Where were the allies after New Zealand?

The relative silence that followed the terrorist attacks on two mosques in New Zealand says volumes.
Mar 27, 2019

Sister city travel guide: Christchurch, New Zealand

Winter blues got you down? Seattle’s southern hemisphere sister city makes for a perfect February vacation destination.
Feb 21, 2013
Mass shootings like the one by James Holmes at a Batman movie premiere in Colorado last month have not prompted serious political dialogue about gun control, despite the ease with which mentally ill people and members of hate groups appear to obtain weapons. (Photo from REUTERS/RJ Sangosti)

Getting strapped in New Zealand, Americans learn ropes of gun control

Gun violence is an unfortunate and irrefutable part of American culture. An American my age can almost mark years of their life by instances of extreme violence committed by armed nutcases, from Waco, to Columbine High School, to the DC Sniper, to Virginia Tech, to Tucson, to last month in Aurora, Colorado, and the shootings […]
Aug 6, 2012
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Five ‘can’t miss’ foreign bands playing Seattle this month

Concert season is upon us, and what better time to discover some new music? Starting next week, a slew of amazing bands from overseas are playing in Seattle. Some have enough domestic charm that you’ll barely detect their accents, while others mix rock music with traditional African and Middle Eastern sounds. Here’s a rundown of […]
Apr 19, 2012