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miércoles, 18 de junio de 2014

New Atlanta civil rights museum also explores rights struggles for women, LGBT, immigrants

New Atlanta civil rights museum also explores rights struggles for women, LGBT, immigrants
 - Center for Civil and Human Rights also explores other human rights struggles, from women's rights and LGBT issues to immigration and child labor.

LGBT, Minorities Honored and Understood

National Park Services Launches LGBT Theme Study

National Park Services Launches LGBT Theme Study
 - The role of the LGBT community in the development of urban areas has well been underway, with bible-like essentials such as Lillian Faderman and ...

Ugandan and Thai LGBT activists describe continued rights violations

GOP Rep. Kevin Cramer Skeptical That LGBT Workplace Discrimination Exists

GOP Rep. Kevin Cramer Skeptical That LGBT Workplace Discrimination Exists

GOP Rep. Kevin Cramer Skeptical That LGBT Workplace Discrimination Exists
 - Studies have found that workplace discrimination is a persistent problem for many LGBT individuals. Roughly one in five LGBT adults surveyed by the ...

Civilities: Steven Petrow on LGBT and straight etiquette

Civilities: Steven Petrow on LGBT and straight etiquette
 - Columnist Steven Petrow takes your questions about LGBT and straight etiquette. This week we'll have a special guest - Tony award-winning ...

Black Workers Stuck in Poverty Wages

Black Workers Stuck in Poverty Wages
 - EPI released the “Raising America's Pay” study in conjunction with the ... Although the number of Blacks and Whites working poverty-level wages has ...

Is Poverty Still Falling in Venezuela?

Is Poverty Still Falling in Venezuela?
 - Opponents have traditionally addressed this by criticising the way poverty is ... They show that in the first half of 2012 household income poverty was ... the UN's Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC).

Robert Reich: 3 biggest right-wing lies about poverty

Robert Reich: 3 biggest right-wing lies about poverty
 - Meanwhile, the share of Americans in poverty remains around 15 percent. That's even higher than it was in the early 1970s. How can the economy ...

Unequal to equal doesn't add up

Unequal to equal doesn't add up
 - Someone once said, “The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal ... The concept of “Equality” in America has changed radically from the ...

Income Inequality: The Political and Economical Link

Income Inequality: The Political and Economical Link
 - Americans now know that this was a complete and utter failure. ... billion poorest and the U.S. income inequality gap is at its highest point since 1921.

Obama urged to act on America's 'crisis of inequality'

Obama urged to act on America's 'crisis of inequality'
 - But the report said that the scale of America's “crisis of inequality” required bolder action. It urged the president to introduce a framework, by executive ...




Pro-marriage culture reduces inequality, professor says

America's love/hate relationship with the rich

America's love/hate relationship with the rich
 - Most of us are concerned about inequality and aren't inclined to respect someone just because they have money. But we also love the self-made ...

College costs expose the false meritocracy of the American dream

College costs expose the false meritocracy of the American dream
 - The cost of an education in America has risen so much that only the wealthy and indebted can attend. The system doesn't work. Children or college?

Fighting Back Against Teachers' Unions: Saving Education in America

Fighting Back Against Teachers' Unions: Saving Education in America
 - Increasingly, people across the country are beginning to realize that teachers' unions are the biggest obstacle to educational reforms that would give ...

Bipartisan group touts 'free' college tuition plan

Bipartisan group touts 'free' college tuition plan
 - Organizers behind Redeeming America's Promise (RAP) said Tuesday the group has set a goal of making higher education attainable by providing ...

Blue on blue: the Democrats' education civil war

Blue on blue: the Democrats' education civil war
 - The students who brought this lawsuit are," Duncan said in a statement, "unfortunately, just nine out of millions of young people in America who are ...

Starbucks offers free college education to thousands of employees

Starbucks offers free college education to thousands of employees
 - The last few years in America we certainly have seen a fracturing of what I would loosely describe as the American dream or the American promise,” ...

New Organization Unveils Plan to Address Tidal Wave of Student Debt

New Organization Unveils Plan to Address Tidal Wave of Student Debt
 - The goal of Redeeming America's Promise is to make the attainment of a college education a possibility for every American high school student, ...

Black American men In Brazil: Is It just about the women?

Black American men In Brazil: Is It just about the women?
 - Everything I'd read about the country told me that there would be gorgeous women everywhere in search of a big, strong American Black man.

Latin American nations reject gay agenda at international assembly

Latin American nations reject gay agenda at international assembly
 - In what local media are calling a “clear and numerous response,” many Latin American countries rejected recommendations ...

The New Black' Documentary Examines Homophobia Within Black Church

The New Black' Documentary Examines Homophobia Within Black Church
 - While the battle for LGBT rights rages on, a new documentary titled "The ... "So marriage is not just about marriage for black people - it's also about ...

G77 plus China eye end to poverty by 2030, new UN role

G77 plus China eye end to poverty by 2030, new UN role
 - Ending poverty is the biggest problem the world faces and indispensable for ... Morales, a leader of Latin America's hard left and the group's current ...