A market stall in Grand Gedeh County, Liberia, which is so far still relatively Ebola-free and remains under quarantine. (Photo by Karin Huster)

A plea for help from the front lines of Ebola

A Seattleite working on Ebola relief in Liberia reports a dismal lack of resources and staff on the front lines.


Categories: Aid and Development, Featured, Health, Perspectives

Volunteers unpack donations at a food bank in California. (Photo from Flicrk by OC Foodbank)

Immigrants, especially vulnerable to hunger, have trouble accessing food aid

Seattle's international population is especially vulnerable to hunger — but they're often unable or afraid to access food aid.


Categories: Food, Immigration, Politics

A family at a refugee camp in Thailand, where there are still 150,000 UN-recognized refugees unable to return home to Burma. (Photo by Mikhail Esteves)

Reacting to reforms in Burma, donors leave refugees high and dry

Seattleites are donating 'one night out' this weekend to help Burmese refugees who've been forgotten by big international donors.


Categories: Aid and Development, Politics

President Obama delivers a speech from the White House announcing an expanded military campaign against ISIS.

Cautiously, Iraqis and Syrians welcome expanded US fight against ISIS

What are people in the Middle East saying about Obama's ISIS speech?


Categories: Conflict, Featured, Politics


The Scenario: Climate Refugees in Seattle

Refugees are flooding the Pacific Northwest from water-starved cities around the country. Rents are skyrocketing, the weather is heating up and water pirates are raiding Seattle reservoirs to sell our precious 'blue gold' to the highest bidder. How will our fair city get out of this mess?


Categories: Featured Event, Globalist

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