Human Rights Commission Calls for Seattle to Divest from Corporations that Profit on Immmigrant Detention

International Examiner, News Report, Posted: Jul 28, 2014

Earlier this month, the Seattle Human Rights Commission passed a resolution calling on the city to divest from corporations that profit from immigrant detention.


Detroit Water Department Places 15-Day Moratorium on Shutoffs


The Michigan Citizen, News Report, Zenobia Jeffries, Posted: Jul 23, 2014

The Detroit water department announced it will suspend its controversial water shutoffs.


High Rents and Low Wages Trap Chinese Immigrants in SROs


KALW, News Feature, Melanie Young, Posted: Jul 20, 2014

Soaring rents and low wages in San Francisco block Chinese immigrants from moving out of single-room housing units.


High Rents Push NYC's Chinatown Merchants to Think Creatively


Sing Tao Daily/New America Media, News Report, Rong Xiaoqing, Posted: Jul 18, 2014

To fight against soaring rents, the Chinatown Business Improvement District plans to buy up vacant spaces and turn itself into a landlord.

Are Children Working on Minnesota School Construction Sites?


TC Daily Planet, News Report, Posted: Jul 17, 2014

The Laborers Union says a youth under age 18 was working on this school construction site in Minnetonka, in possible violation of state and federal law.


For New Grads, Depression After the Diploma


New America Media, News Feature, Raymond Fong, Posted: Jul 16, 2014

Many young people experience post-college depression. For most, the period marks the first time outside of a school setting, causing an identity crisis of sorts.


The Caribbean: A Clean Energy Revolution on the Front Lines of Climate Change


Inter Press Service, Commentary, Richard Schiffman, Posted: Jul 15, 2014

It is time to have a Marshall Plan for clean energy— not to rebuild war-torn nations, but to help protect our abused climate system from further damage.


San Francisco's Tech Boom Bleeding Chinese Small Businesses


Boom, News Report, David Lee, Posted: Jul 09, 2014

In this new Chinese city of San Francisco, one sees more white young people and fewer small Chinese shops and shopkeepers that cater to working-class Chinese.


Booming Black Businesses Fuel Brazil’s New Middle Class


The Root, News Report, Dion Rabouin, Posted: Jul 07, 2014

Fueled by a blossoming economy and a government program aimed at reducing income inequality, approximately 80 percent of Brazil’s new middle class are black.

Dispute over Control Over Navajo Oil and Gas Company Goes to Federal Court


Navajo Times, News Report, Posted: Jul 07, 2014

The fight for control of the Navajo Nation Oil and Gas Company was in federal court on Wednesday with four members of the Navajo Nation Council asking that a recent decision by the Navajo Nation Supreme Court be overturned.

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