“China Love” captures the wedding dreams of Chinese couples
by Zijun Cathy You
The film “China Love” explores the meaning behind the fantasy-making trend in China — the pre-wedding photoshoot.
Jan 14, 2019
In Zimbabwe, children’s charities struggle to fend off growing food insecurity
by Global Press News Service
In Zimbabwe’s capital, many children rely on daily meals offered by neighborhood drop-in centers. As center administrators struggle to provide consistency despite the crumbling economy, they wonder privately how much longer it will last.
Jan 11, 2019
Mired in debt, Puerto Rico gave millions to Monsanto
by Eliván Martínez Mercado
Throughout the decade of fiscal crisis, the Island has been a corporate welfare paradise for companies that even get free water.
Jul 20, 2016
New geoduck harvesting practices dig up controversy
by Jesse Miles
People have raised worries over a new Washington practice for harvesting the geoduck. But is the concern warranted?
Jun 16, 2015
Meet the fantastic fungus that fuels Tibet’s economy
by Casey Malone
Local mushroom hunter Daniel Winkler puts the fun in fungi.
Feb 3, 2014
Queen Anne woman finds meaning helping Haitian mothers
by Elizabeth Ralston
The philanthropic spirit is strong in Seattle. So what makes a young social entrepreneur from our region tick?
Apr 11, 2013
Small-business suicides expose China’s hidden economic crisis
by Michela Orlandi
“Many things that shouldn’t have happened, happened because of money," Mr. Wang Youliang tells the camera in front him. “The situation in (Wenzhou) is a secret everybody knows but you can’t talk about it in public.” He is a young entrepreneur and shoe manufacturer working in Wenzhou, China. Among his friends, five factory owners escaped and one killed himself.
Jan 29, 2013
From Seattle to Spain, youth united by a stagnant economy
by Sarah Stuteville
The photo made me stop short, my coffee cup hovering a few inches above the newspaper. A young man in jeans and a Barcelona soccer jersey bent over a Dumpster rummaging for food. Spain is suffering 50 percent unemployment among young people, the article explained, and hunger is on the rise. The last time I […]
Nov 2, 2012