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Why Do Border Deaths Persist When the Number of Border Crossings Is Falling?

There were 255 known migrant fatalities recorded by the International Organization for Migration in the first eight months of 2017. That’s up from 240 in the same period last year. Experts aren’t certain what’s causing the recent increase.


From Tribune Washington Bureau, McClatchy Washington Bureau and Newsweek.

The murderous version of Trump’s Muslim ban

Kill the Muslims. That’s how the latest version of the Muslim ban is shaping up. Started shortly after Donald Trump made it clear to the

Trump team drafting plan to deport more young people — Central American teens

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is weighing a new policy that would fast-track the deportation of thousands of Central American teenagers who arrived at the

Mueller seeks documents related to Trump’s actions while in White House

WASHINGTON — Special counsel Robert S. Mueller III has sought a variety of documents related to President Donald Trump’s tenure in the White House, the

ACLU moves from defense to offense, starting in Kris Kobach’s home state

WASHINGTON — Flush with cash and a newfound demand for activism, the American Civil Liberties Union next month will launch a new effort to expand

The Conversation Up Front

Study: More, and more diverse, US college students voted in 2016

Whether motivated by support for particular policies or enthusiasm – or ire – toward the candidates, the 2016 election captured the attention of U.S. college and university students nationwide.

Up Front

Why Trump’s tirades are losing their potency

While some observers expressed shock and dismay about the deterioration of presidential norms, others (including other world leaders in attendance) seemed to barely react to “Trump being Trump.”

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The Peoples Assembly

September 23 | Nagomi Tea House - 和みティーハウス

The Peoples Party continues! Please join us for our first official party assembly. Together we will think through what membership looks like, our party structure

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Housing For All Action Meeting

September 23 | Frye Apartments

Come get involved with the Housing For All Campaign! We’ll be in the community room at the Frye in Pioneer Square, near King County Courthouse.

Olympia Left Coalition – Candidate Forum

October 15 | Olympia Film Society

Olympia’s City Council election is coming up. Before you vote, come hear directly from the candidates! A coalition of local left-leaning groups is hosting a

Rural Voices – Confronting Climate Change Through Community Art

November 7 | Phinney Neighborhood Association

Climate change is a universal problem, yet the political debates over it reveal a profound urban-rural divide that makes even conversation about the topic challenging.

Seattle Sounds

Kyle Craft

September 21 | The Crocodile

Kyle Craft grew up in a tiny Louisiana town on the banks of the Mississippi, where he spent most of his time catching alligators and

Death from Above with The Beaches

November 20 | The Showbox

Motion predicates progression. Death From Above certainly kept moving on their third full-length album, Outrage! Is Now (Last Gang Records/Warner Bros. Records). While gleefully maintaining

Jonny Lang

November 28 | The Neptune

It is hard to believe that at 36 years old Jonny Lang has already had a successful career for two decades. Easier to believe when

Hayden James with Baynk and Grace Pitts

November 28 | The Crocodile

After 3 short years since releasing his first track, Hayden James has created his own imprint on the global music community with a sound like

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