Alex Stonehill

Alex Stonehill
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Alex is a cofounder and editor of The Seattle Globalist. He's a visual journalist whose work has been published by PBS, The Seattle Times, FRONTLINE/World and the Seattle Weekly.  Alex teaches journalism in the University of Washington's Department of Communication and recently directed the documentary film Barzan.

Contact: alex@seattleglobalist.com.

Border Patrol Agent Mike Burmudez at a command center along the Canadian border in Blaine, Washington. (Photo by Eroyn Franklin)

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If you come with 100 miles of the Canadian border, the government can search your phone or laptop without cause. In a fitting end to...

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[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RRPDZDpNaBg?rel=0] With legislation stalled in the House, frustrated immigration activists are taking direct action to confront Congress. House Speaker John Boehner is a creature of...

Still from a Sham MC's video by Egyptian director Yassin Gabriel.

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The Sham MC's have refused to let war in their country dash their dreams of hip-hop stardom. I first met Syrian hip-hop group Sham MC's...

(Photo by Cool Revolution / DC Media Group)

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Here in the U.S. it may feel like the sky is falling. But many people in the rest of the world are reacting to...

A child surveys the damage to his family's house in Idlib, Syria after it was bombed by Assad warpalnes (Photo from Freedom House via Flickr)

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In his effort to appear strong and decisive on Syria, President Obama is missing a great opportunity. Update: President Obama announced in a speech Saturday that he...