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lunes, 25 de noviembre de 2013

Amtrak Launches Gay Microsite to Better Connect to Consumers

Amtrak Launches Gay Microsite to Better Connect to Consumers - Continuing its longtime relationship with the LGBT community and other minority communities, Amtrak's latest effort to connect with “multicultural” riders sees the ...

Why the Latest LGBT Rights Legislation Could ...

Why the Latest LGBT Rights Legislation Could ... - It's discouraging, but we live in a society with people who still look at lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) Americans with contempt and hatred.

Legally LGBT: So what about civil unions?

Legally LGBT: So what about civil unions? - You may have heard about the latest developments in the fight for marriage equality. Illinois and Hawaii both passed marriage equality through the state ...

How Nike's Advertising Could Drive The LGBT Equality Push In Sport

How Nike's Advertising Could Drive The LGBT Equality Push In Sport - I'm not sure there's a company that understands advertising better than Nike, which has, for the last 20 years, used its “Just Do It” television ads to become the ...

ALPS Plans Workplace Equality ETF

ALPS Plans Workplace Equality ETF - The index is comprised of about 140 U.S. and foreign companies that support equality for LGBT employees through non-discrimination policies regarding sexual ...




Repeal of DOMA Creates Unprecedented Immigration Opportunities ...

Repeal of DOMA Creates Unprecedented Immigration Opportunities ... - Attaining equality for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community has been a pressing civil rights issue created by our malfunctioning ...

An Imperfect Peace: Colombia's Civil War Nearing End

An Imperfect Peace: Colombia's Civil War Nearing End - The early 1960′s was a moment when similar movements were emerging in many Latin American countries. FARC turned out to be one that was able to ...

Brazil and Argentina Plan Regional 'Cyber Shield'

Brazil and Argentina Plan Regional 'Cyber Shield' - Snowden's leaks revealed digital spying on a massive scale across Latin America, and much of the attention focused on Brazil and Argentina. Both countries...




New Investment Index Set To Focus On Developing World

New Investment Index Set To Focus On Developing World - “The past two years have shown that Climatescope is helping identify progress made by Latin American countries in attracting clean energy investment, and is ...

4 Countries That Got Rid of McDonald's

4 Countries That Got Rid of McDonald's - While much of Latin American is enamored with McDonald's, Bolivia finally got the fast food company to abandon its posts in the country in 2002. Although the ...

Calderon warns about crime gangs

Calderon warns about crime gangs - His visit comes as Latin American countries are seriously debating whether to legalize marijuana in a bid to undercut the violent criminals that now control the ...




Though Cancelled, 'Catch An Illegal Immigrant' Event Got People ...

Though Cancelled, 'Catch An Illegal Immigrant' Event Got People ... - The Young Conservatives of Texas had called for a "Catch an Illegal Immigrant" game on Wednesday afternoon, during which several people were supposed to ...

Google backs Latino-focused accelerator Manos

Google backs Latino-focused accelerator Manos - When most people hear “immigrants in Silicon Valley,” they most likely think of ... “We definitely had it in mind to target Latino entrepreneurs in the high tech area ...

Texas Black man sentenced to death based on appeal to racism

Texas Black man sentenced to death based on appeal to racism - During Buck's trial, psychologist Walter Quijano testified that Buck was more of a “danger to society” because he is African American. This outrageously racist ...

Racial profiling: Black man arrested 62 times at QuickStop store ...

Racial profiling: Black man arrested 62 times at QuickStop store ... - In a case of astonishing racial profiling, an African American man from Miami says the police have stopped him hundreds of times, and arrested him 62 times for ...

Lung Cancer and African Americans: Questions and Answers

Lung Cancer and African Americans: Questions and Answers - Does lung cancer affect African American men more than other groups? Of all ethnic/racial and gender groups in the United States, African American men are ...

About Half of Kids With Single Moms Live in Poverty

About Half of Kids With Single Moms Live in Poverty - For those living with just the father, about 21% lived in poverty. ... The latest data, offering a broad snapshot of America's households, is the latest to show that ...

How Obamacare Discourages Work and Marriage

How Obamacare Discourages Work and Marriage - In fact, the law perpetuates some of the country's worst trends that trap people in poverty. It includes disincentives for individuals to marry and for Americans of ...

Evidence mounting that poverty causes lasting physical and mental ...

Evidence mounting that poverty causes lasting physical and mental ... - Since the 1970s, 22 percent of American children have lived below the federal poverty level. The rate in the Greater Pittsburgh area exceeds 18 percent.

Intellectual Impoverishment: Why Paul Ryan Is Rebranding That Old ...

Intellectual Impoverishment: Why Paul Ryan Is Rebranding That Old ... - But just to be clear, there is nothing new in Ryan's perspective on poverty, which is ... But if he truly does care, Ryan could lift up America's poorest simply by ...

Thanksgiving a time for Catholics to work for the poor

Thanksgiving a time for Catholics to work for the poor - A half century ago political writer Michael Harrington touched the national conscience and sparked a “war on poverty” when he wrote of “the other America.




Haiti charity collection at Get In Shape For Women

Haiti charity collection at Get In Shape For Women - Fonkoze International provides the financial and non-financial tools Haitians—primarily women—need to lift their families out of poverty. The studio has a goal of ..

Poverty, coup legacy in play as Honduras picks new president

Poverty, coup legacy in play as Honduras picks new president - Poverty, coup legacy in play as Honduras picks new president ... of Honduras, one of the poorest nations in Latin America after Haiti, Bolivia and Nicaragua.

Teach for America not a solution for Pittsburgh's ...

Teach for America not a solution for Pittsburgh's ... - Beginning next school year, Pittsburgh public schools are considering hiring up to 30 secondary education teachers from Teach for America to fill vacant ...

Moocs are no magic bullet for educating Americans

Moocs are no magic bullet for educating Americans - Yet the need to reinvent US education is more pressing than ever. If America's college dropout rates are not persuasive enough – nearly half of US students fail ...