Asian American young women and suicide

According to a 2007 CNN article by Elizabeth Cohen, Asian American (AA) women have the highest suicidal rates for females aged 15-24. Below are several factors that Cohen discusses.  I added my own commentary when relevant. 1) AA immigrant parents set high academic and career expectations for their children + the “model minority” myth. When…

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100% Support for Kim Jong-il

Surprise surprise! North Korea’s leader, the notorious Kim Jong-il was just re-elected in a nationwide election. In an unsurprising result Kim was re-elected by voters in Constituency 333 with 100 per cent support, the official KCNA news agency said on Monday. The report said voters renewed their “unshakable determination to devotedly safeguard” the North Korean…

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