PERSPECTIVES

Chinese military men march out to welcome Staff Marine Gen. Peter Pace during an honor guard ceremony at the Ministry of Defense in Beijing, China. (Photo by Staff Sgt. D. Myles Cullen/United States Air Force)

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Americans love to talk about China in sweeping generalizations. What are we missing when we stereotype a vast country with 1.4 billion people?

GLOBALIST COLUMNISTS

Children at immigration reform protesters in front of the White House in July. (Photo from Center for Human Rights)

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While the numbers of unsupervised youth crossing the border from Mexico and Central America has begun to wane in recent weeks, the challenges faced by those awaiting their fates in holding facilities along the border are still very real.

POLITICS

UW students Sophia Lo (Left) and Tina Choi (Right) hold yellow ribbons to show support for the Hong Kong protest. (Photo by Katy Wong)

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Hong Kong is 10,404 km away from Seattle. But that's not stopping students at the University of Washington from supporting the protests in Hong Kong.
Mayor Ed Murray shakes hands with tribal leaders shortly after signing Seattle's Indigenous People's Day Resolution. (Photo by Christina Twu)

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A symbolic move away from Columbus Day also comes with real changes to education policy.

FOOD

(Photo from National Archives)

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Is the solution to feeding a growing global population sitting right there on our plates?
YouthCAN participants cook Korean food for elders at the International Community Health Services during the Summer 2014 culinary arts session. (Photo by Minh Nguyen)

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Over the last decade, the YouthCAN program of the Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience (The Wing) has been offering opportunities to 15-to-19-year-olds of Asian Pacific Islander heritage to engage in their communities and find their true voices through explorations in art.

AID AND DEVELOPMENT

A market stall in Grand Gedeh County, Liberia, which is so far still relatively Ebola-free and remains under quarantine. (Photo by Karin Huster)

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A Seattleite working on Ebola relief in Liberia reports a dismal lack of resources and staff on the front lines.
A family at a refugee camp in Thailand, where there are still 150,000 UN-recognized refugees unable to return home to Burma. (Photo by Mikhail Esteves)

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Seattleites are donating 'one night out' this weekend to help Burmese refugees who've been forgotten by big international donors.

ARTS & CULTURE

Horse head fiddle player and throat singer Davaazorig Altangerel performs as part of Mongolian orchestra Agra Bileg at Town Hall last Friday. (Photo by Aida Solomon)

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Tejano rock, Hawaiian chanting, and Mongolian jazz all come to Seattle as part of a world music concert series at Town Hall.
(Photo courtesy AEG)

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South African rave-rappers Die Antwoord return to Seattle’s Paramount Theatre on Monday.