A New Farm Worker Union Is Born In the Pacific Northwest

A New Farm Worker Union Is Born In the Pacific Northwest

The American Prospect, News Feature, David Bacon, Posted: Jun 27, 2017

Indigenous Oaxacan farm workers win themselves a union in the Pacific Northwest.


Poll Shows ACA Enjoys Robust Support Among Californians


New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Jun 21, 2017

Support for the Affordable Care Act has always been strong in the Golden State but never stronger than it is now.


Police Misconduct Payouts Continue to Break the Bank in Chicago


Chicago Reporter, News Report, Jonah Newman, Posted: Jun 14, 2017

Chicago's costly record of police misconduct settlements showed no signs of tapering off in 2016, with the city continuing to pay an average of more than one every other day.

Duterte's Net Worth Increases by P3 Million Since Becoming President


Asian Journal, News Report, Posted: Jun 13, 2017

This is apparently due to his personal loan to Samuel Uy, who is also known to be among his top donors during the presidential campaign period.


Beyond Reducing Prison Population, Can Prop. 47 Reduce Crime?


New America Media, News Report, Anna Challet, Posted: Jun 13, 2017

The question now: how to go beyond sentencing reform and do the work of making communities safer and the families within them stronger.


‘Ellis Island of the South’ - Atlanta Coalition Helps Immigrants Naturalize


New America Media, News Report, Anthony Advincula, Posted: Jun 12, 2017

Atlanta has one of the fastest-growing immigrant populations in the country. A new coalition is helping them become U.S. citizens.

Trump Budget Would Devastate Southern Communities


Louisiana Weekly, News Report, Posted: Jun 07, 2017

Southern communities where poverty rates and food insecurity are high and employment opportunities are scarce would feel the cuts particularly hard.


Farmers Face Labor Shortages Thanks to Trump


India West, News Feature, Sunita Sohrabji, Posted: Jun 07, 2017

Peach farmers in California's Yuba/Sutter County region are facing a severe shortage of labor during the critical growing and harvesting season.


Trump Happy on Trade - For Now


Vietnam Right Now, News Report, Posted: Jun 03, 2017

President Trump has welcomed the signing of new multi-billion dollar business deals with Vietnam following a meeting in the White House with the visiting Vietnamese Prime Minister, Nguyen Xuan Phuc.


Femmigrants - A New Online Platform for Women Immigrant Entrepreneurs


New America Media, Question & Answer, Peter Schurmann, Posted: May 25, 2017

Ika Aliyeva launched Femigrants.org in order to give female immigrant entrepreneurs like herself a "trusted platform" to seek advice and gain inspiration.

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