Politics

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

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.

Doug Baldwin basks in Seattle fans' adoration after winning the Super Bowl. (Photo from Flickr by Jeff)

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A disappointed fan has some questions for Doug Baldwin about the "demonstration of unity" and how our beloved Seahawks got on the wrong side of history.

Photos of the Slack family on the mantle of their Central District home, including little painting made for Dora Slack's 90th birthday in June. (Photo by Alia Marsha)

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In the face of foreclosure and a gentrifying neighborhood, the Slack family is fighting to save their home of fifty-five years.

(Photo from Flickr by Brook Ward)

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Colin Kaepernick sitting for national anthem has drawn a line in the sand for other athletes. Does sports activism have the power to change our country?

Burmese film star turned political activist Kyaw Thu, who is in Seattle this month promoting a film about his life. (Courtesy photo by Myint Myint Khin Pe)

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Kyaw Thu, leading man of Burmese film, endured decades of blacklisting and imprisonment in one of the world’s toughest military regimes. He's in Seattle this month to share his story.

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Some Hispanic conservatives are reconsidering their support of Trump after he delivered a speech on immigration Wednesday.

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How did Seattle Police Department's North Precinct process leave out people of color and other communities until now?

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Lax Washington state dairy regulations are allowing cow manure to taint Yakima Valley drinking water.

Seattle Ethiopian Protest (Photo by Damme Getachew)

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Seattle Ethiopians marched to the Federal Building to protest Ethiopian government oppression — and the lack of attention that it gets in Western countries.

The GEO Group's headquarters in Boca Raton, Florida. (Photo from Wikipedia)

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Activists also have criticized GEO Group's management of the Northwest Detention Center, accusing it of cutting costs on services for immigration detainees.

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Nearly two dozen organizations are reaching out to voters in immigrant and minority communities, the latest King County initiative to increase voting access.

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

Scarecrow Video (Photo from Wikipedia by Aurorasm)

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At the Residents’ Podium for Seattle Legacy Spaces, Seattleites got the chance to talk back to the people influencing our city's development.

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Why it’s so hard to successfully defend yourself in U.S. Immigration Court — and why so many people do it anyway.

The iconic "Christ the Redeemer" statue stands over Rio de Janeiro. (Photo from Flickr by Geraint Rowland)

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Olympic controversy, Zika, and impeachment proceedings: Brazilians living in Seattle share their views on the turmoil in their native land.

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Agriculture and technology organizations say that Washington state's economy depends on immigration reform.

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The speech challenging Donald Trump's anti-Muslim prejudice has parallels with incarcerated Japanese American families whose sons died fighting for the U.S.

(Photo courtesy PramilaJayapal.com)

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There are several front-running candidates after early returns, but the general election picture will be clearer as the state continues to count ballots.

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The Green Pathways Resolution provides green career alternatives for Seattle communities and young people of color most impacted by climate change.