Where was the real talk about lowering health care costs this election?

Why do Americans pay so much more for health care? The real problem neither Trump or Hillary are talking about.
Nov 8, 2016
A girl goes with her mother to vote for the European Parliament elections in 2014. Most young Europeans we asked said they're watching the U.S. election closely and say it will impact their lives. (Photo from Flickr by Enrique Balenzategui Arbizu)

Young Europeans eye U.S. election as crucial test for democracy

Young Europeans we asked said American elections still matter because American values like democracy and multiculturalism still matter.
Nov 4, 2016
Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton at the Democratic presidential candidates' debate in Milwaukee, in early February. (Photo from REUTERS/Jim Young)

Burning from leaked emails, these Sanders supporters won’t back Hillary

Some first-time voters in Seattle who were mobilized by the Sanders campaign are having a hard time shifting their support to Hillary.
Oct 20, 2016
A man stands in the audience before Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump appears at a campaign rally in Manheim, Pennsylvania on October 1st. (Photo from Reuters / Mike Segar)

Trump’s fake critique of trade deals leaves out workers

We must build a movement for trade justice that rejects both Trump’s opportunism and the long-standing neoliberalism of the major political parties.
Oct 19, 2016
A highway-side protest calling for immigration reform in Kenosha County, Wisconsin. (Photo from Flickr by Joe Brusky)

Walls vs bridges: Why I’m voting for immigration reform this November

A new report outlines the huge positive impact immigrants have on Washington state's economy. They deserve a functional immigration policy.
Oct 18, 2016
Thanks to Bernie Sanders' economic equality platform more young people are identifying themselves as socialists. (Photo by Katie Anastas)

Thanks to Bernie, socialism is no longer a dirty word

The lasting legacy of the Sanders campaign may be a more positive perception of socialism among young American voters.
Jun 6, 2016

A first-timer reflects on Washington’s Democratic caucus

More than 230,000 participated in Washington's Democratic caucus on Saturday, which Sen. Bernie Sanders won overwhelmingly.
Mar 28, 2016
Young Bernie Sanders supporters rallied at Key Arena on Sunday. (Photo by Alex Garland)

Your Bernie / Hillary fandom makes people of color invisible

When white liberals lionize their presidential candidate of choice, there's a hidden cost for people of color.
Mar 23, 2016
Sanders supporters gather at Occidental Park before the "March for Bernie 2"on Saturday. (Photo by Sharayah Lane)

“March for Bernie” crowds shirk demographics in support of socialism

The "March for Bernie" this weekend showed the appeal of Sanders' socialist policies across age, gender and race.
Mar 1, 2016
Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton at the Democratic presidential candidates' debate in Milwaukee, in early February. (Photo from REUTERS/Jim Young)

Palestinians are feeling the Bern, but not counting on change

We asked Palestinian journalists and activists who they'd be voting for in the Democratic primaries.
Feb 25, 2016