Politics

Mayor Ed Murray shakes hands with tribal leaders shortly after signing Seattle's Indigenous People's Day Resolution. (Photo by Christina Twu)

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A symbolic move away from Columbus Day also comes with real changes to education policy.

Residents of Ferguson, MO took to the streets in August after unarmed teenager Mike Brown was shot by police. (Photo by Jamelle Bouie)

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Following a sold out event in Seattle last week, Cornel West was arrested this morning in Ferguson.

Chinese military men march out to welcome Staff Marine Gen. Peter Pace during an honor guard ceremony at the Ministry of Defense in Beijing, China. (Photo by Staff Sgt. D. Myles Cullen/United States Air Force)

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Americans love to talk about China in sweeping generalizations. What are we missing when we stereotype a vast country with 1.4 billion people?

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"We are not here for fun, we are here for our future."

Children at immigration reform protesters in front of the White House in July. (Photo from Center for Human Rights)

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While the numbers of unsupervised youth crossing the border from Mexico and Central America has begun to wane in recent weeks, the challenges faced by those awaiting their fates in holding facilities along the border are still very real.