UC Regents Approve Steep Tuition Hikes

Asian Journal, News Report, Posted: Nov 24, 2014

ON Thursday, Nov. 20, administrators of the University of California approved tuition increases of as much as 5 percent over the next five years, despite protests from both undergraduate students and faculty, and open criticism from California governor Jerry Brown and other state legislators.

Obama Lays Out Family-Focused Immigration Plan

 

EGP news, News Report, Posted: Nov 24, 2014

President Obama, addressed the nation from the White House Thursday, unveiling executive action he is taking that would allow as many as 5 million immigrants in the country without authorization to come out of the shadows and “to play by the rules.”

 

In Wake of Obama's Executive Action, Advocates Warn About Scams

 

New America Media, News Feature, Staff, Posted: Nov 20, 2014

Advocates warn that any time immigration reform is in the news, immigrant families are vulnerable to fraud.

Yank Sing Workers Win $4 Million in Backpay and Benefits

 

Sing Tao Daily, News Report, Ngoc Nguyen, Posted: Nov 20, 2014

Yank Sing, a high-end dim sum restaurant in San Francisco, has agreed to pay $4 million in backpay and benefits to 280 current and former employees.

 

Middle Class Struggles to Preserve Retirement Security

 

Dallas Morning News/New America Media, News Analysis, Pamela Yip, Posted: Nov 19, 2014

Half of today’s households are unlikely to have enough resources to retire. As too much goes to the top half percent, Social Security needs strengthening.

 

Viral Video Reflects Modern Life in Asia

 

New America Media, Commentary, Andrew Lam, Posted: Nov 17, 2014

A Vietnamese tourist on his knees begging a Chinese storeowner in Singapore for his money back after trying to purchase an iPhone 6. Within minutes the video goes viral, capturing headlines across Asia.

 

2014 Midterms: Running Away From Obama Is What Cost Democrats

 

The Root , News Analysis, Peniel E. Joseph, Posted: Nov 06, 2014

With the national party abandoning the president, black voters responded with less enthusiasm and less turnout than in 2012.

Economic Justice Will Make or Break Today’s Elections

 

Colorlines, News Analysis, Posted: Nov 04, 2014

In almost every way imaginable, economic justice is the essential issue in the nation’s midterm elections today. Not only are economic fairness issues such as the minimum wage literally being voted on in many states, but the depth of the nation’s economic malaise has turned this year’s race upside down.

5 Reasons This Year’s Midterm Elections Should Matter to Black Voters

 

The Root, News Analysis, Richard Fowler, Posted: Nov 04, 2014

Just because there’s no presidential candidate on the ballot doesn’t mean midterms don’t matter.

 

Feds Kill Funds for ‘Most Successful’ Senior Housing Program

 

New America Media, News Analysis, Andre F. Shashaty , Posted: Oct 24, 2014

Experts call Sec. 202 housing the “most successful” program for low-income seniors, but the White House stopped asking Congress for funds.

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