What's Really Behind Obama’s Cuba Move

What's Really Behind Obama’s Cuba Move

New America Media, Commentary, Earl Ofari Hutchinson, Posted: Dec 19, 2014

The move toward normalizing relations with Cuba has more to do with U.S. domestic politics and the Democratic Party.


Exodus From 'The Jungle'


Silicon Valley DeBug, Photo Essay, Various Authors, Posted: Dec 09, 2014

A creekbed in East San Jose that for decades has served as a homeless encampment for hundreds of San Jose residents was razed by the city.

Korean Air VP Delays Flight Over Macadamia Nuts


Koream Journal, News Report, Posted: Dec 09, 2014

The vice president of Korean Air Lines Co. is under investigation after she reportedly forced a plane to return to the gate over “nut rage,” according to Bloomberg.


Why Older Americans Are Financially Vulnerable


U.S. News & World Report/New America Media , News Feature, Kimberly Palmer, Posted: Dec 08, 2014

In addition to wrinkles and graying hair, getting older brings on a less-visible change: diminished cognitive abilities that can open them to errors of financial elder abuse.


Financial Elder Abuse a Growing--But Preventable--Problem


Bay State Banner/New America Media, News Report, Sandra Larson , Posted: Dec 04, 2014

The fastest-growing form of elder abuse is fraud--sometimes by family members. Experts on aging at a recent conference offered guides for prevention.

Did the Boycott Matter to Black Friday Retail Sales?


The Root , News Report, Posted: Dec 02, 2014

Holiday shopping sales were dramatically down nationwide, but economic analysts aren’t talking about the boycott sparked by the Ferguson grand jury’s refusal to indict Darren Wilson in Michael Brown’s killing.

South Korea Plans to Raise $500 Billion For Reunification


Koream Journal, News Report, Posted: Dec 01, 2014

South Korea’s top financial regulator said Tuesday that rebuilding North Korea’s moribund economy after an eventual reunification would cost about $500 billion, which the government says can be raised without increasing taxes, according to Yonhap.


Why I'm Thankful -- Reflections of a Farmworker's Son


South Kern Sol / New America Media, First Person, Leonel Martinez, Posted: Nov 27, 2014

I was an only child, living out in the country with no regular playmates. But from that loneliness came something good.

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.”

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