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Opinion: Make our democracy better and support automatic voter registration with a call to your legislator

Opinion: Make our democracy better and support automatic voter registration with a call to your legislator

Derek Lum January 18, 2018 0

Our democracy is at its best when every voice is heard and every vote is counted. In 2016, only 49% of API voters mailed in their ballots. And that doesn’t even count the people

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Opinion: Have you heard about the movement to clean up the broken tax system in Washington State?

Opinion: Have you heard about the movement to clean up the broken tax system in Washington State?

Velma Veloria January 9, 2018 0

In Washington, the wealthiest households pay less than 3% of their income in state and local taxes. Meanwhile, middle-income families pay around 10% and those with the least pay up to 17%. This structure

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Honored to have been a part of the International Examiner’s 45-year history

Honored to have been a part of the International Examiner’s 45-year history

Travis Quezon January 8, 2018 0

When I became editor in chief of the International Examiner in 2013, I had the honor of experiencing firsthand how a newspaper like the Examiner has empowered a community for generations

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After fatal Ride the Ducks crash, a push to amend Washington’s wrongful death statute

After fatal Ride the Ducks crash, a push to amend Washington’s wrongful death statute

Jacqueline E. Wu January 4, 2018 0

On September 24, 2015, five North Seattle College students were killed and several others were injured when a neglected and defective Ride the Ducks vehicle collided with a charter bus on the Aurora Bridge.

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Vietnamese organizing reimagined: Why the activism around Tommy Le was not a surprise

Vietnamese organizing reimagined: Why the activism around Tommy Le was not a surprise

Bao H. Nguyen January 3, 2018 0

The killing of Tommy Le could have easily gone unnoticed. Neither a star athlete nor a standout student, this son to Vietnamese immigrants and brother to four other siblings lived a rather unremarkable life

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Young POC Workers: Not The Millennial Stereotype

Young POC Workers: Not The Millennial Stereotype

Marissa Vichayapai December 21, 2017 0

Can you remember a time a boss, co-worker, or customer treated you in a way that made you angry, ashamed, scared, or feeling like something wasn’t right or fair

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Letter to the editor: Uwajimaya responds to concerns about planned cell towers on Publix Apartments

Letter to the editor: Uwajimaya responds to concerns about planned cell towers on Publix Apartments

Guest Contributor December 19, 2017 0

The following is a letter to the editor from Uwajimaya, responding to a previous letter in December from Jimmy Lee, expressing concerns about plans to install cellular panel antennas and other cell transmitters on the

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Letter to the editor: Residents of Chinatown International District should be concerned about health impacts of cell towers

Letter to the editor: Residents of Chinatown International District should be concerned about health impacts of cell towers

Guest Contributor December 5, 2017 0

If you live in the Chinatown-ID neighborhood, especially if you live in or near the Publix Seattle Apartments (on 510 5th Ave. S), or next door at the Uwajimaya Village Apartments (on 521 S Weller St.),

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Fo’ Real: The Most Potent Weapon—Internalized Economic/Racist Oppression

Fo’ Real: The Most Potent Weapon—Internalized Economic/Racist Oppression

Bob Shimabukuro November 22, 2017 0

A light Manoa drizzle tapped gently on our roof. I was laid up with an asthma attack, trying desperately to breathe. Mom was with me, gently rubbing my back, singing. My brother’s cocker spaniel,

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Social Justice Film Festival will highlight stories of Japanese incarceration, immigration and poverty in Asia

Social Justice Film Festival will highlight stories of Japanese incarceration, immigration and poverty in Asia

Aurora Martin November 17, 2017 0

“I remember we started to gather anything that was ‘Japanese-y’—like magazines, records, pictures, anything, and we started to burn them.” This is the vivid childhood memory of a survivor of Japanese incarceration, interviewed in

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