Politics

Citizens gathered outside the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma in the dawn hours to blockade busses with deportees from leaving. (Photo by Angelica Chazaro)

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What does immigrant detainment have to do with gender and climate justice? More than you think.

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Six films to watch at the Seattle South Asian Film Festival explore complex issues of "#ComingHome" in the South Asian diaspora.

Celebrations at Daybreak Star marking the first Indigenous Peoples' Day in 2014. (Courtesy photo)

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Last year Seattle made history by establishing Indigenous Peoples Day on the second Monday in October. Find out what's planned for year two.

MAPS (The Muslim Association of Puget Sound) in Redmond is bracing for a possible anti-Islam rally Saturday. (Photo by Varisha Khan)

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An Anti-Islam groups have called a "Global Rally for Humanity" at a mosque in Bremerton this weekend. Will anyone actually show up?

Guards book a new detainee into the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma. The facility is run by the Geo Group, a private corrections corporation, on contract from the Department of Homeland Security

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GEO Group, criticized for its treatment of immigrant detainees, signed a contract to continue operations at the Northwest Detention Center through 2025.

Activists hold signs as they rally in support of Planned Parenthood on "National Pink Out Day" on the steps of City Hall in Los Angeles this week, in the face of conservative calls to pull federal funding for the controversial women's health organization. (Photo from REUTERS / Mario Anzuoni)

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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

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The inspiring story of a Guatemalan people's uprising against greed and corruption that didn't make international headlines.

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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.

(Photo from Flickr by Eric Hersman)

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Politically active Seattleites who aren't citizens say they're frustrated to be excluded from local elections.

UW student Michael Moynihan spoke to the council about his own positive experiences alternatives to youth detention. (Photo by Goorish Wibneh)

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The City Council unanimously passed a resolution Monday that could block the construction of a new youth jail in Seattle.

Maya Williams supervises children in a drop-in program at the Rainier Beach Community Center during the teacher's strike. (Photo by Goorish Wibneh)

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Quick thinking city officials extended after-school programs so Seattle parents could keep working during the teacher's strike.

(Photo by Johanna Vasquez)

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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...

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Two API community leaders say the SPD should really be more like Donnie Chin: truly protect and serve through community policing.

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A recent FBI intimidation on a young Globalist reporter underlines the importance of press freedoms and legal support for underrepresented young voices.

Jama Abdirahman, a photographer, filmmaker and journalist has covered Black Lives Matter and the Somali community for the Seattle Globalist. (Photo by Ken Lambert / The Seattle Times)

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An unannounced visit by FBI agents to a young journalist's Seattle home exposed the agency's problems building trust in Muslim communities.

Cloud 9 in the Central District is one of 11 hookah lounges around the city that appear to be in violation of state laws that prohibit smoking in places of employment. (Photo by Alex Stonehill)

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A loud minority is demanding hookah lounges get a special exemption from anti-smoking laws. The city shouldn't cave to their pressure.

A police officer beats back migrants trying to enter into Macedonia from Greece. (Photo from REUTERS/Alexandros Avramidis)

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European leaders are turning their backs on what may be the defining crisis of our generation.

A sign posted in the window of Cloud 9 hookah lounge in the Central District frames the crackdown as an "assault on our Black communities." (Photo by Alex Stonehill)

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Falsely equating hookah lounges with crime, and with East African culture, has many young East Africans feeling unfairly targeted by the city government.

Meron Alexandar waiting to speak at the Council Meeting defense of hookah bars where she says are safe places. (Photo by Goorish Wibneh)

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Seattle hookah lounges shouldn't be the scapegoat for violence, according to diverse residents who packed a City Council meeting Monday.

Mara Jacqueline Willaford weeps during a moment of silence for Mike Brown, killed by police last year in Ferguson, Missouri. (Photo by Alex Garland)

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Ten criticisms of the Black Lives Matter protesters who interrupted the Bernie Sanders rally — and why all 10 are wrong.

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Community organization El Centro de la Raza is building Plaza Roberto Maestas, a low-income housing development on Seattle’s Beacon Hill.