Philippine Ex-President Marcos’ “hero’s burial” serves a modern agenda

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

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

And what kind of country did we have?
Nov 9, 2016

Election 2016 in Seattle in photos and video

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

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

Despite the potential burdens of raising the minimum wage, there are small business owners who are backing the statewide measure.
Nov 2, 2016

The New Voters: Frustrated by discrimination

A 27-year-old registered to vote for the first time this year to combat discrimination and this year's racially charged political rhetoric.
Nov 1, 2016

A skeptic’s argument against Sound Transit 3

Sound Transit asks voters for a major expansion, but columnist Goorish Wibneh wonders whether enough questions about the project have been asked.

The New Voters: Looking long-term

One new citizen — who has been in the country for 25 years — says the Hispanic community needs to be a powerful political force.
Oct 28, 2016

The New Voters: Casting a vote for optimism

Yi-Chun Lin, who has lived in the U.S. for 20 years, pushed herself through the citizenship process so she could vote this year.
Oct 26, 2016

Chinese social media has fun with U.S. presidential debates in song

Humor has been one way for young Chinese people to engage with the U.S. debates.
Oct 18, 2016
(Photo courtesy PramilaJayapal.com)

Washington state primary results: Jayapal pulls ahead in Congressional race

There are several front-running candidates after early returns, but the general election picture will be clearer as the state continues to count ballots.
Aug 3, 2016

Young Washington delegate offers view at Democratic National Convention

First-time delegate Varisha Khan, 20, reflects on the Democratic National Convention, which is in its third day in Philadelphia today.
Jul 27, 2016

British lawmaker fatally shot; EU referendum campaigns suspended

Jo Cox was a rising star in the Labour Party and an advocate for Britain remaining in the European Union. The motive for the attack was not yet known.
Jun 16, 2016

The most diverse race in state history is for… Lieutenant Governor?

This year’s lieutenant governor race has attracted the most demographically diverse statewide pool of candidates in Washington.
May 18, 2016

Maverick mayor Duterte looks to clinch presidency of Philippines

Rodrigo Duterte outpolled rivals with incendiary rhetoric, criticism of political establishment and advocacy of extrajudicial killings to stamp out crime.
May 9, 2016

Supporters and protesters greet Trump at rally near Canada border

More than 200 anti-Trump protestors peacefully demonstrated before and after the event, repeating chants like “love trumps hate” and “si se puede.”
May 8, 2016

Washington state community leaders denounce Trump ahead of planned rallies

Gov. Jay Inslee and others gathered at El Centro de la Raza Friday to denounce presidential contender Donald J. Trump, one day before he visits Washington.
May 6, 2016

Asian American advocates say 2016 legislature offered political mixed bag

Legislation addressing racial equity in schools, police body cameras and the Washington Voting Rights Act were among the bills the groups watched.
Apr 11, 2016

World leaders deny wrongdoing as “Panama Papers” reveal offshore wealth

Friends of Russian President Vladimir Putin and relatives of prime ministers in Britain, Iceland and Pakistan have been linked to the offshore companies.
Apr 4, 2016