The Muzio family drove down from Kamloops to catch a glimpse of Lionel Messi. Copa America action continues Thursaday at CenturyLink with U.S. vs. Ecuador. (Photo by Yiting Lim)

Pan-American soccer fanatics converge on Seattle for Copa America

The whole tournament may be a bit of a gimmick, but Copa America is giving Seattle a chance to prove we're one of the best soccer cities in the hemisphere.
Jun 15, 2016
Paul Nyambe has gotten support from Fledge to develop his business, ZamGoat. He hopes to build a goat-meat market not only in Zambia but globally. (Jama Abdirahman)

New kind of accelerator boosts “fledgling” global startups

These entrepreneurs aren’t promoting apps and gadgets. They’re pitching businesses that will further development of their home countries — from Argentina to Zambia
Jun 5, 2015
Nicole Pita and Andre Mascarenhas are newlyweds on opposite sides of the world's fiercest soccer rivalry. (Photo by Andre Mascarenhas)

United by love, divided by World Cup rivalries

Nicole Pita and Andre Mascarenhas are newlyweds on opposite sides of the world’s fiercest soccer rivalry.
Jun 10, 2014
Karol Cariola, one of Chile's former student leaders and newly-elected members of Congress, meets with a constituent after the elections. (Photo by Eilís O'Neill)

Getting schooled by South American student activists

Students in Chile and Argentina are proving that meaningful education reform means taking over schools and getting young people into office.
Jan 6, 2014
Jorge Quiroga leads the crowd chants during the May 1st immigration reform march. (Photo by Ian Terry)

May Day marchers turn out in force to sway immigration reform

On the eve of big May Day protests that stayed (mostly) peaceful, The Globalist interviewed organizer Jorge Quiroga about the proposed immigration reform bill and the state of activism today.
May 1, 2013
Sarah Stuteville (right) hitchhiking with friends in Spain in 2000. (Photo by Eroyn Franklin).

Your hitchhiking days are over, young lady!

Technology is great. But has too much connection with home spoiled the freedom of travel?
Apr 19, 2013
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Ten countries that were ahead of Washington on same-sex marriage

After a vote in the Washington state Senate last night, we’re just a few small steps away from becoming the seventh state in America to approve same-sex marriage. As a long-time bastion of gay culture and gay rights activism, many believe it’s about time. We Seattleites pride ourselves on being on the cutting edge of […]
Feb 2, 2012