Politics

Kenneth Bae in China before his arrest. (Photo courtesy FreeKenNow.com)

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With yet another North Korean political prisoner released this week, Kenneth Bae's family and supporters are left wondering if media attention is helping or hurting.

Protestors throw Molotov cocktails at police in Kiev in January. (Photo by Mstyslave Chernov via Wikipedia)

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The protests in Ukraine were originally framed as a conflict over whether or not the country should join the European Union. But Ukrainian Americans here in the Pacific Northwest say the “revolution” is really a desire to end corruption.

Author Seth Holmes (center) with Triqui family in the mountains of Oaxaca, Mexico.

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Washington native Seth Holmes spent five years conducting research farm workers in Skagit Valley berry farms and found a disturbing pattern of "normalized" abuse.

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Local activists hope their push for a strong regional identity leads to something more.

LGBT Activists at a September 2012 anti-Putin rally in Moscow. Photo by Sarah Stuteville.

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What's a Russophile to do about Vladimir V. Putin's homophobic policies?