Going Like 60--Thoughts for Women on the Triumph, Tragedy of Aging
 

Going Like 60--Thoughts for Women on the Triumph, Tragedy of Aging

Sarasota Herald-Tribune/New America Media , Commentary, Barbara Peters Smith, Posted: Nov 23, 2014

On turning 60, a reporter reflects on what experts say--especially for women--about defying messages of our age-denying society.

 

Women’s Safety Schemes Go Mobile in India

 

Inter Press Service, News Feature, Sujoy Dhar, Posted: Nov 22, 2014

While safety apps are now available in India, mostly launched by mobile phone companies and other private groups, the Government of India plans to launch on of its own later this month.

 

A Renter Weighs the Pros and Cons of Earthquake Coverage

 

New America Media, Commentary, Summer Chiang, Posted: Nov 20, 2014

One commentator says that although she lives in a place where earthquakes are the norm, she rarely thinks about preparing for the next big one.

 

One Chinese Elder Learns that U.S. Citizenship Doesn’t Mean Renouncing Her Homeland

 

New America Media/Sing Tao New York, Profile, Rong Xiaoqing, Posted: Nov 19, 2014

For some immigrants, including Chinese elders, pursuing U.S. citizenship often brings up mixed feelings.

 

Rosebud Sioux Tribe Calls House Keystone XL Passage an 'Act of War'

 

Indian Country Today, News Report, Staff, Posted: Nov 18, 2014

Calling the U.S. House of Representatives vote for the Keystone XL pipeline an “act of war,” the Rosebud Sioux Tribe has vowed to block the project from crossing its lands.

 

Enrollment Barriers: Asian Americans And Obamacare

 

Asian Fortune, News Report, Vanessa Wang, Posted: Nov 15, 2014

Hundreds of thousands in the Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders remain uncovered.

 

Poll Finds Optimism, Economic Gender Gap in Latino Families

 

New America Media, News Report, Elena Shore, Posted: Nov 14, 2014

A new poll on the state of Latino families finds that when faced with tough economic times, Latina women are more economically vulnerable than Latino men.

 

Tribes Say CalTrans Illegally Destroying Historical Sites for Bypass

 

Indian Country Today, News Report, Marc Dadigan, Posted: Nov 14, 2014

Since the $200 million construction began, Sherwood Valley and other Pomo tribal officials say they have witnessed and documented CalTrans blatantly violating National Historic Preservation Act.

 

Reinventing an Ethnic Newspaper As a Cultural Institution

 

Nichi Bei, Commentary, Jon Funabiki, Posted: Nov 12, 2014

While daily newspapers across the country battle for their lives, a scrappy little ethnic newspaper in San Francisco’s Japantown is discovering new ways to survive. It is the Nichi Bei Weekly, and it’s become my poster child for the special role that ethnic news media can play in their communities.

 

Mexico Student Massacre Raises Big Questions

 

La Opinión, Editorial, Staff, Posted: Nov 12, 2014

Editors of La Opinión wonder how many more narco-mayors there are in Mexico, implicitly accepted by the political structure.

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