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jueves, 20 de febrero de 2014

US ranks low in first-ever global index of LGBT inclusion in armed forces

US ranks low in first-ever global index of LGBT inclusion in armed forces
 - The US military ranks low in a first of its kind global index of inclusion of LGBT personnel in armed forces. Photograph: Mark Wieland/Getty ...

Arizona Senate passes bill allowing right of refusal of service to LGBT people

Arizona Senate passes bill allowing right of refusal of service to LGBT people
 - The Arizona Senate passed a bill that would prevent the state from acting against any business discriminating against the LGBT community.

Gambia President: LGBT stands for leprosy, gonorrhoea, bacteria and tuberculosis

Gambia President: LGBT stands for leprosy, gonorrhoea, bacteria and tuberculosis
 - AMBIA'S PRESIDENT YAHYA Jammeh today branded homosexuals “vermin” in a speech on State television. Jammeh's was speaking to mark the ...

LGBT youth more likely to engage in cancer-cuasing behaviors

LGBT youth more likely to engage in cancer-cuasing behaviors
 - LGBT youth are more likely to engage in cancer-causing behavior, a recent study led by Margaret Rosario, a psychology professor of ...




The marriage of poverty and inequality

The marriage of poverty and inequality
 - While the attributionalists point to divorce and “the breakdown of the family” to explain why poverty persists in America, Danziger demonstrates that ...

As Dominican Republic's economy grows, so does poverty

As Dominican Republic's economy grows, so does poverty
 - Dominican Republic boasted some of the fastest economic growth in Latin America and the Caribbean in recent years, but didn't ...

The fight between rich and poor

The fight between rich and poor
 - There are two wars going on in America. The first war, the War on Poverty, recently had its 50th anniversary. The second war was a dream child ...

America's New Poverty: The Poverty That Must Be Defeated

America's New Poverty: The Poverty That Must Be Defeated
 - In this 50th anniversary year of the initiation of the War on Poverty (War), there has been much discussion about the war and its relative success and ...

The Five Clashes over American Ignorance: 'Triumph of Progressivism in Education'

The Five Clashes over American Ignorance: 'Triumph of Progressivism in Education'
 - The Five today took on Bill O'Reilly's assertion that the failing public school system is mainly to blame for widespread ignorance in America, as well as ...

Survey finds Americans' interest in science remains strong

Survey finds Americans' interest in science remains strong
 - Despite all those studies that show America's education system lagging further behind in the world, it turns out all is not lost when it comes our ...

Can Obama Find A Cure For The Common Core?

Can Obama Find A Cure For The Common Core?
 - Almost everyone agrees that America's education system is failing to keep up with the rest of the world. One out of four high school graduates requires ...




American Children Will Not Be Better Served by Common Curriculum

American Children Will Not Be Better Served by Common Curriculum
 - Education always delivered intangible rewards. Teachers got to work with some amazing kids, each uniquely driven by dreams as diverse as daily life.

Massive ignorance

Massive ignorance
 - Perhaps it is education, since only 15% of Americans and only 35% of Europeans (in the EU) finish college. (Since only 14% of Filipinos finish college, ...

Clarence Thomas' Self-Inflicted Amnesia

Clarence Thomas' Self-Inflicted Amnesia
 - Whenever he opens his mouth about race, he displays a surprising myopia for a 65-year-old African American man raised in the Deep South during a ...

Filmmaker Ryan Cole is seeking to raise $100K for his new film "Vice Versa"

Filmmaker Ryan Cole is seeking to raise $100K for his new film "Vice Versa"
 - The lack of quality scripts, stale stereotypes, and flat out ignorance are a few factors resulting in the African American moviegoers' unsatisfactory ...




Malcolm X and global Black struggle

Malcolm X and global Black struggle
 - Malcolm said the Kennedy assassination was a “case of the chickens coming home to roost,” a common phrase in the African-American community ...

Latin Americanisms: Schoolyard Politics

Latin Americanisms: Schoolyard Politics
 - One of the most disheartening things you can say about a country is that it ... both by governments and the citizens of most Latin American countries...

LatAm divided over Venezuelan crisis

LatAm divided over Venezuelan crisis
 - He underlined, however, that Latin American countries “have signed the American Convention of Human Rights, known as the San José Pact, and are ...




Brazil predicted to lead Latin America in wind power

Brazil predicted to lead Latin America in wind power
 - Globalization is driving sustainable economic growth in most Latin American countries, resulting in greater energy demand. Wind is increasingly ...

The New Victims of Hate

The New Victims of Hate
 - The Hate Crime Victimizations report, a Census-driven study, shows an alarming rise in violent anti-Hispanic crime from 0.6 per 1,000 persons age 12 ...

What's in a name? 'Mixed,' 'biracial,' 'Black'

What's in a name? 'Mixed,' 'biracial,' 'Black'
 - Martha S. Jones is a professor of history, law and Afro-American and African studies at the ... She is writing a family memoir on mixed-race identity.

As Dominican Republic's economy grows, so does poverty

As Dominican Republic's economy grows, so does poverty
  Dominican Republic boasted some of the fastest economic growth in Latin America and the Caribbean in recent years, but didn't ...

Hundreds rally to seek an end to violence against Latinos

Hundreds rally to seek an end to violence against Latinos
 - On Wednesday, about 350 people gathered at the steps of Trenton City Hall to call for justice and an end to violence after the killing of ...

The Right to Turn Away the Gay? Not On Our Watch

The Right to Turn Away the Gay? Not On Our Watch
 - This is the year we celebrate our sister publication El Hispanic News' 33rd birthday and PQ's (Proud Queer) 2nd. It's been an amazing journey, ...

Michael Dunn verdict and the civil rights schism between blacks and gays

Michael Dunn verdict and the civil rights schism between blacks and gays
 - He is among the four straight black men at the highest reaches of the U.S. government who have led on LGBT rights. And don't forget that the closet ...