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martes, 26 de mayo de 2015

Latin America sees the economic toll of corruption

Latin America sees the economic toll of corruption
 - Latin America is no stranger to bureaucrats on the take. ... Honduras — Latin America's third most crooked country, according to Insight Crime — has ...

Colleges must offer their students a full education

Colleges must offer their students a full education
 - It's commencement season. For the next several weeks, America's colleges and universities will celebrate their graduates, most of them young people ...

Public schools called 'gigantic criminal enterprise'

Public schools called 'gigantic criminal enterprise'
 - It's no accident that America's education system is struggling, according to international journalist and educator Alex Newman, who believes American ...

The militarization of development aid

The militarization of development aid
 - the idea that development is subservient to American security interests. ... Education and healthcare are universal rights that should not depend on ...

Surveillance Isn't The Solution To America's College Woes

Surveillance Isn't The Solution To America's College Woes
 - Here, let's discuss the political problem with a unit-record system as a potential solution to the very real problem that America's higher-education ...

New Google Doodle Honors Sally Ride, The First American Woman In Space

New Google Doodle Honors Sally Ride, The First American Woman In Space
 -  In her later years, Ride became concerned with the education of young people. Specifically, she worried about girls and minority students not pursuing ...

Don't be blinded by the Yes vote: Ireland is still oppressing its LGBT population

Don't be blinded by the Yes vote: Ireland is still oppressing its LGBT population
  - For many Irish LGBT activists, myself included, the scene would have been unimaginable merely years ago. It was impossible not to be struck by how ...

LGBT advocate challenges Cuban human rights record

LGBT advocate challenges Cuban human rights record
 - A gay blogger who is a member of an independent Cuban LGBT advocacy group told the Washington Blade last week ...

Sorry LGBT, sex and gender are not the same

Sorry LGBT, sex and gender are not the same
 - The precise nature of words matters. The imprecise use of a word that has a very specific meaning can make the difference between an alleged ...

Gay rodeo contestants in Little Rock compete amid state's tussle over marriage equality

Gay rodeo contestants in Little Rock compete amid state's tussle over marriage equality
 - Earlier this year, the Arkansas legislature approved a religious freedom bill that critics said would allow for residents to deny service to the LGBT ...


LGBT veterans honored with monument in national cemetery

LGBT veterans honored with monument in national cemetery
 - The first federally approved monument honoring lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) veterans was dedicated Memorial Day, ...

Three men jailed in Morocco on charges of Homosexuality

Three men jailed in Morocco on charges of Homosexuality
 - Morocco has no civil rights laws to protect members of the LGBT community and when these cases arise the government tends to blame "tourists" as ...

The LGBT Community is Eating Our Own

The LGBT Community is Eating Our Own
 - The latest shaming and shunning LGBT morality play involves Ian Reisner and Mati Weiderpass —two rich gay hotel owners known mostly to the ...

Education, minimum wage increase keys to reducing income inequality

Education, minimum wage increase keys to reducing income inequality
 - It was a prosperity that was shared by the vast majority of Americans and ... in Unions," points out how that decline has mirrored the rise in inequality.

How To Solve Inequality In The United States

How To Solve Inequality In The United States
 - Or if that's too ambitious a goal then how about how to reduce inequality in America? Now, I have to admit, that inequality really isn't one of those ...

Hillary Clinton, Jeb Bush in no position to talk inequality

Hillary Clinton, Jeb Bush in no position to talk inequality
 - Liberals who want to take Jeb Bush down a notch may want to avoid focusing on his wallet or potential inheritance. That strategy might have been ...

Asia-Pacific And Latin America, A Continent Adrift — What Happened?

Asia-Pacific And Latin America, A Continent Adrift — What Happened?
 - A similar story can be found across many countries of Latin America over the ... is the very poor record of most Latin American countries in education.

Rich nations told they are failing world's poorest

Rich nations told they are failing world's poorest
 - Nearly half of the population in the world's least developed countries (LDCs), such as Liberia and Haiti, live in conditions of extreme poverty. However ...

Ireland's referendum, however inspiring, is not a step forward for gay rights

Ireland's referendum, however inspiring, is not a step forward for gay rights
 - Gays and fair-minded people worldwide are rejoicing at the news that ... Argentina the first Latin American country to legalise same-sex marriage.

On Being African in Europe

On Being African in Europe
 - While the recent spate of deadly police confrontations with black men in America has sparked a renewed debate about racism, the ...

Fillmore Elementary students write on racial injustice

Fillmore Elementary students write on racial injustice
 - Racism is when people make racist jokes, phrases, or words. ... Elijah Lovejoy was an African American newspaper publisher in 1832 trying to have ...

Welcome Young, Gifted and Black's work in addressing inequities

Welcome Young, Gifted and Black's work in addressing inequities
 - We at LGBT BtP see the impacts of this violent disenfranchisement through communication with LGBTQ-identified people in prisons across the country ...

Why Can't We Talk About Homophobia in the Black Community?

Why Can't We Talk About Homophobia in the Black Community?
 - So when black people today tell me that they don't believe in gay marriage... the first thing that I say is, 'Please don't let anybody try to get you to vote ...

Straight All Blacks can change gay attitudes

Straight All Blacks can change gay attitudes
 - Having a gay All Black won't combat homophobia. A straight All Black can. It would be more productive if the All Blacks acted and encouraged people ...

Deprived children in Glasgow to be taught Latin

Deprived children in Glasgow to be taught Latin
 - A LANDMARK educational programme to improve literacy levels in deprived parts of Glasgow through the teaching of Latin has been given the ...