by Paul Bass | Sep 23, 2015 4:48 pm | Comments (1)
Omar Rajeh was behind the counter at his Mediterranea restaurant on Orange Street when his cell phone rang. The call came from his native Syria.
by Markeshia Ricks and Sharon Benzoni | Sep 11, 2015 12:17 pm | Comments (15)
As the U.S. moves cautiously to opening its doors to tens of thousands of Syrian refugees fleeing civil war, New Haven’s Integrated Refugee and Immigration Services (IRIS) has resettled four families from that conflict with another on the way to New Haven.
by Staff | Sep 11, 2015 7:21 am
Do you know about the Iranian IVF (In Vitro Fertilization) Revolution?
by Staff | Sep 7, 2015 12:38 pm | Comments (3)
So far two face-to-face meetings haven’t swayed the senator, so New Haven Democrats Monday tried a last-minute letter.
by Staff | Aug 17, 2015 12:13 pm
From politics to migration to slums, American media tends to focus on the sensational in their coverage African affairs. On this week’s episode of At The Moment, Ghanaian journalist Anny Osabutey spoke with host Sharon Benzoni about the complex world of journalism in his West African country and how Africa is represented in international media.
Click on the above audio file to listen to the show, or download it on iTunes to listen later.
by Lucy Gellman | Aug 12, 2015 12:48 pm
Before she moved to the U.S., before her career with 60 Minutes, and before her recent books brought a history to light in sharp and nuanced focus, Roya Hakakian was just a teenager, and on her way to a hike with friends in northern Tehran.
by Markeshia Ricks | Jul 14, 2015 8:32 am | Comments (1)
When Mayor Toni Harp asked New Haveners to help the people of Freetown Sierra Leone i in the face of the ebola crisis in that community last year, they responded.
Their response produced money to purchase four vans, and two cargo containers filled with school and medical supplies and thousands of cases of water. It also produced top honors for New Haven, Freetown’s sister city.
by Roya Hakakian | Jun 26, 2015 4:49 pm | Comments (4)
If the necessity to “think outside the box” could ever have a physical manifestation, it would be the golden shipping container called the “Portal” currently hosting visitors to the New Haven Festival of Arts and Ideas.
by Paul Bass | Jun 15, 2015 4:52 pm | Comments (2)
Rosa DeLauro said she would love to tell us all the reasons she successfully led a charge to stop President Obama, at least for now, from negotiating a Pacific trade treaty. But if she were to tell us, she’d be breaking the law.
by Stephanie Addenbrooke | Jun 10, 2015 4:12 pm
“Stickiness”—in New Haven, and abroad—was the theme at Kroon Hall Tuesday night.