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martes, 9 de diciembre de 2014

Is Startup Urbanism to Blame for Rising American Inequality?

Is Startup Urbanism to Blame for Rising American Inequality?
  - All of this suggests that startup urbanism—not just the winner-take-all mentality of the one percent—lies behind the growing inequality and increasing ...

Racial Apartheid in America

Racial Apartheid in America
  - Economic inequality is a hot topic in America these days. It is the subject of hefty bestsellers, presidential addresses, and even Hollywood movies.

Chile: Lawmakers expected to introduce marriage equality bill

Chile: Lawmakers expected to introduce marriage equality bill
  - Lawmakers in Chile are expected to introduce a bill Wednesday aimed at extending marriage rights to same-sex couples in the ...

Kentucky town holds public forum over proposed gay rights ordinance

Kentucky town holds public forum over proposed gay rights ordinance
 - Residents of the western Kentucky town of Murray are voicing their opinions on whether a gay rights ordinance should be adopted.

Salvation Army denies it's anti-gay

Salvation Army denies it's anti-gay
  - While anger and hurt on the part of the LGBT community are justified, it's also important to recognize change and good deeds, he said. “I think we're ...

FBI: One in five hate crimes motivated by anti-gay bias

FBI: One in five hate crimes motivated by anti-gay bias
 - gender identity—the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd, Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act—there is no such law in Georgia protecting the state's LGBT ...

LGBT Youth Suicide Makes It to the Big Screen

LGBT Youth Suicide Makes It to the Big Screen
 - That year, a string of LGBT suicides spurred by bullying were trending all over the news and social media. Rutgers University freshman Tyler Clementi ...

State isn't cracking down on LGBT school bullying, suit says

State isn't cracking down on LGBT school bullying, suit says
 - In July 2013, Capistrano Unified School District denied a claim that members of the school board made disparaging remarks about the LGBT ...

Campaign calls on people to anonymously report LGBT hate crimes

Campaign calls on people to anonymously report LGBT hate crimes
 - Minister of State Aodhán O'Ríordán will launch GLEN's new hate crime campaign this evening. It encourages people to report LGBT hate crimes ...

Eva Longoria's Mission to Help Girls Get an Education

Eva Longoria's Mission to Help Girls Get an Education
 - Inspired by her sister with special needs, Eva Longoria is determined to help every girl—from Texas to South America—get an education.


4 Ways Studying in the US Challenges Students

4 Ways Studying in the US Challenges Students
 - One reason for this, especially for students from my home country of China, is that many parents think America has a better education system and ...

Minimum wage increase helps workers in poverty

Minimum wage increase helps workers in poverty
  - In the wealthiest nation on Earth, nobody who works full time should have to live in poverty—nobody, not here in America,” says President Obama.

This stunning map shows tens of thousands of people have disappeared in Mexico since 2007

This stunning map shows tens of thousands of people have disappeared in Mexico since 2007
 - The war on drugs "drove a lot of the activities to Central America, a region ... after successful anti-drug crackdowns in other Latin American countries.

Abortion: Choice is a human right

Abortion: Choice is a human right
 -  About 28 countries world-wide impose full bans on safe abortion, many of these are developing countries in Africa and Latin America. Even if the life of ...

China to move up post-2020 climate goals

China to move up post-2020 climate goals
 - China's top climate official said that the country will present its post-2020 goals for coping with ... As a developing country, China will try our best to cooperate with other developing nations ... Chinese and American youth released a joint statement Monday to praise their countries' ...

One factor in immigration debate: Latin America economy is cooling

One factor in immigration debate: Latin America economy is cooling
 - "Based on these projections, not a single Latin American country would converge to two-thirds income per capita in two generations," Talvi's report ...

Latin America must tackle inequality to cut emissions

Latin America must tackle inequality to cut emissions
 - Latin America is known as the most unequal region in the world, where ... When access to education and jobs are unequally distributed people tend to ...

Latino roots fuel Pope Francis' radical quest to reform Catholic Church, biographer says

Latino roots fuel Pope Francis' radical quest to reform Catholic Church, biographer says
 - Latino roots fuel Pope Francis' radical quest to reform Catholic Church, ... People are never quite sure what he's going to do next partly because he's ...

Walkable Neighborhoods May Promote Mental Health in Older Latinos

Walkable Neighborhoods May Promote Mental Health in Older Latinos
 - New research suggests that older Latinos living in the United States who ... However, people who perceived their neighborhoods as low in criminal ...

New York protest organizers look to keep momentum from fading

New York protest organizers look to keep momentum from fading
 - Network, said that it was staging a "week of outrage" against "police murder, brutality and the criminalisation of Black and Latino people.".

Success requires both talent and failure, Google exec says

Success requires both talent and failure, Google exec says
  - Some people do not accept this. In how many companies, you make a mistake and you're out on the street?," she said. "We need that transparency ...

A Dangerous Precedent: Why Allow Racial Profiling at or Near the Border?

A Dangerous Precedent: Why Allow Racial Profiling at or Near the Border?
 - That's code for Latinos and all people of color who look to DHS like they don't "belong." DHS and President Obama are making an enormous mistake ...

Latin America faces economic 'transition', says Lagarde

Latin America faces economic 'transition', says Lagarde
 - These included how to boost slowing growth, as well as what steps can be taken to improve education and infrastructure and to ensure balanced and ...

Seizing Solar Power

Seizing Solar Power
 - Across Latin America the impact of poverty and climate change is bringing greater stress to rural communities. In arid northern Argentina, people have ...

White House News: White House Declares Native America Youth In "National Crisis'

White House News: White House Declares Native America Youth In "National Crisis'
 - A White House report on Native American youth said they face education, socio-economic and health barriers that are "nothing short of a national ...