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BLOG: Sawant vs. Murray and City Council

BLOG: Sawant vs. Murray and City Council

By Assunta Ng Newly elected Seattle City Council member Kshama Sawant gave a fiery speech, overshadowing other City Council members’ swearing in at City Hall last Monday. A Socialist, Sawant gave a hard-line approach to push for her $15/hour minimum wage platform by creating a mass movement to pressure the mayor and City Council. She […]

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Posted in Features 03, Publisher Ng's blog, Vol 33 No 3 | 1/11-1/170 Comments

J.R. Celski puts aside thoughts of 4 years ago

J.R. Celski puts aside thoughts of 4 years ago

By Paul Newberry Associated Press KEARNS, Utah (AP) – For a brief moment, J.R. Celski thought about what happened before the last Olympics. He thought about how he sliced open his leg and wondered if he’d make it to the Winter Games. He quickly put those worries aside. Now, he’s heading to Sochi — this […]

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Posted in Features 03, Sports, Vol 33 No 3 | 1/11-1/170 Comments

Seattle couple brings medicine, self defense to sex abuse victims in Vietnam

Seattle couple brings medicine, self defense to sex abuse victims in Vietnam

By Stacy Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly On Dec. 15, Seattle natives Thuy Do and her husband, Jesse Robbins, met Linh Doan, director of One Body Village (OBV) in Cambodia. They had a long day ahead. They would visit two villages, where Do, a doctor, would be examining 30 patients. The villages stand in stark contrast […]

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Posted in Features 03, Vol 33 No 3 | 1/11-1/17, World News1 Comment

Fred Cordova remembered as a legendary leader

Fred Cordova remembered as a legendary leader

By Evangeline Cafe     Northwest Asian Weekly Fred Cordova spent his life championing social justice issues, preserving Filipino American history, and empowering the youth. The iconic historian and activist died on Dec. 21, 2013, at the age of 82.

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Posted in Community News, Features, Features 03, Vol 33 No 3 | 1/11-1/171 Comment

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