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    ST PAUL ICONEvery Sunday, THE Ave begins with a story about religion. Sometimes these are quotes from one of the bibles, other times they stories about how religious and anti religious people behave. Hopefully there is enough balance to please, offend, or stimulate folks who care about what is done in the name or names of deities. READMORE HERE.

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    street-scene-prestonOK ..this is where we live  … on the gentriest city in the US.  Davis Preston writes abut the cracks in the gleaming polish of Seattle liberalism.  

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    UW WeritasClicking this logo will bring you to a magazine coverage of the UW unlike anything on the UW campus.   This lede will take you to other  stories about the UW … the athletic department’s budget, the lack of free speech on campus, fights with Cougar U over their desire to make a rival medical school, racism in the Athletic Department, achievements of UW faculty that do not get heralded, relations with the city and state, and more.

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  • BUCHENWALD: The Pain Continues

    Buchenwald 31 graphic iconThis tragic LEDE relates efforts by my brother and sister to destroy my father’s heritage as the commanding officer of the first American medical company to enter Buchenwald.  Robert Schwartz’s pictures rot in a safe in Boston. My wife and I  fight in the courts to get these preserved and released into the public domain before all the survivors die and can no longer see the pictures from April 1945.

Posts Tagged ‘Seattle’

February 6th, 2017 - 12:35 pm § in Misc., The Ave Scene

PHOTOGRAPHY: Snow in Seattle

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February 4th, 2017 - 1:13 am § in The Ave Scene

Does rent control work? Evidence from Berlin

“in practice, rent control may actually provide greater benefits for higher income renters.”  City Commentary By Joe Cortright As housing affordability becomes an increasingly challenging and widespread problem in many US cities, there are growing calls for the imposition of rent contr[...]

February 2nd, 2017 - 5:44 am § in Misc., The Ave Scene

Why Public Unions Are Bad … Seattle’s Cops and Trump’s Feds

Meanwhile at the federal level: President-elect Donald Trump and the Republican-controlled Congress are drawing up plans to take on the government bureaucracy they have long railed against, by eroding job protections and grinding down benefits that federal workers have received for a generation. Hir[...]

January 27th, 2017 - 12:59 pm § in Misc.

Bertha resumes digging with only a half-mile to go

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January 9th, 2017 - 8:53 am § in The Ave Scene

David Brewster: Feeding Art in Seattle

Harbinger story out of Denver, which is booming in so many ways and also pushing out artists. The parallels with Seattle: Denver arts funding scheme is about to be imported here (if voters approve in August) under a local Cultural Access Fund. But in Denver it’s been more about new public fund[...]

January 2nd, 2017 - 3:47 am § in The Ave Scene

Seattle Cat Meets Snow

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December 24th, 2016 - 1:10 am § in The Ave Scene

Merry Christmas from Seattle

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December 15th, 2016 - 12:03 pm § in Schools & Colleges, The Ave Scene

Bristol-Myers Squibb to shutter ZymoGenetics

Why has UW biology been so much less successful than our rivals in San Francisco, San Diego, North Carolina, Philadelphia and Boston?  This epochal  announcement comes as a blow to the idea that Lake Union will ever become a Life Sciences Lake, rivalling San Jose’s Silicon Valley. Zymogeneti[...]

December 13th, 2016 - 7:50 am § in Hypocrisy, The Ave Scene

OHSO White Seattle

·POC, move on out here. I am lonely. And our political rights are being eroded. Our churches are being squeezed out to make room for Amazon employees. Census ranks Seattle among whitest big cities Seattle and Portland are at or near the top of the 50 largest U.S. cities for the percentages of their[...]