Vol: 21 No: 30 July 23, 2014

Feature

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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News

Holding out for a hero

By Hart Hornor , Editorial Intern

Nearly all Squire Park Plaza apartments rent for below market-rate. Tenants hope a new owner will keep it that way. (Read more...)

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Income verification a sticking point in Metro’s low-income fare plan

By Aaron Burkhalter , Staff Reporter

“Metro will be one of the very first large transit agencies in the country to offer a reduced fare for low-income riders” — Kelli Carroll (Read more...)

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King County to start $15-per-hour minimum wage for its employees and contractors

By Aaron Burkhalter , Staff Reporter

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Outreach workers check out North America’s libraries to connect with homeless people

via: By Vivian Luk / Megaphone, Canada

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Mayor tells police not to evict Vietnam vet and wife

By Rosette Royale , Assistant Editor

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Cuc Vu, former child refugee from Vietnam, to head Seattle Office of Immigrant and Refugee Affairs

By Hart Hornor , Editorial Intern

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Community & Editorial

The Homeless Remembrance Project is a way to put compassion into action

By Betsy Greenman / Guest Writer (Read more...)

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Fare is fair

Letter to the editor from Martin Paup / Seattle (Read more...)

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Arts & Entertainment

Lip service

By Mike Wold

Book Review - The People’s Platform: Taking Back Power and Culture in the Digital Age / By Astra Taylor (Read more...)

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