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New America Now: Obama's Victory, and Immigration Amnesty

New America Media, Audio/, New America Now Radio Posted: Nov 07, 2008


New America Now:

  • Stories from the Ethnic Media

  • This week: One of the many surprises of Barack Obama's win was who voted for him. There was a dramatic shift in voter demographics in some states, including Virginia, which has been Republican for decades.

    James Wright is the senior political reporter for the Washington Afro.
    San Francisco Bay Area cartoonist Khalil Bendib explores themes often avoided by other cartoonists such as racial injustice, immigration and Islamophobia. Where others see sacred cows, Bendib makes shish kebab.

  • Jamal Dajani of Link TV, Kenyan born journalist and commentator Edwin Okong'o and Marcelo Ballve, NYC correspondent for New America Media engage in a roundtable discussion on the world wide reaction to Obama's victory

  • David Bacon talks about his book "Illegal People:How Globalization Creates Migration and Criminalizes Immigration"

  • Bill Emmett on whether it's going to be China or India's century and if that is the right question to ask. The former editor of The Economist discusses his new book "Rivals: How the Power Struggle Between China, India and Japan will Shape our Next Decade"

New America Now is now available as a podcast through KALW and National Public Radio, so you can listen to the show on your MP3 player. Click here to subscribe.

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