Washington Voting Rights Act passes legislature

Previous attempts at passing a Washington Voting Rights Act would stall in the Senate.
Mar 5, 2018

Seattle youth on the rise for Black Lives Matter

Students at Garfield and Rainier Beach high schools are taking the lead as activists.
Feb 15, 2018

Uganda families face choice between school and crops, as children pressed into protecting fields

Instead of attending class, young children in central Uganda guard family gardens and fields against hungry monkeys. Government officials are pushing back.
Jan 2, 2018

When #MeToo excludes me: current movement mutes black women’s voices

Time's "Person of the Year" issue muted black women's contributions in the struggle against the culture of sexual violence.
Dec 20, 2017

Zimbabwe youth seek opportunities in post-Mugabe government

Young citizens are running for seats in parliament, hoping to improve the lives of Zimbabwe’s youth by introducing progressive policies.
Dec 14, 2017

Corruption reigns in Mexico’s prisons

The notoriously crooked system extorts bribes from prisoners' friends and families to ensure they receive even the most basic services.
Dec 6, 2017

A Dreamer calls for a clean DREAM Act

Graciela Nunez Pargas says it's time for Congress to pass a "clean" DREAM act.
Dec 4, 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

Stunt drivers strive for official recognition in Zimbabwe

Otherwise known as 'spinners', the drivers who perform stunts for spectators hope government recognition will guarantee a future for their motorsport.
Nov 21, 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

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

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

Young immigrants reflect on the end of DACA

For these young immigrants, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program brought validation, stability and opportunity.
Oct 25, 2017
Carolina Brandariz, a sociologist and teacher in charge of the Secretaria de Igualdad de Oportunidades y Género de la Unión de Trabajadores de la Educación, a teachers union, worries that budget cuts will jeopardize sex education in Argentina’s schools. (Lucila Pellettieri, GPJ Argentina)

Argentina budget cuts hamper student access to sex education

Argentina's educators fight for the future of sex education legislation passed in 2006, as budget cuts threaten to halt implementation entirely.
Oct 11, 2017

The Seattle Globalist — and you — ask the candidates

Submit your questions for the candidates for the Seattle mayor's race, and the races for Seattle city council.
Aug 24, 2017

Children of Uganda’s Civil War face lingering stigma

A decade after the civil war in northern Uganda, abductees and their children born in captivity suffer consequences from losing their family lines.
Aug 23, 2017

Trump-endorsed RAISE Act would hurt economy — and immigrant families

Seattle immigration attorney Tahmina Watson analyzes the Reforming American Immigration for a Strong Economy Act (RAISE Act).
Aug 7, 2017

New ballot drop boxes open in Tukwila, Rainier Beach, North Seattle

A round of 11 King County new ballot boxes in diverse neighborhoods will add to the total 86 slated to open before the 2019 Primary Election.
Jul 27, 2017

Changing Eastside demographics — and big money — affect state senate race

The 45th District will determine which party controls the State Senate — and the candidates reflect the Eastside's shifting demographics and politics.
Jul 26, 2017