Shows: March 16, 2010

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Indonesia: Rising Tensions in Papua

On the eve of President Obama's trip to Indonesia, Papuan activists are drawing international attention to their demands for autonomy. Jim Della-Giacoma provides us with context for the recent upsurge in violence in the Papuan region and identifies the opportunities and roadblocks to peaceful dialogue.

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Accessing Health Care: From the Bronx to Cuba

We examine health care access for two different Asian immigrant communities. Local activist and health worker Joyce Wong shares her experience working with the Southeast Asian refugee community in the Bronx and the challenges to obtaining language access and quality mental health care. We then head to Cuba where Joyce will share her research on health access for the Chinese-Cuban population.

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Kilusan - the "Universal Filipino"

We check in with local performance artist, Kilusan Bautista, whose hip-hop theater show, "Universal Filipino". opens at the Rebel Diaz Art Space this Saturday. The show examines life in urban working class America through the eyes of a Filipino immigrant family. We'll talk to Kilusan about the show and hear a special, in-studio performance.

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This program is brought to you by Chitra Aiyar and Dorian Merina of the APF collective.

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