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Northwest expats in Thailand cheer Obama victory with locals

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
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A Globalist guide to Election Day

They already did it this year in Egypt. And they did it in Burma, and in Mexico. Now it’s our turn. Yep, it’s finally election day (ewww, what did you think I was talking about?). If you didn’t vote yet…well, who am I kidding? Of course you did. If not you’re probably in a suburban […]
Nov 6, 2012
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What to watch for in the foreign policy debate (and where to watch it!)

Tonight’s debate on foreign policy promises to be a pretty big deal. The race is tied, and for undecided voters (who are these people anyways?!?) it will be their last chance to compare Obama and Romney side by side to figure out who is less unlikeable. For the other 96% of us it’s another opportunity […]
Oct 22, 2012
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New OneAmerica director aims to boost immigrant voter participation

In the past six months alone, big things have started happening for the immigrant community is Seattle. President Obama announced a new deportation deferment policy for undocumented young adults. The Seattle City Council created the Office of Immigrant and Refugee Affairs and a new Washington State Voting Rights Act could significantly increase voting participation among immigrant […]
Oct 9, 2012