New America Now: The Many Faces of Religion in India

New America Now: The Many Faces of Religion in India

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This weeks Ethnic Media Watch with Khalil Abdullah and Valeria Fernandez looks at how the Wall Street Bill can help out Africa in the long run and Valeria gives us an inside look into how SB1070 has changed the social temperature of Arizona.

Stories discussed this week:
In the Wall Street Reform Bill, Something for Africa


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Often we see images of a high tech India, dotted with glitzy malls. Rarely are we able to look into the lives ordinary men and women. In his newest book, Nine Lives: In Search of the Sacred in Modern India, William Dalrymple followed nine of these ordinary Indians on their extraordinary paths of faith. 


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Shobha Vora, president of the Jain Center of Northern California, discusses the centers' 10th anniversary, how the center has been shaped by modern technology and the strict differences between Jainism and Buddhism. 


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Sanjay Patel takes his expertise from making Pixar classics like Monsters Inc and Ratatouille and uses it to revamp a classic Hindu epic: Ramayana: Divine Loophole


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