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jueves, 7 de mayo de 2015

Americans widely dissatisfied with government efforts on poverty

Americans widely dissatisfied with government efforts on poverty
 - Just 16 percent of Americans are satisfied with the working the government does on poverty, according to a new Gallup poll, the lowest number since ...

What Will Happen to American Jobs, Incomes, and Wealth a Decade From Now?

What Will Happen to American Jobs, Incomes, and Wealth a Decade From Now?
 - or how great a toll inequality and economic insecurity would take. I would never have expected, for example, that the life expectancy of an American ...

10 States With the Biggest Income Inequality

10 States With the Biggest Income Inequality
 - The wealth gap between America's highest earners and the rest of the U.S. population has never been greater, and it's a discrepancy poised to ...

Wealth inequality: an American problem

Wealth inequality: an American problem
 - As the wealthy few continue to prosper, the rest of the nation is caught in a financial tug-of-war between stagnant wages and a rising cost of living.

Can America ever bridge racial divide?

Can America ever bridge racial divide?
 - Starting last summer in Ferguson, a series of protests has taken place across the country aimed at police tactics in addressing African Americans.

Riots in Baltimore: Racism or leadership?

Riots in Baltimore: Racism or leadership?
 - Urban blight in African-American neighborhoods is a problem in many of ... However, back in the '40s and '50s when racial discrimination was legal ...

Black Writers Confront Racist Backlash

Black Writers Confront Racist Backlash
 - The online racism directed toward Butler and other black writers is similar, in its scope and ... America finds itself in a peculiar racial moment right now.

Two-thirds of Texans against LGBT discrimination

Two-thirds of Texans against LGBT discrimination
 - You may remember its campaign manager, lesbian Houstonian, marriage equality poster child (photo, right), outspoken local LGBT advocate and the ...

Boarding Schools Told To Adopt Gender Neutral Uniform To Avoid LGBT Discrimination

Boarding Schools Told To Adopt Gender Neutral Uniform To Avoid LGBT Discrimination
 - As part of a conference on how to make schools more LGBT-friendly, Elly Barnes, a campaigner against homophobia in education, urged teachers to ...

Equal rights for LGBT people

Equal rights for LGBT people
  - Over the years, the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) community has suffered from discrimination in state laws, adoption laws, medical ...

How The Global LGBT Movement Can Keep Up Its Stunning Momentum

How The Global LGBT Movement Can Keep Up Its Stunning Momentum
 - As of May 2014, more countries criminalize LGBT people than protect them from discrimination. Seventy-eight countries still put people in jail for being ...

Gay, lesbian kids more likely to be bullied — even before sexual awareness

Gay, lesbian kids more likely to be bullied — even before sexual awareness
 - a research scientist at the IMPACT LGBT Health and Development Program of Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago.

Wussy online magazine praises queer culture

Wussy online magazine praises queer culture
 - I'd also like to represent a really diverse LGBT Atlanta community, from guys, to girls, to trans people, to non-binary identifying people, instead of just ...

Watch Jack Black Celebrate LGBT Rights With A Hilarious Impromptu Dance

Watch Jack Black Celebrate LGBT Rights With A Hilarious Impromptu Dance
 - Jack Black sat down with HuffPost Live on Wednesday and wowed host Josh Zepps with an impromptu dance in honor of the LGBT rights movement, ...

The value of the 'pink pound': Unlocking a trillion dollar market through recruitment

The value of the 'pink pound': Unlocking a trillion dollar market through recruitment
 - It is estimated that the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) consumer market is worth over a trillion dollars globally, with an estimated $790bn ...

Teach children about families with two mummies or two daddies,' boarding schools told

Teach children about families with two mummies or two daddies,' boarding schools told
 - Elly Barnes, an LGBT school advisor, has told boarding schools heads, that gay relationships should be visible and they should be comfortable with ...

Questionable choice for next American saint

Questionable choice for next American saint
 - Last Saturday Pope Francis described Serra as “one of the founding fathers of the United States, and a special patron of the Hispanic people of the ...

Immigration moves front and center in presidential campaign

Immigration moves front and center in presidential campaign
 - As he does in most public appearances, Bush cited "11 million people that ... He now leads the American Principles Project's Latino Partnership.

Clinton surprises activists with ambitious speech on immigration

Clinton surprises activists with ambitious speech on immigration
 - The former secretary of state proposed expanding the number of people who could obtain work permits via executive action to alleviate immigration ...

Higher Education, From Public Service To Consumer Product

Higher Education, From Public Service To Consumer Product
 - Private universities constitute a clear majority of higher-education institutions in some countries. In the United States and Latin America, private ...

Solving Latin America's Education Woes With Technology

Solving Latin America's Education Woes With Technology
 - Education experts from Latin America share their views on how education technology is helping solve key issues linked to access and quality of ...

How Latinos' health thrives despite persistence of poverty

How Latinos' health thrives despite persistence of poverty
 - The researchers at Measure of America have taken an in-depth look at many different reports including the American Human Development Index, ...

Robert Garcia Broke Out of Poverty to Become the Young Gay Mayor of Long Beach

Robert Garcia Broke Out of Poverty to Become the Young Gay Mayor of Long Beach
 - It has been nearly a year since Garcia became not only the youngest mayor of Long Beach but also the first Latino mayor and the first gay mayor.

Latin America must stop blaming US, start working together

Latin America must stop blaming US, start working together
 - The educational systems in Latin America also describe the United States as a bad country that controls the world. In schools, students are taught that ...

Latin America's big education innovation

Latin America's big education innovation
 - Here's an interesting innovation that is taking place in Latin America: A company is paying for the college education of thousands of students in ...