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New America Media Has Moved

New America Media, Announcement, Staff May 13, 2010


Life and Death on the Arizona Border

New America Media, Interview, Sandip Roy May 13, 2010

Margaret Regan, author of The Death of Josseline: Immigration Stories from the Arizona-Mexico Borderlands,covered immigration for over a decade.

Hope of Work Springs Eternal For Homeless Campesinos

Down and Out in California's Fields -- Farm Workers Lose Jobs, Homes and Hope

New America Media, News Feature/Video, Jacob Simas May 12, 2010

Scattered groups of farm workers, unemployed and desperate, are emerging from a long cold winter spent living outdoors.

Vegetable Vendor

Taiwan's Unlikely Hero: Vegetable Seller of Taitung Market

New America Media, Q&A, Vivian Po May 11, 2010

Described by Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou as Taiwans ambassador with a loving heart, 61-year-old Chen Shu-chu was selected as one of the heroes in this years TIME magazines annual 100 Most Influential People in the World for her outstanding generosity and philanthropy.

Kagans Affirmative Action Achilles' Heel

New America Media, Commentary, Earl Ofari Hutchinson May 10, 2010

The nomination of Elena Kagan to the U.S. Supreme Court could put the issue of affirmative action back in the national spotlight. During Kagan's tenure as dean of Harvard University Law School, 23 of the 29 new hires were white men.

Counting SRO Residents in SF Chinatown Tests Census

New America Media, Video, Vivian Po May 09, 2010

For the U.S. Census, San Franciscos Chinatown has been one of the most under-counted areas in the city because of the large number of single-room-occupancy hotels (SROs). But this year, with outreach efforts by the city, community organizations, ethnic media and schools, Chinatown has a relatively high census participation rate. NAM staff reporter/videographer Vivian Po looks at the challenges.

computer glitch in voting machines

Philippine Elections to Go Forward, Despite Computer Glitch

New America Media, Video, Odette Keeley, Video by Min Lee May 08, 2010

Regina Reyes of ABS-CBN International-The Filipino Channel explains why Filipino American voters don't want this Monday's presidential elections in the Philippines postponed -- despite technical malfunctions with the country's computerized voting machines.

Bill Would Ease Path of Community College Transfers

New America Media, News Report, Rupa Dev May 07, 2010

California community college students who find themselves set back by increased fees, limited class availability, and variance in transfer requirements could soon get help from Sacramento.

San Francisco Rallies Against Racial Violence

Yo! Youth Outlook Multimedia, Video, Min Lee May 05, 2010

Dozens of Asian Americans and a handful of African Americans held a rally against violence in front of San Francisco City Hall Tuesday. Signs read "Asians are not punching bags" and "stop racial violence."

Is Iran a Nuclear Danger? Dont Believe It!

New America Media, News Analysis, William O. Beeman and Behrad Nakhai May 05, 2010

In advance of this weeks UN Security Council Meeting on nuclear non-proliferation, Sec. of State Hillary Clinton seemed be gearing up for a fight, declaring on Meet The Press that Iran violates the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty. But Clinton is mistaken. There is no proof whatsoever that Iran is engaged in nuclear weapons production.

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