AJAM Closure a Loss for Would-Be Journalists

Al Jazeera America news online

After two-and-a half years Al-Jazeera America shut down it’s station in mid-April this year. The loss is incalculable insofar as bold watchdog journalism goes at a time when our country is at a critical crossroad with regard to elections, climate change and peak oil, and economic sustainability—and especially with regard to balanced mass media broadcasting. The official reason why Al-Jazeera […]

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IPPNW Townhall Combats Growing Danger of Nuclear War (Pt. 2)

1st IPPNW Asian Youth Congress in Patna, India

In Part 1, Dr. Helfand talks about three nuclear war scenarios and why we are increasingly at risk for a global-scale nuclear calamity. In Part 2, Dr. Helfand of IPPNW describes specific courses of action, including ways to educate the public and influence policy-makers about the growing danger of nuclear war.

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Shen Yun 2016 includes Central Valley

Shen Yun performs at Saroyan Theatre

2016 is a special year for Shen Yun Performing Arts. It’s the premier Chinese cultural dance troupe’s 10th anniversary. To mark the anniversary, Shen Yun is providing theatre-goers a beautiful memento playbill, full of information about the company and detailed program notes explained in English with Chinese translations. New stops in the Western USA tour include Central Valley cities such […]

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Asian-American Forum combats human trafficking massage parlors with lesson plan

Joined in bipartisan effort to curb sex-trafficking

A few month ago, Asian American Forum (AAF) offered a challenge. Which Asian American journalist will come up with the next article about human trafficking and Asian massage parlors? January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Awareness month and AAF has published a Unit Plan on Human Trafficking with Asian Massage Parlors: The Skinny LP in its Winter 2016 issue. […]

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