Category: Politics

King County Council to Honor Legacy of Gordon Hirabayashi

By Megumi Matsuzaki, translated by Bruce Rutledge World War II activist Gordon Hirabayashi, who fought against the forced internment

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Lynnwood Link Light Rail Gets Key Federal Funding

By Bruce Rutledge With traffic congestion growing worse in the Puget Sound, the Lynnwood Link light rail extension got

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Bob Hasegawa Enters Mayor Race

By Bruce Rutledge State Senator Bob Hasegawa announced this week that he is entering Seattle’s mayoral race. Hasegawa, a

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Cabinet Office Publishes Report on Child Poverty in Japan

Japan’s Economic and Social Research Institute Cabinet Office published a report on April 21 that analyzed child poverty in

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Snowden Files Expose Tensions between Japan, NSA-Editor’s Note

by Bruce Rutledge The Intercept, an online news site, and NHK, Japan’s public broadcaster, released information from the files

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Change on the Horizon for the ID – Editor’s Note

by Bruce Rutledge Seattle is changing before our eyes. Upzones are being approved by the city council; people are

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Kumamoto Earthquakes: One Year Later

By Rumi Naito, Program Officer of Peace Winds America, For The North American Post Rumiko Ohnari was pinned beneath

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