Building upon the legacy of the Central District’s Liberty Bank
by JJ Pollard
In a push against the rapid gentrification of the Central District, the Liberty Bank Building carves out space for the housing and business needs of the neighborhood's Black community.
Jul 23, 2019
Living and Dying in Amazonland
by Globalist Staff
• Is homelessness just the price of Bezos’ billions? • Developers vs the poor: Where are unions? • Time for a tax rebellion Featuring speakers: Ashley Archibald Real Change reporter who has covered Seattle’s housing crisis, and the role of developers in city politics. Archibald graduated from the London School of Economics and Political Science. […]
Oct 2, 2018
Buenos Aires renters pushed out by soaring rents
by Global Press News Service
Affordable housing is out of reach for many Buenos Aires renters, and experts and tenants’ groups are looking at ways to rectify the situation.
Sep 19, 2018
As Mexico City grows some residents experience water shortages
by Global Press News Service
No one can prove that Mexico City's water is running out because the government doesn't disclose the condition of its water aquifer.
Apr 25, 2018
Tukwila businesses press city for relocation help after police station plans
by Goorish Wibneh
Tukwila businesses owners say the costs to move from a location slated for a police station could be overwhelming in the current expensive economic climate.
Jan 8, 2018
Brad and Becky from Bellevue are coming to Rainier Beach
by Reagan Jackson
How long can Rainier Beach retain its roots in this housing market?
Jan 4, 2018
Embracing history, as Chinatown-International District faces change
by Hannah Myrick
How is the Chinatown-International District preserving its identity as it faces development pressures? Look to the lessons learned from the Kingdome.
Dec 26, 2017
3 anime films that prove that Seattle’s dystopian future is now
by Gavin Amos-Lopez
We can't say we weren't warned.
Dec 22, 2017
Chinatown/International District residents demand voice at development hearing
by Kamna Shastri
Chinatown/International District residents wonder whose voices are being heard when it comes to changes that could reshape the historic neighborhood.
Jul 24, 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
Shiga’s Imports weathers a half century of changes on the Ave
by Blake Peterson
The Shiga family's businesses endured through Japanese American incarceration, social change and nearby malls. But what about a proposed upzone on the Ave?
Jun 1, 2017
Can the Ave’s international food culture survive a rezone?
by Grace Madigan
Allowing increased density in the neighborhood could bring more housing, but will immigrant restaurateurs continue to be part of a changed U-District?
Apr 13, 2017
Is Seattle the capital of global income inequality?
by Sarah Stuteville
A new report from Oxfam found that eight men own the same wealth as the poorest 50 percent of humanity. Two of them live right here in Seattle.
Jan 19, 2017
Will Grandma have a place in the new Chinatown-International District?
by Cynthia Brothers
Advocates are worried about how a 300-unit hotel and apartment development will negatively impact the Chinatown-ID’s most vulnerable residents.
Dec 5, 2016
Grandma fought the “G” word: “It’s about time someone paid.”
by Jamila Johnson
Seattle resident and lawyer Jamila Johnson reflects on her Nana's unorthodox approach to fighting the "G" word in the Central District and what it means now.
Sep 26, 2016
Can Yesler Terrace’s tiny tech superheroes survive a neighborhood overhaul?
by Goorish Wibneh
Do planned mixed-income communities like the one being built at Yesler Terrace really work? Ask the neighborhood kids whose families are moving away.
Sep 14, 2016
Creeping gentrification threatens another Black family in the CD
by Alia Marsha
In the face of foreclosure and a gentrifying neighborhood, the Slack family is fighting to save their home of fifty-five years.
Sep 7, 2016
What Seattle can learn from the Bangalore tech boom
by Kate Clark
Take every Seattle problem, multiply it by 10, add seven million people and a spoonful of corruption, and you’ll get a sense of what Bangalore is dealing with.
Aug 18, 2016
Seven spaces Seattle can’t afford to lose to development
by Laura Bernstein
At the Residents’ Podium for Seattle Legacy Spaces, Seattleites got the chance to talk back to the people influencing our city's development.
Aug 15, 2016