NEWS

PERSPECTIVES

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Doing nothing  —  standing by  —  is its own violence.
(Photo from Flickr by dave)

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An invitation to journalists working in mainstream media to drop the pretense of detached objectivity and rejoin the human race.

FIVE WORDS

Spanish Language (Photo from Flickr by Margaret Almon)

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Get a little teased if you mix Spanish and English into Spanglish, but expect eternal wrath if you bring vergüenza on your Mexican family!

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Brazilian Portuguese may just have its own vocabulary for describing Brazil's own unique political climate.

POLITICS

Uzbekistan's President Islam Karimov (L) dances as Prime Minister Shavkat Mirziyoyev applauds next to him during Independence Day celebrations in Tashkent, Uzbekistan in 2007. (Photo from Reuters / Shamil Zhumatov)

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Seattle's sister city Tashkent is in mourning and turmoil after the death of longtime dictator Islam Karmov. What will happen to Uzbekistan after Karimov?
Ilhan Omar is poised to become the first Somali American elected to a state legislature. (Photo from Ilhanomar.com)

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Ilhan Omar’s high-profile campaign in Minnesota is "a wake up call” that Washington could have better representation of Somali Americans in politics.

COLUMNISTS

Teachers at "Tiny Trees," run with some of their students in Jefferson Park near their outdoor school. (Photo by Ellen Banner / The Seattle Times)

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Tiny Trees outdoor preschool is based on a longtime Scandinavian model of education that says there are some things you can only learn outside.

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While #SeattleHigh5 at one school was celebrated without a hitch, officials at another school seemed to back away from a show of support for black students.

ARTS & CULTURE

The 11th annual Seattle South Asian Film Festival starts October 14 2016.

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Offbeat films, filmmaker panels, South Asian Cuisine and more!

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Watch the great stories from Seattle Globalist's event "Stories of Finding Home" on our live streaming videos and learn more about the performers.