[Reader-list] Voices 77

Rehan Ansari nyvoices at indypress.org
Thu Aug 7 05:32:31 IST 2003

This Week's Voices That Must Be Heard
By IPA-New York, a sponsored project of the Independent Press Association 
Edition 77: 7 August 2003. 

Downtown Manhattan fights for Liberty Jobs by Xiaoqing Rong, Sing Tao Daily, 29 July 2003. Translated from Chinese by Xiaoqing Rong. 
More than 300,000 New Yorkers are out of work, and half of the job loss is due to the effects of September 11th. In Chinatown, 60 percent of garment workers are unemployed. Liberty Jobs program would help, though its fate hangs in the balance. MORE.

Entertainment business employees in deadly danger by Yong-il Sin, Korea Times New York, 26 July 2003. Translated from Korean by Sun Yong Reinish. 
Employees of New York Korean entertainment businesses are victims of unexplained deaths, disappearances, kidnapping and violence. MORE.

The odyssey of temporary workers by NĂ©stor Cristancho, Hoy, 30 July 2003. Translated from Spanish by Hirsh Sawhney. 
The scarcity of work and demands for identification have made employment agencies popular among Hispanic workers. But at what price? MORE.

Gays' rituals swimming mainstream by Debra Nussbaum Cohen, Jewish Week, 1 August 2003. English language. 
As cultural winds shift, their lifecycle rites gaining new acceptance. MORE.

More than 3,000 children poisoned in the Bushwick Area by Enrique Soria, El Diario / La Prensa, 29 July 2003. Translated from Spanish by Nicole Lisa. 

Kids don't have an incentive to learn Chinese, those going to work in the Chinese economy do by Yi-Ching Yong, Sing Tao Daily, 28 July 2003. Translated from Chinese by Connie Kong. 

Brooklyn Imam found guilty of smuggling money, Weekly Darpon, 28 July 2003. Translated from Bangla by Partha Banerjee. 

The need for a military that represents America, CaribNews, 28 July 2003. English language. 
The sons and daughters of influential conservative commentators who argued for the war with ethnocentric pronouncements and misinformation are not in any danger. MORE.

Unemployment is more menacing than Iraq by Eduardo Fraysinett, La Tribuna Hispana USA, 30 July 2003. Translated from Spanish by Jane Corinne Yager . 
The livelihoods of middle and working class New Yorkers are mortally threatened. MORE.

As always we welcome questions, suggestions, corrections and letters to the editor. 
Rehan Ansari
Editor, Voices That Must Be Heard
Independent Press Association - New York
www.indypressny.org * 212/279-1442 * 143 West 29th St., 901, New York City, 10001
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