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Q&A: Andrej Kiska, From Immigrant Worker to President of Slovakia

New America Media - 4 hours 26 min ago
Above: Slovakia President Andrej Kiska was interviewed by NAM contributor Zdenek Kratochvil during the his recent visit to San Francisco, California. When Andrej Kiska was elected President of the Slovak Republic last March, he became the first independent candidate... Zdenek Kratochvil http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=103
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Gen ’97 Drives Struggle for Identity and Fairness in Hong Kong

New America Media - 6 hours 59 min ago
Pictured above: Scholarism leader Joshua Wong at a cafe overlooking the plaza where he was arrested. Photo by Yoichi Shimatsu / New America MediaHONG KONG -- On both sides of the barricades blocking this city’s streets, media pundits from New... Yoichi Shimatsu http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=103
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NaMo in a New York Minute

New America Media - 18 hours 21 min ago
No one should be surprised if Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the White House will be seen as a side show of his triumphant return to the United States. His visit to New York was such a superbly scripted... Sunil Adam http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=103
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Q&A: Long Beach Unified Only District in CA to Mention Homeless Students in its Budget

New America Media - 18 hours 26 min ago
Ed. Note: New data show the number of homeless students in California has spiked in recent years. As of the 2012-2013 school year, some 270,000 of the state’s public school student were homeless at some point, accounting for a quarter... Peter Schurmann http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=103
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New America Media - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 10:49
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New America Media - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 10:35
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‘Health For All’ Bill Would Fix Hole in the Affordable Care Act

New America Media - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 09:58
SAN FRANCISCO -- According to Assemblymember Rob Bonta (D-Oakland), “There is a hole in the Affordable Care Act, in terms of access to coverage, that you can drive a truck through.” That hole, he says, is the fact that people... Anna Challet http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=103
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Hold on, Tiger Mom

New America Media - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 06:05
Less supportive and punitive parenting techniques used by some Chinese parents might lead to the development of low self-esteem and school adjustment difficulties in their children and leave them vulnerable to depression and problem behaviors, according to a paper recently... Sean Nealon http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=103
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In the Shadow of the Border Wall

New America Media - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 02:15
In downtown Tijuana, a huge concrete channel was built to house the Tijuana River. The river rises in Sierra de Juarez in the south, and eventually crosses the border five miles before it reaches the beach. Only a trickle of... David Bacon http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=103
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Narendra Modi Suggests more Reforms at UN, Seeks Greater Role for India

New America Media - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 12:28
 United Nations: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi made his case for giving nations contributing troops to United Nations' peacekeeping operations more say in decision-making at his meeting with Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Saturday as he pitched for more reforms in the... India West http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=103
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Where Are You From?

Hyphen Blog - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 08:35

Vishavjit Singh, creator of the popular Sikhtoons, shares a story and cartoon about complicated identities.

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Korean Wig Shop Owners Feel Pinch of Globalization

New America Media - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 00:30
Above: At their booth, members of the Korean Beauty Supply Association spoke to concert goers at the Southside Music Festival in Jonesboro, Atlanta in May, 2014. ATLANTA -- For decades, South Korean immigrants have dominated the U. S. wig industry -- a... Jong Won Lee http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=103
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Could More Low-Income Women Benefit From Doulas?

New America Media - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 00:55
Above: Long Beach mother Elizabeth Thai opted to use a doula to support the birth of her second child. Today, she is a doula herself to other women in the city.It was the spring of 2010 when Long Beach teen... Deonna Anderson http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=103
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Nuevo programa de salud promete simplificar trámites

New America Media - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 00:50
Foto: Rufino y Teresa Barrita son beneficiarios del nuevo programa de salud piloto Cal MediConnect. (María Mejía)EnglishREDWOOD CITY, Calif.--La salud es cosa seria, y si no lo creen le pueden preguntar a la señora Teresa Barrita, cuyo marido, Rufino, de... María Mejía http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=103
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CA Program May Simplify Healthcare Paperwork for Low-Income Patients

New America Media - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 00:35
 Photo: Rufino and Teresa Barrita are beneficiaries of the new healthcare pilot program Cal MediConnect. (María Mejía)En EspañolREDWOOD CITY, Calif.--Health is serious, just ask Teresa Barrita, whose 62-year-old husband Rufino was on the verge of going blind and even at... María Antonieta Mejía http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=103
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Dearborn Music Video Causes Uproar

New America Media - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 01:05
DEARBORN – When local rapper Basel "Baze" Hachem uploaded a music video on YouTube this week, it resulted in a social media firestorm for its depiction of young local Arab Americans partying at a hookah lounge. Baze uploaded the... Samer Hijazi http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=103
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Minnesotans Show How to Create ‘Dementia-Friendly’ Communities

New America Media - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 00:30
 Photo: Charles Luman visits his wife, Libby, several times a week at a nursing home in Maplewood. Luman holds the couple’s wedding photo on a recent visit. (Kristal Leebrick/Park Bugle) ROSEVILLE, Minn.---Shortly after Charles Luman reluctantly placed his wife, Libby,... Warren Wolfe http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=103
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Activists Cheer as Vinod Khosla Mandated to Reopen Beach

New America Media - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 23:35
 After an 18-month showdown with billionaire venture capitalist Vinod Khosla, environmental activist Mark Massara finally surfed again Sept. 25 on his beloved Martins Beach in Northern California.“Surfers have been calling me from around the state,” Massara jubilantly told India-West, shortly... Sunita Sohrabji http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=103
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Eric Holder Was Our Firewall Against GOP Bigotry

New America Media - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 14:45
 One of the most poignant moments in Attorney General Eric Holder Jr.’s six year tenure heading the Justice Department came in February 2009 barely a month after he had been confirmed as Attorney General. He told an overflow crowd celebrating... Earl Ofari Hutchinson http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=103
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Korea’s Latest Food Craze - ‘Nitrogen Snacks’

New America Media - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 11:54
Korean food is gaining in popularity here in the United States, and along with it Korean snack brands. But when college students in South Korea learned that not only do their favorite brands cost more at home than abroad, but... Yeojin Kim http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=103
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