Jimmy Carter at the World Affairs Council: Not your grandfather’s American Exceptionalism
by Sarah Stuteville
The lights are low and excitement high at the Paramount Theater in downtown Seattle. Murmuring gives way to whistling and foot stomping and finally shouting and thunderous applause. A smiling white-haired man steps onstage. No, it isn’t Bono or the Boss, it’s former President Jimmy Carter, and Seattle loves him. I knew three things about […]
Feb 6, 2012
Northwest expats in Thailand cheer Obama victory with locals
by Sara McCaslin
BANGKOK, Thailand–As the elections unfolded yesterday in the US, a small huddle of Americans glued their eyes to the CNN report, broadcasting the returns in a mostly empty bar here in Bangkok. The American-owned Roadhouse BBQ was one of only two bars in the city advertising an election watch. Yet in a city packed full […]
Nov 7, 2012
Washington state community leaders denounce Trump ahead of planned rallies
by Venice Buhain
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
Supporters and protesters greet Trump at rally near Canada border
by Jovelle Tamayo
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
Thanks to Bernie, socialism is no longer a dirty word
by Katie Anastas
The lasting legacy of the Sanders campaign may be a more positive perception of socialism among young American voters.
Jun 6, 2016
Hispanic backers move away from Trump after immigration speech
Some Hispanic conservatives are reconsidering their support of Trump after he delivered a speech on immigration Wednesday.
Sep 1, 2016