Archive for July 2006

Letter from a Transit Advocate

Dear Editor,         I would like to congratulate Cathy Holt on her excellent article “Asheville Transit — Not Cheap, Just Free.” It definitely defines the problem Read more »

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Books That Matter — The Publisher‚Äôs Choice

    Title: The Covenant with Black America Author: Tavis Smiley, editor Category: Non-Fiction Format: Paperback, 254pp Publisher: Third World Press Web site: thirdworldpressinc.com Publication Read more »

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Water: Cash Cow or Public Trust?

By Cathy Holt                   A June 12 meeting of Asheville City Council, three County Commissioners, and the legislative delegation struck a conciliatory tone.  

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Homestead Exclusion Provides Property Tax Relief

By Elena Howells       Property values in Buncombe County are up. With the completion of the 2006 property assessment, many  homeowners found their homes are worth Read more »

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Democratic Change from the Grass Roots

By Cathy Holt           Imagine a group of ordinary citizens of various ages, races, and colors putting their heads together to plan more sustainable ways of Read more »

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Celebrate: The Bill of Rights

            The Declaration of Independence proclaimed the freedom of the States, while the Constitution details the freedoms of the People.  

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Celebrating Citizenship: Participatory Democracy

By Moe White The aspiration to freedom has motivated people from nations around the world to leave their homelands and settle here, just as it Read more »

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Celebrating New Faces

New Faces, Old Places: How the Ukrainian Culture Is Shaping Asheville  By Jonathan Diehl Everywhere you go, you see signs in English and Spanish. Bilingual Read more »

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International Link

By Cathy Holt            International Link, established in August 1998, was the inspiration of Geri Solomon, who started the program to serve the needs of Read more »

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A Safe Way Back Home

New Orleans, LA             Deep South Center for Enviromental Justice (DSCEJ) TO HOLD KATRINA SURVIVORS FORUM AT CLARK ATLANTA UNIVERSITY

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