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miércoles, 22 de enero de 2014

Advocates seek LGBT inclusion in State of the Union

Advocates seek LGBT inclusion in State of the Union
 - Advocates are calling on President Obama to mention LGBT workers during his upcoming State of the Union address.

Are Jon Stewart's Jokes About Global Homophobia Hypocritical?

Are Jon Stewart's Jokes About Global Homophobia Hypocritical?
 - .. page as Helen over at Autostraddle, who happened to publish a great essay today on the legacy of Western colonialism and anti-LGBT legislation.

Elton John Defends Russian LGBT Community in Open Letter to ...

Elton John Defends Russian LGBT Community in Open Letter to ...
 - - Elton John isn't one to stay quiet. So after hearing about Russian President Vladimir Putin's recent statements linking homosexuality to pedophilia, ...

Colorado Senate Approves Bill Allowing LGBT Couples To File Joint ...

Colorado Senate Approves Bill Allowing LGBT Couples To File Joint ...
 - Breaking along party lines, the Colorado Senate Tuesday passed, on an initial vote, a proposal to allow gay couples legally married in other states to ...

Court: Jurors can't be dismissed because of sexual orientation

Court: Jurors can't be dismissed because of sexual orientation
 - "LGBT people are proud to serve the courts when summoned," D'Arcy Kemnitz, executive director of the National LGBT Bar Association, said in a ...

Law reform may improve LGBT parental prospects

Law reform may improve LGBT parental prospects
 - Mr Shatter told Marriage Equality's Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender (LGBT) Parenting in Ireland conference at the Royal Society of Physicians ...

Why Are American Colleges Obsessed With 'Leadership'?

Why Are American Colleges Obsessed With 'Leadership'?
 - It would be a stretch to accuse several of America's best educational institutions of anti-intellectualism. But the implicit message behind the rhetoric of ...

Why school choice opens a door to the American Dream

Why school choice opens a door to the American Dream
 - In America, a good education is the great equalizer, something that gives our children the chance to fulfill their potential no matter how they fared in the ...

America's World Education Ranking Is No Reason to Panic

America's World Education Ranking Is No Reason to Panic
 - America's World Education Ranking Is No Reason to Panic. When the United States came in 36th on the most recent PISA test, everyone had ...

American Promise

American Promise
 - The troubles with America's education system are defined by millions of individual kids' stories, and two of them are told in American Promise. In 1999 ...




Focus more on education

Focus more on education
 - President Jimmy Carter created the Department of Education as a gift to the teacher's ... I dare you to go Google “America's education system ranking.

US Latinos optimistic about future, still face discrimination ...

US Latinos optimistic about future, still face discrimination ...
 - Puerto Ricans were more likely to speak English than Spanish at home. Central Americans were the least educated among poll participants, with more ...




World poverty will almost be a thing of the past in two decades

World poverty will almost be a thing of the past in two decades
 - In our lifetime, the global picture of poverty has been completely redrawn. ... But every country in South America, Asia and Central America (except ...

Change is gonna come': Poverty from Johnson to Obama

Change is gonna come': Poverty from Johnson to Obama
 - Growing up around poor whites and Latinos in Texas, Johnson understood that poverty in America doesn't only have a black face. He launched the ...

Agitate, America!: In the midst of the war on the War on Poverty

Agitate, America!: In the midst of the war on the War on Poverty
 - I happen to think a “war” to end poverty is the only kind of war worth fighting. Fifty years ago this month, President Lyndon Johnson declared a War on ...

Rich Hill' film examines poverty and hope in rural America

Rich Hill' film examines poverty and hope in rural America
 - The film attempts to look inside the homes and lives of small-town, rural America, where isolated kids confront heart-breaking choices, marginalized ...

America Benefits From a Higher Minimum Wage — Here's the Proof

America Benefits From a Higher Minimum Wage — Here's the Proof
 - Between 2009 and 2002 alone 95% of all income gains went to the top 1% as more Americans live in poverty than any other time in history — 46.5 ...

Salary of a full-time job should be enough to lift workers from poverty

Salary of a full-time job should be enough to lift workers from poverty
 - - Nonetheless an estimated 15.1 percent of the population lives in poverty — 46.2 million Americans. Of that number, according to the U.S.





GoDaddy Creating Small Business Opportunities in Latin America

GoDaddy Creating Small Business Opportunities in Latin America
 - GoDaddy Creating Small Business Opportunities in Latin America ... in Latin America by offering customer support with native language speakers, and ...

Dartmouth students protest MLK speech with call to ...

Dartmouth students protest MLK speech with call to ...
 - Afro-American Society president and senior Jalil Bishop led Monday's protest, and about a third of the audience participated, according to The ...

Education is key for middle class, and Latinos are going to college ...

Education is key for middle class, and Latinos are going to college ...
 - Laird W. Bergad is the Director at the Center for Latin American, Caribbean, and ... Poverty remains a serious, serious problem, but there are wealthy ...

Poverty fuels the Dominican-Haitian conflict

Poverty fuels the Dominican-Haitian conflict
 - The dispute about the status of descendants of Haitian immigrants in the Dominican Republic is now the subject of negotiations hosted by Venezuelan

Chocolate Has New Latin America King as Ecuador Outstrips Brazil

Chocolate Has New Latin America King as Ecuador Outstrips Brazil
 - Chocolate Has New Latin America King as Ecuador Outstrips Brazil ... top cocoa producer after boosting planting and running education programs for ...

School's Haiti club needs community's help

School's Haiti club needs community's help
 - Seth Donnelly, adviser to the school's Haiti Solidarity Club, said he is ... "No matter what somebody's background, I think the level of poverty in Haiti ...

Guyana and Haiti to Lead Growth in LAC in 2014: UN

Guyana and Haiti to Lead Growth in LAC in 2014: UN
 - Guyana and the poverty-stricken Caribbean state of Haiti will lead the LAC region with high economic growth in 2014, the United Nations forecast in a ...