Burien voters will decide whether to revoke “sanctuary city” law
by Yemas Ly
Burien's "sanctuary city" law — blocking officials from asking people about immigration or religion — will be in the hands of voters.
Aug 8, 2017
Changing Eastside demographics — and big money — affect state senate race
by John Stang
The 45th District will determine which party controls the State Senate — and the candidates reflect the Eastside's shifting demographics and politics.
Jul 26, 2017
The Seattle Globalist asks the Mayoral Candidates
by Venice Buhain
For the 2017 primary, we asked Seattle's Mayoral Candidates to answer six questions on topics of interest to Seattle Globalist readers.
Jul 12, 2017
Democracy voucher advocates aim to diversify Seattle politics
by Molly Quinton
Supporters hope the program boosts the diversity of people involved in politics either by getting behind a candidate or by running for office themselves.
Jul 6, 2017
Man who accused Seattle mayor of sexual abuse drops lawsuit
The man who sued Seattle Mayor Ed Murray accusing him of paying him for sex when he was a teenager has dropped the lawsuit, his attorney said on Wednesday.
Jun 15, 2017
Seattle Mayor Ed Murray drops bid for second term
by Venice Buhain
Murray says the allegations of sexual abuse are not true, but that the issue would distract from the campaign and city business.
May 9, 2017
Macron wins French presidency, to European allies’ relief
Emmanuel Macron was elected French president on Sunday defeating Marine Le Pen, a far-right nationalist.
May 8, 2017
Trump’s Army Secretary nominee sparks criticism from the LGBTQ community
by Blake Peterson
Mark Green's statements contrast with former Army Secretary Eric Fanning, who is gay and backed measures supporting transgender people in the military.
Apr 17, 2017
Lawsuit accuses Seattle Mayor Ed Murray of sexually abusing teen in 1980s
by Venice Buhain
A 46-year-old man sued Seattle Mayor Ed Murray, accusing him of sexual abuse over several years in the 1980s. Murray denied the accusations.
Apr 6, 2017
Resisting the urge to “otherize”
by Zaki Barak Hamid
If I believe there is more to me than the identities I wear, then shouldn't I extend that belief to others?
Mar 14, 2017
Lawyer, activist and poet Nikkita Oliver enters Seattle mayoral race
by Marcus Harrison Green
Nikkita Oliver announced her candidacy for Seattle mayor on Wednesday.
Mar 9, 2017
Seattle political Town Hall lacks politicians — and audience diversity
by Agatha Pacheco
A recent grassroots Town Hall lacked both politicians and minority faces in the audience, which demonstrated the difficulties of organizing new movements.
Mar 3, 2017
Lawmakers ready to rumble over pro wrestling regulations
by Grace Kramer
3-2-1 BATTLE!, Lucha Libre Volcanica and other professional wrestling troupes say their sport is not like boxing, but its own unique category.
Mar 2, 2017
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
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
Young women of color wonder what Trump presidency will bring
by Damme Getachew
And what kind of country did we have?
Nov 9, 2016
Election 2016 in Seattle in photos and video
by Jovelle Tamayo
The Seattle Globalist was out in Seattle election day, to capture the reactions of residents throughout the area.
Nov 8, 2016
The New Voters: Immigration and environment are personal
by Esmy Jimenez
A 19-year-old in Bellingham will cast her vote this Nov. 8 for the first time, along with a record 3.2 million U.S.-born Latino millennials.
Nov 3, 2016
Business owners weigh effects of I-1433 minimum wage measure
by Lee Nacozy
Despite the potential burdens of raising the minimum wage, there are small business owners who are backing the statewide measure.
Nov 2, 2016