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Snapshot of our conversation with Paul Gourevitch this week!

pbsneedtoknow:

Snapshot of our conversation with Paul Gourevitch this week!

An emerging trend across the country: requiring welfare recipients to pass a drug test. 
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An emerging trend across the country: requiring welfare recipients to pass a drug test. 

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"And so it begins: What will Republicans say to appeal to Latino voters? Which way will they vote? Will Latino strategies offer a foretaste of campaigns to come when the primary calendar moves west? What will the candidates say about this country’s Cuba policy?
All very interesting, to be sure, but not determinative of anything much. There’s plenty to say about the Latino vote in 2012 … just not yet.”
-Ray Suarez on why the 2012 Hispanic vote doesn’t matter…yet.

"And so it begins: What will Republicans say to appeal to Latino voters? Which way will they vote? Will Latino strategies offer a foretaste of campaigns to come when the primary calendar moves west? What will the candidates say about this country’s Cuba policy?

All very interesting, to be sure, but not determinative of anything much. There’s plenty to say about the Latino vote in 2012 … just not yet.”

-Ray Suarez on why the 2012 Hispanic vote doesn’t matter…yet.

Saturday, November 12,  is World Pneumonia Day.
Did you know pneumonia is the number 1 killer of young children around the world?
A global vaccine campaign is working to change that our Global Health team reports from Nicaragua. 
PHOTOS and a Reporter’s Notebook from Ray Suarez

Saturday, November 12,  is World Pneumonia Day.

Did you know pneumonia is the number 1 killer of young children around the world?

A global vaccine campaign is working to change that our Global Health team reports from Nicaragua. 

PHOTOS and a Reporter’s Notebook from Ray Suarez

Anwar al-Awlaki Describes Post-9/11 Mood in U.S.: Watch the Interview and Read Ray Suarez’ Reflection

"Though the papers have called him a "fiery Yemeni cleric" and the like, it is important to remember al-Awlaki was born in the United States, and educated here and in the Arab world."

Anwar al-Awlaki Describes Post-9/11 Mood in U.S.: Watch the Interview and Read Ray Suarez’ Reflection

"Though the papers have called him a "fiery Yemeni cleric" and the like, it is important to remember al-Awlaki was born in the United States, and educated here and in the Arab world."

Indonesia is fast becoming an economic power. A growing number of Indonesians can afford to shop in malls and eat Western food, but not everyone has benefited from Indonesia’s growth. 
Slideshow: Indonesia’s Rise Not Lifting Everyone
Watch a report on Indonesia’s growing economy and its potential as a model for new democracies emerging from the Arab Spring online exclusively right now.
PHOTO: CAT WISE/PBS NEWSHOUR: A girl enjoying her Burger King lunch with her family in Jakarta. American chains like McDonald’s, KFC, Pizza Hut, and Starbucks are springing up around the country as Indonesians’ incomes rise and demand for Western food and drink products grows.
Indonesia Series Viewers Guide 

Indonesia is fast becoming an economic power. A growing number of Indonesians can afford to shop in malls and eat Western food, but not everyone has benefited from Indonesia’s growth. 

Slideshow: Indonesia’s Rise Not Lifting Everyone

Watch a report on Indonesia’s growing economy and its potential as a model for new democracies emerging from the Arab Spring online exclusively right now.

PHOTO: CAT WISE/PBS NEWSHOUR: A girl enjoying her Burger King lunch with her family in Jakarta. American chains like McDonald’s, KFC, Pizza Hut, and Starbucks are springing up around the country as Indonesians’ incomes rise and demand for Western food and drink products grows.

Indonesia Series Viewers Guide 

Mentally ill man chained at the Yayasan Guluh facility in Bekasi, Indonesia
(photo by PBS NewsHour’s Cat Wise)
Indonesia, a nation of nearly 240 million people, has only 500 psychiatrists. Ray Suarez and the NewsHour team encountered many mentally patients chained, caged and without proper treatment in a country where many believe mental illness is caused by curses, evil spirits, and bad luck.

Mentally ill man chained at the Yayasan Guluh facility in Bekasi, Indonesia

(photo by PBS NewsHour’s Cat Wise)

Indonesia, a nation of nearly 240 million people, has only 500 psychiatrists. Ray Suarez and the NewsHour team encountered many mentally patients chained, caged and without proper treatment in a country where many believe mental illness is caused by curses, evil spirits, and bad luck.


Tonight on the NewsHour

(Source: newshour.pbs.org)

"After two years on the global health beat, I sometimes shake my head in wonder at how some of the most beautiful places on the planet can also be the hardest places to live."
Ray Suarez and the NewsHour Global Health Team report from Guatemala. 

"After two years on the global health beat, I sometimes shake my head in wonder at how some of the most beautiful places on the planet can also be the hardest places to live."

Ray Suarez and the NewsHour Global Health Team report from Guatemala.