The Baltimore Sun/New America Media, News Report, Posted: May 29, 2012
Credit counselors and attorneys see an increasing number of elders seeking financial help and bankruptcy protection, often because of health care bills.
ChicoSol, News Report, Posted: May 27, 2012
A study showing that continuation schools were viewed as a "cornerstone of the state's drop-out prevention strategy" not so long ago.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: May 25, 2012
According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, thousands of deaths each year are attributable to lack of insurance.
New America Media, Commentary, Posted: May 24, 2012
With all of this attention on same-sex marriage, we may be ignoring an even more important right: the right to work.
World Journal, News Report, Posted: May 23, 2012
Taobao, one of China's biggest online shopping sites, reports that the volume of search on food items that were introduced by the documentary has increased to 4 million times within one week.
EGP News, News Report, Posted: May 23, 2012
While the number of Latinos diagnosed with autism is growing, getting information in Spanish is challenging.
Hispanic Link News Service, News Report, Posted: May 21, 2012
Italian economist Gionvanni Peri is proposing reforms that would create a market-based immigration system for the United States.
New America Media, Commentary, Posted: May 20, 2012
In a good job market or a bad job market, an education has more worth than the monetary value that a Gallup poll places on it.
FilAm Star, News Report, Posted: May 17, 2012
A church in the Philippines purchased an abandoned, tiny exclave in Scenic, South Dakota for $700,000.
New America Media, Commentary, Posted: May 15, 2012
All things considered, if I could look back and do it over again, I would have taken my chance with the stiffs.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: May 14, 2012
The World Court of Women on Poverty met in Oakland for a rally that coincided with news of further cuts to California's beleaguered budget.
China, News Report, Posted: May 10, 2012
The US Federal Reserve announced Wednesday its approval of China's largest bank to purchase a US bank.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: May 09, 2012
Two days after reportedly walking away from the bargaining table, CSU faculty staged pickets across the state.
America's Wire, News Report, Posted: May 09, 2012
Contrary to the New York Times article residents of this community are not reconciled to life in the wilderness.
Equal Voice News, News Report, Posted: May 08, 2012
In the aftermath of tornadoes and hurricanes, the painful pattern of who is helped – and who is left behind – is undeniable.
Colorlines, News Report, Posted: May 07, 2012
The bill’s supporters say it will save the state money, protect children from drug using parents and do away with welfare abuse. In reality, the new law is a solution in search of a problem.
Louisiana Weekly, News Report, Posted: May 05, 2012
Vietnamese and Cambodian fishermen in New Orleans see their livelihoods crushed a by the BP spill.
America's Wire, News Report, Posted: May 03, 2012
Leading social justice scholars believe that “unconscious bias” is what leads to negative racial stereotyping that can unknowingly prompt discriminatory actions and attitudes towards people of color.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: May 02, 2012
The workplace fatality rate for Latino workers continues to be higher than the fatality rate for all U.S. workers, according to a new report released Wednesday by the AFL-CIO.
New America Media, Commentary, Posted: May 02, 2012
Although California parks attract 70 million visitors a year, generating $6 billion in the economy, Governor Brown will close 70 parks unless the public takes action.
Mission Local, News Report, Posted: May 01, 2012
A group of protesters vandalized dozens of businesses, cars and any property they came across as they marched through the Mission on Monday night.
Colorlines, News Report, Posted: May 01, 2012
In 1886, 300,000 workers, a great number of them immigrants and anarchists, went on general strike across the United States. That day, they took another step in the long march toward an eight-hour workday that had started in the 1860’s and didn’t end until well into the 20th century.
New America Media/California Progress Report, News Analysis, Posted: May 01, 2012
Health insurance premium rates have soared by 153% since 2002, nearly five times the rate of inflation in California.