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domingo, 15 de diciembre de 2013

Bollywood actors, musicians lend support to LGBT community

Bollywood actors, musicians lend support to LGBT community - It was not a regular Sunday evening for the patrons of Maheshwari garden in Matunga, Central Mumbai as it was thronged by unlikely visitors. The rainbow flag ...

Students more aware, support LGBT cause

Students more aware, support LGBT cause - NEW DELHI: The 'Global Day of Rage' protest at Jantar Mantar saw for the first time students in uniform protesting re-criminalization of homosexuality in India.

Kolkata protest against Supreme Court judgement on gay sex

Kolkata protest against Supreme Court judgement on gay sex - Activists and members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community in Kolkata held a protest against the Supreme Court's decision about ...

This holiday season, share your gay gifts with the world

This holiday season, share your gay gifts with the world - Like many other LGBT people, I grew up thinking that I was all alone in the world. I knew of no other gay folks, either out or closeted, and the absence of role ...




Racial Demographic Voter Armageddon Dooms GOP

Racial Demographic Voter Armageddon Dooms GOP - This is not a racial fluke spurred by a mad dash to elect and reelect an African-American president. It is part of a steady trend over the last five presidential ...

Say It Loud! New book collects 5000 years of black quotations

Say It Loud! New book collects 5000 years of black quotations - It's hard to overestimate the power of words in African-American history and culture. Here was a race of people enslaved and forbidden by law to learn to read ...

On Latin American Poverty and Fracking, American University ...

On Latin American Poverty and Fracking, American University ... - University scholarship takes place in a relatively free environment. Career academics do not face the dilemmas that are routine in corporate journalism, where ...

Helen F. Ladd: Better teachers mean better education for your children

Helen F. Ladd: Better teachers mean better education for your children - In an effort to keep educational costs in check, America's cash-strapped states, local school districts and charter schools are hiring less costly, novice teachers.

'An absolute wake-up call for America'

'An absolute wake-up call for America' - “An absolute wake-up call for America.” That's what U.S. Education Secretary Arnie Duncan called the recent release of test scores showing how American kids ...

Latin America: Shifting away from 'enduring suffering'

Latin America: Shifting away from 'enduring suffering' - Stories abound about the murder of innocents in the thousands of favelas that pepper Latin America. Drug wars. Bleak poverty. Kids with guns. 

New school standards tough non-English speakers

New school standards tough non-English speakers - New Common Core education standards are making their way into South ... of the League of United Latin American Citizens' state education committee, said ...

The Making of a Harvard Feeder School

The Making of a Harvard Feeder School - Although Harvard prides itself on its 1636 founding, the city of Boston established the nation's oldest educational institution—Boston Latin School—a full year ...

Why I Am Fasting For Immigration Reform

Why I Am Fasting For Immigration Reform - Hispanic evangelicals in the United States are at a similar threshold. ... I've been entrusted with the responsibility to plea for my people before the governmental ...

Polls Speak: Majority Of Americans Not Willing To Be Fooled Any ...

Polls Speak: Majority Of Americans Not Willing To Be Fooled Any ... - Most people are aware of Abraham Lincoln's famous quote, “You can fool some of ... young people, and for crying out loud, even Latinos have soured on him.

Seven Out Of Every 10 Latinos Lack Retirement Savings Plans In ...

Seven Out Of Every 10 Latinos Lack Retirement Savings Plans In ... - Nearly 70 percent of Latino working-age households have no assets in a retirement ... That is higher than the percentage of people in other major ethnic/racial ...

Obamacare Pushing Puerto Rico Further Into Social Welfare State ...

Obamacare Pushing Puerto Rico Further Into Social Welfare State ... - People in the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico may not be grappling with the botched ... "The end goal is to improve the economy," he told Fox News Latino. "And as ...

When Love Prevails: Latino Families at the Center of Immigrant and ...

When Love Prevails: Latino Families at the Center of Immigrant and ... - Eighty percent of Latinos said they believe LGBT people often face discrimination, and 83 percent of Latinos said they support housing and employment ...

California health insurance exchange struggling to enroll Latinos

California health insurance exchange struggling to enroll Latinos - Only 5% of enrollees, or fewer than 4,500 people, in the first two months of ... "Covered California's strategy for Latino enrollment has not proven itself to be ...

An education in America

An education in America - Since my childhood, I have always wanted to come and study in America. Thankfully my dream came true after I was selected by the Youth Exchange and Study ...

Why are American students falling behind?

Why are American students falling behind? - America's education problem and its increasing income inequality are inextricably intertwined. When and if we restore or begin a balance between executives ...

Why our public education system is failing many students

Why our public education system is failing many students - I watched a very good documentary film about U.S. public school education ... at what is wrong with public school education in America and why there is such a ...

British Comedy Award winner Jack Whitehall hopes to educate ...

British Comedy Award winner Jack Whitehall hopes to educate ... - British Comedy Award winner Jack Whitehall hopes to educate America. HAVING won the top gong at the British Comedy Awards for the second year running ...




To recruit top-flight teachers; begin with honesty about the job

To recruit top-flight teachers; begin with honesty about the job - The secretary of education pointing outward like Uncle Sam, summoning the nation's top-achieving college students to enter America's classrooms as teachers.

Exploring Haiti on my own. Was I crazy?

Exploring Haiti on my own. Was I crazy? - I was concerned about going to Haiti last March. Not about the danger: Poverty does a lot of bad things to people and places, but it does not make anyone attack ...

On Latin American Poverty and Fracking, American University ...

On Latin American Poverty and Fracking, American University ... - University scholarship takes place in a relatively free environment. Career academics do not face the dilemmas that are routine in corporate journalism, where ...