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Mayor Murray announced OIRA initiatives yesterday morning at City Hall, with new OIRA director Cuc Vu, Deputy Mayor Hyeok Kim (far right) and members of the Seattle Immigrant and Refugee Commission looking on.

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Yesterday morning, Mayor Ed Murray announced $680,000 of new proposed investments to support Seattle’s immigrant and refugee communities, which now make up every one in five city residents.

Harold Jones, a paralegal specialist and diversity officer at Navy Medicine Support Command, reads to first-grade students as part of a community volunteer program. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Bruce Cummins)

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For the first time this year, the majority of kids enrolled in American public schools will be minorities. Some local school districts are ready.

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Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC's) are hailed as democratizing higher education, especially in the developing world. Are they living up to the hype?

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Twenty students from India, Nepal, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka studied journalism with the Globalist in June and July. They each produced a post reflecting on their time here.

An FN Five-seven pistol similar to that used by Nidal Malik Hasan in the 2009 Fort Hood Shooting. (Photo from Wikipedia)

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Do foreigners still see America as the land of opportunity — or as the land of gun violence?