Re: documentary on the homeless - repost BOUNCE

JENNAFER WAGGONER (refugee@gte.net)
Sat, 25 Apr 1998 00:59:27 +0000


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> thebigissue wrote:
> >
> > >Update:  The NPR broadcast this weekend articulated that The Big Issue
> > >will be expanding to 15-19 other cities soon.  Were we not all told that
> > >TBI had plans for only LA and LA only.  Santa Monica nor any other city
> > >would be a focus.  Now it wants to be the "Mother Jones of North
> > >America."  (email from Jennafer Waggoner, refugee@gte.net
> > >
> >
> > Hello everyone,
> >
> >         I would like to make two points.
> >
> >         First, please change your email address books for The Big Issue Los
> > Angeles to read: bigissue@earthlink.net. We have moved our editorial
> > offices and "thebigissue" address used previously (and on this email too)
> > will not be in effect more than a few days.
> >
> >         Two, the statement that The Big Issue will "be expanding to 15-19
> > other cities soon" was not made by John Bird or any other authorized
> > representative of The Big Issue. It was a statement made by a person on the
> > program who was not authorized to say that. In fact, after the NPR
> > program,John Bird emphatically denied that any such plans exist. However,
> > as John Bird also says, people will believe what they want to believe so
> > this clarification of the facts will probably be useful only for those
> > people who have an open mind.
> >
> >                                 Cordially, Art Kunkin
> >
> > A.John Bird, Editor in Chief of The Big Issue
> > Cara Solomon, Editor, The Big Issue Los Angeles
> > Art Kunkin, Publisher, The Big Issue Los Angeles
> 
> NPR just made it up, right?  And when Anita Roddick stated that "the Big
> Issue is to become the Mother Jones of North America" she meant only in
> Los Angeles, right?  Yes, I think that we are in another reality then
> the one TBI is in.
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> Aho Mitakuye Oyasin    For All of my Relatives,
> 
> Jennafer Waggoner
> Editor
> Making Change...
> a community human rights newspaper empowering
> the poor and unhoused with an income and a voice.
> P.O. Box 3622, Santa Monica, CA  90408
> (310) 289-7446
> refugee@gte.net
> 
> http://www.solcommunications.com

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Aho Mitakuye Oyasin    For All of my Relatives,


Jennafer Waggoner
Editor
Making Change...
a community human rights newspaper empowering 
the poor and unhoused with an income and a voice.
P.O. Box 3622, Santa Monica, CA  90408
(310) 289-7446
refugee@gte.net

http://www.solcommunications.com