Seattle reacts to Trump’s plans for Dakota Access Pipeline
by Alex Garland
The Tuesday rally against Trump's action included a protest in front of Wells Fargo, one of the financiers of the Dakota Access Pipeline.
Jan 25, 2017
Trump expected to order a temporary ban on refugees
Another executive order anticipated from Trump would block visas for anyone from Somalia, Syria, Iraq, Iran, Libya, Sudan and Yemen.
Immigrant march signals solidarity, if not security, for the most targeted
by Agatha Pacheco
People with the most to lose from a Trump presidency were out in the streets of Seattle on Inauguration Day in a show of bravery and solidarity.
Jan 21, 2017
Angela Davis voices support for No Youth Jail movement
by Chloe Collyer
Hundreds of people came to Town Hall last Thursday to see Angela Davis, a prominent figure in the Black Power and anti-prison system movements.
Jan 17, 2017
Frozen by ICE: Detention centers hold thousands of legal immigrants
by Agatha Pacheco
Each year thousands of immigrants who are entitled to stay in the U.S. still end up inside of Tacoma's immigration detention center.
Jan 9, 2017
Trump transition memo offers glimpse into immigration, border plans
The request included assessment of the capacity to build a border wall and to expand immigrant detention.
Jan 3, 2017
Putin’s Orphans: Reasons to fear a dark turn in Russia
by Joe Kilroy
A late night encounter on the Moscow subway hints at a rising tide of hate in Russia.
Jan 1, 2017
Obama expels Russian diplomats for interference in U.S. election
Russian Foreign Ministry says sanctions will hurt restoration of ties. Moscow denies the allegations of hacking.
Dec 29, 2016
Interfaith Christmas Eve dinner hints at a brighter 2017
by Sarah Stuteville
We live in dark times. But an annual multicultural dinner for the needy on Friday is a sight of hope behind the headlines.
Dec 23, 2016
Jesus is coming back for Christmas. But you can call him “Josh”
by Globalist Staff
What would the real Jesus do to celebrate his birthday? South Seattle's Jamil Suleman isn't afraid to dress up like the son of God to find out.
Dec 21, 2016
Redmond mosque sign vandalized for the second time in a month
by Andrew Hamlin
The sign was vandalized twice in the past month and Redmond police are investigating the incidents as possible hate crimes.
Youth Jail demonstrators confront officials at “Hate Free Zone” rally
by Marcus Harrison Green
At an event called to condemn hate speech, protesters challenged the Seattle mayor and the King County executive on the juvenile detention center.
Dec 20, 2016
Philippine Ex-President Marcos’ “hero’s burial” serves a modern agenda
by Roger Rigor
What's behind the effort to bury the demons of Ferdinand Marcos' past?
Dec 18, 2016
Photos: A cry of hope for Syria on a cold Seattle night
by Ramon Dompor
Hundreds rallied on a chilly December evening under banners like "It's time for America to overthrow Assad" and "Never again is right now."
Dec 17, 2016
Rebecca Saldaña picked to replace Jayapal in State Senate
by Venice Buhain
King County Councilmembers unanimously appointed Rebecca Saldaña, citing the importance of diverse representation in the state legislature.
Dec 13, 2016
For female mayors in Guatemala, facing discrimination is part of the job
by Global Press News Service
Of the 71 community mayors currently serving in Sololá municipality in southwestern Guatemala, only four are women.
Dec 12, 2016
Donald Trump was already my president
by K.D. Senior
As a black Bronx, New York native, a disabled veteran, and the son of an immigrant, someone like Donald Trump has always been my president.
Dec 7, 2016
Army denies Dakota pipeline permit, in victory for Native tribes
Native Americans and climate activists have protested against the oil pipeline project, saying it endangers tribal water sources and sacred sites.
Dec 4, 2016
Seattle’s contribution to Standing Rock: A new twist on the teepee
by Agatha Pacheco
Seattle "tarpees" are giving Standing Rock camps hope to survive the cold Midwest winter, despite an order from the North Dakota Governor to clear the camps.
Nov 30, 2016