Hidden Poor Highest Among Elder Black and Latino Households
 

Hidden Poor Highest Among Elder Black and Latino Households

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Sep 01, 2015

Nearly one in five adults over age 65 in California, that is, around 772,000 elders, endure financial hardship, unable to afford basic needs.

More Blacks Receive Denials Than Access to Home Mortgages

 

NNAP, News Report, Posted: Sep 01, 2015

By late 2014, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, only 42 percent of Black families were homeowners, more than 22 percentage points lower than that of the nation (64 percent) and 30 percentage points lower than that of whites (72 percent).

 

Hard Graft: The Wasteful War in Afghanistan

 

New America Media, News Analysis, Ed Targett, Posted: Aug 28, 2015

What has $1 trillion bought meanwhile? Marginally improved metrics on poverty and health care, and an estimated 26,000 civilian deaths.

 

Katrina’s Message on America’s Poor Still Unheard 10 Years Later

 

New America Media, Commentary, Earl Ofari Hutchinson, Posted: Aug 26, 2015

That fleeting moment 10 years ago in New Orleans when the plight of the poor grabbed the national spotlight was just that, very fleeting.

 

California Assemblymember Launches Healthy Nail Salon Task Force

 

New America Media, News Report, Sarita Hiatt, Posted: Aug 25, 2015

A project of the Healthy Nail Salon Collaborative, hopes to pass legislation protecting nail salon workers’ health, by regulating products among other measures.

Fear of Currency War Sparks Devaluation of Vietnamese Dong

 

Vietnam Right Now, News Report, Posted: Aug 25, 2015

Vietnam’s devaluation of its currency this week is being seen as an attempt to keep weakening exports competitive in the light of the nearly two per cent devaluation by China on August 11.

Growing Opposition to Costly Ho Chi Minh Statues in Vietnam

 

Vietnam Right Now, News Report, Posted: Aug 24, 2015

Opposition is growing to the government’s recently announced plan to erect lavish statues across Vietnam to the former president, Ho Chi Minh.

 

As Fed Jobs Abound in Dallas, a Congressman Pushes for Naturalization

 

New America Media, News Report, Text by Anthony Advincula / Video by Min Lee, Posted: Aug 21, 2015

U.S. Rep. Marc Veasey, D-Texas, is calling for more legal permanent residents in his state to take the step to become American citizens.

 

Hillary Clinton Proposes $350-B Plan to End College Debt

 

Asian Journal, News Report, Allyson Escobar, Posted: Aug 12, 2015

Americans now shoulder $1.2 trillion in student loan debt, a rate that has tripled over the past decade, according to studies.

 

States May Soon Have to Report on Progress of Homeless, Foster Youth

 

Ed Source, News Report, Posted: Aug 05, 2015

The U.S. Congress may soon be following California’s lead in requiring states to provide data on the academic progress of all homeless and foster youth.

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