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jueves, 23 de octubre de 2014

Spanish official warns of populism, inequality, lack of security in LatAm

Spanish official warns of populism, inequality, lack of security in LatAm
 - The main threats facing the Latin American democracies are populism, inequality and lack of public safety, Spain's secretary of state for international ...

Will ExxonMobil Finally Protect LGBT Employees?

Will ExxonMobil Finally Protect LGBT Employees?
 - ExxonMobil shareholders have voted 15 consecutive times to deny employment protections to LGBT workers at the gas and oil company. And after a ...

LGBT advocates hope to pass statewide nondiscrimination legislation

LGBT advocates hope to pass statewide nondiscrimination legislation
 - I'm hoping that we'll see many of those folks and some of the new folks that will be elected November 4 turn out and vote in support of LGBT equality.".

Schools should teach LGBT facts

Schools should teach LGBT facts
 - Kirsten and Charlie Megginson sit on a bench at the circle in Georgetown. A Sussex Central High School junior, Charlie is openly gay and founded a ...

Meet the Gay Libertarian Gun Nuts

Meet the Gay Libertarian Gun Nuts
 - Palmer isn't the only gay pro-gun libertarian activist out there. In fact, there are thousands of LGBT individuals who are skeptical of the government and ...

LGBT Community in Africa Fearful Due to Accusations

LGBT Community in Africa Fearful Due to Accusations
 - Ponpon is an LGBT campaigner in the capital of Liberia, and he says he has been receiving death threats and beatings because people are blaming ...

The Game Has Changed

The Game Has Changed
 - This is one of main reasons why so many other LGBT athletes stayed closeted over the years. They were afraid coming out would hurt their public ...

Education Quality in Latin America Comes Down to Teachers

Education Quality in Latin America Comes Down to Teachers
 - It seems like almost every day more evidence comes in showing that teachers are the most important single factor when it comes to education quality.

Early learning and the economy

Early learning and the economy
 - A wider net of education also helps ensure that Seattle is able to compete against top world cities that don't have America's educational drag.

America's middle class needs a boost

America's middle class needs a boost
 - The America that gave her a fighting chance also invested in roads, highways and electrical grids and in an educated work force that would allow ...

Pension Crisis Weighing Heavily on the Minds of America's Educators

Pension Crisis Weighing Heavily on the Minds of America's Educators
 - "It's clear we have an obligation to educate our educators on how they can successfully plan for retirement in the face of a shifting state pension system ...

American Schools Are Disturbingly Racially Segregated'

American Schools Are Disturbingly Racially Segregated'
 - For the first time in American history this fall, students from racial and ethnic minorities represent a ... Education decision, and that I want for our kids.".

Indian-origin boy named America's Top Young Scientist

Indian-origin boy named America's Top Young Scientist
 - Sahil DoshiSahil Doshi, a 14-year-old Indian-American student has won the 2014 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge for his ...

Prosperity Rising in Texas As California Home to Highest Poverty Rate in Country

Prosperity Rising in Texas As California Home to Highest Poverty Rate in Country
 - The statistics show poverty across the U.S. In Texas, the poverty rate ... One-in-five Americans make a home in the two biggest states and both states ...

Growing Economy, Not Government Programs, Best Way to Cut Poverty in Texas

Growing Economy, Not Government Programs, Best Way to Cut Poverty in Texas
 - A new poll shows the vast majority of Texans say the best way to alleviate poverty in America is to grow the private sector economy, and not to ...

Raise wage, expand Medicaid to fight poverty

Raise wage, expand Medicaid to fight poverty
 - A volunteer helps distribute groceries at a food bank at the Abundant Life Church in San Antonio. “Hunger exists in literally every county in America,” ...

New American Racism

New American Racism
 - White cops killing Black men; segregated public schools; endemic and systemic Black poverty and a national narrative that would have us believe that ...

Michigan gay rights push prompts protest from religious group outside state Capitol

Michigan gay rights push prompts protest from religious group outside state Capitol
 - Attendees sang “God Bless America,” held signs and clutched bibles. ... consider adding LGBT protections to a law inspired by the African American ...

The death of a bride and a fight to end domestic violence

The death of a bride and a fight to end domestic violence
 - Garcia's murder, an act of domestic violence, caused an uprising among Hispanic women in her community. Josie Ashton was one of the many people ...

America is losing influence in Latin America — and that's great news

America is losing influence in Latin America — and that's great news
 - Latin American leaders such as Evo Morales are calling their own shots. ... Imperial powers also usually denied education and training to the ...

Day of the Dead growing in popularity in non-Latino community

Day of the Dead growing in popularity in non-Latino community
 - In California, with its rich Latino heritage, Muertos has become increasingly popular with ... For many years people have said, 'You're dark and morbid.

4 More Workers Allege Racial Bias at Daimler Plant

4 More Workers Allege Racial Bias at Daimler Plant
 - The new complaints include allegations of racial discrimination and physical threats against African-American employees. Daimler Trucks said in a ...

Terror, Repression and Diaspora: The Baby Doc Legacy in Haiti

Terror, Repression and Diaspora: The Baby Doc Legacy in Haiti
 - But one of his most significant legacies lies outside the country—in the flourishing Haitian Diaspora that fled the poverty and repression of the Duvalier ...

Being 'Black-ish' also being 'homophobic-ish?'

Being 'Black-ish' also being 'homophobic-ish?'
 - I had thought, stupidly, television was done with this lazy, insulting phrase—of something being 'gay,' of an action being seen as 'gay,' of people ...

Michigan gay rights push prompts protest from religious group outside state Capitol

Michigan gay rights push prompts protest from religious group outside state Capitol
 - Afterwards, Anderson noted that Swimp does not speak for all black people or pastors and argued that LGBT discrimination is a civil rights issue not a ...