Old and Homeless: Aging Hard and Fast on Spokane’s Streets

Old and Homeless: Aging Hard and Fast on Spokane’s Streets

Spokane Spokesman-Review/New America Media , News Report, Tyler Tjomsland, Posted: Apr 27, 2016

Grow old along the streets--the worst is yet to be. Homeless outreach workers are witnessing the accelerated aging of Spokane’s poorest seniors.

Modern Renaissance Man: Hyundai’s Newest Executive, Erwin Raphael


The Root, News Report, Posted: Apr 18, 2016

Erwin Raphael, the new U.S. general manager for Hyundai’s luxury brand, Genesis, specializes in challenges, whether in manufacturing, sales, math—or handling lions.


On Chicago’s West Side, No Rebound From The Recession


Chicago Reporter, News Feature, La Risa Lynch, Posted: Apr 14, 2016

Quaid Stephens can remove mold, asbestos and lead paint from buildings. He can even drive a forklift. He has nine training certificates, including one for CPR, but he still can’t find a job.

I Want to work in Korea, but I Can’t Speak Korean fluently


Korea Daily, News Report, Posted: Apr 12, 2016

57.9 percent of third-generation Korean Americans desire to work in Korea and prefereably for a Korean company, according to a recent study.

USCIS Reaches H-1B Visa Cap in 7 Days; Will Use Lottery System


India West, News Report, Posted: Apr 11, 2016

The H-1B visa is offered primarily to those in highly-specialized technical fields, such as science, engineering and computer programming.

Huge Navajo Win for All Tribes: Exploiters of Tribal Names Slapped Down


Indian Country, News Report, Posted: Apr 11, 2016

The Navajo Nation has scored a significant victory regarding a legal issue that has been an ongoing irritation to many Indian nations: the use of tribal names as trade names for merchandise not authorized by the tribes, without paying royalties to the tribes, and sometimes flatly contrary to tribal values. Millions of dollars are at stake in Navajo Nation v. Urban Outfitters, with many more cases like it to come if the principles in the trial court decision stand.


Real Cash & Questionable School Degrees: Protecting Diploma Seekers


New America Media, News Report, George White, Posted: Apr 07, 2016

Federal law enforcement agencies and their state-based watchdog partners are stepping up efforts to protect the integrity of academic degrees.


New State Tax Credit Helps California’s Working Poor


New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Apr 05, 2016

Starting this year, California's working poor can potentially qualify for a tax credit under a new law.


Seniors Working Hard for Their Money: 10 Million, Many Ethnic, in Tough Jobs


New America Media, News Report, Paul Kleyman, Posted: Mar 30, 2016

Raising the Social Security retirement age, says a new study, will burden 10 million older workers--many ethnic--in physically tough jobs or working conditions

The State of the Rafu Shimpo: An Open Letter From the Publisher


Rafu Shimpo, News Report, Posted: Mar 28, 2016

Today we are at a crisis point. For the last three years, The Rafu has been losing money at an alarming rate: $750,000 over three years, with a projected deficit of $350,000 this year. The losses have been covered by the Komai family trust, but that remedy is unsustainable in the long run.

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