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Thanks To To-Wen

This post is from TO-WEN TSENG 曾多聞 Journalist/Author/Mother We link a related post here on this topic of breastfeeding moms here. Below is her letter to the Asian American Journalists Association: Dear AAJA, Spending my entire career life with ethnic media, I often feel that among those news organizations that misrepresent Asian Americans, ethnic media are the worst. It’s ironic, but...

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Political Exposure: the Breast

Political Exposure: the Breast

© D.A. Clarke It is a blazing hot day in August, still and dusty, asphalt starting to melt in the streets…As you walk down the Mall or along the beach, as you toil up a forest path or weed your yard, shirt plastered to your back with sweat, you see men pass by in shorts—just shorts. Now and then you think, in transitory anger, “But it isn’t fair!” Now and then you long...

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Organize to FLUSH RUSH

Organize to FLUSH RUSH

The “Rush” for the exits at Rush Limbaugh’s new home in New York City–Clear Channel’s WOR AM–continues, as advertisers who have long run ads on this radio station object to their brands suddenly being hitched to Limbaugh’s hate wagon. On Friday a Mexican-American Flush Rush volunteer contacted a WOR advertiser called Page Publishing to politely request...

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US Republicans and Their “Female Troubles”

US Republicans and Their “Female Troubles”

As the 2014 midterm elections loom on the horizon, American Republicans fear they may lose a sizable female vote because they have spent the last eight years vilifying women and voting against their major concerns. Now that it’s 2014, American political analysts, strategists, and operatives are revving up for the November midterm elections. High on the Republican agenda is the goal of...

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Thank You Nelson Mandela

Thank You Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela By Fergal Keane BBC News A look back at the life of Nelson Mandela Destroyer of apartheid To those who observed him closely, Nelson Mandela always carried himself as one who was born to lead. As his former cellmate and long time friend, Ahmed Kathrada, said recently: “He was born into a royal house and there was always that sense about him of someone who knew the meaning of...

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