Kashmiris caught between local needs and global politics

The struggle and heaviness of occupation is ever-present in Kashmir.
Dec 13, 2017

Local, state health programs for children scramble with CHIP in limbo

Congressional inaction on the federal Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) threatens the coverage for thousands of children in low-income families.
Dec 7, 2017

Supreme Court allows implementation of Trump travel ban

Opponents of the ban say that Trump, whose two previous travel bans were blocked by lower courts, targeted Muslims.
Dec 4, 2017
Members of Ukulele 101 rehearse for the group's upcoming Christmas party. Ukulele 101 is a class provided by Keiro Northwest, an organization dedicated to helping older residents of Asian descent. (Photo by Alex Visser)

Ukulele classes create a community for Seattle’s older residents

For students of Keiro Northwest’s Ukulele 101 class, music is more than a form of artistic expression. It is a bridge to powerful and lasting friendships.
Nov 30, 2017

UW student detained by immigration denied bond

Bangally Fatty, a University of Washington student, faces deportation and is being held at the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma.
Nov 29, 2017

Zimbabwe poised for change after Mugabe steps down

Zimbabweans hope President Robert Mugabe's successor will bring an end to his legacy of corruption and political suppression.
Nov 28, 2017

Seattle’s coffee culture lacking ethnic diversity

Seattle's coffee culture reflects neither the diversity of its origins nor plurality of the city.
Nov 22, 2017

Becoming authentically Filipino: advice for Ja Du

A white American claims a Filipino racial identity. So let's discuss the real racial issues faced by those Filipinos who have always been people of color.
Nov 17, 2017

Young immigrants ask Reichert to back federal DREAM act

Supporters say in Congressman Dave Reichert’s district there are 1,900 young immigrants enrolled in Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals.
Nov 16, 2017

Tukwila immigrant businesses face displacement in police station plans

Businesses on the land slated for Tukwila's new police station say they weren't given much notice — and that the plan will disrupt the existing community.
Nov 15, 2017

Two years after Nepal quake, rescuer continues to help neighbors rebuild

Laxmi Sundar Gainju helped rescue his neighbors in the days after the Nepal earthquake in 2015. Today, he still connects families in need with help.
Nov 14, 2017

Burien council candidates supportive of “sanctuary” policies gain lead

A political battle over Burien's “sanctuary” law heavily influenced its city council campaigns and the candidates supporting the law made late gains.
Nov 10, 2017

Jenny Durkan wins Seattle mayoral race

The status of other local races appeared to hold as votes were counted on Wednesday.
Nov 8, 2017

González, Mosqueda take huge leads for Seattle council seats; Durkan ahead for mayor

Supporters of González and Mosqueda also lauded the increased influence of people of color — especially women of color — in local politics.

Tech entrepreneurship on the rise for women in Cameroon

Three women in Cameroon are harnessing the potential of digital tools to build entrepreneurial successes for women throughout Africa.
Nov 7, 2017

Travis Quezon named Executive Director of The Seattle Globalist

Community leader and veteran journalist brought on as new Executive Director of The Seattle Globalist.
Nov 6, 2017

After outcry on police accountability, does it play a role in Sheriff’s race?

After a summer of community outcry on police shooting accountability, where do the Sheriff's candidates stand?
Nov 2, 2017

Seattle is a UNESCO City of Literature

The recognition from UNESCO comes as the United States announces that it will withdraw from the organization because of differences in policy.
Nov 1, 2017

At The Peoples Debate, we asked the people

We talked to people attending the Peoples Debate what questions they had on their minds as they consider their choices for Seattle mayor.
Oct 31, 2017

Seattle Peoples Party hosts general election face-off

Moderator and former candidate Nikkita Oliver will host Cary Moon and Jenny Durkan (mayoral race), and Jon Grant and Teresa Mosqueda (council position 8).
Oct 26, 2017