More Women Involved in Arms Trafficking

La Opinión, News Report, Posted: Feb 28, 2011

Mexican drug cartels' need for more weapons is leading them to recruit more women in the United States.




Entrepreneurship By Necessity

BlackVoiceNews.com, News Report, Chris Levister , Posted: Feb 28, 2011

According to the Census Bureau’s “Survey of Business Owners: Black-Owned Businesses: 2007,” the receipts produced by Black businesses increased 55.1 percent to $137.5 billion.




Haiti: Annul the Elections

San Francisco Bay View, News Report, Charlie Hinton, Posted: Feb 28, 2011

On Feb. 3, Haiti’s Electoral Council announced in a decision that Mirlande Manigat and Michel Martelly would participate in a “run-off” election.




Philippine Government to Evacuate its Citizens from Libya

Philippine News, News Report, Posted: Feb 28, 2011

The Philippine government said Friday it planned to bring 13,000 of its citizens from riot-torn Libya with the help of their employers, though it gave no timetable.




Public Housing Residents Rise Up Against LA City Board

Eastern Group Publications, News Report, Gloria Alvarez & Gloria Angelina Castillo, Posted: Feb 28, 2011

A group in Pico Gardens called for resignation of mayoral appointees on the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles.




NAM TV Interview: 'Upside': White House Open Comment Period

New America Media, Video, Odette Keeley, Posted: Feb 28, 2011

NAM TV anchor Odette Keeley recently interviewed Dilawar Syed of the President’s Advisory Commission on AAPIs on COMCAST's TV show "Upside," about the landmark effort making several government agency plans available online for public comment.




GLAAD Files Complaint Against 'Jose Luis Sin Censura'

National Institute for Latino Policy, News Report, Posted: Feb 28, 2011

The NHMC and GLAAD filed a complaint against the Los Angeles Spanish-language TV talk show Jose Luis Sin Censura.




New Migrants Flock to Italy, Intensifying Immigration Debate

New America Media, News Report, Elisa Cozzarini, Posted: Feb 28, 2011

Thousands of Tunisians and other North Africans flee to southern Italy, forcing the immigration issue to the top of the country’s political agenda again.




Vietnamese Catholic Priest Risks Being Returned to Prison

Rallying For Democracy, News Report, Posted: Feb 27, 2011

Father Ly was sentenced to eight years’ imprisonment in 2007 for spreading "propaganda" against the state. Amnesty International considers him to be a prisoner of conscience, arrested and convicted for the peaceful dissemination of his views on democracy and human rights.




A Museum for the Immigrants Who Make Up One America

New America Media, News Report, Khalil Abdullah, Posted: Feb 27, 2011

Plans are afoot to build a museum in the country's capital, whose mission is to document how America was populated during its distinct eras of immigration and internal migration from earliest times to the evolving present.




Why the GOP Has Declared Open Season on Michelle

New America Media, Commentary, Earl Ofari Hutchinson, Posted: Feb 26, 2011

GOP has viewed Michelle as an especially inviting surrogate for hammering Obama from the earliest days of the 2008 presidential campaign.




134 Filipinos in Libya Now Safe, Says Phil. Foreign Office

Inquirer.net, News Report, DJ Yap, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Posted: Feb 25, 2011

The Philippines' Department of Foreign Affairs confirmed Friday that 134 Filipinos were out of harm's way in Libya with the Philippine embassy in Tripoli going into "full relocation and repatriation mode."




Hate Crime Murder Found to Violate Fair Housing Law

Ponte Al Día, News Report, Posted: Feb 25, 2011

Two Pennsylvania men acquitted of the hate-crime murder of a Mexican immigrant in 2009 were sentenced to nine years in prison after a jury said the murder violated the Fair Housing Act.




Census: Latino Population Skyrockets

EFE / ImpreMedia, News Report, Posted: Feb 25, 2011

The Latino population has grown by more than 30 percent in the first 16 states for which the U.S. Census Bureau has released data.




Clarence Lusane: The Black History of the White House

New America Media, Audio, Shirin Sadeghi, Posted: Feb 25, 2011

The Obamas may be the first Black First Family, but they are not the first Blacks in the White House.




New America Now: Celebrating Black History Month

New America Now, Audio, Shirin Sadeghi, Posted: Feb 25, 2011

We talk to one of the first black female journalists in the US and a professor and author who studied how black history sits in the foundation of the white house.




As Juarez Family Loses Five Members, Protesters Cry “Enough!”

New America Media, News Feature, Story by José Luis Sierra, photo by Carolina Campos, Posted: Feb 25, 2011

Surviving members of the Reyes Salazar family – some of them on a hunger strike -- are protesting in front of the state’s Justice Department.




"백악관 주관, 아시아 태평양계 공개 의견 수렴 기간"

New America Media, Op-ed, Posted: Feb 24, 2011

New America Media는 모든 커뮤니티에 영향을 미칠 여러가지 국가 정책에 우리 독자들의 목소리가 전달되도록 적극적인 참여를 부탁드립니다.




Asian Models Invade New York Fashion Week

Onevietnam.org, News Report, Posted: Feb 24, 2011

Fashion shows have often featured a “token Asian” in the past, but last week over 40 Asian models of both genders walked the runways. With milestones–like the first Asian model on the Victoria Secret’s runway and the first Asian male model as the face of Louis Vuitton–checking off, I think it’s safe to say that Asian faces are making their way to the media!




CIA Status Improves Contractor's Case for Immunity

New America Media, News Analysis, Shirin Sadeghi, Posted: Feb 24, 2011

Raymond Davis has been confirmed by Washington to be a CIA officer -- a move that could shield him from prosecution for two murders in Pakistan.




Will Egypt Be a Model for Democracy in Africa?

Los Angeles Sentinel, News Report, Yussuf J. Simmonds, Posted: Feb 24, 2011

In gauging the reaction to the events in Egypt as they relate to Blacks in America and to Black Africa, it is important to understand a bit of geography, a little history and culture, and a whole lot about the continent of Africa.




Training With a Green Consciousness

Alianza News, News Feature, Gerardo Fernandez, Posted: Feb 24, 2011

The Obama administration has focused on pushing green technology development. At the Center for Employment Training (CET), students learn practical skills needed in today's job market, while learning how to work on hybrid cars and how to install solar panels.




Wisconsin and Ohio Protestors: We Want Freedom of Choice, Not Money

New America Media, Commentary, William O. Beeman, Posted: Feb 24, 2011

The protests in Wisconsin and Ohio are all about eliminating collective bargaining, which is at the core of freedom of choice, one of the most sacred of American cultural values. They have little to do with money.




Latinos at Forefront of Conservation, Poll Finds

New America Media, News Report, Ngoc Nguyen, Posted: Feb 24, 2011

Three-fourths of those polled said they believe it is possible to protect land and water and still have a strong economy.




America's Next War Looms in Libya

New America Media, News Analysis, Yoichi Shimatsu, Posted: Feb 23, 2011

Gadhafi's fiery pledge "to die as a martyr" is a signal that he is anticipating the Fifth American-Libyan War.




白宮對亞太裔社區進行公開咨詢

New America Media, Op-ed, Posted: Feb 23, 2011

作爲全美最大的少數族裔媒體的聯盟,新美國傳媒呼籲我們的讀者和合作夥伴踴躍發言,就影響我們社區的公共政策踴躍提出意見。




Iniciativa de la Casa Blanca - Período de Comentarios de las Comunidades Asiática-Americana e Isleños del Pacífico

New America Media, Op-ed, Posted: Feb 23, 2011

New America Media, la asociación mas grande del país de medios de comunicación étnicas, les urge a sus audiencias que hagan oír sus voces en estas políticas públicas que impactaran las vidas de todas nuestras comunidades.




New Arizona Anti-Immigrant Bill Threatens Health Care, Education

New America Media, News Report, Valeria Fernández, Posted: Feb 23, 2011

From banning access to car titles to making it a crime to drive without a driver’s license, Republican Senator Russell Pearce’s strategy of attrition by enforcement might open the door to new lawsuits in Arizona.




Haiti's Election Campaign and Aristide's Expected Return

BlackVoiceNews.com, News Report, Tony Best, Posted: Feb 23, 2011

A month before millions of Haitians trek to the polls in the second round of a disputed presidential election, a cloud of uncertainty has descended over the country.




觀點:加州居民改革政府機會微小

New America Media, Commentary, James E. Canales 撰寫, Posted: Feb 23, 2011

觀點:加州居民改革政府機會微小




Chinese Workers Attacked, Stranded in Libya

Sing Tao Daily, News Report, Posted: Feb 23, 2011

Thousands of Chinese workers were forced to leave after their construction site was looted in Libya.




Groups Oppose Dangerous Anti-Islamic Hearings

The Final Call, News Report, Nisa Islam Muhammad, Posted: Feb 23, 2011

House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Peter King's plans to kick-off hearings next month on the “radicalization” of millions of American Muslims is generating significant opposition as civil rights and human rights organizations urge congressional leaders to object to what they consider “divisive” McCarthy-era like activity.




Death Sentence for Arizona Minuteman Who Killed Girl and Dad

New America Media, News Report, Valeria Fernández, Posted: Feb 22, 2011

Shawna Forde, a leader in the Minutemen border watch movement, has been sentenced to die for the 2009 killings of a Latino father and his 9-year-old daughter.




Revisiting the FBI’s Dirty War on Black America

New America Media, Commentary, Earl Ofari Hutchinson, Posted: Feb 22, 2011

The tale of civil rights photographer—and FBI informant—Ernest Withers is shocking but hardly exceptional. Nor is U.S. spying against its own citizens a thing of the past.




New America Media’s Sandy Close Wins George Polk Career Award

New America Media, News Report, Staff, Posted: Feb 22, 2011

New America Media Executive Director Sandy Close has been honored with the prestigious George Polk Career Award.




Intermountain Environmental Poll Release:Media Teleconference - Feb. 23, 12:30pm MT

New America Media, Event, Dana Levine, Posted: Feb 22, 2011

Colorado College, in partnership with Democratic and Republican research firms, will unveil new findings on voter attitudes on conservation, the environment and renewable energy in Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming. The first-ever “Conservation in the West Survey” polled 2,200 voters January 23-27, 2011




Library of Congress Marks Filipino Revolution’s 25th Anniversary

Philippine News, News Report, Posted: Feb 22, 2011

The Library of Congress Asian Division in the nation’s capital is commemorating the 25th anniversary of the 1986 People Power revolution.




Wii-Type Video Games May Help Elders Beat Depression

The Atlantic, News Feature, Aylin Zafar, Posted: Feb 22, 2011

Could doctors start prescribing Wii Bowling instead of Zoloft to help seniors beat the blues? New research shows that video games may cut elders' depression in half.




China Postpones Execution of Filipinos

GMANews.tv, News Report, Posted: Feb 22, 2011

China has postponed the execution dates of three Filipinos convicted of drug trafficking.




In Wisconsin, It’s the Middle Class vs. the Middle Class

New America Media, Commentary, Matt Amaral, Posted: Feb 22, 2011

A teacher writes that the governor's actions are pitting working Americans against each other.




The United States of Silicon Valley

New America Media, News Analysis, Richard Rodriguez , Posted: Feb 22, 2011

Americans would do well to remember that in many countries (including Egypt) the most important day of protest has been Friday, just after the ancient call to prayer.




East San Jose Under Assault

Silicon Valley De-Bug, Video, Fernando Julian Perez, Posted: Feb 22, 2011

The early months of 2011 have already registered 11 homicides in East San Jose. Young men of color have been both victims and perpetrators in the attacks. De-Bug gathered young men from the Eastside to talk about what they are seeing on the streets, and what can be done to stop the violence.




Going Through the Fire

L.A. Watts Times, News Feature, Joy Childs, Posted: Feb 22, 2011

Black firefighters have gone through physical flames and the fires of discrimination. The Watts Times looks back at their contributions, struggles and accomplishments.




Sierra Club Head Warns: "Biggest Assault on the EPA in U.S. History"

New America Media, Question & Answer, Ngoc Nguyen, Posted: Feb 22, 2011

The GOP-controlled Congress wants to slash the Environmental Protection Agency—and some conservative lawmakers even want to abolish it.




Should Armenian Diaspora Have a Role in Government Back Home?

New America Media, News Report, Liana Aghajanian, Posted: Feb 21, 2011

Outraged by domestic violence in Armenia, diasporans demand to be given a greater voice in Yerevan's policy making—and a government minister responds with a proposal.




Korean Consulates Reach Out Through Facebook

Korea Times, News Report, Posted: Feb 21, 2011

The Korean consulate in San Francisco recently launched a Facebook account, according to the Korea Times in Oakland, aiming to enhance communication with the Korean community and to better meet the needs of its members.




Taiwan's President Says Bye to "China," Nihau to "Mainland"

New America Media, News Report, George Koo, Posted: Feb 21, 2011

A change in how Taiwan's government refers to China is another sign of growing economic closeness between the two countries.




The Truth About Iran's Green Movement

New America Media, Commentary, Shirin Sadeghi, Posted: Feb 20, 2011

The Iranian people don't want the Islamic Republic, no matter what shade it comes in.




The Middle East’s New Brand: "Revolutions 'R' Us"

New America Media, Commentary, Behrouz Saba, Posted: Feb 20, 2011

Egypt has provided the template for a new brand of democracy in the Arab world, one that seems to suit the U.S. just fine.




Born Identity: Adopted Asians Returning Home to Adopt Their Own

Hyphen Magazine, News Feature, Kelley Christine Blomberg, Posted: Feb 20, 2011

A growing number of Asian-born adoptees are adopting children from their birth countries as a way of reconnecting with the culture they never knew.




Chica Chic: The New Wave of Chicana Art

New America Media, Video, Josue Rojas, Posted: Feb 20, 2011

A group of young Bay Area artists is challenging stereotypes and reshaping perceptions of Chicana identity for a new generation.




Support Group Helps Families With Korean Adoptees

Hyphen Magazine, News Feature, Kelley Christine Blomberg, Posted: Feb 20, 2011

A Minnesota couple adopting a baby from Korea have formed a support group to help families like theirs through the sometimes difficult adoption process.




Arab Uprisings Shatter “Bogeyman Theory” of Islamist Takeover

New America Media, News Report, Jalal Ghazi, Posted: Feb 19, 2011

Arab experts believe the threat of an Islamist or Muslim Brotherhood takeover following the Middle East uprisings is baseless.




Study: Blacks End Up Back in Hospitals More Often Than Whites

New America Media, News Report, Paul Kleyman, Posted: Feb 19, 2011

A new Harvard study shows that many black Medicare patients must be readmitted to hospitals within 30 days of being sent home.




Death of a General Haunts Hmong Memories of Home

New America Media, Commentary, Mai Der Vang , Posted: Feb 19, 2011

The recent death of Hmong icon General Vang Pao haunts immigrants in exile and their American children with memories of the Vietnam War and longing for home.




Arab Uprisings: Young People Break with Tradition

New America Media, News Report, Jalal Ghazi, Posted: Feb 19, 2011

The sudden uprisings in the Middle East have to do with youth empowerment stemming from an ability to break away from traditions.




Letter From India: Outrage Over an "Eve-Teasing" Tragedy

New America Media, News Report, Sandip Roy, Posted: Feb 19, 2011

The death of a 16-year-old boy defending his older sister from harassment— "eve-teasing" —as she returned home from work has provoked outrage around the country.




Last Act in Cairo: Did U.S. Help the Egyptian Military Stage a Coup?

New America Media, News Analysis, Yoichi Shimatsu, Posted: Feb 18, 2011

While TV cameras focused on Cairo, the U.S. military was busy redeploying Navy carriers and Marine landing assault crafts to the Red Sea.




Border Activists Under Siege

New America Media, News Report, Posted: Feb 18, 2011

The sister of a murdered woman from Ciudad Juarez is the latest activist in the border city to suffer an attack.




Passing From Black to White: Daniel Sharfstein's Invisible Line

New America Media, Audio, Shirin Sadeghi, Posted: Feb 18, 2011

Three American families: they started out Black and ended up passing, then unknowingly living as White.




How to Get Un-Elected

LatinoLA, Commentary, El Los Angelino, Posted: Feb 18, 2011

The incumbent councilmember on the Eastside keeps lists on constituents and his campaign makes weird threats against a political challenger. Who's going to fix our potholes?




New America Now: One Drop to Change Your Race

New America Now, Audio, Shirin Sadeghi, Posted: Feb 18, 2011

New America Now takes a look a race, how it affects our society, and how its definition has morphed over time—sometimes taking people with it.




New America Now Interviews Comedian W. Kamau Bell

New America Media, Audio, Shirin Sadeghi, Posted: Feb 18, 2011

New America Nows talks with comedian W. Kamau Bell about his new show "Ending Racism in About an Hour."




Eating Healthy on Food Stamps

New America Now, Audio, Sandip Roy, Posted: Feb 18, 2011

Director Yoav Potash discusses his film and if it is possible to eat a healthy, balanced meal on food stamps.




Black Unemployment Sparks Chorus Of Discontent

Black Voice News, News Analysis, Chris Levister, Posted: Feb 18, 2011

As young black men, they belong to a group that has been hit much harder than any other by unemployment. Joblessness.




Labor Unrest Spreads Across Egypt

New America Media, News Report, Amr Emam, Posted: Feb 18, 2011

As the demonstrations in Egypt dwindle, the labor unrest continues, with strikes by employees at banks, airports, communication companies, and hospitals.




Haitians Fear the “Death Sentence” of Deportation

New America Media, News Report, Meredith Hoffman, Posted: Feb 18, 2011

The Immigration & Customs Enforcement agency steps up its deportations of Haitians -- even those who've made a home in the US for decades.




New Study Reveals Dangers of Prenatal Pesticide Exposure

New America Media, News Report, Poornima Weerasekara, Posted: Feb 18, 2011

A groundbreaking study identifies links between prenatal exposure to harmful pesticides and attention disorders in children.




Recession Expanded Racial Economic Gap

NNPA, News Report, George Curry, Posted: Feb 17, 2011

The unemployment rate for African Americans was 15.8 percent in the fourth quarter of 2010, compared to 8.7 percent for whites.




As Those in Foreign Lands Rise Up, U.S. Activists Persevere

Final Call, First Person, Maureen Claire Murphy, Posted: Feb 17, 2011

I am one of 23 individuals who have been recently subpoenaed by the FBI and who face a federal grand jury because of our work to end aid to Israel.




Haiti Issues Exiled President Aristide a Passport to Return

Washington Afro, News Report, Staff Report, Posted: Feb 17, 2011

Following years of exile, Haiti’s former President Jean-Bertrand Aristide recently received a diplomatic passport and may return to the country.




Arizona Hospital Immigration Bill Pulled at Last Minute

EFE, News Report, Posted: Feb 17, 2011

Republican legislators in Arizona decided on Monday not to introduce a bill that would require hospitals to check a patient's immigration status.




"Men With Moustaches": Egypt's Still Powerful Secret Police

New America Media, Commentary, Andy Lei, Posted: Feb 17, 2011

Though Hosni Mubarak is no longer president of Egypt, the secret police and Emergency which empowered them, still remain.




WHO ASKED US?: How I Dropped Back Into School

New America Media, First Person, Jacob Jimenez, Posted: Feb 17, 2011

A former high school dropout reflects on "dropping back in".




Korean is Lead Designer Behind Chevy Volt

Korea Daily, News Report, Posted: Feb 17, 2011

Korean automobile designer In Ho Song is one of the lead designers behind GM's popular hybrid the Chevy Volt.




Ethnic Media in Nation’s Capital Honored

New America Media, News Report, Anthony Advincula, Posted: Feb 16, 2011

Winners of the Second Washington, D.C. Ethnic Media Awards were announced at a ceremony in the nation's capital.




The Green Mile

India Currents, News Feature, Angelo Scrofani, Posted: Feb 16, 2011

Aghast at their carbon footprint, an environmentalist couple attempts to circumnavigate the globe without air travel.




San Mateo Legislator Seeks to Shut Down SF’s Local Hire Ordinance

SF BayView, News Report, Posted: Feb 16, 2011

The San Francisco ordinance requires that by 2016, at least half of work hours on city-sponsored construction projects go to local residents.




Tourists Crowd Revolution Site, as Many Nominate Victims for Nobel

New America Media, News Report, Amr Emam, Posted: Feb 16, 2011

Now that the demonstrators have left, the famous Tahrir Square has become a memorial to the fallen, with crowds thronging to visit.




Egypt-on-the-Potomac: Exclusive Interview with DC Protest Leaders

New America Media, News Report, Posted: Feb 16, 2011

While the protests went on Egypt, many Egyptian-Americans joined other Middle Easterners, Africans and South Asians to demonstrate at the White House.




Juggling for Life—Circus Performers Face the Violence of Juarez

New America Media, News Report, Story by José Luis Sierra, photos by Carolina Campos Meza, Posted: Feb 16, 2011

On the street corners of Ciudad Juarez, fire-eaters swallow their fears and clowns laugh off death through their tears.




"Twitter" in China Saves Abducted Children

China Daily USA, News Report, Li Li , Posted: Feb 16, 2011

China's online users collect and share photographs, information and clues on the Internet as part of campaign to fight children kidnappers.




Shabana Rehman: Homeland Insecurity Comedy Tour

New America Media, News Report, Shirin Sadeghi, Posted: Feb 15, 2011

Pakistani-Norwegian comedian Shabana Rehman's controversial comedy tour: Homeland Insecurity.




China to Execute Three Filipinos

GMANews.tv, News Report, Posted: Feb 15, 2011

The Chinese Supreme People's Court upheld the death sentences of three Filipinos convicted of drug trafficking in China.




Arabs Celebrate the End of an Era

Arab Detroit, Commentary, Ghassan Rubeiz, Posted: Feb 15, 2011

After Tunisia and Egypt, it is time to celebrate. For decades, Arabs have been on a course of misguided politics. It is high time to allow talent to lead, privilege to spread and freedom to shine.




Former GOP Congressional Candidate Sentenced

Bolsavik.com, News Report, Posted: Feb 15, 2011

“Terrible day” is what former GOP Congressional candidate Tan Nguyen described to the Bolsavik his feelings on Valentine’s Day when federal judge David O. Cartersentenced him to one year in prison for lying to investigators about his role in sending a ”don’t vote” campaign letter targeting Latino voters.




New Obama Budget Expands Secure Communities Program

La Opinión, News Report, Posted: Feb 15, 2011

Despite deep cuts in Obama's proposed budget for 2012, resources to control and reduce illegal immigration would see gains.




Latinos Beware: Redistricting for Influence Not a Panacea

National Institute for Latino Policy, Commentary, Juan Cartagena, Posted: Feb 15, 2011

New Jersey's Latinos have to be wary of both Democrat and Republican strategies when it comes to redistricting.




Study: CA Enterprise Zones Don’t Help Small and Minority-Owned Businesses

New America Media, Question & Answer, Nina Martin, Posted: Feb 15, 2011

A new report agrees with California Governor Jerry Brown's assertion that enterprise zones don't create jobs and should be eliminated.




Flushing's Food Street Turning into Sex Street

China Press, News Report, Posted: Feb 15, 2011

The Flushing Business Improvement District Office and the district's public officials have been recently receiving an increasing amount of complaints from younger Chinese American women, who say they are being harassed by Latino men on 40th Street.




Homelessness on the Rise, More Funds Needed From Congress

New America Media, News Report, Ngoc Nguyen, Posted: Feb 15, 2011

As homelessness rises nationwide, experts say that Congress needs to appropriate more funding to address the growing problem.




Vigilante Found Guilty of Murder in Arizona; Could Face Death Penalty

New America Media, News Report, Valeria Fernandez, Posted: Feb 14, 2011

Shawna Forde, founder of a splinter faction of the Minutemen, could face the death penalty for the murder of a 9-year-old and her father.




Not Home Alone: Chicago Programs Help Isolated Seniors

Chicago Tribune, News Feature, Jane Adler, Posted: Feb 14, 2011

Programs have emerged in Chicago to help home-alone elders network with others in retirement communities, enhancing their quality of life.




Survey: Filipinos Most Charitable

Philippinenews.com, News Report, Posted: Feb 14, 2011

The Philippines may not be the paragon of prosperity in the Asia-Pacific region, but when it comes to charity, Filipinos are second to none, according to the latest MasterCard Survey on Ethical Spending.




Mandela Awaits Pacquiao-Mosley Fight

Philippine News, News Report, Posted: Feb 14, 2011

Former South African President Nelson Mandela has fully recovered from a recent health scare and will closely monitor Manny Pacquiao's next world title defense, his daughter said last week.




Accepting Things I Can't Control

YO! Youth Outlook Multimedia, Video, Ann Bassette, Posted: Feb 14, 2011

YO!'s Bobby Jackson reads, "Accepting Things I Can't Control" by Big From Santa Clara. A poem from The Beat Within a weekly publication with contains the art and written works of young people inside Juvenile Hall.




Angel Island's 100-Year History

New America Now, Audio, Sandip Roy, Posted: Feb 14, 2011

For immigrants from Asia, San Francisco's Angel Island was the gateway to the United States for much of the 1900s.




U.S. Resumes Deportations to Haiti—One Deportee Dies

New America Media, Question & Answer, Erin Marcus, Posted: Feb 14, 2011

The U.S. has resumed deportations to Haiti, despite a cholera epidemic and serious political unrest. The death of deportee Wildrick Guerrier, who fell ill in jail, is called "a worst-case scenario."




Letter From India: Young, Wired—But Not in an Egyptian Mood

New America Media, News Analysis, Sandip Roy, Posted: Feb 13, 2011

Unlike Egypt's young people, India's "babalog" class has plenty of ways to channel their restlessness besides revolution.




Modern India Is Calling

New America Now, Audio, Sandip Roy, Posted: Feb 13, 2011

Anand Giridharadas didn't grow up in India, but he returns to a country he has heard much about, only to learn that it is not his parents' India anymore.




In Memory of Poncho Bebe

AnotherSource.org, First Person, Anonymous, Posted: Feb 13, 2011

A routine patrol starts off as any other. But the brutality of war comes swiftly and suddenly, and spares not even the most innocent.




My Father’s Waterloo—Vietnam, Napoleon and Our Family Vacation

New America Media, First Person, Andrew Lam, Posted: Feb 13, 2011

Author Andrew Lam describes how his father, once a South Vietnamese general, both frustrated and enthralled his family with his obsession about Napoleon.




Jews in the Philippines? Mazel Tov

Moment Magazine, First Person, Carl Hoffman, Posted: Feb 13, 2011

I was told that I would love the Philippines beyond reason. What I was not told was that I would reconnect with my Jewish roots in what I had imagined to be the least Jewish place on earth.




Anti-Abortion Billboards Attack Black Women

New America Now, Audio, Shirin Sadeghi, Posted: Feb 12, 2011

Looking at what the anti-abortion billboards in Los Angeles say to and about the African American community




Jubilant Cairo Now Faces Economic Devastation

New America Media, News Report, Amr Emam, Posted: Feb 12, 2011

As throngs cried for freedom in Tahrir Square, more than 2.5 million Egyptians watched their incomes vanish with a million foreign visitors during this peak tourist season.




No ‘Gringos’ in Juarez as Drug War Scares Off Tourists

New America Media, News Feature, Jose Luis Sierra, Posted: Feb 12, 2011

As the drug cartels wage war, a bustling Juarez street—once crowded with American tourists looking for a cheap beer, sex and good Mexican food—stands forlorn.




Youth Violence Grows in Fast-Changing Vietnam

Nguoi Viet, News Report, Posted: Feb 12, 2011

Sociologists say there is little data, but violence In Vietnam appears to be increasing as social mores change.




As Boomers Turn 65, Docs Learn to Close Eldercare Gap

Star Tribune, News Feature, Warren Wolfe, Posted: Feb 12, 2011

A whopping 10,000 U.S. boomers a day are turning 65, but the U.S. lacks enough doctors trained in eldercare. A Minnesota program has an unusual solution.




Watching Egypt, Dreaming of Reform in North Korea

Korea Daily, Commentary, Tae Jin Kim (translated by Aruna Lee), Posted: Feb 11, 2011

As the Egyptian people force their dictator from power, a North Korean wonders what it would take for his country to do the same.




Immigration Advocates Denounce Arizona Governor’s Suit Against U.S.

New America Media, News Report, Valeria Fernández, Posted: Feb 11, 2011

Civil rights advocates denounced Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer’s countersuit against the U.S. government for allegedly failing to enforce its own immigration law.




Radionovela Takes On Gay Issues in Central Valley

Radio Bilingüe, News Report, Posted: Feb 11, 2011

A new Spanish-language radio soap opera is tackling LGBT issues in California's rural Central Valley.




Hoa Dinh Viet’s Email App, Sparrow, Tops Apple Mac App Store

Onevietnam.org, News Report, Posted: Feb 11, 2011

Hoa Dinh Viet, a Vietnamese-French engineer, is sitting on top of the Mac App Store with his incredible Mac Email client, Sparrow App. The email application is called the perfect desktop translation of Gmail: simple, powerful, and beautiful.




From Chaos to Renaissance

New America Now, Audio, Sandip Roy, Posted: Feb 11, 2011

We all want to know how to create a future for our children and ourselves. Parag Khanna has the answers in his book, How to Run the World.




New America Now: Google in Egypt and Sudan's Potential Split

New America Now, Audio, Shirin Sadeghi, Posted: Feb 11, 2011

A controversial look at U.S. involvement in Egypt, is it possible to eat a healthy meal on food stamps, and the future of a split Sudan.




Clarence Thomas, Health Care Reform, and the Case of the Lobbyist Wife

New America Media, Commentary, Earl Ofari Hutchinson, Posted: Feb 11, 2011

Thomas failed to disclose that his wife Ginni earned nearly $700,000 from an organization that opposes health care reform, an issue soon to come before the Supreme Court. That's cause for serious punishment.




In Redistricting Debate, What Role Should Citizenship Play?

National Institute for Latino Policy, News Report, Angelo Falcón, Posted: Feb 11, 2011

For the first time, citizenship information has been made public prior to the release of Census redistricting data.




Whatever Their Politics, Californians Want Big Changes to Health Care

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Feb 10, 2011

A majority of Californians favor significant changes in the state’s health care system, a new poll finds.




報導指健保改革將為家庭和小商業帶來更多選擇

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Feb 10, 2011

根據美國健康暨福利部(Health and Human Services)(HHS)最新的報告顯示, 健康保險改革法執行後,一般家庭每年可節省高達$14,900元的健保費用,而小商業則可透過稅務優惠在兩年間節省高達$60億元。




주 정부 개혁의 절호의 기회 우리 손으로

New America Media, News Report, James E. Canales, Posted: Feb 10, 2011

Korean-language version of op-ed by James E. Canales, of the James Irvine Foundation: Seize the Moment: California's Rare Chance to Fix Its Broken Government




No Protection, No Help: Beheading Case Shows Vulnerability of Abused Women

New America Media, Commentary, Shirin Sadeghi, Posted: Feb 10, 2011

The conviction of a Pakistani-born man for decapitating his wife shows how the system—as well as her family and friends—failed her despite his violent history.




Poll: Latino Voters Anxious About Economy

La Opinión, News Report, Pilar Marrero, Posted: Feb 10, 2011

A poll of Latino voters revealed high economic anxiety, and the highest level of concern ever seen about immigration policies.




Push to Expand E-Verify, Despite Criticism

La Opinión, News Report, Posted: Feb 10, 2011

A new GAO report on E-Verify was presented at the first hearing of the House Judiciary Committee's immigration panel.




Will the Fall of Egypt Affect Black America?

LA Sentinel, News Analysis, Yussuf J. Simmonds, Posted: Feb 10, 2011

There are many people who claim that Egypt is in the "Middle East" and contrary to that belief, Egypt is in Africa, period.




Women's Rights Violations Inside America

Final Call, News Report, Charlene Muhammad, Posted: Feb 10, 2011

Though Americans regularly lecture other nations about women's rights, activists and advocates say the U.S. has its own serious problem with violence against women.




Roma Children Perish in Italy

Everyone Group, News Report, Posted: Feb 10, 2011

HE NGO CRITICIZES THE MAYOR OF ROME, MR. GIANNI ALEMANNO: "TAKING CHILDREN FROM THEIR LEGITIMATE PARENTS IS THE “FINAL SOLUTION TO THE ROMA QUESTION”




Catholic Priest Risks Return to Prison

Vietnam Review, News Report, Posted: Feb 10, 2011

Vietnamese human rights activist and Catholic priest Father Nguyen Van Ly is at risk of being returned to prison in mid-March.




Why Candidates Must Pay Attention to Asian-American Voters

Nguoi Viet, News Report, John Skata, Posted: Feb 10, 2011

Asian-American voters are an untapped—and potentially decisive—group of swing voters, a USC professor says.




Tiger Mothers, Meet Your Match: the Black Lioness Mom

The Root, Profile, Linda Villarosa, Posted: Feb 10, 2011

Asian Tiger Mothers aren't the only strict parents with straight-A kids. A new memoir tells how one black mom got her children to Harvard and Stanford.




Anti-Abortion Bills Surging Through Capitol Hill—and States, Too

ColorLines, News Report, Posted: Feb 09, 2011

House GOP leadership has come out strong with an anti-abortion agenda only weeks into the 112th Congress.




Pacman Goes to Washington

Philippine News, News Report, Posted: Feb 09, 2011

The meeting between the world’s most powerful man and the world’s best boxer is scheduled for Feb. 15.




The Battle Over Redistricting—Will Latinos Be Represented?

La Opinión, News Report, Antonieta Cadiz, Translated by Elena Shore, Posted: Feb 09, 2011

Fierce battles over how to redraw electoral districts will be waged in states with growing Latino populations.




The Second Washington, D.C. Ethnic Media Awards - Feb. 15th

New America Media, Event, Dana Levine, Posted: Feb 09, 2011

New America Media and the American University School of Communication Present The Second Washington, D.C. Ethnic Media Awards Recognizing the best in ethnic print and broadcast journalism in the Washington, Maryland, and Virginia metro area




Hassan Found Guilty in Wife’s Beheading, May Get Life

India-West, News Report, Sunita Sohrabji, Posted: Feb 09, 2011

A New York jury deliberated for less than an hour before finding Muzzammil Hassan guilty of beheading his wife, Aasiya, nearly two years after her body was found in the television station they jointly founded.




Loans to Minorities Did Not Cause Housing Crisis, Study Finds

America’s Wire, News Report, Kenneth J. Cooper, Posted: Feb 09, 2011

A new study and a bipartisan commission refute GOP claims that the Community Reinvestment Act caused the foreclosure crisis.




New Analysis: Home Mortgages to Minorities Plummet by 62 Percent

America’s Wire, News Report, Kenneth J. Cooper , Posted: Feb 09, 2011

A “dual mortgage market” has emerged, with white and Asian borrowers having better access to lower-cost mortgages than African-Americans and Hispanics, a new study finds.




Arrested Education—Jailed Mother Sparks Call for Education Reform

The Root, Commentary, Theodora Chang and Erica Williams, Posted: Feb 09, 2011

A mother jailed for enrolling her daughter in an out-of-district school shows how deeply many low-income parents care about their children's education.




Proud to Be an Arab

The Arab American News, Editorial, Staff, Posted: Feb 08, 2011

Arab communities in the Diaspora are at one with the people of the Arab world as they stand up for their individual and collective rights.




Arab Media: U.S. Is Hijacking Egyptian Uprising

New America Media, News Analysis, Jalal Ghazi, Posted: Feb 08, 2011

Arab media report that divided opposition groups and, especially, U.S. support of an “orderly transition” with the distrusted Omar Suleiman are undermining Egyptian protests.




New NAM Poll: More Young People Putting Education on Hold

New America Media, Video, Video by: Min Lee // Story by: Eming Piansay, Posted: Feb 08, 2011

More young people are putting their education on hold, amid a tough economy and deep cuts to funding for public schools.




Puntos de vista: Los californianos pueden aprovechar la oportunidad única de reformar el gobierno

New America Media, Commentary, James E. Canales, Posted: Feb 08, 2011

Puntos de vista: Los californianos pueden aprovechar la oportunidad única de reformar el gobierno




Pox Americana—How the U.S. Opened the Mideast’s Gates of Hell

TomDispatch.com, News Analysis, Tom Engelhardt, Posted: Feb 08, 2011

When the U.S. opened the “ages of hell” by invading Iraq, it set loose events that continue to reverberate around the Middle East.




Seize the Moment: CA's Rare Chance to Fix Its Broken Government

New America Media, Commentary, James E. Canales, Posted: Feb 08, 2011

A confluence of forces is creating a once-in-a-generation opportunity to rise above the political fray and reshape the future of California, a leading reform advocate argues.




Survey: Californians Surprisingly Optimistic, Despite Doom and Gloom

New America Media, News Report, Nina Martin, Posted: Feb 08, 2011

Listen up, Jerry Brown: Californians believe their state is in serious trouble—but also that it can be fixed, a new poll finds.




Fired for Asking About Mexican President's Alleged Alcoholism

La Opinión, News Report, Posted: Feb 08, 2011

Mexican journalist Carmen Aristegui was fired by broadcast network MVS after asking on air about the alleged alcoholism of Mexican President Felipe Calderón last Friday.




Obama's Budget Ax: Why the Neediest People Should Be the Most Afraid

New America Media, Commentary, Earl Ofari Hutchinson, Posted: Feb 08, 2011

Obama skirted the issue in his State of the Union speech, but when his 2012 budget is unveiled next week, the neediest Americans will face the biggest cuts.




Sex-Trafficking Hoax Targets Planned Parenthood, Low-Income Women

Center for American Progress, Op-ed, Jessica Arons and Alex Walden , Posted: Feb 08, 2011

The same people who targeted ACORN have their sights on Planned Parenthood—one of the largest providers of health care services to low-income and minority women.




유치원 전환 프로그램 어떤 혜택 받을 수 있나

New America Media, News Report, Vivian Po, Posted: Feb 07, 2011

유치원에서 또래 친구들보다 나이 어린 유아들은 가끔 뒤떨어지는 경향이 있지만 로스앤젤레스의 유치원 전환 프로그램으로 아이들에게 좀 더 발전할 시간을 제공받을 수 있다.




幼稚園過渡班幫助幼童學習

New America Media, News Report, Vivian Po, Posted: Feb 07, 2011

年紀較輕的幼稚園學童通常會有追不上學習進度的情況出現。在洛杉磯實施的一項新計畫將給與這些幼稚園學生較多的時間發展。




Proud to be an Arab

The Arab American News, Editorial, Editorial Staff, Posted: Feb 07, 2011

Arabs in Diaspora are at one with the people of the Egypt and the rest of the Arab world continuing their struggle for their individual and collective rights.




Odio en Arizona: Dos madres en duelo por la muerte de sus hijos

New America Media, News Report, Valeria Fernández, Posted: Feb 07, 2011

Los asesinatos de Juan Varela, Raúl Flores, y Brisenia Flores alimentados por un clima de odio en Arizona han pasado desapercibidos por los medios y políticos




Two Filipinos Up for Oscars

Filamstar.net, News Report, Posted: Feb 07, 2011

Two Filipino Americans have been nominated for their roles in two top Hollywood films to the 83rd Oscar Awards to be held on February 27 at the Kodak Theatre in New York.




Florida Republicans Divided Over Immigration Law

La Prensa, News Report, Elena Shore, Posted: Feb 07, 2011

Republican leaders in Florida are divided over whether to enact an anti-immigration law similar to SB 1070 in Arizona.




AP Names Alejandro Manrique New Spanish Deputy Editor

BusinessWeek, News Report, Posted: Feb 07, 2011

Journalist Alejandro Manrique has been appointed Deputy Latin America Editor for Spanish Services for The Associated Press.




HUD Grant Targets AAPI Homeowners

Nguoi Viet, News Report, Posted: Feb 07, 2011

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has awarded the National Coalition for Asian Pacific American Community Development (National CAPACD) a $785,000 grant to administer a national housing counseling program targeting Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) in 10 states.




Hate in Arizona: Two Mothers Mourn Their Murdered Children

New America Media, News Report, Valeria Fernández, Posted: Feb 07, 2011

The killings of Juan Varela, Raul Flores and Brisenia Flores, fueled by hate, have largely remained under the radar of politicians and media.




Transitional Kindergarten Gives Kids a Leg Up

New America Media, Video, Vivian Po, Posted: Feb 07, 2011

Younger kindergarteners often fall behind. But a new program in Los Angeles gives them more time to develop.




El kinder transicional ayuda a los niños

New America Media, News Report, Vivian Po, Posted: Feb 07, 2011

Los niños más chicos de kinder a menudo se quedan atrás. Sin embargo, un nuevo programa en Los Ángeles les da más tiempo para desarrollarse.




Falun Gong Asylees in U.S. Long to Reconnect with Family Back in China

New America Media, News Report, Anthony Advincula, Posted: Feb 06, 2011

Editor’s Note: Could the people’s revolt in Egypt have given Falun Gong practitioners like Sam Lu, who fled persecution in their native China for their religious beliefs, reason to hope for change in their own motherland?




U.S. Secretly Backed the Brotherhood's Soft-Power Strategy in Egypt

New America Media, News Analysis, Yoichi Shimatsu, Posted: Feb 06, 2011

Washington has always used democracy protests as a coercive tool to prod authoritarian regimes into cooperating with America's strategic designs, but now the unimaginable has happened—democracy is winning.




Growing Ties: S. Korea’s Top Envoy in SF Talks Free Trade

New America Media, Question & Answer, Peter Schurmann and Aruna Lee, Posted: Feb 06, 2011

Washington and Seoul are poised to sign a Free Trade Agreement that promises to further boost economic and political ties between the two countries.




Social Networking—Its Link to the Black Press

NNPA, News Report, Richette Haywood, Posted: Feb 05, 2011

Black newspaper publishers focused on how the Black Press can use social media to drive awareness of the Black Press as a brand.




Scratch Your Itch to Start a Business

Black America Web, News Report, Michael H. Cottman, Posted: Feb 05, 2011

The president’s new budget will propose making permanent the elimination of capital gains taxes on key investments in small businesses.




Finding the Perfect Match of Technology for Navajo Nation

Navajo Times, News Report, Erny Zah, Posted: Feb 05, 2011

The 31-year-old product design engineer is on a unique career trajectory as the head of her own nonprofit company.




Noam Chomsky and Supporters Rally for Jailed Hikers on Eve of Trial

New America Media, Video, NAM staff, Posted: Feb 05, 2011

The academic, well-known to Iranian media, said he would testify on behalf of detained Americans Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal.




“Farewell Friday”— Mubarak's Last Stand

New America Media, Op-ed, Shirin Sadeghi, Posted: Feb 04, 2011

Mubarak is making the same mistake as the Shah of Iran and Saddam Hussien before them—and his fate, like theirs, hangs in the balance.




More Latinos Lose Their Homes

La Opinión, News Report, Róger Lindo, Posted: Feb 04, 2011

Among Latinos, less than half – 46.8 percent – were homeowners at the end of 2010.




Immigration Battle Breaks Out in New Mexico

Frontera NorteSur, News Report, Kent Paterson, Posted: Feb 04, 2011

New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez ordered police to report all arrested undocumented immigrants to federal immigration authorities.




New America Now: Turmoil Begins the Year of the Rabbit

New America Now, Audio, Shirin Sadeghi, Posted: Feb 04, 2011

Egypt Protests & the Diaspora, Abortion Billboards in CA Anger Many, Traditions of Chinese New Year, Home to India, Pakistani-American Domestic Crusaders




Domestic Crusaders: The Pakistani-American Experience

New America Media, Audio, Shirin Sadeghi, Posted: Feb 04, 2011

Wajahat Ali talks about his new book, based on his play Domestic Crusaders about a modern Pakistani-American family.




Police-ICE Agreements 'Out of Control'

La Opinión, Editorial, Staff, Posted: Feb 04, 2011

An editorial in La Opinión calls the 287(g) agreements between local police and federal immigration authorities "out of control."




The Many Birthdays of Chinese New Year

New America Media, Audio, Shirin Sadeghi, Posted: Feb 04, 2011

Author Rosemary Gong talks to New America Now about the traditions of Chinese New Year.




Yoga Program for At-Risk Youth Transforms Mind and Body

New America Media, Video, story by Viji Sundaram, video by Ann Bassette, Posted: Feb 04, 2011

The Niroga Institute runs yoga classes in schools and juvenile halls to foster self-discipline, a skill that contributes to academic success.




‘Coupon Diva’ Helps Consumers Maximize Savings

Philadelphia Tribune, News Report, Ayana Jones , Posted: Feb 03, 2011

Joyce House has perfected the use of coupons, rebates and free offers for food, clothing, toys, household items and automobile services.




Farmers and AEG Agree on Deal for L.A. to Attract NFL Team

LA Watts Times, News Report, Michael Brown, Posted: Feb 03, 2011

AEG has asked the City of L.A. to issue $350 million in bonds to help build an extension to the Convention Center.




No Equity In Adoption For African-American Children

Black Voice News, News Report, Chris Levister, Posted: Feb 03, 2011

Black children are more likely than whites to be steered into foster care and are often “negatively characterized and labeled.”




Despite Naysayers, Black Colleges Still Relevant

Final Call, News Report, Jesse Muhammad, Posted: Feb 03, 2011

Many highly successful CEOs, doctors, entertainers, educators, lawyers, engineers, and politicians graduated from these institutions.




U.S. Will Be Biggest Spanish-Speaking Country by 2050, Says Scholar

EFE / El País, News Report, Posted: Feb 03, 2011

By 2050, 10 percent of the world population could speak Spanish and the United States could be the biggest Spanish-speaking country.




Roundtable Discussion on Release of NAM 2011 Youth Poll - Friday, Feb. 4th

New America Media, Event, Dana Levine, Posted: Feb 03, 2011

We want to invite you to a lunchtime roundtable we're hosting this Friday to release the findings of our latest youth poll on education...This will be a working meeting among Bay Area student leaders, community advocacy organizations, research institutions, and editors/reporters...




New York Health Commissioner Pledges to Fix Medicaid

New America Media, News Report, Posted: Feb 03, 2011

New York physician Nirav Shah was sworn in Jan. 24 by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo as the state’s new Commissioner to the Department of Health, after receiving a unanimous confirmation from the state’s Senate.




Ex-NASA Researcher Faces Jail Time

Koream, News Report, Posted: Feb 03, 2011

NASA researcher faces jail time for allegedly stealing equipments.




The Coming Eclipse of Egyptian Secularism

New America Media, Commentary, Yoichi Shimatsu, Posted: Feb 03, 2011

The total eclipse of secularism over the Nile won't be the end of the world; it will simply herald the arrival of the crescent moon of a new Islamic order.




Why Pres. Obama Continually Hails Ronald Reagan

New America Media, Commentary, Earl Ofari Hutchinson, Posted: Feb 03, 2011

Reagan conciliated moderate Democrats when he needed to. Obama has done the same with GOP conservatives.




Mexican Political Transition Underway

Frontera NorteSur, News Report, Kent Paterson, Posted: Feb 03, 2011

The opening battle of the 2012 Mexican political transition took place Jan. 30 in Acapulco, with the victory of leftist Angel Heladio Aguirre.




Arab Americans Continue Supporting Egyptian Struggle for Freedom

Arab Detroit, News Report, Ryah Aqel, Posted: Feb 02, 2011

Arab Americans continue organizing solidarity marches and social networking efforts to support Egyptian demonstrators.




Confessions of a 20-Something Smoker

New America Media, Commentary, Donny Lumpkins, Posted: Feb 02, 2011

Three young smokers explain why they first started to light up and how cigarettes create their own social network.




Amy Chua Interview: How to be a Tiger Mother

New America Media, Audio, Shirin Sadeghi, Posted: Feb 01, 2011

Author Amy Chua discusses her controversial new book, Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother.




Mr. Mubarak: The People’s Revolution Does Not Need the Internet

New America Media, Commentary, Parvez Sharma, Posted: Feb 01, 2011

The author's conversation with his Egyptian friend captures the nuances, the complexity and the immensity of the conflict as no news broadcast as been able to.




Reforma de salud da más opciones a las familias

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Feb 01, 2011

La Ley de Asistencia Asequible está proporcionando más libertad a las familias y las empresas, opciones, y ahorros en su cobertura de atención médica.




U.S. Visas for No. Koreans Down by a Third

Korea Times, News Report, Posted: Feb 01, 2011

Only 65 North Koreans were issued a U.S. visa in 2010, down by one- third from 2009.




Brown Chooses Filipino as Appointments Adviser

Philippine News, News Report, Posted: Feb 01, 2011

Gov. Jerry Brown has tapped a Filipino American as appointments secretary to oversee whom he appoints to fill California’s vast bureaucracy.




Asian Americans More Likely to Have Diabetes

http://www.8asians.com/, News Report, Posted: Feb 01, 2011

Asian Americans More Likely to Have Diabetes.




Behind Kiss of Death -- White House Takes Aim at Mubarak’s Nuclear Program

New America Media, Commentary, Yoichi Shimatsu, Posted: Feb 01, 2011

For Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, the apparent kiss of death from the White House could add another name to the roll call of erstwhile allies who ran afoul of Washington's fickle agenda.




Pakistan to Evacuate Pakistanis from Cairo

Pakistan Link, News Report, Posted: Feb 01, 2011

Pakistan is evacuating its citizens from Cairo.




Why an Islamic Government in Egypt Might Not Be So Terrible

New America Media, Commentary, William O. Beeman, Posted: Feb 01, 2011

This prospect of a potential “Islamic republic” in a post-Mubarak Egypt is met with a great deal of consternation in the United States.




Report: Health Reform Gives Families, Small Businesses More Choices

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Feb 01, 2011

A new HHS report finds that some families could save up to $14,900 a year, while small businesses could save up to $6 billion over two years.




One Angry Teacher: Cutting CA School Year by 6 Weeks Would Be a Disaster

New America Media, Commentary, Matt Amaral, Posted: Feb 01, 2011

If California voters don't OK a $12 billion tax extension to fund public education, state Treasurer Bill Lockyer warns, the K-12 school year could be slashed by six weeks.