Jesse Jackson: Shrinking Middle Class Squeezes African-Americans, Latinos

Washington Informer, Commentary, Posted: Jun 03, 2015

No one will be surprised to learn that African Americans lost jobs at a higher rate than whites, often because of seniority.


CA Senate Committee Would Boost Medi-Cal, Including for Undocumented

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: May 22, 2015

A State Senate committee requested $40 million more in Medi-Cal funds for Californians, including undocumented residents as the bill mo…


Telemedicine Keeps Filipino Babies From Going Blind

Asian Journal, News Feature, Chritina Oriel, Posted: May 20, 2015

There are 26 doctors in the Philippines who can currently diagnose and treat ROP, but they’re all based in Metro Manila.

Calif. Legislator Chastises Colleagues on Cuts to State’s Most Vulnerable

New America Media, Commentary, Cheryl R. Brown, Posted: May 15, 2015

California’s Legislature has shelved a bill to restore income-aid cuts to the states impoverished senior and disabled citizens--despite…

Beat the California Drought

India Currents, Commentary, Mahesh Singh, Posted: May 13, 2015

Many from India have lived and survived through scarce water situations—so here's one writer's advise.