Xenophobic words by Pamela Banks a low point in 3rd district race
by Theo Pauline Nestor
Comments from Pamela Banks seem to imply that her opponent, Kshama Sawant, doesn't understand the legacy of racial discrimination because she's an immigrant.
Oct 14, 2015
Why gender and climate justice are inextricable
by Jill Mangaliman
What does immigrant detainment have to do with gender and climate justice? More than you think.
Oct 13, 2015
Tasveer’s 10th film festival brings South Asian geopolitics home
by Nabeeha Chaudhary
Six films to watch at the Seattle South Asian Film Festival explore complex issues of "#ComingHome" in the South Asian diaspora.
Oct 12, 2015
On second Indigenous Peoples Day, more work to be done
by Chetanya Robinson
Last year Seattle made history by establishing Indigenous Peoples Day on the second Monday in October. Find out what's planned for year two.
Oct 11, 2015
Mosques in Western Washington bracing for Anti-Islam rally Saturday
by Varisha Khan
An Anti-Islam groups have called a "Global Rally for Humanity" at a mosque in Bremerton this weekend. Will anyone actually show up?
Oct 9, 2015
GEO Group signs new 10 year contract for the Northwest Detention Center
by Lael Henterly
GEO Group, criticized for its treatment of immigrant detainees, signed a contract to continue operations at the Northwest Detention Center through 2025.
Oct 2, 2015
Women of Color deserve a voice in the debate over Planned Parenthood
by Ijeoma Oluo
When conservatives and Planned Parenthood face off over abortion rights, you probably won't hear from those with the most at stake: women of color
Oct 1, 2015
The people’s uprising you didn’t hear about
by Louise Wisechild
The inspiring story of a Guatemalan people's uprising against greed and corruption that didn't make international headlines.
Sep 24, 2015
Who’s out protesting the Chinese President?
by Alex Garland
Protestors representing Tibet, Taiwan, the Falun Gong and pro-democracy movements turned out for day one of Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to Seattle.
Sep 23, 2015
Should Seattle give noncitizens the vote?
by Sarah Stuteville
Politically active Seattleites who aren't citizens say they're frustrated to be excluded from local elections.
Sep 18, 2015
Update: resolution to stop youth jail passes unanimously in City Council
by Goorish Wibneh
The City Council unanimously passed a resolution Monday that could block the construction of a new youth jail in Seattle.
Sep 17, 2015
Parks Department a childcare savior during teacher’s strike
by Goorish Wibneh
Quick thinking city officials extended after-school programs so Seattle parents could keep working during the teacher's strike.
Sep 16, 2015
Top 5 challenges facing Mexico this Independence Day
by Daniel Kapellmann
On the night of September 15th in 1810, Miguel Hidalgo, Mexico’s national hero, rang the bell of the church in the town of Dolores and called for the people to oppose the colonial government and demand a change. It was the beginning of the Mexican War of Independence. This history, taught to every Mexican child, […]
Sep 15, 2015
Community policing is the safety solution the ID needs
by Ben Henry and Sharon Maeda
Two API community leaders say the SPD should really be more like Donnie Chin: truly protect and serve through community policing.
Sep 9, 2015
FBI scare tactics shouldn’t stop young journalists from speaking up
by Jama Abdirahman
A recent FBI intimidation on a young Globalist reporter underlines the importance of press freedoms and legal support for underrepresented young voices.
Sep 8, 2015
Why did the FBI show up at this Globalist youth reporter’s house?
by Sarah Stuteville
An unannounced visit by FBI agents to a young journalist's Seattle home exposed the agency's problems building trust in Muslim communities.
Sep 3, 2015
Replace hookah lounges with safe, healthy spaces for East African youth
by Abdi Mohamed
A loud minority is demanding hookah lounges get a special exemption from anti-smoking laws. The city shouldn't cave to their pressure.
Sep 2, 2015
Let them drown: Cowardly responses to the European refugee crisis
by Patrick Hilsman
European leaders are turning their backs on what may be the defining crisis of our generation.
Aug 27, 2015
The hookah lounge crackdown needlessly targets East Africans
by Fathi Karshie
Falsely equating hookah lounges with crime, and with East African culture, has many young East Africans feeling unfairly targeted by the city government.
Aug 25, 2015