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domingo, 25 de enero de 2015

America becoming the land of the needy

America becoming the land of the needy
  - America's national character will have to be changed if ... Not the portion of the estimated population below the poverty line (15.2 ...

End overcriminalization of America

End overcriminalization of America
  - It has been estimated that at least 53 percent of these getting into prison have been living at or below the U.S. poverty line when their sentence started.

Overcriminalization in America adds to poverty, strains race relations

Overcriminalization in America adds to poverty, strains race relations
 - As Americans, we like to believe the rule of law in our country is respected and fairly applied and that only those who commit crimes of fraud or ...

Former Detroiter's new film confronts race in America

Former Detroiter's new film confronts race in America
  -He's confronting the issue of race in America with a movie that is drawing ... It involves two grandparents, one white (Costner), one African American ...


Confront racial inequities

Confront racial inequities
 - Whatever our racial identity, we should all agree that it is in our nation's and ... The tragic cases of African-American lives lost before their time — an ...

On racial issues we must 'see' each other

On racial issues we must 'see' each other
 - Award-winning African-American writer Ralph Ellison published “Invisible Man” in 1952. He was invisible not because of a physical condition, but ...

Davos Forum Experts Say Inequality Hinders Substantial Growth

Davos Forum Experts Say Inequality Hinders Substantial Growth
  - The current economic system was defended as best for reducing poverty and creating opportunities by ... from the Latin American Herald Tribune: ...

The 1% Dine in Davos as Latin America Pulls People Out of Poverty

The 1% Dine in Davos as Latin America Pulls People Out of Poverty
  - The world's billionaires and political elites have swooped into the Swiss resort town of Davos in about 1,700 private jets this week to rub elbows at ...

Richmond Mayo-Smith, 92; educator, world literacy group head

Richmond Mayo-Smith, 92; educator, world literacy group head
 - Mr. Mayo-Smith introduced new ideas at Roxbury Latin. .... After Roxbury Latin, along with working with World Education, Mr. Mayo-Smith chaired the ...

Jorge Ramos: Hero to Latinos!

Jorge Ramos: Hero to Latinos!
 - There are black issues for black people, Native American issues for Native Americans, and of course, Latino issues for Latinos. If you're born into a ...

Why Latinos Are Key As Democrats Plot 2016 Strategies

Why Latinos Are Key As Democrats Plot 2016 Strategies
 - Meanwhile, Latinos, feeling they'd been betrayed and taken for granted, ... Had Latinos turned out in larger numbers, people like Jim Costa, Scott ...

Mass Deportation Targets Black and Latino Men

Mass Deportation Targets Black and Latino Men
 - Amid this debate over how many people should be deported and where ... Black and Latino men have been targeted for deportation because of the ...

Microsoft introduces hologram headset with quietly persuasive demonstration

Microsoft introduces hologram headset with quietly persuasive demonstration
 - Last week, it suspended consumer sales after many people balked at the notion of wearing a digital camera and Internet-connected device on their ...

Dragon Age: Inquisition Honored by LGBT-Advocacy Group

Dragon Age: Inquisition Honored by LGBT-Advocacy Group
 - LGBT-advocacy group GLAAD has announced nominees for its latest ... "Franklin" being the current representative for black people in gaming and If ...

Poverty falls in Chile, but inequality remains, gov't says

Poverty falls in Chile, but inequality remains, gov't says
 - There has been a drop in poverty, but there are no significant changes in ... The U.N. Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, ...