Thursday, 24 July 2014

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Essay: What Did Brother Biao Do Wrong?

Essay: What Did Brother Biao Do Wrong?

A Chinese "philanthropist" misunderstands the nature of giving, and is himself misunderstood, according to an essay in Sing Tao Daily.

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Essay: Portuguese Days of the U.S. Team

Essay: Portuguese Days of the U.S. Team

Today's U.S. team could take inspiration from a stunning upset 64 years ago in Brazil.

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Opinion: Don’t Harass Small Businesses Like Terraza 7

Opinion: Don’t Harass Small Businesses Like Terraza 7

Freddy Castiblanco, a prominent local businessman in Jackson Heights takes the city to task for targeting small businesses in an op-ed piece in Queens Latino.

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Opinion: Landmark Districts Don’t Impede Progress

Opinion: Landmark Districts Don’t Impede Progress

Brooklyn's numerous historic districts do not appear to have slowed the borough's development, Brooklyn Daily Eagle notes.

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Opinion: Thoughts Prompted by Maya Angelou’s Passing

Opinion: Thoughts Prompted by Maya Angelou’s Passing

African Americans must regain control of their children's education, argues David Mark Greaves of Our Time Press, in an editorial written after the death of Maya Angelou.

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Opinion: What Praise of Smuggler Sister Ping Signifies

Opinion: What Praise of Smuggler Sister Ping Signifies

Rural Chinese immigrants to the U.S. transformed into legend the person who helped them escape poverty.

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Opinion: Art, Race, and the Nature of Cultural Participation

Opinion: Art, Race, and the Nature of Cultural Participation

Jamilah King of Colorlines visits the Kara Walker exhibit and writes about race, art and viewership.

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Opinion: Move Swiftly on Long Island College Hospital

Opinion: Move Swiftly on Long Island College Hospital

As SUNY's Long Island College Hospital approaches its planned closing date, Brooklyn Daily Eagle urges speedy action before the buildings become empty and the community loses health care service.

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Far Rockaway Site: Early Test of Mayor’s Housing Plan?

Far Rockaway Site: Early Test of Mayor’s Housing Plan?

The Wave reports that local Councilman Donovan Richards is eager to move ahead with Arverne East, but its editorial page raises some red flags about affordable housing.

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Opinion: ‘Latino’ or ‘Hispanic’?

Opinion: ‘Latino’ or ‘Hispanic’?

A piece in La Voz looks at the difference between the two terms and the problems that can arise when using either of them.

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Opinion: Let Labor Migrate as Freely as Corporations

Opinion: Let Labor Migrate as Freely as Corporations

Author Rinku Sen, writing in Colorlines, argues that immigration reform is viewed in too narrow a domestic policy context.

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