New America Now: Fighting for Rights, Respect and Safety

New America Now: Fighting for Rights, Respect and Safety

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Looking Towards the Next 100 Years
In honor of International Women's day, we speak to Judy Patrick, president and CEO of the Women's Foundation of California, about the struggles that women continue to face.


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A Continual Struggle in Mexico
Jose Luis Sierra joins us by phone from Juarez, Mexico to discuss his recent reporting from Juarez on the drug cartel problems facing Mexicans.
Related reading on New America Media
The Law of The Gun: Vigilante in Mexico


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How Veterans View Torture
Josh Phillips joins the show to discuss his book None of Us Were Like This Before: American Soldiers and Torture.


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Stories from Refugees
NAM's Andrew Lam speaks with author Angie Chau about her recent book Quiet As They Come--a collection of stories about Vietnamese-Americans in the Bay Area.
Related reading on New America Media
"Quiet As They Come"—An Interview With Author Angie Chau


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Facing Down the Stereotypes
Director of the recent film release Mooz-Lum, Qasim Basir talks about why he felt the need to create a film about Muslim Americans in the wake of 9/11 and how the film has been received.


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