Activists Arrested Over Fish Protests in Vietnam

Vietnam Right Now, News Report, Posted: May 02, 2016

Two former political prisoners have been arrested by the authorities and accused of stirring up public anger over the mass fish deaths in central Vietnam.

Anger and Suspicion at Slow Response to Disaster


Vietnam Right Now, News Report, Posted: Apr 30, 2016

Hundreds of tonnes of fish are believed to have been killed in a so far unexplained environmental catastrophe that has already affected tens of thousands of people and could have damaging consequences for the national economy.

Obama Announces Visit to Flint, Mich., in Letter to 8-Year-Old Girl


The Root, News Report, Posted: Apr 27, 2016

President Barack Obama is headed to Flint, Mich., to speak to residents about the water-contamination crisis and receive an in-person briefing on federal efforts in place to assist the people, the White House announced Wednesday.

Hanoi Government Finds No Evidence of Contamination from Formosa


Vietnam Right Now, News Report, Posted: Apr 27, 2016

onnes of fish have been washing up along the shore of four central provinces since early this month. Subsistence fishermen and the owners of fish farms have suffered a devastating loss of income.


L.A. Community Groups: Parks Are an Environmental Justice Issue


New America Media, News Report, George White, Posted: Apr 25, 2016

In the wake of a 2014 LA County proposition vote that narrowly rejected a ballot measure that would have funded future maintenance and improvements of parks,

Sentences Drastically Reduced for Ex-Cops Found Guilty in Katrina Bridge


Louisiana Weekly, News Report, Posted: Apr 25, 2016

Nearly 11 years after they gunned down unarmed civilians on a bridge in eastern New Orleans less than a week after Hurricane Katrina, five former cops awaiting new trials in the shooting that left two civilians dead and four others wounded accepted plea deals and had their sentences drastically reduced.


Calls for Urgent Response to Environmental Disaster in Vietnam


Vietnam Right Now, News Report, Posted: Apr 25, 2016

The Vietnamese government is under pressure to take decisive action as the scale of the environmental disaster off the central coast becomes apparent.

Analysis: Children Near Old LA Battery Plant Have Higher Lead Levels in Blood


Asian Journal , News Report, Posted: Apr 19, 2016

The study examined blood results from 12,000 children residing within 4.5 miles of the plant and accounted only those under 6 years old, as the group is at the greatest risk for adverse effects of lead, including learning disabilities and developmental problems.


A Personal Reflection: Honoring the Legacy of Cesar Chavez


New America Media, Commentary, Elva Yañez, Posted: Mar 25, 2016

My mother Angelina was the first of her family born in the U.S. My family, like many, had come to Los Angeles during the tumultuous Mexican revolution.


After Decades Navajo, Hopi Relocation Effort Could End Soon


Indian Country Today, News Report, Madison Alder/Cronkite News, Posted: Mar 08, 2016

After decades of work and hundreds of millions of dollars, the end could be in sight for the federal office charged with relocating Navajo and Hopi families in a land dispute between the two tribes.

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