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With rising scams, officials urge communities: Spot and report fraud

Hernando Ramirez-Santos New America Media Fraud cases in North Carolina are on the rise, as are the types of fraud being perpetrated, according to state and federal officials. And while most of the victims are from...

American website targetting Indians is old bigotry masked as H1-B anxiety

Sandip Roy New America Media It has happened before. And it was also called "satire" back then. The Indian-American community, jittery after the Kansas City shooting, have been spooked by a video and posts on a...

Back to the ER — poor families will be hardest hit by Republican Health...

The healthcare bill introduced by House Republicans on Monday will cause millions of people to lose their health insurance, experts say. Among the hardest hit will be low-income families, who will be forced to go...

Opinion: America at a Crossroads—Land of Hope or Fear?

Andrew Lam New America Media Recently all 10 of the President’s Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) submitted their resignations to President Trump. The main reason: Trump’s policies have adversely affected Asian Americans...

Covering Hate Crimes in an Increasingly Toxic Political World

Hannah Esqueda New America Media On the eve of the inauguration for one of the most divisive presidents ever to take office, hate crime researchers are advising journalists to keep a close eye on the intersection...

Trump’s Definition of Deportable ‘Broad’ and ‘Vague’

Elena Shore New America Media One of President Trump’s executive orders on immigration dramatically expanded priorities that determine who can be deported. Immigrant rights advocates and attorneys say that under the expanded definition, nearly any undocumented...

People of Color and the Poor Will be Hardest Hit by ACA Repeal

Viji Sundaram New America Media President-elect Donald Trump’s threat to repeal and replace Obamacare is bad news for millions of Americans, but the poor and people of color are going to be hit hardest, say health...

How Obamacare Improved the Nation’s Health

Yanick Rice Lamb New America Media Ashley Turner has experienced ups and downs with the Affordable Care Act, but says she and other Americans have benefited overall. She doesn’t believe that Republicans should try to dismantle...

Mexico Hits Trump’s Wall

Louis E. V. Nevaer New America Media When President Trump signed an executive order to build a border wall, he unleashed a political crisis in Mexico. With a stroke of the pen, the NAFTA nations — the...

Q&A: Ellen Pao Says Tech ‘Isn’t Changing Fast Enough’

By Anna Challet New America Media On Tuesday, former Reddit CEO Ellen Pao announced that she’s joining the Kapor Center for Social Impact in Oakland as its new chief diversity and inclusion officer, as well as...