Anaconda, Montana was once a mining boom town built around the world's largest copper smelting operation. The smelter closed in 1980, and after a multi-million dollar environmental cleanup effort, the picturesque town is struggling to attract new jobs and keep younger residents.
Alcoholism, domestic violence, corruption, poverty — the deck is stacked against the women of high altitude indigenous communities in Veracruz. But an upstart human rights group is helping them turn the tables.
For the first time this year, the majority of kids enrolled in American public schools will be minorities. Some local school districts are ready.
The Seattle Globalist bids a fond farewell to staffer Sara McCaslin this week, who will be starting a new position with SEIU Sept. 1st.