Ebola Outbreak Threatens Food Crisis in West Africa

Ebola Outbreak Threatens Food Crisis in West Africa

Inter Press Service, News Report, Thalif Deen, Posted: Oct 22, 2014

The widespread outbreak of Ebola in West Africa is threatening to trigger a food crisis in the three countries already plagued by poverty and hunger.


Korean TV Show Tackles Taboo Subject of Mental Illness


New America Media, News Report, YeoJin Kim, Posted: Oct 15, 2014

A TV drama set in the mental health ward of a hospital is sparking conversations in South Korea.


Why the Nobel Peace Prize is a Red-Faced Moment for Pakistan and India


New America Media, News Analysis, Sandip Roy, Posted: Oct 14, 2014

A joint Nobel Peace Prize for a Pakistani and an Indian. Now if that doesn't embarrass the two armies into a ceasefire, what can?

Room For Debate Frees Up But Bloggers Remain Imprisoned In Vietnam


Vietnam Right Now, News Report, Posted: Oct 13, 2014

Incarcerated for the past six years in poor prison conditions, Nguyen Van Hai has suffered dearly for his critical views on China. First detained on trumped up tax evasion charges in 2008, and subsequently convicted in 2012 on anti-state charges for blogging, 62-year-old Hai is currently serving a 12-year jail term that his family fears could be a death


Are Africans in the U.S. Stigmatized Over Ebola?


PRI's The World, News Report, produced by Shirin Jaafari, Posted: Oct 08, 2014

Sagal Radio host Hussein Mohamed says he fears poor communication about Ebola will create misconceptions about people from Africa.


The Sketchbook Diary of Hong Kong’s Protests


JMSC Reports on Occupy Central, News Feature, Posted: Oct 06, 2014

China has so far let Hong Kong authorities deal with the protest and played a game of patience. But as every side camps on its position, a middle ground becomes harder to reach and odds of a more violent conclusion are growing.

Umbrellas Up: U. Washington Students Support Hong Kong Protests


International Examiner, News Report, Posted: Oct 06, 2014

On the same day that Hong Kong’s history-making protests reached their highest numbers yet, over 250 students and community members gathered at UW to speak about Hong Kong’s protests, police brutality, and the meaning of “true” democracy.


Q&A: Ebola and Africa’s Untold Stories


New America Media, Question & Answer, George White, Posted: Oct 04, 2014

Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, chair of the African Union Commission, is currently overseeing the deployment of AU volunteers to help halt the spread of Ebola.


Before Enduring We Will Not Endure it: Notes From the Hong Kong Protests


New America Media, Op-ed, Posted: Oct 03, 2014

Our arms and eyes saran-wrapped against the burning of pepper sprays. Surgical masks and wetted towels ready in case of teargas bombing


Q&A: Slovak President Recalls Younger Years in America


New America Media, Interview, Zdenek Kratochvil, Posted: Oct 01, 2014

Slovakia's new president was elected on the strength of his business credentials, a story that goes back to his days as a blue collar immigrant worker in the U.S.

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