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jueves, 16 de abril de 2015

The Romance of Poverty

The Romance of Poverty
 - Poverty is artists struggling for their bread while crafting masterpieces. ... John Smith came to America to rape and pillage for gold; Pocahontas stood ...

Gwyneth Paltrow doesn't understand how America's poor live. But unless you're poor, neither do you.

Gwyneth Paltrow doesn't understand how America's poor live. But unless you're poor, neither do you.
 - Sure, this experiment doesn't simulate poverty all that well. But as ... It's almost impossible for to understand what it's like to be poor in America. Unless ...

Is a higher minimum wage the best solution?

Is a higher minimum wage the best solution?
 - If “living wage” advocates are serious about addressing the problem of poverty in America, they should reevaluate their policy goals, and ask ...

5 things to know about LGBT travellers

5 things to know about LGBT travellers
 - This fine balance to be kept between including LGBT travellers in products and marketing to them exclusively formed the backbone to an important ...

We need to see realistic LGBT people on our screens, not toxic caricatures

We need to see realistic LGBT people on our screens, not toxic caricatures
 - According to a new study by Glaad – which campaigns for LGBT representation in the media – there has been a small increase in films with LGBT ...

The 15 Best LGBT Characters On Television: Suzanne Warren on 'Orange is the New Black'

The 15 Best LGBT Characters On Television: Suzanne Warren on 'Orange is the New Black'
 - While the ensemble of OITNB offers us a staggeringly diverse range of LGBT representation, it's Suzanne who ticks triple boxes of intersectionality: ...

Work starts on LGBT senior housing

Work starts on LGBT senior housing
 - Graffiti covers the interior walls throughout Richardson Hall, a vacant historic Spanish Colonial Revival style structure at the corner of Laguna and ...

The American dream has rapidly become a nightmare for the poor

The American dream has rapidly become a nightmare for the poor
 - In 2008, that college education became a 95% advantage. Well, that's fine, isn't it, because going to college is an intrinsic part of the American dream?

Don't recoil from the coil

Don't recoil from the coil
 - THE teenage pregnancy rate is strikingly higher in America than in many other rich ... One reason is that Americans have been slow to embrace the use of ... are cheap and make it easier for the poor to plan their escape from poverty.

How Obama wants to help America's poorest kids, and why it won't be enough

How Obama wants to help America's poorest kids, and why it won't be enough
 - Last year, we described an alarming divergence in America's poverty landscape having to do with kids: While the child poverty rate had ticked down ...

Another perk of being rich: A longer life

Another perk of being rich: A longer life
 - Americans with the highest incomes are living longer than the poorest ... At age 25, those earning more than 400 percent of the federal poverty level, ...

Venezuela's Maduro Pays Tribute to Uruguayan Writer, Eduardo Galeano

Venezuela's Maduro Pays Tribute to Uruguayan Writer, Eduardo Galeano
 - The Latin American author, journalist, historian and poet, who famously ... “Comrade Hector Rodriguez, Education Minister and Vice-President for ...


The Greek Orthodox Church In Latin America Is Not Very Greek

The Greek Orthodox Church In Latin America Is Not Very Greek
 - The vast majority are natives of that region who are seeking a spiritual ... article misstated that Athenagoras leads the archdiocese of South America.

FARC must see the "golden opportunity" for peace

FARC must see the "golden opportunity" for peace
 - People don't believe in the FARC's goodwill. A lot of people still believe that they're not going to make peace and that generates a lack of support" for ...

Want Latino Votes? Think Ground Game And Messaging

Want Latino Votes? Think Ground Game And Messaging
 - significant external obstacle for the Cuban people to fully benefit from the opportunities presented by access to the U.S. private sector," Herrero said.

Latino Outreach Can Help Close Toddler 'Cognitive Gap'

Latino Outreach Can Help Close Toddler 'Cognitive Gap'
 - Second, we have to look at who the influencers are - Eva (Longoria) calls these the CEOs of the Latino community. They are people like Amanda, the ...


Latino voters may be wary of the Republicans' 'three amigos'

Latino voters may be wary of the Republicans' 'three amigos'
 - Ted Cruz, the other GOP presidential candidate who qualifies as Latino. ... He opposes a path to citizenship for the millions of undocumented people ...

How '50s James Dean Movie Dared Show Racism Against Mexican Americans

How '50s James Dean Movie Dared Show Racism Against Mexican Americans
 - This is really about meeting people where they are," she said. ... "These are the great influencers in the family," said Cristobal Alex, Latino Victory ...

Influential Hispanic anchor makes the cover of Time 100

Influential Hispanic anchor makes the cover of Time 100
 - Time Magazine released its annual list of the 100 Most Influential People -- listing figures as artists, titans, pioneers, leaders or icons. Here are some of ...

Are race relations in California better than rest of US?

Are race relations in California better than rest of US?
 - California is 39 percent white, 38 percent Latino, 14 percent Asian, ... for a traffic stop than white people; Hispanic people were also disproportionately ...

Will Rubio's appeal among Florida Hispanic voters translate nationwide?

Will Rubio's appeal among Florida Hispanic voters translate nationwide?
 - Jeb Bush appeals to more people. He's married to a Mexican, and he can get the Hispanic vote." It's a startling admission, considering that Rubio isn't ...

Why White People 'Acting Black' Really Can Hurt

Why White People 'Acting Black' Really Can Hurt
 - There are strong links between AAVE and the rise of the queer scene in the 80s, when LGBT people (of all races) created a language for themselves ...

We need to see realistic LGBT people on our screens, not toxic caricatures

We need to see realistic LGBT people on our screens, not toxic caricatures
 - Let's face it: representation of LGBT people on our screens is comparable to how it was for those one-dimensional, insulting portrayals of black people ...

Powering Our Future through Building on Our Past

Powering Our Future through Building on Our Past
 - The 1920 Duluth lynchings occurred on June 15, 1920, when three African American circus workers were attacked and lynched by a mob in Duluth, ...

Five Reasons the Fight for $15 Matters for LGBT People

Five Reasons the Fight for $15 Matters for LGBT People
 - It also noted that LGBT people of color, and in particular black LGBT people, are more likely to be living in poverty than white LGBTs. Raising the ...