New America Media, Audio, Posted: Apr 23, 2010
This week on New America Now: Odette Keeley with headlines from New America Media, Valeria Fernandez and Stan Washington on Ethnic Media Watch, Budd Mackenzie talks about girls education in Afghanistan, Cuban scientist Umberto Rios looks at Cuban agriculture, and Curators Melissa Rinne and Alan Pate tell the story of "doll diplomacy" between the US and Japan.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Apr 23, 2010
A massive earthquake in Eastern Tibet reveals fault lines between the Chinese-American and Tibetan-American communities.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Apr 22, 2010
Latino and African-American communities in the United States increasingly share similar views on the negative impact of climate change and call for government support for a green economy, according to two recently released polls.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Apr 21, 2010
By convening the World People's Conference on Climate Change and the Rights of Mother Earth (CMPCC), Evo Morales, the president of Bolivia, has established himself as the leader of a hybrid global movement that links the rights of humans to what organizers have coined the “universal rights of Mother Earth.”
Inter Press Service, News Report, Posted: Apr 19, 2010
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Apr 07, 2010
Even as Pres. Obama touts coal as part of a clean energy future, one of the largest utilities in California is trying to distance itself from the fossil fuel.
Southern California Edison is divesting its share of the Four Corners Power Plant on Navajo land in New Mexico, a concession to state limits on polluting power sources and a sign that coal may be losing its profitability.
India West, News Feature, Posted: Apr 05, 2010
India might approve unprecedented regulations placing responsibility on manufacturers in India to properly dispose of their used electronic products. The U.S. is also considering legislation to ban the export of electronic waste to the developing world.