New America Now: The Art of Choosing Health Care

New America Now: The Art of Choosing Health Care

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This week on Ethnic Media Watch we talk to Sean David Hobbs about Lousiana's potential decision to take marijuanafrom a state offense to a city offense and how that will effect the prisons. And then we talk to Odette Keeley about how Filipino caregivers won a settlement against their employers for back pay.
Stories discussed this week
City Council may downgrade pot possession, other charges
NOPD, district attorney want fewer marijuana arrests
Filipino Caregivers Win Settlement Against Employers


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Anthony Wright, executive director of Health Access, joins us to shed some light on the court cases surrounding the new Health Care bill and what the bills changes to our health care system means for us.


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Li Miao Lovett discusses her latest book, In the Lap of Gods which follows two China natives and how they cope with the rising waters and floods.


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Sheena Iyengar joins us to discuss her latest book, The Art of Choosing, which looks at the the power of choice affects every aspect of our lives, and how sometimes we make choices without even knowing it.

Sheena Iyengar was chosen for TED. Watch her video here.


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