Journalist flees Sri Lanka media crackdown, seeks safety in Northwest
by Sarah Stuteville
Death threats, arson and political attacks came with the job for Frederica Jansz, a Sri Lankan journalist seeking asylum in the Northwest.
Jul 5, 2013
LIVE from Turkey: Q&A on protests with Marwa Maziad
by Sara McCaslin
Joining us live from Istanbul at 12pm Pacific, Columnist Marwa Maziad answers your questions about protests in Turkey and Egypt. Tweet us your questions @SeaGlobalist and we’ll ask them live on the Google Hangout.
Jun 27, 2013
Global activist revives Seattle’s transgender pride march
by Monica Olsson
Seattle hasn’t had a transgender pride parade since way back in 1997. But this year LGTBQ organizers with experience around the globe are bringing the event back.
Jun 25, 2013
Notes from a Bitter Baker: How to make focaccia bread
by Yvonne Rogell
Yvonne Rogell, aka the Bitter Baker, gave an Italian focaccia bread demo during the Seattle Globalist Live Variety Show on May 15th. Relive the tasty magic and follow the recipe at home.
May 22, 2013
News Roundup – Diversity in Tukwila, Soda Diplomacy and an Endless War on Terror
by Alex Stonehill
(Photo by Erika Schultz/THE SEATTLE TIMES ) Diversity Means Opportunity in Tukwila – From Somalis to Bosnians to Nepalis, Seattle Times photographer Erika Schultz put together a brilliant photographic tour of diverse immigrant communities in Tukwila.
May 21, 2013
21 must see global films at SIFF
by Cynthia Steele
With 447 films from 85 countries, deciding what to see at the Seattle International Film Festival, May 16-June 9, can be daunting. So let us give you a hand!
May 16, 2013
Join us all day for a Live GiveBig Variety Show
by Sara McCaslin
Join The Seattle Globalist today for an all-day webcast for GiveBig’s day of fundraising. We have a sick lineup of over 15 guests! Donate here.
May 15, 2013
North Korea threatens, Internet laughs
by Christian Zerbel
Earlier this week gave you a rundown of North Korea’s actual social media presence. Now here’s a look at the memes, GIFs and parody accounts that have sprung up in response to Kim Jong Un’s nuclear threats.
Apr 19, 2013
What the heck is happening in Syria?
by Amy Scott
After more than 2 years and tens of thousands of people killed, the civil war in Syria keeps dragging on. Is there any end in sight?
Apr 15, 2013
A community erased: Lima airport uproots historic neighborhood
by Elie Gardner
Until last month, one of the last historic farming neighborhoods of Lima, Peru stood here. This photo story shows us the complicated results of progress.
Apr 10, 2013
For the bucket list: Guatemala’s Peeps-free Easter fest you can’t miss
by Devin McDonald
A day after Holy Week, Semana Santa, here in Antigua, Guatemala and there’s not a Easter egg shell or Peeps wrapper in sight.
Apr 1, 2013
It’s Good Friday and a man in the Philippines is being crucified
by Biel Calderon
Fernando Mamangun gets his hands and feet nailed on a cross every Good Friday. It’s a ritual of sacrifice and penitence that is equally controversial as it is awe-inspiring.
Mar 29, 2013
Photo report: 24 hours at the world’s largest festival, and we mean largest
by Ian Terry
It took me all of three seconds to realize this wasn’t going to be a “Folklife” experience. Or a Bumbershoot one for that matter.
Mar 26, 2013
Slum Rising: Pushed to the brink, slums become hotbeds of innovation
by Abby Higgins
In the second installment of Slum Rising, Seattle journalist Abby Higgins explores 3rd world solutions for 1st world problems.
Mar 25, 2013
Three lessons Seattle should learn from Boeing’s Dreamliner-gate
by Sara McCaslin
The worldwide grounding of Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner and its battery fire put everyone’s worst travel nightmare front and center. A local aerospace expert gave us three takeaways from the aftermath.
Feb 20, 2013
Seattle rises up in global event to end violence against women
by Jill Mangaliman
(Photos by Colleen McDevitt. Click for captions/larger images) With two left feet, I joined the One Billion Rising flash mob yesterday in Westlake Center. And around the world, more than 201 countries were dancing with me, all with common purpose of ending violence against women.
Feb 15, 2013
Immigrants travel across Washington to lobby Olympia
by Quipachtli Martinez
Immigrant activists left as early as 4 am to travel to Olympia in support of education and policy reform. Our youth reporters got up pretty early as well to cover the action.
Feb 7, 2013
Rethinking study abroad, diverse youth travel to China and Middle East
by Alysa Hullett
Study abroad is a defining experience for many high school and college students. But often the students who have access to those programs are white and upper/middle class. One Seattle program hopes to change that.
Feb 6, 2013
Celebrate the Chandeleur with an authentic French crêpes orgy
by Bénédicte Clouet
Today is the world’s sweetest holiday, the Chandeleur. Celebrate as the French do by cooking up a mountain of fluffy (yet paper-thin!) crêpes.
Feb 2, 2013