“Voluntary colonialism” is the West’s anti-immigration strategy
by Ramona Wadi
Opinion: Is colonialism ever voluntary? Western countries propose “voluntary colonialism” amid anti-immigrant sentiment.
Jan 8, 2019
Their husbands casualties of war, Jaffna women fish for their families
by Global Press News Service
Traditionally, women in Sri Lanka do not fish for a living. But in Jaffna, where many men died, were wounded or went missing during the civil war, Rasathurai Sarojathevi is teaching a group of 20 women to earn their livings from fishing. Even when the rains don’t cooperate, local women are taking the lead in earning for their families.
Jan 4, 2019
News & Politics
Join the Seattle Pedestrian Advisory Board—Let’s Get Seattle Walkingby Seattle Department of TransportationJan 14, 2019
SDOT is currently accepting applications for new members of the Seattle Pedestrian Advisory Board (SPAB), to fill at least three positions.
In Zimbabwe, children’s charities struggle to fend off growing food insecurityby Global Press News ServiceJan 11, 2019
In Zimbabwe’s capital, many children rely on daily meals offered by neighborhood drop-in centers. As center administrators struggle to provide consistency despite the crumbling economy, they wonder privately how much longer it will last.
Arts & Culture
Tales of brave, resourceful girls lead Children’s Film Festival Seattle lineupby Calder StennJan 15, 2019
Tales of brave and resourceful girls from Africa, the Middle East and Europe will light up the screen at the upcoming 14th annual Children's Film Festival Seattle.
Race & Ethnicity
Community leads effort to keep Khmer families togetherby Khmer Anti-deportation Advocacy Group of WashingtonDec 21, 2018
The removals of 36 Khmer-American community members have sent shock waves through the community. However, the tide is turning. Following this latest wave, an ad hoc group led by some of the family members of the WA7 has come together.
Overcoming language barriers in his first days in the U.S.by Giulia SzanyiDec 26, 2018
On the night of February 2, 1987, Szanyi landed in College Station and was shocked by the nearly-70-degree “shorts-and-a-T-shirt” weather that greeted him. It was below freezing when he left Budapest.