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jueves, 30 de agosto de 2012

Members of Congress, Celebrities, and Cabinet Secretaries Join CHCI's 2012 ...

Members of Congress, Celebrities, and Cabinet Secretaries Join CHCI's 2012 ...: Seventy-seven percent of senior officers in the active-duty military are white, while only eight percent are black and five percent Hispanic. When they return from war our soldiers face challenges gaining employment. Iraq and Afghanistan veterans have ...

U.S. imperialism tries to rebound in Latin America

U.S. imperialism tries to rebound in Latin America:
With rising overproduction of U.S. commodities and the never-ending drive for expansion, U.S. multinational corporations and banks used Latin America as an outlet for their “surplus” production and capital. For Mexico, the 1994 North American Free ...


Party for Socialism and Liberation

Jury convicts in Puerto Rico DEA informant slaying

Jury convicts in Puerto Rico DEA informant slaying: SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A Puerto Rico man is facing a possible death sentence for killing a girlfriend who had become an informant for the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration. A jury in the U.S. island territory convicted Edison Burgos Montes of ...




California Assembly Votes to Ban 'Gay Cure' Therapy for Children, Teens

California Assembly Votes to Ban 'Gay Cure' Therapy for Children, Teens:
A proposed law banning the use of controversial restorative therapy that can "cure" gay teens and children was approved by California's Assembly, 51 to 21, reports Reuters. Conversion therapy is an attempt to change someone from homosexual or bisexual ...


Opposing Views

DEA continues to waste taxpayer money on failed War on Drugs, steps up violence

DEA continues to waste taxpayer money on failed War on Drugs, steps up violence:
The MOC amounts to nothing more than PR for each country to make it appear they are going to be more effective in the War on Drugs, when history has foretold that is not the case. “With the majority of methamphetamine in the US being produced by ...


Examiner.com

Shadow Conventions 2012: What They Will Not Be Talking About in Tampa and ...

Shadow Conventions 2012: What They Will Not Be Talking About in Tampa and ...: Poverty · Drug War · Shadow Conventions 2012. Tampa, Florida has more homeless people per capita than any city in America. Yet you won't hear much -- if any -- talk from the podium on the Frank Lloyd Wright-inspired convention set about America'.

Latinos Part of Demographic Shift That Will Define Politics

Latinos Part of Demographic Shift That Will Define Politics: The downturn hit everyone, after all. Pat Mullins, Republican chair in Virginia, said party polling had found that Hispanic voters were less worried about immigration policy than unemployment. "They're concerned about the same things we are — that ...




Native American Philanthropy: Giving in Humble Ways

Native American Philanthropy: Giving in Humble Ways:
Although we often hear about the challenges that Native Americans face in terms of poverty and reservation life, these individuals make significant contributions to the American economy and philanthropy. In 2010, Native Americans contributed $12 ...


Diverse: Issues in Higher Educatio (blog)

Posing as a Gay Republican at the RNC Will Get You Laid

Posing as a Gay Republican at the RNC Will Get You Laid:
You can get a Discrete Blow 'N' Go, some Thick Chocolate 4 R N C, or, my favorite, NYPD cop looking some GOP / RNC friends. A hot gay New York cop! You can't even score one of those in Manhattan, but with an elephant pin and a condom, you're good to ...


VICE

Higher power prices a poverty flashpoint

Higher power prices a poverty flashpoint: Announcement of power price increases comes hard on the heels of the Children's Commission paper on Child Poverty released 28th August. The drive for profits from power companies shows a failure of integrated decision-making. Hardship and poverty ...

Venezuelan Refinery Under Scrutiny After Deadly Blaze

Venezuelan Refinery Under Scrutiny After Deadly Blaze:
Fires raged at Venezuela's Amuay refinery after a predawn explosion rocked the facility on August 25 and left at least 42 dead, dozens wounded, and hundreds of homes demolished. The blast was the world's deadliest refinery accident in 15 years.


National Geographic

Report: Poverty and the Rise of Temporary and Contingent Work

Report: Poverty and the Rise of Temporary and Contingent Work: by Miranda Dietz The nature of employment is changing. Employees are increasingly seen as liabilities rather than assets, and so workers are kept at arm's ...

Cholera outbreak in Cuba ends

Cholera outbreak in Cuba ends:
Cholera. Cuban health officials announced on Tuesday that the June cholera outbreak that infected 417 people and killed three is over. The epidemic began in Manzanillo, a city located approximately 560 miles east of Havana with a population of 130,500.


Vaccine News Daily (blog)

Puerto Rico jury to weigh possible death sentence in slaying of DEA informant


Puerto Rico jury to weigh possible death sentence in slaying of DEA informant

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - A Puerto Rico man is facing a possible death sentence for killing a girlfriend who had become an informant for the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration. A jury in the U.S. island territory convicted Edison Burgos Montes of ...

Venezuela to Investigate Report That Miners Massacred Indians


Venezuela to Investigate Report That Miners Massacred Indians

CARACAS, Venezuela — The authorities in Venezuela said Wednesday that they would investigate claims that illegal Brazilian gold miners massacred a village of Yanomami Indians deep in the Amazon jungle.

Argentina's president plans for a Hollywood in Buenos Aires

Argentina's president plans for a Hollywood in Buenos Aires:
Argentina's President Cristina Fernandez, right, and Deputy Economy Minister Axel Kicillof applaud during a ceremony at the government house in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012. Fernandez unveiled an ambitious new plan that would ...


VOXXI

KSP: Body of Native American woman found scalped

KSP: Body of Native American woman found scalped: Clues have been slow to emerge in the past year, but KSP officials have confirmed the victim to be a Native American woman between 5'8 and 6' tall, with fillings in her teeth and possibly wearing a string bikini with a flower pattern. And in addition ...




Famine, Global Poverty and The Destruction of the Family Farm

Famine, Global Poverty and The Destruction of the Family Farm:
The underlying economic and social roots of poverty are actually the expression of centuries of domination of the North over the South. To honestly ... That would be more than 40 times what an average North American person would consume. India is one ...


Center for Research on Globalization

Poverty in Venezuela dropped by 24.5 percentage points over the ...

Poverty in Venezuela dropped by 24.5 percentage points over the ...: That's also possible, yes. In any event, the suspect are known in advance and their guilt is indisputable. Just like Hugo who blames lack of investment in 1980s ...

Gay and Transgender Discrimination in the Public Sector


Gay and Transgender Discrimination in the Public Sector

There are approximately 1 million gay or transgender individuals in America today working in state, local, or municipal government. They are firefighters, teachers, police officers, nurses, librarians, child-care providers, sanitation workers, and more.

Raising minimum wage can yank millions out of poverty and jump-start economy

Raising minimum wage can yank millions out of poverty and jump-start economy: In Brazil, the minimum wage was raised by 60 percent in real terms by the country's most popular president, Lula da Silva - a former metal worker and union leader - as Brazil's economy moved toward record low levels of unemployment. Across South ...

Alarming levels of drug-resistant TB found worldwide

Alarming levels of drug-resistant TB found worldwide:
Gay Today. – August 30, 2012 Posted in: Headlines, Health, World. Scientists have found an alarming number of cases of the lung disease tuberculosis in Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin America that are resistant to up to four powerful antibiotic drugs ...


GayToday

DA eyes death penalty in soldier militia plot case

DA eyes death penalty in soldier militia plot case: Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will try to reassert American interests in the Asia-Pacific region in the face of China's growing influence as she kicks off a six-nation trip that will take her from the... Secretary of State Hillary Rodham ...

Hurricanes, Poverty, and Neglected Infections


Hurricanes, Poverty, and Neglected Infections

In America, 20 million people live in extreme poverty, defined as families with incomes that are less than half of the federal poverty level, and “2.8 million children are living in households with incomes of less that $2 per person per day. ... think ...

Venezuela to investigate reports of massacre of Indians by gold miners

Venezuela to investigate reports of massacre of Indians by gold miners: The alleged attack on the community of Irotatheri in the Venezuelan municipality of Alto Orinoco, near the Brazilian border, is believed to have taken place in July. Survival said in its own report that information is only just beginning to emerge ...