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Letter: Little Saigon community requests a pause on the location of the new Navigation Center

Letter: Little Saigon community requests a pause on the location of the new Navigation Center

Guest Contributor February 20, 2017 0

The following is a February 20, 2017 letter sent to Seattle city officials regarding the mayor’s recently announced Navigation Center location. The letter was signed by local businesses, organizations, and property owners in Little

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Opinion: Executive Order 9066, Never Again— Every American has a stake in the Constitution

Opinion: Executive Order 9066, Never Again— Every American has a stake in the Constitution

Debbie Nomaguchi February 20, 2017 0

Growing up, I had three grandparents. I never got to meet my grandpa Tadaichi, or Charlie, as his Caucasian friends called him. I asked my dad about the stranger in the photograph on their

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Opinion: Executive Order 9066—The need for vigilance has never been more important

Opinion: Executive Order 9066—The need for vigilance has never been more important

David Takami February 20, 2017 0

I can think of no one more thoroughly American than my late mother, Alyce Sato Takami, who was raised in Honolulu and lived for 30 years in New York. Alyce loved the jitterbug, Frank

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#Resister—February 20, 2017: Turn Fear and Anger into Action

#Resister—February 20, 2017: Turn Fear and Anger into Action

The International Examiner February 20, 2017 0

Just one month into the Trump administration, workers and families across Washington are sharing their concerns—from introducing the National Right to Work Bill to vowing to repeal Obamacare and strip health insurance from 22

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A Prison by Any Other Name: An Interview with Dr. Tung Thanh Nguyen

A Prison by Any Other Name: An Interview with Dr. Tung Thanh Nguyen

New America Media February 18, 2017 0

Andrew Lam New America Media Tung Thanh Nguyen, MD, recently resigned along with nine others from President Barack Obama’s Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders to protest the new administration’s policies that

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Reflections on the 75th Anniversary of Executive Order 9066

Reflections on the 75th Anniversary of Executive Order 9066

Mayumi Tsutakawa February 17, 2017 0

Over the years, I’ve had a troubled relationship with what we Japanese Americans have called “the internment.” Sometimes I have been tired of talking about it. The repeated stories of woe, hardship, lost businesses,

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Funding Equity: Washingtonians stand together for targeted tax reform

Funding Equity: Washingtonians stand together for targeted tax reform

Guest Contributor February 17, 2017 0

By Sigourney Gundy Equity in Education Coalition Every child deserves access to a great education, a safe environment, and supportive and caring adults in their lives. In Washington state, we can make that a

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Letter to the Editor: We can’t ignore the atrocities of the incarceration of Japanese Americans during WWII

Letter to the Editor: We can’t ignore the atrocities of the incarceration of Japanese Americans during WWII

Guest Contributor February 16, 2017 0

We must make sure we are teaching truth and solidarity. Our colleges and newspapers must be held to a higher standard.

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Opinion: Do not let teachers distort the Incarceration of Japanese Americans in media and schools in the name of ‘balance’

Opinion: Do not let teachers distort the Incarceration of Japanese Americans in media and schools in the name of ‘balance’

Joseph Shoji Lachman February 16, 2017 0

Promoting critical thinking has long been the goal of our public education system. This often means trying to look at both sides of an issue, no matter how controversial. However, this does not always

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Opinion: American healthcare—All about money, hospitals, meds, and insurance

Opinion: American healthcare—All about money, hospitals, meds, and insurance

Bob Shimabukuro February 14, 2017 0

We go hospital with Sam. Emergency. Your faddah and me talk to the hospital man. He say, “This is serious, we can save him, but going be expensive. You want to go ahead, leave

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