歐巴馬增列加州沿海保護區 新世代沿海管理人應運而生

New America Media, News Report, Peter Schurmann, Posted: Jan 17, 2017

正當加州海岸被日益上升的海平面、不斷增加的開發和鑽探壓力威脅著要剝奪數百萬居民使用海灘的權利之際,歐巴馬總統日前宣布將加州6230畝沿海土地列為國家保護區。




More Americans Care for Elderly Relatives, But Who Cares for the Caregivers?

Columbus Dispatch/New America Media , News Report, Encarnacion Pyle , Posted: Jan 16, 2017

As a new national report details families' eldercare burdens, experts are calling on the new Trump administration to create a caregiving strategy.




Do White And Black Older Adults Perceive Social Status Differently?

WUNC Public Radio/New America Media, News Report, Leoneda Inge , Posted: Jan 15, 2017

As black elders pack events celebrating their years, experts say white retirees may find their status diminished more by exclusion and age discrimination.




Obama Expands CA Coastal Monument, Spurs New Generation of Coastal Stewards

New America Media, News Report, Peter Schurmann, Posted: Jan 13, 2017

President Obama's announcement puts the spotlight on the state's coast just when rising seas and development threaten to erode access for millions.




Numbers of Filipino American Elders, Other Aging Minorities on the Rise

Philippine News/New America Media , News Report, Neil Gonzales, Posted: Jan 13, 2017

The number of Asian American elders will quadruple in the next 30 years, and one-in five will be Filipino, the second largest Asian group in the U.S. Many will age in poverty.




Parents With Autistic Kids Could Lose Care in ACA Repeal

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Jan 12, 2017

Republicans in the Senate have already begun the disruptive process of dismantling Obamacare, saying it has failed to achieve what it was designed to do – provide affordable health care for all documented Americans -- even though evidence suggests otherwise.




Fighting Ageism, Seniors’ Isolation Across Generations

KSFR Public Radio/New America Media, News Feature, Deborah Martinez , Posted: Jan 12, 2017

Over half of Americans 75-plus live alone, and a quarter of older Americans’ lives are at risk due to loneliness. But a new perspective can help.




Q&A: Ellen Pao Says Tech ‘Isn’t Changing Fast Enough’

New America Media, Question & Answer, Anna Challet, Posted: Jan 11, 2017

Pao, who put a spotlight on discriminatory behavior toward women in tech through a 2012 lawsuit, says the industry is not working fast enough to resolve its diversity problem.




En Un Condado Con Más Bebés Que Cualquier Otro, El Cuidado Infantil Tiene Un Costo - Y No Sólo Para Los Padres

New America Media, News Report, Anna Challet and Honora Montano, Posted: Jan 11, 2017

En California, el cuidado de niños para bebés cuesta tanto como la matrícula en el sistema de la Universidad de California (UC).




West Virginia High School Teacher Suspended with Pay for Insulting Muslims, Blacks on Twitter

Arab American Media, News Report, Posted: Jan 11, 2017

Durstein recently weighed in on a widely covered incident out of Chicago in which four black youths allegedly tortured a special-needs teenager and broadcast the attack on Facebook Live.




Thank You, President Obama

New America Media, Commentary, David Muhammad , Posted: Jan 11, 2017

Last night that man said goodbye, urging Americans as he brushed away tears to continue to push for the change his presidency had promised.




Black Unemployment was 7.8% in December

North Star News, News Report, Posted: Jan 11, 2017

The overall jobless rate for African Americans is much higher than that of whites, Asians and Hispanics, BLS reported. December’s unemployment rate for whites was 4.3 percent; for Asians, it was 2.3 percent and for Hispanics, it was 5.9 percent.




Alibaba's Jack Ma Meets with Trump, Promises 1 Million Jobs, But Don’t Believe It

AsAmNews, News Report, Posted: Jan 11, 2017

Alibaba would later acknowledge to Marketwatch that the jobs created would not be corporate jobs. They would more likely be part of Alibaba’s third party network of sellers, many of whom would also sell on eBay and Amazon.




In a County With More Babies Than Any Other, Childcare Comes at a Cost - And Not Just for Parents

New America Media, News Report, Anna Challet and Honora Montano, Posted: Jan 11, 2017

In LA, which has more babies than any other county in the state, the average cost of infant care is more than $14,300, higher than the cost of tuition at a UC.




Color Me Bad? Scientist Calls Negative Stereotypes a 'Threat' to Black Health

NBCBLK/New America Media, News Report, Chandra Thomas Whitfield, Posted: Jan 11, 2017

When blacks or others in a minority group like absorb negative stereotypes that can threaten their health. One expert shows how to reduce that impact.




Dakota Access Pipeline Battle in Deep Freeze. But for How Long?

Indian Country Today, News Feature, Jenni Monet, Posted: Jan 10, 2017

Flood plains and federal policy are among the challenges facing tribal leaders and water protectors at Standing Rock




Federal Prison Population Dropped Under Obama

North Star News, News Report, Posted: Jan 10, 2017

President Obama also became the first sitting U. S. president to visit a prison. On July 16, the president visited El Reno Federal Penitentiary outside of Oklahoma City.




Duterte Open to Joint Military Drills, Warming Ties with Russia

Asian Journal, News Report, Dana Sioson, Posted: Jan 10, 2017

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is open to having joint war exercises with Russia, Malacañang Palace said on Thursday, January 5.




Can Chicago Take On Police Union Contracts This Year?

Chicago Reporter, News Feature, Jonah Newman, Posted: Jan 10, 2017

A coalition of community and civil rights organizations say they plan to hold elected officials accountable and demand substantive contract reform.




Lyft and Uber Want To Give Old Folks a Ride

Smithsonian.com/New America Media , News Feature, Randy Rieland, Posted: Jan 10, 2017

Older adults miss doctor's appointments and risk social isolation because they lack transportation. Ride-hailing services are taking notice.




Rep. Zoe Logren to Introduce New H-1B Visa Bill to Clear Up High Demand

India West, News Report, Posted: Jan 09, 2017

With President-elect Donald Trump taking over the White House later this month, there may be an opening for people against the program to crack down on the excessive use of it.




Tracee Ellis Ross, Donald Glover, Viola Davis, Moonlight Win Big at the Golden Globes

The Root, News Report, Posted: Jan 09, 2017

“It feels like [performing] was something I was raised to do. I never felt like I was in my mother’s shadow—I’ve actually always felt I was in my mother’s embrace. Part of the way she raised me, and all five of her kids, is really to follow my heart and my dreams and do the hard work to get there.”




FilAms Greet Potential Trump Pick for Solicitor General With Surprise, Skepticism

New America Media, News Report, Anthony Advincula, Posted: Jan 09, 2017

Few Filipino Americans know the name George T. Conway III, named by President-elect Trump as a possible pick for solicitor general.




INVISIBLE IN NEW YORK: No Safe Haven for the Old, Black and Poor

Amsterdam News/New America Media , News Feature, Gregg Morris, Posted: Jan 09, 2017

A veteran of New York's Housing Authority reflects on the hard times facing African American seniors in Brooklyn's East New York and Brownsville areas.




Protest Forces Amazon Canada to Remove Lord Ganesh Underwear, but No Apology

Asamnews, News Report, Posted: Jan 08, 2017

Lord Ganesh is highly revered in Hinduism and is meant to be worshipped in temples or home shrines and not to wear on your hips, said Rajan Zed, the President of Universal Society of Hinduism.




When Friends Become Caregivers

U.S. News & World Report/New America Media , News Feature, Michael O. Schroeder, Posted: Jan 08, 2017

How friends and neighbors can tackle challenges they face when stepping in to help another in need.




In Boston, Who Will Bear Climate Change Burden?

The Bay State Banner, News Report, Sandra Larson, Posted: Jan 06, 2017

An increase in the number of extreme heat days poses a threat to already-vulnerable residents.




Smart Glasses, Map Apps and Other Promising Tech for Seniors

Senior Planet/New America Media , News Report, Erica Manfred, Posted: Jan 06, 2017

A recent conference on aging presented new tech products that might really make a difference for seniors in the future.




Massachusetts Sheriff Offers Prison Inmates to Build Trump's Wall

Arab American Media, News Report, Posted: Jan 05, 2017

"The proposal is perverse, it's inhumane and very likely unconstitutional," ACLU staff counsel Laura Rotolo said in a phone interview. "




How Will Trump's Immigration Policies Affect Turkish Communities?

In the Shadow of Liberty/New America Media, News Analysis, Orhan Akkurt, Posted: Jan 05, 2017

Osman Altay, 56, a Turkish-American who has been living in Paterson, N.J., for 40 years, voted for Trump.




Renewing Their Vows--After Seven Decades of Love

Mundo Hispanico/New America Media , News Feature, Johanes Roselló, Posted: Jan 05, 2017

Dulcemaría and Douglas Elleby returned to the altar Dec. 28--to renew their vows on their 70th wedding anniversary. What’s their secret?




Siete décadas de amor

Mundo Hispanico/New America Media , News Feature, Johanes Roselló, Posted: Jan 05, 2017

Para la costarricense Dulcemaría y su esposo, el estadounidense Douglas Elleby, los 70 años de unión matrimonial que cumplirán este 28 de diciembre han pasado como un suspiro.




Outrage As Mother, Daughters Manhandled By 'Brutal' Cop

The Final Call, News Report, Posted: Jan 04, 2017

“911 Is A Joke” were lyrics hip hop group Public Enemy spouted in a song almost 30 years ago.




Domestic Repression, Regional Instability --Tense Year in Prospect for Vietnam

Vietnam Right Now, News Report, Posted: Jan 04, 2017

There was a time – not so long ago – when cosier relations between Hanoi and Washington inspired hope of a more liberal political climate developing in Vietnam.




Duterte Shifting Away from US to 'Normalize' Relations with China

Asian Journal, News Report, Posted: Jan 04, 2017

For decades, the Philippines has been an ally of the U.S. but the relationship between the two countries has been put into question since Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte took office last June.




Jeff Sessions Is Dangerous and Should Not Be Confirmed as Trump’s Attorney General

The Root, Editorial, Posted: Jan 04, 2017

Sessions' neo-Confederate, regressive right-wing politics make him a malignant cancer on anything resembling progress and equity in this country.




In Havana, Fear the Trump-Putin 'Bromance' Will Lead to Invasion

New America Media, News Analysis, Louis Nevaer, Posted: Jan 04, 2017

Cuba fears the "bromance" between Trump and Putin will result in a U.S. invasion of the communist island.




'I Saw Duterte Kill 8 Times' - Matobato

Inquirer.net, News Report, Kirstine Angeli Sabillo, Posted: Jan 03, 2017

Matobato, a confessed killer and member of the so-called Davao Death Squad said he witnessed President Duterte kill eight times.




INVISIBLE IN NEW YORK: Older, Black and Eeking Out a Living

Amsterdam News/New America Media , News Feature, Gregg Morris, Posted: Jan 03, 2017

She was a successful black professional, then laid off after 16 years--add employment age discrimination and eldercare duties for a story of midlife struggle.




Obama Designates 1.35 Million Acres in Utah to Protect Native Lands

The Root, News Report, Posted: Jan 02, 2017

Yet, the Hill reports that all of Utah’s statewide leaders and congressional delegation oppose the Bears Ears monument, saying it unnecessarily restricts land uses like fossil fuel production. Attorney General Sean Reyes has threatened to sue President Obama over Bears Ears.




Fighting the Worst Pipeline of All: From School to Prison

Indian Country Media, Commentary, Frank Hopper, Posted: Jan 02, 2017

Nationally, Native American youth are 30 percent more likely than Caucasian youth to be referred to juvenile court than have charges dropped, which results in their early entry into the system.




Filipino American Husband of Trump Adviser Kellyanne Conway on President-Elect’s Shortlist

AsAmNews, News Report, Posted: Jan 02, 2017

Yale Law School graduate George Conway is reportedly being strongly considered for Solicitor General, the third highest position in the Justice Department, reported Bloomberg.




Path to America Being Great Again Runs Through China

New America Media, News Analysis, George Koo, Posted: Jan 02, 2017

Trump may not want to invite Chinese companies to take over infrastructure projects in the U.S., which is surely a way to draw political heat.