Almost 2,000 Cables from U.S. Embassy in Manila Wikileaked

GMA News.TV, News Report, Larissa Mae Suarez, RSJ/VVP/HS, Posted: Nov 30, 2010

Among the over 250,000 U.S. State Department documents released by Wikileaks this week were 1,796 diplomatic cables from the U.S. Embassy in Manila. A Philippine militant group wants them probed especially in light of the renewal of the U.S.-Phil. Visiting Forces Agreement.




"This Is Our Land": Grassroots Climate Activists Head to Cancun

New America Media, News Report, Irene Florez, Posted: Nov 30, 2010

Indigenous people and grassroots activists are pushing for action on climate change at the Cancun summit, even as organizers are playing down expectations.




HUD and NAM present: Free Foreclosure Prevention Workshop - Saturday, Dec. 4th

New America Media, Event, Dana Levine, Posted: Nov 30, 2010

Neighborhood Housing Services of the Inland is a HUD approved organization that assists distressed homeowners in preserving their home. NHSIE is hosting various Foreclosure Intervention Orientations in Riverside and San Bernardino Counties in efforts to assist, better, and preserve our communities.




WikiLeaks and Latin America: Same Old Imperious U.S. Diplomats

Council on Hemispheric Affairs, News Analysis, Nikolas Kozloff, Posted: Nov 30, 2010

WikiLeaks cables document the deteriorating relationship between Washington and Buenos Aires and show U.S. diplomats as imperious and scheming.




Rico tha Kidd: Music is My Motivation

YO! Youth Outlook Multimedia, Video, Marina Saenz and Kalei Meyers, Posted: Nov 30, 2010

YO! caught up with Rico tha Kidd  where we talked to him about hearing his music on the radio for the first, his motivation behind his music, and legit ways to make money.




Philadelphia Home Saved for the Holidays

Philadelphia Tribune, News Report, Larry Miller, Posted: Nov 30, 2010

Esther “Moya” Smith should be planning meals and purchasing gifts, not worrying about getting evicted from her home.




Southern CA Perspective on Mehserle Sentencing, Bay Youth Speak

New America Media/Oakland Local, Video, Thandisizwe Chimurenga//Video: Valerie Klinker, Posted: Nov 30, 2010

The work in Los Angeles to secure justice for Grant continued, but not on the same scale as in Northern California.




Female Police Chief Killed in Mexico

La Opinión, News Report, Posted: Nov 30, 2010

Hermila Garcia, the 38-year-old female police chief of the Mexican town of Meoqui was gunned down on Monday.




Mayor Resigns After Passage of Anti-Immigrant Measure

EFE, News Report, Posted: Nov 30, 2010

The mayor of Fremont, Nebraska, is stepping down after the passage of a controversial anti-immigration measure.




MacArthur’s Ghost Haunts Korean Military Exercises

New America Media, News Analysis, Yoichi Shimatsu, Posted: Nov 30, 2010

As the U.S., South Korea and North Korea face off amidst rising tensions, Gen. Douglas MacArthur's shadow looms large over them.




New ‘Flu Salute’ Can Conflict with Cultural Customs

New America Media, News Report, Khalil Abdullah, Posted: Nov 30, 2010

Houston gets aggressive in educating the public about the flu. But its Latino and Vietnamese communities need special outreach.




A Quarter of Filipino HIV Patients Worked Abroad

GMANews.TV, News Report, Posted: Nov 30, 2010

More than 25 percent of the recorded HIV-positive patients in the Philippines are overseas Filipino workers




Kettleman City Birth Defects Not Linked to Landfill, Study Finds

Vida en el Valle, News Report, Rebecca Plevin, Posted: Nov 29, 2010

A state investigation finds no "common cause" for the rash of birth defects in an impoverished farmworker community.




Mexico City Proposes Chemical Castration of Rapists

La Opinión, News Report, Posted: Nov 29, 2010

Mexico's Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) is proposing "chemical castration" to address sexual assault in Mexico City.




Five Reasons to Care About Haiti’s Sham Elections

San Francisco Bayview, News Analysis, Bill Quigley and Nicole Phillips, Posted: Nov 29, 2010

Haiti needs legitimate leaders right now. Unfortunately, the elections on Nov. 28 were a sham.




How a Blogger Created Asian America’s Most Influential Site

International Examiner, News Report, Posted: Nov 29, 2010

Blogger Phil Yu is on the November cover of KoreAm magazine, a monthly Korean American publication.




Black Holocaust Conference Remembers Past, Charts the Future

Final Call, News Report, Brian E. Muhammad, Posted: Nov 29, 2010

Historians have documented the abduction and subsequent devastation of Black life, noting that the past violations still have impact in 21st Century.




Millions Skipping Medical Care When Sick

Black Voice News, News Report, Chris Levister, Posted: Nov 29, 2010

Thirty-nine percent of people in a CDC poll said they had postponed a doctors' visit, while 16 percent had declined a medical test because of cost.




Chinese-American Professor Honored for Research on Aging

New Tang Dynasty TV, News Report, Posted: Nov 29, 2010

Ada Mui, a professor at the Columbia University School of Social Work, received an award from the Gerontological Society of America




A Tribal Tragedy: Suicide Rates Soar Among Native Americans

Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism , News Report, Allie Tempus, Posted: Nov 29, 2010

In Wisconsin, Menominee County, dominated by the Menominee Indian Reservation, had the highest suicide rate of any county in the state, and two times higher than the national rate for Native Americans.




After Lula: Brazil's Foreign Policy at a Crossroads

New America Media, Question & Answer, Michael Fox, Posted: Nov 29, 2010

How will Brazil's recent prominence on the international stage be affected by the election of Dilma Rousseff as president?




Mexico Dispatch: A Town in the Heart of Narco Country, Pretending It Isn't

New America Media, News Report, José Luis Sierra, Posted: Nov 29, 2010

Badiraguato is in the heart of Mexico's narco territory. But any mention of drugs, cartels or violence elicits denials—or silence.




What's in Store for Pakistan? A Conversation with Fatima Bhutto

New America Media, Audio, Sandip Roy, Posted: Nov 28, 2010

Fatima Bhutto speaks about her life as a young woman born into one of Pakistan's most famous political families and where she sees Pakistan heading.




SCHOOL MATTERS: Why My Days as a Teacher Are Numbered

New America Media, News Report, Matt Amaral, Posted: Nov 28, 2010

These day, being a teacher feels less and less like a long-term career choice, no matter how much you love it—and that's a shame.




Become All You Can Be—and a Citizen

New America Now, Audio, Sandip Roy, Posted: Nov 27, 2010

A documentary about immigrants who have found a fast track towards citizenship: enlisting in the U.S. military.




It’s Easier to Cross the Border When You’re Dead

La Opinión, News Report, Claudia Núñez, Translated by Elena Shore, Posted: Nov 27, 2010

Sending bodies to the United States has become commonplace for Mexican funeral homes in Ciudad Juárez.




Brazil's Blacks Celebrate a Day of Racial Consciousness

New America Media, News Feature, Michael Fox, Posted: Nov 27, 2010

Brazil is home to the largest black population outside of Africa. But racism remains institutionalized and widespread.




Arab American Paralytic: "Hospital Staff Abusing Me"

Aramica, News Feature, Rachel Millard and Antoine Faisal, Posted: Nov 26, 2010

Nabila Mohammed, an Arab, Muslim immigrant who was paralyzed in an accident, says she has been verbally and physically abused for months by hospital staff.




Study: Latinas Are Economic Engine of Arizona

Prensa Hispana, News Report, Maritza Lizeth Félix, Posted: Nov 26, 2010

Latinos bring more than $31 billion to Arizona's economy.




How Jane Kim Won SF Seat With Multiracial Support

New America Media, News Report, Aruna Lee, Posted: Nov 26, 2010

Kim edged out opponents by grassroots campaigning that earned her a broad base of support.




Ice Cream, Churros and Micro-Credit: Nobel-Winning Lender Expands to U.S.

New America Media, News Feature, Niharika Mandhana, Posted: Nov 25, 2010

Grameen Bank’s micro-loans to poor women in Bangladesh won its founder a Nobel Prize. Now Grameen America is building new lives for Latino women in New York.




The Trauma of Guantanamo Bay, in a Play

New America Now, Audio, Sandip Roy, Posted: Nov 25, 2010

Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig creates a world after Guantanamo Bay has been closed, but where those who participated still deal with the underlying trauma.




Roy and Rodriguez: Catholics, Condoms and Full-Body Scans

New America Media, Video, Richard Rodriguez and Sandip Roy, Posted: Nov 25, 2010

Pat downs by the TSA and condoms and the Catholic Church. Sex and outrage dominated the airwaves. But what does it say about Americans?




"Ellis Island of the West" and the Asian Immigrant Narrative

Sampan, News Feature, Alissa Greenberg, Posted: Nov 25, 2010

Historian Erika Lee's new book on Angel Island chronicles the U.S. immigration experience from the Asian perspective.




Arpaio Gives Broad Powers to Volunteer Deputy Squad

Prensa Hispana, News Report, Maritza Lizeth Félix, Posted: Nov 25, 2010

The volunteer force has been granted nearly as much power to enforce immigration laws as paid deputies.




"Blackout in a Can": Young Drinkers on the Four Loko Controversy

Silicon Valley De-Bug, Video, Jacob J. and Alex Gutierrez, Posted: Nov 24, 2010

Critics say the energy drink Four Loko offers a dangerous mix of caffeine and alcohol and targets underage youth.




California Leads in Hate Crimes

La Opinión, News Report, Antonieta Cádiz, Translated by Suzanne Manneh, Posted: Nov 24, 2010

California had more reported hate crime incidents last year than any other state, according to the FBI.




SB 1070 in California?

La Opinión, News Report, Posted: Nov 24, 2010

A bill similar to Arizona’s controversial Senate Bill 1070 has been filed in California.




Feast of Words: Andrew Lam on "East Eats West"

New America Media, Video, Words: Andrew Lam; Video: Odette Keeley & Valerie Klinker, Posted: Nov 24, 2010

East and West are meeting and mating in ways Kipling could not have imagined, especially in California.




North Korea "Crisis": In a Multipolar World, Security Equals Nukes

New America Media, News Analysis, Yoichi Shimatsu, Posted: Nov 23, 2010

By reneging on 1 million tons of fuel-oil shipments to North Korea, did Washington push Pyongyang to pursue nuclear alternatives?




South Korea Vows Stern Retaliation Against North Korean Attack

Yonhap News, News Report, Lee Chi-dong, Posted: Nov 23, 2010

South Korean President Lee Myung-bak orders his military to punish North Korea for its artillery attacks on the small island of Yeonpyeong.




How Latino Workers and Unions Kept California from Going Red

New America Media, Question & Answer, Nina Martin, Posted: Nov 23, 2010

Many analysts blamed Meg Whitman's loss on her undocumented-immigrant housekeeper. But the GOP's problems were—and still are—more fundamental.




Searching for Truth—and Not Necessarily Finding It

New America Now, Audio, Sandip Roy, Posted: Nov 23, 2010

Three young journalists stay under the radar in Sri Lanka to film what no reporter has been able to document before.




Hollywood and Bollywood Join Hands

India West, News Report, Parimal M. Rohit, Posted: Nov 23, 2010

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa joined Indian and American film producers as they signed a historic MOU between the world's biggest film industries.




Viet Students Wonder How Much Longer They Can Afford College

Nguoi Viet, News Report, John Sakata, Posted: Nov 23, 2010

At colleges around California, tuition hikes are causing widespread stress as students wonder how they will pay the bills.




California Failing to Enforce Bilingual Services Act

New America Media, News Report, Suzanne Manneh, Posted: Nov 23, 2010

A new audit finds that state and local government agencies are failing to provide adequate bilingual services as required by law.




Bristol Can't Dance—But Sarah Can Lead for Both of Them

New America Media, Commentary, Earl Ofari Hutchinson, Posted: Nov 22, 2010

Dancing With the Stars has become just another way for Mother Palin to demonstrate to the media that she's more far powerful than they are.




Clinton Returns to Vietnam in Surprise Visit

Nguoi Viet, News Report, Posted: Nov 22, 2010

Clinton returned to Vietnam for a surprise visit. He was popular in Vietnam for normalizing with the country.




Haiti Rises in Protest Ahead of Election—Cholera Blamed on UN

San Francisco Bayview, Video, Ansel Herz , Posted: Nov 22, 2010

Americans living in Haiti express concern that the violent protests are meant to cause chaos.




Arizona Activists Not Letting Their Guard Down

Prensa Hispana, News Report, Maritza Lizeth Félix, Posted: Nov 22, 2010

Those arrested during the July 29 protests say they will continue fighting until SB 1070 and the hatred that has invaded Arizona is eliminated.




African-American Politicians Under Attack in Washington

Philadelphia Tribune, News Report, Charles D. Ellison, Posted: Nov 22, 2010

Two weeks after midterm elections, Black political power and influence in Washington D.C. is under seige.




After Hopes of a Promised Land, Blacks Still in Political Wilderness

Final Call, News Report, Charlene Muhammad, Posted: Nov 22, 2010

What will the downfall of Democratic politicians and a weakened, embattled president means for Black interests and political power.




Two Years and 56,000 Kilometers of Pictures

New America Now, Audio, Sandip Roy, Posted: Nov 22, 2010

Tom Carter is thought to be the only foreigner in history to travel to all 33 of China's provinces.




Fear of Flying (in the Age of TSA Pat-Downs)

New America Media, Commentary, Andrew Lam, Shirin Sadeghi, Kevin Weston, Posted: Nov 22, 2010

Three perspectives on life and liberty as airport security ramps up with full body scans and aggressive pat downs.




One Year Later, Arizona Law Keeps Families from Getting Public Benefits

New America Media, News Report, Valeria Fernández, Posted: Nov 22, 2010

Despite allegations of widespread fraud committed by undocumented immigrants to obtain healthcare benefits, state data show a different reality.




Tough Time to Be a Single Mother

The Root, News Report, Lynette Holloway, Posted: Nov 21, 2010

Recession, vanishing family support and rising unemployment have left single black and Hispanic mothers with zero wealth and a rough road ahead.




Islam and American History: What You Didn't Know

New America Now, Audio, Sandip Roy, Posted: Nov 21, 2010

Jonathan Curiel brings to light things we might not have considered when thinking about US history and Islam's effects on it.




As Flu Season Returns, CDC Urges Miami Residents: Get Your Shots

New America Media, Video, Alexandra Moe, Posted: Nov 21, 2010

Even in a year when there is no pandemic, flu can be deadly—and low vaccination rates put blacks and Hispanics at particular risk.




New Latino Majority Creates New Challenges for CA Schools

New America Media, News Report, Rupa Dev, Posted: Nov 21, 2010

Though Latinos now make up 51 percent of California public school students, "they are the ones doing the least well," one educator says.




Career Fair Draws Hopeful Crowd in Hard-Hit Richmond

New America Media, Audio, Story by Donny Lumpkins, audio by Malcolm Marshall, Posted: Nov 20, 2010

In Richmond, Calif., the unemployment rate tops 18 percent, compared with 12.5 percent for the state as a whole.




A Mariachi Festival Uses Music to Take a Stand Against Racism

New America Media, News Feature, story by José Luis Sierra, photos by Ken Stinnett, Posted: Nov 20, 2010

At a time when immigrants are under attack throughout the Southwest, a New Mexico music festival is a symbol of defiance and ethnic pride.




Maricopa County Sheriff Conducts 40th Raid

Prensa Hispana, News Report, Maritza Lizeth Félix, Posted: Nov 19, 2010

On Nov. 15, the Maricopa County sheriff's deputies conducted their 40th raid under the employer sanctions law.




Rep. Judy Chu: 美國孩子需要雙語教育

New America Media, Interview, Vivian Po, Posted: Nov 19, 2010

華裔國會議員趙美心於週四提出了一項名為 “多語言幼童教育撥款” 的議案, 透過為幼稚園至五年級的低收入學生提供雙語教育,來拉近學習距離和提供入學準備。




Arizona Legalizes Medical Marijuana

Prensa Hispana, News Report, Maritza Lizeth Félix, Posted: Nov 19, 2010

Arizona, a state known for its conservatism, has legalized the use of medical marijuana.




Harry Potter Is a DREAM Act Kid

New America Media, Commentary, Sandip Roy, Posted: Nov 19, 2010

When it comes to immigration, there is no shortage of Dark Lords. Voldemort’s American soul is split into thousands of horcruxes, hidden in every corner of the country.




Father of Bullied Muslim Teen Speaks Out

Arab American News, News Report, Posted: Nov 19, 2010

The father of a student who was bullied because he is Muslim, is publicly calling on parents and schools to take action to stop bullying.




Rep. Judy Chu: “Los niños estadounidenses necesitan una educación bilingüe”

New America Media, Interview, Vivian Po, Posted: Nov 19, 2010

La congresista Judy Chu sometió esta semana una propuesta de ley para apoyar la educación bilingüe temprana.




New America Now: Election Upsets Don't Mess With Thanksgiving

New America Now, Audio, Sandip Roy, Posted: Nov 19, 2010

This weeks show explains how a candidate in second, or even third place in an election can come out victorious due to rank choice voting. Also, Madhur Jaffrey shares insights into cooking and her latest film.




SB 1070, Birthright Citizenship, and the Coming GOP Tug-o-War

New America Media, Question & Answer, Sandip Roy, Posted: Nov 19, 2010

Even as a new report suggests SB 1070 has hurt Arizona businesses, Republicans in Congress vow to take on the 14th Amendment.




Aasif Mandvi Is Today's Special

India Currents, Question & Answer, Sandip Roy, Posted: Nov 19, 2010

The Daily Show's Aasif Mandvi has a new film out, but the real star of "Today's Special" is Indian food.




Harry Potter Makes Me Wish I Was Just Like Him (Again)

New America Media, Commentary, Eming Piansay, Posted: Nov 19, 2010

A fan who grew up reading the Harry Potter books finds the latest (and next-to-last) movie bittersweet—but satisfying.




Rethinking Criminal Justice—Why Black Prosecutors Matter

Special to NAM/America's Wire, News Report, Marjorie Valbrun, Posted: Nov 19, 2010

Black prosecutors like SF's Kamala Harris, who leads in the CA attorney general race, and Philadelphia's Seth Williams (right) are transforming the criminal justice system.




Researchers Trace Toxins' Links to Reproductive Health

New America Media, News Report, Ngoc Nguyen, Posted: Nov 18, 2010

Health researchers at UCSF sound the alarm about household chemicals and their effects on conception.




HUD Settlement a Victory for Some of Katrina's Poorest Victims

The Root, News Report, Katti Gray, Posted: Nov 18, 2010

Five years after the hurricane, thousands of low-income homeowners in Mississippi will finally receive federal funds to rebuild their homes.




Waiting While Black: Prominent Journalist Thrown Out of D.C. Hotel Lobby

The Root, News Report, Monée Fields-White , Posted: Nov 18, 2010

Foundation president Dori Maynard was hustled out of a D.C. hotel lobby while waiting for a friend. Now she's waiting for an explanation.




Brandy vs. Bristol and the Judges vs. the People

New America Media, Commentary, Alexandra Moe, Posted: Nov 18, 2010

"Hate on me," Sarah Palin's daughter taunts, and the "Dancing With the Stars" judges do—which, paradoxically, may be why the audience loves her.




Student Body President: I'm Undocumented

Univision, News Report, Posted: Nov 18, 2010

Fresno State student body president Pedro Ramirez revealed Wednesday that he is an undocumented immigrant after an anonymous e-mail was sent to various media outlets.




Democrats Rejected African-American Voters and Paid the Price

Los Angeles Sentinel, News Report, Yussuf J. Simmonds, Posted: Nov 18, 2010

Did the low African-American voter turnout allow the Republicans to sweep to victory in the midterm elections?




SB1070 Cost Arizona $141 Million

Univision, News Report, Posted: Nov 18, 2010

Arizona has lost $141 million due to the cancelation of conferences and conventions, part of a national boycott against SB 1070.




D.C.'s Black Residents Remain Hard Pressed to Find Jobs

Washington Afro, News Report, Dorothy Rowley, Posted: Nov 18, 2010

D.C.'s 10 percent unemployment rate has been likened to a ticking time bomb, as 30,000 residents search for work.




Oakland Reacts to Mesherle Sentencing

YO! Youth Outlook Multimedia, Video, Sean Shavers and Ann Bassette, Posted: Nov 18, 2010

The sentencing of former BART police officer Johannes Mesherle brought on protests and deep discussions. From the streets of Oakland to the radio waves at Street Soldiers radio, everyone had something to say




L.A. Faithful Rally for City Plan on Mortgage Modifications, Loans

Eastern Group Publications, News Report, Gloria Angelina Castillo , Posted: Nov 18, 2010

Multi-ethnic, multi-faith crowd voices support for ordinance that would push banks to do more for homeowners in distress.




New Santa Monica Ordinance Leaves Armenian Cabbies Stranded

New America Media, News Report, Liana Aghajanian, Posted: Nov 18, 2010

A new Santa Monica ordinance limiting taxis in the city will leave hundreds of Armenian drivers without jobs or prospects.




Stigma of Cervical Cancer Puts Ethnic Women at Risk

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Nov 18, 2010

Cervical cancer—and the HPV virus that causes it—are easy to prevent. But many ethnic women resist vaccinating themselves and their daughters, out of shame.




Mexican Drug Cartels Tied to U.S. White Supremacists

La Opinión, News Report, Claudia Núñez, Translated by Elena Shore, Posted: Nov 17, 2010

White supremacist groups in the United States could be financed by Mexican drug cartels as a result of ties between the two groups.




Rangel Guilty of House Ethics Violations

Washington Afro, News Report, Staff Report, Posted: Nov 17, 2010

Rangel remains a political kingpin in New York's famed Harlem neighborhood and is unlikely to resign.




SJ Beez Social Mixer Thursday, November 18, 2010 @ Alianza News, San Jose

New America Media, Event, Dana Levine, Posted: Nov 17, 2010

Come & meet the folks behind San Jose & South Bay Area’s #1 Ethnic Media Hyperlocal News Hub: Alianza Metropolitan News, California Magazine, The Globe India Currents, La Oferta, Silicon Valley DeBug, Viet Tribune, & New America Media Hang out with editors & writers, artists, community activists, educators & business leaders. Talk with our staff about stories, ideas & what's happening in the community. Suggest stories & ideas. Find out what we're doing with our community & business partners!




Protesters Decry Church Attacks, Religious Cleansing in Iraq

The Arab American News, News Report, Natasha Dado, Posted: Nov 17, 2010

Michigan's Iraqi expat community, the largest in the U.S., protests increased violence against Christians.




A Woman's Journey to Islam

New America Now, Audio, Sandip Roy, Posted: Nov 17, 2010

Discover one woman's journey across the globe and across religions.




Rep. Judy Chu: American Children Need Bilingual Education

New America Media, Question & Answer, Vivian Po, Posted: Nov 17, 2010

Congresswoman Judy Chu of Los Angeles plans to introduce a bill to promote early bilingual education in schools across the United States.




Pacquiao Attends Thanksgiving Mass After Defeating Margarito

"Balitang America""—The Filipino Channel, Video, Dyan Castillejo, ABS-CBN North America Bureau, Posted: Nov 16, 2010

As is Manny Pacquiao's tradition, he attended a thanksgiving mass in Dallas after winning his eighth world title, defeating Antonio Margarito.




Who Is the Nation's Latino Leader? No One Knows

La Opinión, News Report, Posted: Nov 16, 2010

Sixty-four percent of Latinos could not identify the most important Latino leader in the country, and 10 percent said there wasn’t one.




Prince George's County Executive Caught in Corruption Probe

Black America Web, News Report, Sean Yoes, Posted: Nov 16, 2010

Jack Johnson a county executive of the wealthiest majority-black county in the nation, and his wife, recently elected to the county council, were arrested.




DREAM Act's Last Chance

La Opinión, Editorial, Posted: Nov 16, 2010

An editorial in today's La Opinión argues that the lame-duck session of Congress could be the last chance to pass the DREAM Act.




Overseas Burmese Happy, Yet Wary, of Aung San Suu Kyi's Release

New America Media, News Report, Poornima Weeerasekara, Posted: Nov 16, 2010

Aung San Suu Kyi's freedom stirs joy mixed with apprehension among Burmese immigrants in the Bay Area.




Vietnam Wants China to Remove Map Boundary

Nguoi Viet, News Report, Posted: Nov 16, 2010

China’s new state-sponsored online map service, launched last month, aimed to offer the most comprehensive geographic data on the country.




After CA Church Shooting, New Worshippers Drawn Into Congregation

Richmond Pulse, Video, Sean Shavers, Posted: Nov 16, 2010

Months after a brazen shooting during a church service, the congregation at New Gethsemane Church has pulled together and grown.




Health Reform Rx for Medicare Enrollees Caught in "Donut Hole"

New America Media, Video, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Nov 16, 2010

Like many Medicare recipients, Louis Nguyen's costly liver-transplant drugs put him in the infamous coverage gap known as the "donut hole." But relief is on the way.




As Harry Potter Era Draws to a Close, Quidditch Keeps the Magic Alive

New America Media, News Feature, Kathryn Roethel, Posted: Nov 16, 2010

As the next-to-last Potter movie opens in theaters this week, college kids from NY(above) to Calif. take to the fields with a Muggle version of wizarding 's favorite sport.




Mexican Drug Cartels Tied to U.S. White Supremacists?

La Opinión, News Report, Posted: Nov 15, 2010

Members of white supremacist groups in the Unite States could be financed by Mexican drug cartels as a result of ties between the two groups, reports La Opinión.




Arab Deli Workers Divided on "Guns for All"

Aramica, News Report, Rachel Millard, Posted: Nov 15, 2010

Arab-American deli owners in New York say they're increasingly becoming targets for robbers and violent attacks.




End Cuba Embargo, World Tells U.S.—Again

Final Call , News Report, Saaed Shabazz, Posted: Nov 15, 2010

The UN General Assembly called on the United States to end its economic, commercial and financial embargo against Cuba.




Down But Not Out: 
Black Dems Swept from House Leadership

Amsterdam News, News Report, Curtis Simmons , Posted: Nov 15, 2010

African-Americans will be losing three congressional chairmanships: Judiciary; Ways and Means and Homeland Security.




Uganda’s President Releases Rap Song and Video

Washington Afro, Video, Staff Report, Posted: Nov 15, 2010

Yoweri Museveni is now a rap sensation the 65-year-old recently released a rap video that has taken the East African nation by storm.




Cam-troversy in Alabama: Did QB Sensation Play for Pay?

Washington Informer, News Report, Eric D Graham, Posted: Nov 15, 2010

There is a new controversy brewing in college football, involving Auburn University's sensational quarterback Cam Newton.




Is Internet Access the Next Civil Rights Battle?

New America Media / Public Press, News Report, Christi Morales, Posted: Nov 15, 2010

Advocates argue for an "open Internet," but some fear minority red-lining—and leading civil rights groups are caught in the middle.




Lynn Woolsey on House Dems: "We’re Not Going to Roll Over"

New America Media, Question & Answer, Earl Ofari Hutchinson, Posted: Nov 14, 2010

In an exclusive interview, the leader of the Progressive House Caucus discusses the group's strategy under GOP control of the House.




A Refugee's Journey to the Bhutan He Has Never Known

New America Media, News Feature, Benjamin Graham, Posted: Nov 14, 2010

Born and reared in refugee camps and soon to resettle in the West, 18-year-old Dipak Chetri embarks on a trip to the homeland he may never see again.




Pacquiao Defeats Margarito for 8th World Boxing Crown

INQUIRER.net, News Report, Cedelf P. Tupas, Posted: Nov 14, 2010

Filipino ring hero Manny Pacquiao bucked a size disadvantage to outclass Antonio Margarito of Mexico and claim the WBC super welterweight crown, his eighth weight title, at the Dallas Cowboys Stadium in Texas Saturday night (Sunday Manila time),




Students Race to Save Peer Who Faces Deportation to Peru

New America Media, News Report, Rupa Dev, Posted: Nov 13, 2010

Steve Li, a nursing student at City College in San Francisco, could be deported on Monday.




Tea Baggers in the Black Caucus—What's the Point?

New America Media, Commentary, Earl Ofari Hutchinson, Posted: Nov 13, 2010

The Congressional Black Caucus isn't a Democratic club. But there are still plenty of reasons the GOP's Allen West and Tim Scott might want to find another party to crash.




Political Earthquake: A New Way of Voting Shakes Up the Bay Area

New America Media, Question & Answer, Nina Martin, Posted: Nov 12, 2010

Ranked-choice (aka instant run-off) voting is changing the political rules in a way that may prove especially beneficial to ethnic voters and candidates.




G-20 Summit Ends With Currency Truce

Joongang Daily, News Report, Limb Jae-un, Ser Myo-ja, Posted: Nov 12, 2010

The Seoul G-20 Summit ended with leaders of the world’s most influential economies trying to paper over widening cracks in the global economy.




Blackface on Broadway

Amsterdam News, News Report, Nayaba Arinde , Posted: Nov 12, 2010

A group of vociferous and animated folk gathered outside the Lyceum Theater on Broadway to protest “The Scottsboro Boys.”




PNS/New America Media 40th Anniversary Reunion - Friday, Nov 12th

New America Media, Event, Dana Levine, Posted: Nov 12, 2010

Pacific News Service and New America Media celebrate 40 years!




New America Now: New Wave of Republicans and Obama's Travels

New America Media, Audio, Sandip Roy, Posted: Nov 12, 2010

A little bit of everything, from a play about the traumas of Guantanamo to a discussion of how the new crop of Republicans will fare in Congress.




Obama's Anxious Message Puzzles a Contented Asia

New America Media, Commentary, Yoichi Shimatsu, Posted: Nov 12, 2010

Obama's harsh messages about military and trade matters, like his stiff demeanor, seem out of step with Asia's current mood.




Mexico Dispatch: Two Cities Face the Worst of Times

New America Media, News Report, José Luis Sierra and Gustavo Lizárraga, Posted: Nov 12, 2010

While Ciudad Juarez is on the brink of collapsing, Culiacan, home territory of the Sinaloa cartel, seems to be thriving.




Oakland's First Asian-American Mayor Must Hit the Ground Running

New America Media, News Report, Sandip Roy and Vivian Po, Posted: Nov 11, 2010

As Jean Quan emerges as the surprise winner in Oakland mayor's race, Asian community leaders say the city’s problems call for immediate action.




Jean Quan Is an Oakland Raider

New America Media, Commentary, Kevin Weston, Posted: Nov 11, 2010

Jean Quan's historic victory in Oakland's mayoral election parallels the resurgence of the city's NFL franchise.




Investigation: Suicide Rates Soaring Among WWII Vets

New America Media/The Bay Citizen, News Report, Aaron Glantz, Posted: Nov 11, 2010

Older veterans are twice as likely to take their own lives as those returning from Iraq and Afghanistan.




Oakland Activist Wins Prize for Fighting Air Pollution

New America Media, News Report, Ngoc Nguyen, Posted: Nov 11, 2010

Margaret Gordon trains residents to become citizen-scientists to improve the community’s health.




New Champ Cain Velasquez Brings UFC Swagger to San Jose

New America Media, Commentary, Raj Jayadev, Posted: Nov 11, 2010

Mexican-American Velasquez, the new world heavyweight champ in mixed-martial arts, finally gives San Jose a sports hero to call its own.




GOP to America: Don’t Get Old—Or Sick

New America Media, Commentary, Linnie Frank Bailey, Posted: Nov 11, 2010

Were older Tea Party supporters who helped Republicans sweep to victory last week paying attention to the GOP's real message on aging?




Pacquiao Goes for 8th World Title, Promotes His Autobiography

ABS-CBN/ "Balitang America", Video, Dyan Castillejo, Posted: Nov 10, 2010

Pound-for-pound king Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao goes for his record-setting 8th world title in his bout with Mexican Antonio "Tijuana Tornado" Margarito on Saturday, November 13 at the Dallas Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas.




Bishop Long Moves for Dismissal of Sexual Conduct Suit

Atlanta Voice, News Report, Staff, Posted: Nov 10, 2010

According to the lawsuits, Long traveled with the young men to locations in the U.S. and abroad, sharing a room and engaging in sexual contact with them.




Flooding Intensifies Cholera Outbreak in Haiti

San Francisco Bayview, News Report, Haiti Action Commitee, Posted: Nov 10, 2010

Cholera has killed more than 500 people in the valley along Haiti’s Artibonite River, and another 7,359 people are ill.




Films For Colored Girls: Movies Every Sister Should See

Black America Web, News Feature, Karen Good, Posted: Nov 10, 2010

The release of Tyler Perry’s film "For Colored Girls" has reinvigorated discussion about black women in film




U.S. Takes in Big Money in ‘Reverse Remittances’

La Raza, News Report, Rubén Moreno, Translated by Elena Shore, Posted: Nov 10, 2010

Eighty-two percent of the money the U.S. receives in remittances is sent to residents who were born in other countries.




Square Pegs—Black Republicans and the Congressional Black Caucus

Washington Afro, News Report, Zenitha Prince, Posted: Nov 10, 2010

How will two newly elected African-American members of the Grand Old Party—Allen West (left) and Tim Scott (right)—interact with the Congressional Black Caucus?




Can Millions Undo Years of Unjust Time Behind Bars?

Final Call , News Report, Jesse Muhammad, Posted: Nov 09, 2010

It has been nearly three months since DNA evidence freed wrongfully convicted Black male Michael Anthony Green.




Asians Go for Dems in NE, for GOP in South

Inquirer.net, News Report, Posted: Nov 09, 2010

Asian Americans went for Democratic gubernatorial candidates in the northeast and for Republican candidates for governors in the south.




One Angry Teacher: Why Incentives Won't Make Me Work Harder

New America Media, Commentary, Matt Amaral, Posted: Nov 09, 2010

Why are people surprised about a recent Vanderbilt University study that shows paying teachers extra money doesn't improve student performance?




GOP Takes Control of House, But Housing Crisis Still Out of Control

New America Media, Roundup, Suzanne Manneh, Posted: Nov 09, 2010

Housing policy experts are concerned that the GOP's victories in the midterm elections will do little to solve the foreclosure crisis.




Are Black Colleges Adding to African-Americans' Economic Woes?

The Loop 21, News Report, Shanon D. Murray, Posted: Nov 08, 2010

Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) comprise 42 percent of the 116 institutions with student-loan default rates of 10 percent or higher.




N.M. Governor-Elect Rejects Arizona-Style Law

Notimex, News Report, Posted: Nov 08, 2010

New Mexico's governor-elect, Susana Martinez, told Univision that she doesn't want her state to enact an anti-immigrant law like that implemented in Arizona.




Cone-Shaped Hats Stand in for Aung San Suu Kyi in Burma Polls

Burma News International, News Report, Posted: Nov 08, 2010

Aung Sang Suu Kyi and her party boycotted the 2010 elections in Burma. But many Burmese supporters are rooting for the khamauk, the conical hat that was her party symbol.




Aliens, Immigrants and other Evil Doers

Jambalaya News, News Report, Brenda Murphy, Posted: Nov 08, 2010

What one sees at Home Depot and on the corners of New Orleans's does not represent the reality experienced daily by immigrants.




Indian Politicians React to Obama's Visit

rediff.com, News Report, Posted: Nov 08, 2010

While President Obama is stressing jobs and trade during his visit to India, his support of India's bid to gain a permanent seat on the UN Security Council was what many Indians were waiting to hear.




NOLA Urban Farmers Struggle With Toxins And Red Tape

Louisiana Weekly, News Report, Susan Buchanan, Posted: Nov 08, 2010

Soil tainted by lead and paint use-and by arsenic from wood preservatives are threats that can be managed, urban gardeners say.




Facebooked: My Stolen Identity and the Gay Teen Suicide Hoax

New America Media, Commentary, Donny Lumpkins, Posted: Nov 08, 2010

Do you know where your face is tonight? Mine is in Facebook’s Twilight Zone—my photo stolen and given to a gay youth who committed suicide (or did he?).




Burmese Ethnic Groups Under Pressure As Polls Open

Burma News International, News Report, Posted: Nov 07, 2010

Ethnic groups in Burma are being intimidated by the military government and told how to vote in Sunday's elections.




No Justice, No Peace of Mind—Living with the Mehserle Sentence

New America Media, Audio, Donny Lumpkins, Posted: Nov 06, 2010

The sentencing of an ex-transit cop in the killing of Oscar Grant reminds a young black reporter yet again how little the justice system values men like them.




California Passes Environmental ‘Sleeper Threat’

New America Media, News Report, Ngoc Nguyen, Posted: Nov 06, 2010

Californians voter kept the state’s climate change law, only to pass another law that could disable it.




Apple Pie & Bitter Loss—A Palestinian’s 60 Years in America

New America Media, News Feature, Jalal Ghazi, Posted: Nov 06, 2010

America, for Saleh, was a place of new tastes, smells and customs. People put ice cream on hot apple pie. He stayed for 60 years.




How the Midterm Elections Could Affect Health Care Reform

New America Media, Question & Answer, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Nov 06, 2010

The GOP is spreading misinformation that Obama's health care law is a spending bill, when it actually will reduce the deficit.




CA Rep. Barbara Lee: Democrats Must Refocus & Continue On

New America Media, Question & Answer, Earl Ofari Hutchinson, Posted: Nov 05, 2010

With the GOP in control of the House once again, "we’re going to have to develop our own ways of communicating the truth to the America people."




Cop-Involved Killings: Cases Show Just How Rare Mehserle Sentence Is

New America Media, News Report, Poornima Weerasekara, Posted: Nov 05, 2010

A roundup of nine other Bay Area cop-involved killings dating back to 2001 shows that Mehserle's light sentence is nevertheless a landmark.




Mehserle Gets Minimum Sentence in Oscar Grant Slaying—Two Years

New America Media, News Report, News Services, Posted: Nov 05, 2010

Judge throws out gun enhancement that could have meant more jail— with time served, ex-BART cop could be out of prison in a year.




PepsiCo to Build Plant in Northern Vietnam

nguoi Viet, News Report, Posted: Nov 05, 2010

So far PepsiCo has attracted the investment of more than 400 companies.




Gay Bullying and Suicides Hit African-American Community

Black Voice News, News Report, Cyril Josh Barker, Posted: Nov 05, 2010

Anti-gay attacks and suicides among gay youth have ignited a conversation about a problem that those in the LGBTQ community say is not new.




Analysis: Why Black Voters Bailed on Obama

Black America Web, News Analysis, Michael H. Cottman, Posted: Nov 05, 2010

Despite his last-minute pleas on black radio, many African-Americans largely sat out on Tuesday because they were disengaged.




New America Now: Elections and the Truth About People

New America Media, Audio, Sandip Roy, Posted: Nov 05, 2010

A discussion on the midterm elections this week, plus a look at a documentary about the aftermath of war and photographic documents of China's people.




The GOP's Quandary in California

La Opinión, Editorial, Staff, Posted: Nov 05, 2010

The GOP in California "can't find a way to emerge from the ideological quandary it has gotten itself into," according to an editorial in La Opinión.




Midterm Wins by Blacks and Latinos Don't Change GOP's True Colors

New America Media, Commentary, Earl Ofari Hutchinson, Posted: Nov 05, 2010

A few Tea Party-supported victories by black and Latino Republicans, including Tim Scott and Allen West (above), don't erase the GOP's ugly history of intolerance.




Despite Prop. 19 Loss, Marijuana Debate Still Aflame in Mexico

New America Media, News Analysis, José Luis Sierra, Posted: Nov 05, 2010

California’s Prop. 19 went down in flames on Tuesday, but south of the border, many believe the U.S. and Mexico have to rethink their strategy.




GOP's New Clout on Immigration—and a Kick in the Pants

New America Media, Question & Answer, Sandip Roy, Posted: Nov 05, 2010

Is immigration reform DOA in the newly divided Congress? There may be life in the “dream” yet, says Republican Tamar Jacoby of ImmigrationWorks USA.




Ariz. Vote Holds Few Bright Spots for Latinos—for Now

New America Media, News Report, Valeria Fernández, Posted: Nov 04, 2010

Republican supporters of SB 1070 won big, but Latinos saved at least one race and voter- registration gains give some analysts cause for hope.




Election Analysis: California Has Moved Past Anger, to Despair

New America Media, Question & Answer, Ngoc Nguyen, Posted: Nov 04, 2010

Why was the outcome of California's elections—with no Republicans winning statewide office—so different from the rest of the country?




Latino Firewall Helped Save Senate for Democrats

New America Media, News Report, Elena Shore, Posted: Nov 04, 2010

If Republicans hadn’t used anti-immigrant rhetoric in their campaigns, they could have captured the Senate.




SF Ethnic Media Briefing: Making Sense of the Midterm Elections

New America Media, Event, Dana Levine, Posted: Nov 04, 2010

The midterm elections have shaped up to be pivotal ones both for the nation and for the state. The Field Poll has been conducting the first ever multi-lingual polls of California voters on all the key races and ballot measures at stake in the election. What do the election results mean for California's ethnic community? Who are the big winners and losers? Where did the ethnic vote play a key role? In this briefing Mark DiCamillo discusses his findings about what role California's ethnic vote is playing in these midterms. Isabel Alegria analyzes what the election results mean for the immigrant community from the composition of the California delegation to Congress to the way the state will do business in the future.




Giants Fans Pack S.F. Streets for Victory Parade

New America Media, Video, Eming Piansay, Posted: Nov 03, 2010

Hundreds of thousands of Giants fans filled the city to overflowing to celebrate the World Series victory with a ticker-tape parade.




Nikki Haley Wins Election in Nail-Biting Finish

India-West, News Report, Sunita Sohrabji, Posted: Nov 03, 2010

South Carolina’s Nikki Haley, once predicted to sweep to victory in a landslide in her bid to become the nation’s first Indian American female governor, won her race in the elections late Nov. 2 evening in a nail-biting finish, with 52 percent of the vote. One other candidate, Detroit's Hansen Clarke, gave South Asians more reason to cheer, becoming the first Bangladeshi American to win a seat in the House of Representatives.




Election Day 2010 and Its Aftermath—More of the Same

Final Call , News Report, Staff, Posted: Nov 03, 2010

Few recent elections have been as acrimonious and ugly and inflammatory rhetoric may be at an all-time high.




"Judge Tani" Wins CA Supreme Ct. Post; Other Filipinos Shine in US Vote

GMA News.TV, News Report, Joseph Lariosa, Posted: Nov 03, 2010

Tani Cantil-Sakauye overwhelmingly garnered “Yes" votes to become the first Filipino and first Asian Chief Justice of the California Supreme Court. Other Filipino-American candidates across the country are also leading in their races.




Health Care Repeal Would Hurt African Americans

Washington Afro, News Report, Staff, Posted: Nov 03, 2010

Promises by House Republicans to overturn health care reform measures passed earlier this year would disproportionately affect the Black community.




Little Saigon Loses Big in Midterm Elections

Bolsavik.com, News Report, Posted: Nov 03, 2010

Except for a few brights spots (like San Jose's Madison Nguyen, above) most Viet candidates fell flat, including Republican Van Tran (right).




In Potential Major Upset, Kamala Harris Leading for CA Attorney General

New America Media, News Report, Nina Martin and wire services, Posted: Nov 03, 2010

A victory would make Harris the first black female attorney general in the U.S.—and highlight just how different California is from the rest of the nation.




Arab Media Worries: How Will GOP Gains Affect U.S. Mideast Policy?

New America Media, News Analysis, Jalal Ghazi, Posted: Nov 03, 2010

The Republican Party's rebound in the midterm elections decreases Obama’s power in Iraq, Afghanistan, and the Middle East peace process.




Riding the GOP Tidal Wave: Ethnic Candidates Win Huge

New America Media, News Report, NAM roundup, Posted: Nov 03, 2010

From Latinos such as Nevada's Brian Sandoval to Indian-Americans such as South Carolina's Nikki Haley, ethnic candidates were embraced by GOP and Tea Party voters.




Now Begins the Real GOP War on Obama

New America Media, Commentary, Earl Ofari Hutchinson, Posted: Nov 03, 2010

Part One of the GOP playbook to make Obama a one-term president has gone off exactly as McConnell, Boerner, and Palin planned. Now things really get ugly.




Filipino Sailors' Remittances up $250m

Inquirer.net, News Report, Posted: Nov 03, 2010

Filipino sailors aboard foreign-flagged ocean-going vessels wired home a total of $2.461 billion in the eight months to August this year, up $250 million or 11.31 percent of the $2.211 billion they remitted over the same period in 2009.




Politics as Usual—When All Else Fails, Blame the Chinese

New America Media, Op-ed, George Koo, Posted: Nov 03, 2010

Once again, desperate lawmakers and environmentalists find the Chinese a useful scapegoat for scoring political points.




Term Limits Forcing Retirement of Many CA Latino Legislators

La Opinión, News Report, Araceli Martínez Ortega, Translated by Elena Shore, Posted: Nov 02, 2010

Nine Latinos are leaving office at the end of this term, creating a gap in the California state legislature that could take years to fill.




What We Must Learn From the Most Racist Election in Decades

Colorlines, News Analysis, Rinku Sen, Posted: Nov 02, 2010

If the election of 2008 was a referendum on race, the midterms are feeling like a recount. Today’s political landscape is as frightening as 2008’s was hopeful.




South Asians Eye Congress, But It's Not a Democratic Year

India West, News Report, Sunita Sohrabji, Posted: Nov 02, 2010

Six South Asians are running for the House. But only one is given a good chance of winning in the midterms making him the first Bangladeshi-American in Congress.




Filipinos Celebrate S.F. Giants' World Series Win, Tim Lincecum's Heritage

Inquirer.net, News Feature, Benjamin Pimentel, Posted: Nov 02, 2010

Two-time Cy Young awardee Tim Lincecum, who powered the S.F. Giants to their first World Series title in 56 years, is a fourth generation Filipino American. His parents are descendants of migrant farm laborers, who moved to Hawaii during the great migration that began in 1906.




San Francisco Protest Against Arizona's SB1070

New America Media, Video, VIDEO: Eming Piansay//PHOTOS: Liz Gonzalez, Posted: Nov 02, 2010

Religious leaders and activists held a protest against the hard-line Arizona law on Monday night, hours after a hearing on the law before the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals.




Arizona Watch: Betting on the Latino Vote

New America Media, Video, Eming Piansay, Posted: Nov 02, 2010

When Arizona became the immigration hot spot with the passage of SB 1070, many wondered how the new law would impact the Latino vote.




From "Hope" to Spam: How Obama Lost the Digital Generation

New America Media, News Report, Poornima Weerasekara, Inga Buchbinder, and Rupa Dev, Posted: Nov 02, 2010

In 2008, online outreach was a another sign that Obama was different from other politicians. But a lot has changed.




SF Appeals Court Seems Willing to Restore Parts of SB 1070

New America Media, News Report, Valeria Fernández, Posted: Nov 01, 2010

As battle over Arizona's hard-line anti-immigrant law plays out in elections, appellate judge tells SB 1070 opponent: "I don't understand your argument"




Health Care Law: How It Impacts Children

New America Media, News Report, Posted: Nov 01, 2010

Kelly Hardy and Robert Phillips respond to some frequently asked questions on the impact of the health care law on children. Hardy is director of health policy at Children Now, a national organization that helps children achieve their full potential. And Phillips is the Director of Health & Human Services at the California Endowment a private, statewide health foundation whose mission is to expand access to affordable, quality health care for underserved individuals and communities, and to promote fundamental improvements in the health status of all Californians.




Saigon Set to Bear Brunt of Climate Change impacts

Nguoi-Viet, News Report, Posted: Nov 01, 2010

Saigon and other Asian coastal megacities will suffer more frequent and severe flooding affecting millions of people, if current climate change trends continue, a new report says.




Poverty of Ideas: Despite Economy, Right Still Blames Poor for Being Poor

America's Wire, News Analysis, Marjorie Valbrun, Posted: Nov 01, 2010

The recession has hit blacks and Latinos hardest. Now the political right is seizing on this disparity to blame the victims—even though conservative policies are what made them poor.




Toxic Triangle: 3 Bay Area Communities Teaming Up to Fight Pollution

New America Media/ Richmond Confidential, Audio, Kerri Connolly//Malcolm Marshall, Posted: Nov 01, 2010

Representatives from Richmond, Oakland, and SF's Bayview Hunter's Point met recently to discuss how to fight for cleaner air and neighborhoods.




Parcel Bombs: Al-Qaeda Second Generation’s Signature

New America Media, News Analysis, Posted: Nov 01, 2010

The latest failed explosives packages sent from Yemen showed that Al Qaeda is still a threat despite the 10-year war in Afghanistan.




S.F. Latino Heritage Month Awardees Stress Latino Vote

New America Media, Video, Odette Keeley, Posted: Nov 01, 2010

Latino leaders honored recently at San Francisco's Latino Heritage Month, stressed the critical role of Latinos to vote at the midterm elections, as well as their voice in the continuing struggle for immigration reform.




Why Young Blacks Feel Alienated From the Democrats

America's Wire, Commentary, Cathy J. Cohen, Posted: Nov 01, 2010

Despite young voters’ genuine enthusiasm for Obama in 2008, they were not energized by the Democratic Party nor particularly moved by its agenda.




Free and Fair? One Afghan Candidate's Tale of an Election Gone Wrong

TomDispatch, Commentary, Ann Jones, Posted: Nov 01, 2010

Even as the international community has rushed to declare recent Afghan elections a "success," one female candidate tells a different story.