New America Now: Trust in Education, Cuban Biodiversity, Doll Diplomacy

New America Media, Audio, New America Now, Posted: Apr 23, 2010

This week on New America Now: Odette Keeley with headlines from New America Media, Valeria Fernandez and Stan Washington on Ethnic Media Watch, Budd Mackenzie talks about girls education in Afghanistan, Cuban scientist Umberto Rios looks at Cuban agriculture, and Curators Melissa Rinne and Alan Pate tell the story of "doll diplomacy" between the US and Japan.




New America Now: Health Care Lessons, To Kill A Tiger, Shanghai Celebration

New America Media, Audio, New America Now, Posted: Mar 26, 2010

Frank Sharry looks at the connection between health care and immigration reform, Jid Lee is the author of To Kill A Tiger about growing up in South Korea after the war, and a new art exhibit on the city of Shanghai has opened at the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco




New America Now: Stimulus Impact, Lost Souls, Learn to be Latina

New America Media, News Report, New America Now, Posted: Mar 19, 2010

Charlene Muhammad discusses the impact of the stimulus on black households, Lost Souls by Monika Navarro is a new documentary about Mexican deportees, and playwright Enrique Urueta is the author of Learn to be Latina




New America Now: Manny's Final Fight, California Hope, AA Film Festival

New America Media, Audio, New America Now, Posted: Mar 12, 2010

Anthony Advincula discusses the possibility of Manny Pacquiao's final fight this saturday, Commentator Richard Rodriguez sees reason for optimism in California, and the San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival launches this weekend.




Re-Imagining Bertolt Brecht

New America Media, News Report, New America Now, Posted: Mar 10, 2010

Director John Doyle has re-imagined The Caucasian Chalk Circle, the legendary play from German playwright Bertolt Brecht. The play is at the American Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco now until March 14th.




New America Now: The Oscar Goes To, On the Road with Evo, Global Lives

New America Media, Audio, New America Now, Posted: Mar 05, 2010

Valeria Fernandez shares a story about the Mexican workers who craft the Oscar, Tupac Saavedra followed Bolivian president Evo Morales during his election campaign in On the Road with Evo, and Executive Director David Evan Harris talks about his Global Lives Project.