New America Now: Food Stamps and Outsourcing

New America Now: Food Stamps and Outsourcing

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This week on Ethnic Media Watch Sean David Hobbs and Odette Keeley discuss President Aquino's stance on condoms and family planning in the Philippines and why a young man was tasered in his high school and what does it represent for education in Louisiana.

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Mary Odem discusses her book on how Latino immigration effected the southern US states--and not the one's you usually associate with immigration.


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One in 8 Americans live below the poverty line and many of them depend on food stamps to feed their families. In their film Food Stamped, Shira and Yoav Potash decided to see how far a food stamp budget would go in a week if they were trying to eat three balanced meals. Food Stamped is screening at the Mill Valley Film Festival on October 9 and 12.


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A new play, Dancing on Glass looks at how outsourcing work to call centers in India affects the people who answer the other end of the phone when you call with computer problems. Dancing on Glass is playing at CounterPulse this weekend, October 8-10.


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