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For College Grads, Friendly Advice and Tender Warnings

Speech, Andrew Lam Jun 15, 2013

On Friday, June 14, New America Media editor and author Andrew Lam delivered a commencement speech to graduating seniors at UC Irvine. What follows is a portion of that speech.

Anime: Tragedy Replaces Happy Ending in Fairytales

New America Media, Essay, Andrew Lam Sep 25, 2012

For First-Time Voter, Obama’s Support of Gay Marriage Brings Hope

May 10, 2012

On Wednesday, people across the nation tuned their television sets to an exclusive White House press briefing, where they heard Barack Obama utter a sentence that no previous president had ever dared: “I think same-sex couples should be able to...

East Bay Parks Campaign Targets Local Youth

Apr 20, 2012

OAKLAND -- California, and the Bay Area in particular, is blessed with some truly magnificent natural treasures. Still, while many of these outdoor wonders are often no more than a stone’s throw from many urban centers, a high number of...

As Supreme Court Listens, Here’s a Look at What It Means to Lock Kids Away for Life

Mar 21, 2012

On Tuesday morning, the Supreme Court revisited the question of whether juveniles convicted of murder should be given mandatory sentences of life in prison without the possibility of parole. This is the Court’s latest review of how juvenile offenders should...

Will Young Voters Steal the Show in 2012? Maybe, If Lawmakers Listen

Dec 26, 2011

 Before the 99 percent captured the world’s attention, another number helped energize an often overlooked part America’s electorate: 58 percent. That’s the percentage of black voters between the ages of 18 and 29 who showed up at the polls in...

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