Trump’s Executive Order Builds On History of Racist Immigration Policies

Chicago Reporter, Commentary, Susan Gzesh, Posted: Jan 31, 2017

This administration launched its anti-Muslim executive order and other policy initiatives against immigrants based on racism, arrogance, over-reaching and scare tactics.




Why the Muslim Ban Matters to Black People

The Root, News Analysis, Posted: Jan 31, 2017

This has nothing to do with national security. The number of terrorist attacks carried out by immigrants or refugees from these countries is zero. Nada. Zilch.




Mass Deportations Would Impoverish US Families and Create Immense Social Costs

CMS, News Report, Posted: Jan 31, 2017

The nation’s housing market would be jeopardized because a high percentage of the 2.4 million mortgages held by households with undocumented immigrants would be in peril.




Trump's Immigration Order Is Already Harming Scientists

The Root, News Report, Posted: Jan 30, 2017

Sarah and her husband, also an Iranian, both received their PhDs in the United States, and both are now employed as post-doctoral researchers. They applied for a green card last year, and have yet to hear anything back. Her husband’s current fellowship expires in a month.




Battle Lines Form as Trump Sets Sights on Bears Ears

Indian Country, News Report, Posted: Jan 30, 2017

The governor of Utah, the state legislature, the U.S. congressmen and senators of Utah have all expressed their plans to undo the monument.




We Must Stop the Assault on Our Fundamental Values

New America Media, Op-ed, Hasan Zillur Rahim, Posted: Jan 30, 2017

We need a grassroots movement to stop Trump from continuing his agenda of uprooting what has made America the humanitarian leader of the world.




Californians Face Barriers to Beaches, Study Says

New America Media, News Report, George White/Video by Crystal Niebla, Posted: Jan 30, 2017

A new report finds that the costs of travel, parking and overnight accommodations discourage many from going to California's ocean fronts.




Black Immigration Group Ready to Battle Trump

North Star News, News Report, Posted: Jan 29, 2017

A draft of the document would ban for 30 days immigrants and non-immigrants from the the listed countries, according to various news reports.




Facts: Trump’s Muslim Ban Doesn’t Include Countries He Has a Business Interest In

The Root, News Report, Posted: Jan 29, 2017

In fact, the Cato Institute reports that “Foreigners from those seven [banned] nations have killed zero Americans in terrorist attacks on U.S. soil between 1975 and the end of 2015,” according to the New York Times.




Texas Mosque Destroyed in Fire

Arab American News, News Report, Posted: Jan 29, 2017

"We don't have any lead or information as to what started the fire and what happened,” he said. “So I'm sure it's going to be a few days, they told us, before they can come up with any answers for us."




A Closer Look: The Local Impact of Social Security Reform

Fresh Water/New America Media , News Analysis, Afi Scruggs , Posted: Jan 29, 2017

GOP proposals to reform Social Security would be hard on lower-income ethnic seniors, such as those in Cleveland.




“Kentucky’s Community Health Workers Meet Obstacles for Better Health”

Kentucky Health News, News Feature, Melissa Patrick, Posted: Jan 28, 2017

Community Health Workers, non-clinical helpers, in many states like Kentucky, are cutting costs and improving care for lower-income people.




Diverse Communities Condemn 'Muslim Ban'

New America Media, News Report, Staff, Posted: Jan 27, 2017

Today, President Trump issued an executive order banning immigrants and refugees from predominantly Muslim countries from entering the United States.




Interfaith Rally Against Trump's Muslim Ban

Forward, News Report, Posted: Jan 27, 2017

In a reverent scene in downtown Manhattan on Friday, dozens of Muslims gathered in Foley Square to pray, and to protest President Donald Trump’s executive orders on immigration.




Trump Disregards Boundaries, Bullies Neighbors During First Week

Arab American News, News Report, Posted: Jan 27, 2017

The U.S. bears responsibility for the suffering inflicted on the populations of the nations on the president's punishing list.




Mexico Hits Trump's Wall

New America Media, News Analysis, Louis E. V. Nevaer, Posted: Jan 26, 2017

As recently as October 2016 Mexico's ambassador was confident Donald Trump would not be elected president.




Lost and Found - California Seniors Get the Call on Loneliness

New America Media, News Feature, Matt Perry, Posted: Jan 26, 2017

Movie idol Greta Garbo famously said, "I vant to be alone." But isolation is not for retirees, who have new programs to stay connected.




Vietnam Eyes Trump Moves With Trepidation

Vietnam Right Now, News Feature, Posted: Jan 25, 2017

The message so far is deeply troubling for those in the Vietnamese leadership who sought closer ties with the United States in an attempt to balance the growing power of China.




Can the Media Hold Politicians Accountable?

Arab American News, News Analysis, Lee Hamilton, Posted: Jan 25, 2017

We are losing important ways and means of holding politicians accountable.




Trump Calls for 'Major Investigation' Into Nonexistent Voter Fraud

The Root, News Report, Posted: Jan 25, 2017

On Wednesday, Ohio Secretary of State Jon Hustled tweeted: “We conducted a review 4 years ago in Ohio & already have a statewide review of 2016 election underway. Easy to vote, hard to cheat #Ohio.”




Asian Americans Advancing Justice Condemns Executive Orders on Immigration

Asian American Advancing Justice, News Report, Posted: Jan 25, 2017

Advancing Justice is outraged by these targeted attacks on our communities that seek to scapegoat and marginalize immigrants, refugees, Muslim Americans and other communities of color. These harmful policies will waste billions of dollars, cause harm in communities across the country, and undermine our American values of liberty, due process, and equality.




What’s at Stake for Chicago and Illinois Under President Trump

Chicago Reporter, News Analysis, Curtis Black, Posted: Jan 25, 2017

Republicans in Congress, however, continue to try to roll back an Obama administration regulation to promote fair housing.




INVISIBLE IN NEW YORK: A Ray of ‘New Hope’ for Black Elders

Amsterdam News/New America Media , News Report, Gregg Morris, Posted: Jan 25, 2017

Despite abject poverty among elders in East New York—with an estimated one-third having no Social Security, some offer a ray of New Hope.




Obama Transferred $221 Million to Palestinian Authority in his Final Hours in office

Arab American Media, News Report, Posted: Jan 24, 2017

The funding is likely to anger some lawmakers in Congress as well as the Trump White House. Trump has vowed to be a strong supporter of Israel and has invited Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to visit Washington next month.




Dev Patel, Moana Net Oscar Nominations

AsamNews, News Report, Posted: Jan 24, 2017

Dev Patel snagged a Best Supporting Actor nomination for his role as Saroo Brierley in Lion which stars Nicole Kidman and Rooney Mara. Patel portrays an Indian-born Australian businessman who goes in search for his birth mother 25 years later.




Pa. Restaurateur Accused of Calling College Student Racial Slur: 'Trump's President Now, so I Can Say What I Want'

The Root, News Report, Posted: Jan 24, 2017

Bugg, caught off guard, requested his money back so he could leave. A waitress agreed to refund the cost of the meal. However, the owner confronted the students again as they were leaving.




Breaking: Trump Pushes DAPL, Keystone XL Forward With Executive Order

Indian Country Today, News Report, Theresa Braine , Posted: Jan 24, 2017

Just 72 hours into his presidency, Donald Trump has signed an executive order designed to move both the Dakota Access (DAPL) and the Keystone XL oil pipelines forward.




Iraqi American Woman Teaches Fellow Hijabis Self-Defense

Arab American Media, News Feature, Zahraa Farhat, Posted: Jan 23, 2017

Even though Abdulla is trained in self-defense, she said she still worries like many others because no one can ever be sure who may be an opponent.




Hate Crimes Vastly Under-Reported by Victims, Law Enforcement

India West, News Feature, Sunita Sohrabji, Posted: Jan 23, 2017

A hate crime enhancement can add several years to a sentence, or make a misdemeanor crime a felony with jail time, noted the panelists.




Pew Research Center: Democratic Support for Israel Plummets

Arab American Media, News Report, Posted: Jan 23, 2017

Stockton identified the relationship each party has with Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu as one reason why relations have been noticeably volatile in the past year.




Stirring Women’s March in San Jose: A Muslim Perspective

New America Media, Commentary, Hasan Zillur Rahim, Posted: Jan 23, 2017

What is clear is that we Muslim Americans must shed our sense of entitlement to be full participants in American democracy.




Isolation Puts Seniors at Risk

Columbus Dispatch/New America Media , News Report, Encarnacion Pyle , Posted: Jan 22, 2017

Programs seek to connect older Americans to curb illnesses, depression and extend their lives.




Oregon Man Worries ACA Repeal Could Deny Him a New Heart

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Jan 20, 2017

Nick Tran is among 52 million adults under 65 with a pre-existing condition that would have made him uninsurable in the pre-Obamacare days.




Community Roundtable Puts Spotlight on Scams Targeting Immigrant, Minority Communities

The kNOw Youth Media, News Report, Miguel Bibanco and Hannah Esqueda, Posted: Jan 20, 2017

Officials say immigrant, low-income and minority communities in California's Central San Joaquin Valley are among the most frequently targeted by fraud.




How Obamacare Improved the Nation’s Health

AFRO/New America Media , News Report, Yanick Rice Lamb, Posted: Jan 20, 2017

As the new president and Congress vow to dismantle Obamacare, leading black authors list its many benefits for millions.




Billions in Crop Value, But Few Apples for Older Latino Farmworkers

Spokesman-Review/New America Media , News Report, Tyler Tjomsland , Posted: Jan 20, 2017

Hispanic farmworkers have long settled in Washington State, but when age catch up with them, chronic illness and no savings make the years less than golden.




With Incidents Increasing, What's Being Done to Prevent Senior Falls?

Chicago Tribune/New America Media , News Report, Mark Taylor , Posted: Jan 20, 2017

One-third of seniors fall each year, leading to 734,000 hospitalizations and more than 30,200 deaths. The national cost will reach $60 billion by 2020,




타 카운티에 비해 높은 영유아 인구 수, 치솟는 보육비 부담

New America Media, News Report, Anna Challet and Honora Montano, Posted: Jan 19, 2017

최근 발표된 루실 팩커드 재단의 어린이 건강 데이타에 따르면 영유아 보육비가 UC대학 학비 만큼이나 높다고 보고됐다.




洛杉磯縣嬰幼兒人數冠加州 照護代價高

New America Media, News Report, Anna Challet and Honora Montano, Posted: Jan 19, 2017

帕克德兒童健康基金會(Lucile Packard Foundation of Children’s Health)一份最新資料顯示,加州嬰幼兒照護費用不見得比加州大學(UC)學費便宜。




Covering Hate Crimes in an Increasingly Toxic Political World

We-Ced/New America Media, News Report, Hannah Esqueda, Posted: Jan 19, 2017

The spike in hate crimes since Donald Trump's election prompted journalists to join a telebriefing to learn how best to report the ugly incidents.




Dreamer to Speak at SF Women’s March: ‘We Need to Not Be Afraid’

New America Media, Question & Answer, Honora Montano, Posted: Jan 19, 2017

UC Berkeley senior Angelica Vargas, who will speak at Saturday's march, said she wants to put a face to undocumented immigrants.




Minority Communities Urge African Immigrants to Help Make Lowell a Sanctuary City

Ajabu Africa, News Report, Posted: Jan 19, 2017

The group also plans to introduce a bill for consideration and eventual voting at Lowell City seeking to make Lowell a sanctuary city.




Top Democrats, Cancer Patients Unite Against Obamacare Repeal

Long Beach VoiceWaves, Video, Crystal Niebla, Posted: Jan 19, 2017

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi alongside fellow congressional Democrats, cancer patients, and Long Beach stakeholders gathered to defend the Affordable Care Act.




Aging Hispanic Farmworkers Face Uncertain Future in Washington State

Spokesman-Review/New America Media , News Report, Tyler Tjomsland , Posted: Jan 19, 2017

Hispanic farmworkers have long settled in Washington State, but when age catches up with them, chronic illness and no savings make the years less than golden.




Western Union Responds to Dearborn Residents' Discrimination Complaint

Arab American Media, News Report, Posted: Jan 18, 2017

Abdallah said that after repeated denial from Western Union, he took his business to MoneyGram, who he said gave him no such issues.




At Interfaith Gathering, Affirmation of Support for Muslims, Minorities

New America Media, Commentary, Hasan Zillur Rahim, Posted: Jan 18, 2017

Citing Martin Luther King, Dublin-born San Jose Diocese Bishop Patrick J. McGrath told an interfaith gathering in San Jose to stand up again rising Islamophobia in the U.S.




Obama Expande Monumento Costero De CA, Estimula Nueva Generación De Comisarios Costeros

New America Media, News Report, Peter Schurmann, Posted: Jan 18, 2017

El anuncio del presidente Obama de una expansión de 6.230 acres del Monumento Nacional Coastal de California pone el foco en la costa del estado justo cuando los crecientes mares y las crecientes presiones para desarrollar y perforar amenazan con erosionar el acceso para millones.




어린이 그림책, 왜 중요한가

New America Media, News Report, Peter Schurmann, Posted: Jan 18, 2017

많은 미국인들에게 도널드 트럼프의 당선은 소수계에 대한 백인 우월주의자들의 반란으로 보여진다.




Libros de cuentos para niños ofrecen contra- narrativa al 'Whitelash'

New America Media, News Report, Peter Schurmann, Posted: Jan 18, 2017

Para muchos estadounidenses, la victoria electoral de Donald Trump fue vista como un "whitelash" contra la diversidad. Pero hay otra narrativa emergente y viene de un lugar improbable.




兒童讀物題材與「白人反擊」現象背道而馳

New America Media, News Report, Peter Schurmann, Posted: Jan 18, 2017

許多美國人視川普的勝選為一種反對種族多元化的「白人反擊」(whitelash)效應,他的勝利使原本就被種族和性別問題困擾的美國更加紛亂,主張加強社會公平性的人士心中最深沉的恐懼似乎也已成真。




Storybooks for Kids Offer Counter Narrative to the ‘Whitelash’

New America Media, News Report, Peter Schurmann, Posted: Jan 18, 2017

There is a national narrative emerging that points to a country ready and willing to embrace its diversity, and it's coming from an unlikely place.




'Memory Cafes' Take Aim at Elder Isolation, Dementia Concerns

Bay State Banner/New America Media , News Feature, Sandra Larson , Posted: Jan 18, 2017

As mental decline fogs seniors' minds, Memory Cafes in Massachusetts are jogging memories through culture, from Fiddler on the Roof to Caribbean meals.




Hella Used to Mean Something

Richmond Pulse, Commentary, Russel Morse, Posted: Jan 17, 2017

When I was a kid, hella used to mean something. Now hella has gone where slang words go to die: The Merriam-Webster Dictionary.




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.