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miércoles, 19 de marzo de 2014

It's time to spring into action and train more skilled workers

It's time to spring into action and train more skilled workers
 - Albert says as manufacturing declined as a percentage of Gross Domestic Product over the last 100 years, America's education system shifted its ...

LGBT Catholics reflect on first year of Francis papacy

LGBT Catholics reflect on first year of Francis papacy
 - LGBT Catholics continue to welcome Pope Francis' more moderate approach to gays in the church since his election as pontiff last March.

The growth of gay retirement homes

The growth of gay retirement homes
 - The BBC visited Spirit on Lake, a housing development in Minneapolis that caters to the elderly lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT...

GLAAD Partners with You Can Play to Expand LGBT Visibility in Sports

GLAAD Partners with You Can Play to Expand LGBT Visibility in Sports
 - A new partnership between GLAAD and the You Can Play Project hopes to expand the visibility of LGBT people and allies in the sports community.

The state of Black LGBT people and families

The state of Black LGBT people and families
 - LGBT people still combat discrimination and are denied access to basic protections. When you exist at these intersectional identities, simply trying to ...

It's Called Class Warfare

It's Called Class Warfare
 - Everyone knows America has a hyper-inequality problem. ... slash food assistance to American families despite poverty rates for families with children ...

Intact Families, Full-Time Jobs Are Best Way To Escape Poverty

Intact Families, Full-Time Jobs Are Best Way To Escape Poverty
 - The real breakout from poverty is tied to intact families. When fathers "stick ... In America, under current law, if you work full time you will not be poor.

American Prosperity Stems From More, Full Time, Middle Class Jobs And Wages, Not From Higher ...

American Prosperity Stems From More, Full Time, Middle Class Jobs And Wages, Not From Higher ...
 - It never has been the foundation of American prosperity, or even a good way to fight poverty. Indeed, it does more to increase poverty than reduce it.

Five reasons to consider a Basic Guaranteed Income for all Americans

Five reasons to consider a Basic Guaranteed Income for all Americans
 - It would help fight poverty: America is the richest country in the world, yet widespread poverty continues to afflict us. Social Security has arguably been ...

Shocker! The more people use the Internet, the less they like Web censorship

Shocker! The more people use the Internet, the less they like Web censorship
 - This is truest in Latin American countries like Chile and Argentina, where a majority of people are online. Unsurprisingly, places that are still lacking in ...

Suspected drug boss placed in 60-day detention

Suspected drug boss placed in 60-day detention
 - Officials of the two countries have said that Šarić was hiding in several Latin American countries, where he was located, and that he was "officially ...

Latin America's Leading Ladies

Latin America's Leading Ladies
 - In 1974, President Juan Peron died and his third wife, Isabel Peron, became the first female president in Latin America, leading the country for two ...

Latin American Money Laundering Comes into Focus

Latin American Money Laundering Comes into Focus
 - It's no secret that the two Latin American countries are favorites for money launderers. Panama has some of the strictest banking secrecy laws in the ...

First lady Michelle Obama and daughters travel to China to promote education

First lady Michelle Obama and daughters travel to China to promote education
 - During her trip to China, as on previous international trips to Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin America, the First Lady will be focusing on the power and ...

With Migration, Indigenous Languages Going Extinct

With Migration, Indigenous Languages Going Extinct
 - Indigenous people, often viewed as a minority within a minority by the larger Latino community, face an enormous amount of challenges and obstacles ...

Ben Carson's Political Malpractice

Ben Carson's Political Malpractice
 - His life-altering surgical procedures are the stuff of legend, and the fact that he is an African-American male in a profession where Blacks comprise just ...

More Than 100000 Black Parents are Homeschooling Their Children

More Than 100000 Black Parents are Homeschooling Their Children
 - We hear so much about the plight of Black children and their low test scores. We have not heard that African-American children who are ...

Venezuelan student protesters seek to woo poor

Venezuelan student protesters seek to woo poor
 - But Venezuela's poor are, on the whole, more worried about losing the pensions, subsidisies, education and health services gained under Chavez if ...

GOP Latino Outreach Skirts Immigration, Focuses on Education, Economy and Healthcare

GOP Latino Outreach Skirts Immigration, Focuses on Education, Economy and Healthcare
 - The U.S. treasurer under George W. Bush suggested that education, the economy and health care are more important than immigration to Latinos.

Drought causes extreme emergency in Haiti

Drought causes extreme emergency in Haiti
 - Now a lack of water causes problems to the poverty stricken nation. Everton Fox ... A state of emergency has been declared across northeastern Haiti.

Brazil slashes extreme poverty by 89% over the last decade

Brazil slashes extreme poverty by 89% over the last decade
 - Brazil – the biggest country and economy in Latin America – has achieved an 89 percent reduction in the number of its citizen living in ...

Monitoring Mission for the special intervention plan in Bernagousse

Monitoring Mission for the special intervention plan in Bernagousse
 - Sunday in the framework of the implementation of the special intervention plan for the fight against poverty in Bernagousse, communal section of ...

VIEWS The state of Black LGBT people and families

VIEWS The state of Black LGBT people and families
 - Black individuals who identify as LGBT are disproportionately young and disproportionately female: 58 percent of Black LGBT people are women.

Jesse Jackson to Take on Tech's Lack of Diversity

Jesse Jackson to Take on Tech's Lack of Diversity
 - Of course, the technology industry isn't without a handful of high-profile Black executives. Microsoft named John Thompson, an African-American...

Jesse Jackson readies campaign to highlight Silicon Valley's scarcity of blacks and Latinos

Jesse Jackson readies campaign to highlight Silicon Valley's scarcity of blacks and Latinos
 - a group of current and former African-American Fortune 500 executives who work to increase diversity at the top levels of American business.