Politics

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How does Ladakhi culture, dying Buddhist tradition in Northern India revive itself? The story lies in legendary preservation activist Morup Namgyal.

A rally at the Honduran Mission in New York City soon after Berta Cáceres was killed. (Photo by Natalie Jeffers / Matters of the Earth)

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In November Berta Cáceres visited Seattle to speak out on environmental exploitation in Honduras. A few months later, she was murdered.

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This year’s lieutenant governor race has attracted the most demographically diverse statewide pool of candidates in Washington.

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In its second year, Seattle-born Islamophobia Awareness Day goes global, calling for better understanding of the Muslim experience and its youth.

An American MV 22 Osprey flies over Okinawa. (Photo from Flickr by Ojo de Cineasta)

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Dozens of American military installments are packed onto the small Japanese island of Okinawa. Seattle should voice our opposition.

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But Sadiq Khan who was sworn in as mayor of the British capital on Saturday, dismissed Trump's response, saying Trump had an "ignorant view of Islam."

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More than 200 anti-Trump protestors peacefully demonstrated before and after the event, repeating chants like “love trumps hate” and “si se puede.”

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Gov. Jay Inslee and others gathered at El Centro de la Raza Friday to denounce presidential contender Donald J. Trump, one day before he visits Washington.

2016 Seattle May Day (Photo by DJ Martinez)

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For the 10th straight year, hundreds of Seattleites came out for the May Day workers' and immigrants' rights march. We asked a few why they were marching this year.

Are these white kids spoiling May Day for everyone else? (Photo from Flickr by Tiffany Von Arnim)

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Are anarchist window-smashers exploiting white privilege and endangering peaceful Seattle May Day marchers? Activists say it's more complicated than that.

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Perils of the East African refugee crisis develop long before reaching the Mediterranean Sea, as one Seattle Somali-American reports.

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The Seattle Globalist and Crosscut caught up with Kelly Clements, the deputy high commissioner for refugees for the United Nations refugee agency.

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A protest yesterday in front of the contentious pot shop Uncle Ike's brought African American leaders together from the NAACP, Africatown, the Black Book Club, and Mt. Cavalry Christian Center.

Uncle Ike's in the Central District has pushed laws that limit pot stores to one 1,600-square-inch sign by putting larger neon signs on its paraphernalia shop next door, and on a mural next to the shop. (Photo by Alex Stonehill)

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Selling weed next to a teen center is just the beginning of problems black community leaders in the Central District see with the popular pot shop.

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The state audit found that the commission routed $258,000 to a nonprofit called the Northwest Institute for Leadership and Change from 2006 to 2012.

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Some Bernie Sanders supporters have said he gave Black Lives Matter activists the mic at an appearance in Seattle in August. That's not true, says one.

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Legislation addressing racial equity in schools, police body cameras and the Washington Voting Rights Act were among the bills the groups watched.

My mom and I in China before we moved to Boise, Idaho. (Courtesy photo)

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China's "loneliest generation" reflects on the end of the one-child policy.

A migrant worker steps out of his home next to a coal power plant in Beijing. (Photo from REUTERS / Damir Sagolj)

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Chinese labor organizers made a rare visit to Seattle this week to build support for striking migrant workers.

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More than 230,000 participated in Washington's Democratic caucus on Saturday, which Sen. Bernie Sanders won overwhelmingly.

A common site in Seattle, where homelessness continues to rise, despite economic growth. (Photo from Flickr by Bari Bookout)

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For the director of Neighborhood House, finding solutions for the Seattle homelessness crisis is a family matter.