No Time for Dreams: Living in Burma under Military Rule
No Time for Dreams: Living in Burma under Military Rule By Carolyn Wakeman and San San Tin, Introduction by Emma Larkin has "SPECIAL ONLINE PRE-PUBLICATION DISCOUNT at $29.96 (25% Off).
It is going to be published by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc. .
Compelling images of cinnamon-robed monks confronting the guns and clubs of Burma's military junta outraged the world in September 2007 and San San Tin Inspired by the legacy of her father Ba Tin's struggle against British colonialism beginning in the 1930s, infuses her journey from school girl to journalist and, briefly, to businesswoman with an unbroken spirit of resistance.
Offering a compassionate insider's view of politics, culture, religion, and family during nearly half a century of unrelenting dictatorship, this riveting personal story traces an arc of decline to reveal the bitter fate of a once-prosperous and cosmopolitan society.
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Be Proud And Lets' Be Ready To Get Counted In 2010 US Census !
The US government conducts the Population Census every ten years (in a year ending with 0) to collect and process head count (not just of citizens, but also of residents, refugees, …) and demographics data (ethnicity, race) for use in national planning. The census does not collect sensitive data.
It is imperative to have an accurate count of our community’ in the census, if government services are to be provided to our people and decision-makers (at the Federal, State, County, City, …) are to understand the community’s importance and influence.
Although there are hundreds of thousands of Burmese (Myanmar) residing in the US, an unbelievably low number (18000+) is being recognized by the US Bureau of Census. As a result, Burmese (Myanmar) could not get short term and long term benefits provided to the communities recognized by Census, State, Federal, etc. Examples of benefits include:
•Take tests for driver’s license in Burmese (Myanmar)
•Get prescriptions in Burmese (Myanmar)
•Get free translation service for patients who do not speak [fluent] English
•Get priority when applying to prestigious high schools and/or universities
•Get grants/aids for setting up “Community Center” (or similar projects)
Your suggestions on how we can promote community awareness and how to reach out to as many people from Burma (Myanmar) as possible would be the focus of the meeting.
2010 US Census Committe for the People of Burma
Media contact : Ms. Yasmin Vanya ( firstname.lastname@example.org )
Please Visit The Link To Read More Of How Important This is.