PERSPECTIVES

Israeli soldiers patrol a Palestinian protest in Hebron earlier this month. (Photo by Thomas James)

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A former Israeli soldier who now studies conflict resolution in Seattle argues that Israel's only hope for peace is to move past collective trauma and military tactics

GLOBALIST COLUMNISTS

Campers at Kids4Peace in Mount Vernon play piano together. (Photo by Deborah Espinosa)

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As missiles and airstrikes fill this summer’s news out of Israel and Gaza, a group of 35 American and Middle Eastern youth of different faiths gathered at a summer camp to train as the next generation of peacemakers.

POLITICS

Protestors mimic force-feeding detainees at an August 2nd demonstration at the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma. (Photo from NWDC Resistance Facebook Page )

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Immigrant detainees in the Northwest are caught between an antagonistic federal agency, a profit-hungry corporation and a dysfunctional do-nothing Congress.
Demonstration for Gaza in Coimbatore, India. (Photo by Welfare Party via Flickr)

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As a Palestinian living in the U.S., and as a human watching yet another massacre occur within miles of my place of birth, I can’t help but feel paralyzed, powerless and most frustratingly, helpless.

FOOD

Mulugeta Abate, chef at Lovage restaurant on 1st Avenue. (Video still by Aida Solomon)

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The second installment of Globalist Apprentice Aida Solomon's series "I AM ETHIOPIA" profiles a Seattle chef who's redefining his culture's cuisine.

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Zut alors! It's time to celebrate Bastille Day. Here are the best places to see Seattle à la française.

AID AND DEVELOPMENT

Shanta Darnal attended school in Kathmandu thanks to Western donations. (Photo by Amy Benson)

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Girls’ education is often seen as a panacea for global development. One promising Nepalese student's suicide reveals a more complicated picture.
Shanghai, China shrouded in smog. Overall China emits 6.2 metric tons of CO2 per year. (Photo from Wikipedia)

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University of Washington research points to air pollution, tobacco, and diet as the deadliest drivers of disease in China.

ARTS & CULTURE

(Image by Mintwab Zemeadim)

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The final installment of Globalist Apprentice Aida Solomon's series "I AM ETHIOPIA" profiles an artist who's recasting mainstream media images of her home country.

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Three summer programs on the Eastside are proving that cultural exchange can't be forced — it's all about finding common goals.