of Willie Baronet, a panhandler's plea is a work of art

    By Hart Hornor , Editorial Intern

    Cardboard signs purchased from panhandlers form the basis for Willie Baronet’s art (Read more...)

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  • July 2, 2014
    Vol: 21 No: 27


  • Love wins. Courtney Love on making new music and ending old grudges

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

    'I do know what it's like to be homeless' (Read more...)

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  • June 25, 2014
    Vol: 21 No: 26


  • Picturing Iraq

    By Robin Lindley , Contributing Writer

    Michael Kamber came back from Iraq with a different perspective on war. His new book, ‘Photojournalists on War,’ collects untold stories of the conflict. With stories and pictures collected from photojournalists, photographer and author Michael Kamber creates a haunting portrait of America’s war in Iraq. (Read more...)

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  • June 18, 2014
    Vol: 21 No: 25


  • With roughly 700,000 people eligible for dental care under Medicaid, finding a dentist may hurt a bit

    By Travis Bassett , Contributing Writer
    and Amy Roe , Editor

    For low-income people, long-awaited dental insurance comes with a catch (Read more...)

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