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June 27, 1995: Operation Homestead Gets the SWAT Treatment

Seattle circa 1995: gentrification was the word. And Sidran City was then so eager to welcome NikeTown that SPD sent a SWAT team to bust a nonviolent protest.
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January 21, 1997: In Search of the Golden Shower of Public-Private Partnerships

Seattle circa 1997: gentrification was the word. Jeff Stevens remembers a comical protest against a serious problem.
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