American Journey


BEWARE SHAPE-SHIFTING SCAMMERS IN THE PANDEMIC Wednesday, September 30th, 2020

Consumer fraud is a shape-shifting demon that follows the headlines to target its prey, whether affluent or newly impoverished due to the COVID-19 pandemic. That was the key message from experts and consumer advocates speaking at a recent Federal Trade Commission Zoom conference for media and..

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CALIFORNIA’S PROP. 16 COULD END STRUCTURAL RACISM IN THE STATE Thursday, September 24th, 2020

Proposition 16, a measure on the Nov. 3 ballot in California, could end structural racism by allowing affirmative action policies which take race and gender into consideration for public university admissions, government contracts and public employment. Promoters of the initiative say that its..

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AAPI VOTERS DIVIDED ON PRESIDENTIAL SUPPORT Wednesday, September 16th, 2020

Almost half of Vietnamese Americans will vote to re-elect President Donald Trump Nov. 3, while two-thirds of Indian Americans will vote for the Joe Biden-Kamala Harris ticket, reports AAPI Data in new survey results released Sept. 15. Overall, 54 percent of Asian Americans will vote for the..

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14 MILLION U.S. CHILDREN WILL GO HUNGRY THIS WEEK Wednesday, September 2nd, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically heightened ongoing food insecurity: 14 million U.S. children will go hungry in any given week, and parents are increasingly skipping meals for several days, in order to feed their children. 5.5 million elderly people are also struggling to find sufficient..

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TIME BOMB TICKS FOR CALIFORNIANS FACING EVICTIONS Wednesday, August 26th, 2020

By MANUEL ORTIZ ESCAMEZ, REDWOOD CITY, CA:- Isabel Perez and her husband each lost two jobs in San Francisco restaurants due to the COVID19 pandemic. They owe three months of rent and, if the moratorium on evictions ending on Aug. 30 in San Mateo County is not extended, they will be left on the..

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WHY IS THE U.S. LAGGING BEHIND THE WORLD IN MANAGING COVID? Wednesday, August 19th, 2020

The U.S., which has both the largest number of infections and deaths from COVID-19, is lagging far behind other countries which have far fewer resources, concluded three eminent physicians and global health experts speaking at news briefing for the nation’s ethnic press. Speakers at the..

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