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Way back on April 7th India went to the polls. And up until yesterday, they were still there. Divided by region into nine phases that spread over...

Damon Shadid, candidate for Seattle Municipal Court. (Photo by Ellen M Banner / The Seattle Times)

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Immigration and criminal defense lawyer Damon Shadid looks to make history by running for a seat on Seattle's Municipal Court.

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A international lawyer turned policy analyst, Sahar Fathi, is a powerhouse of social change on a mission to shakeup how city policy is made. When...

Rio Blanco residents hold a sign near their blockade of the access road that to a proposed dam project. (Photo by Madeline McClure)

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A fraudulent election is another disturbing sign that U.S.-supported impunity is back in Central America.

Campaign pamphlets for Indian-American Socialist candidate Kshama Sawant. (Photo by pnwbot via Flickr)

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With all of the progressive steps our city has taken in the past few years, why does meaningful minority representation still elude us? Like many...

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BANGKOK, Thailand--As the elections unfolded yesterday in the US, a small huddle of Americans glued their eyes to the CNN report, broadcasting the returns...

Egypt Elections

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They already did it this year in Egypt. And they did it in Burma, and in Mexico. Now it's our turn. Yep, it's finally election...

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My name is Sara and I smoke pot. Ahh. I feel so much better. And if Initiative 502 passes next month, there’s going to be a...

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In the past six months alone, big things have started happening for the immigrant community is Seattle. President Obama announced a new deportation deferment policy for...

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Washington State could be one of the first places in the world to legalize gay marriage by ballot this November. Currently there are only 10...