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miércoles, 27 de mayo de 2015

The decline of Catholicism in America

The decline of Catholicism in America
 - The decline of Catholicism in America ... The number of primary school children in parish religious education peaked in 1970 at nearly 4.2 million.

State of Black America report shows significant disparities

State of Black America report shows significant disparities
 - He believes education remains an area of inequality. ... The report shows other disparities between white and black America include issues relating to ...

America's Top States for Business: methodology

America's Top States for Business: methodology
  - We rate states based on the education level of their workforce, the numbers of available employees and the states' demonstrated abilities to retain ...

Student loan debt in America, in real time

Student loan debt in America, in real time
 - Student loan debt is on the rise in America. Here is an interactive way to see it grow in real time, as well as compare the national debt load across ...

Poverty still major affliction for Blacks

Poverty still major affliction for Blacks
 - Black America is in a state of emergency, and what's happened in Baltimore, Ferguson, Missouri, and other places isn't solely about police misconduct ...

Wake County's high-poverty magnet schools attract fewer applicants

Wake County's high-poverty magnet schools attract fewer applicants
 - Wendell was named in April the top magnet elementary school in the nation by Magnet Schools of America, which represents more than 2,000 magnet ...

The air in NYC lowers kids' IQs

The air in NYC lowers kids' IQs
 - The latest study concluded that the effects of PAH were exacerbated by poverty, calling it the latest evidence of how “socioeconomic disadvantage can ...


The Briefcase Plays Into America's Class Anxiety

The Briefcase Plays Into America's Class Anxiety
 - America perceives poverty as a moral failure, which is why the participants on The Briefcase have to perform generosity to such an extreme degree.

Indian companies show barely any interest in LGBT diversity and inclusion

Indian companies show barely any interest in LGBT diversity and inclusion
- A new report from India has revealed that the vast majority of Indian businesses have yet to have embraced any form of LGBT diversity and inclusion ...

The Top LGBT-Friendly Cities in the U.S.

The Top LGBT-Friendly Cities in the U.S.
 - This shift in attitudes toward LGBT rights is also reflected in a national poll conducted in May by Gallup, which found a record-high 60% of Americans ...

The Christian baker who refuses LGBT couples is not a persecuted preacher

The Christian baker who refuses LGBT couples is not a persecuted preacher
 - But Burk claims that the “least of these” are Christian bakers, florists, and photographers who have been penalized for refusing to serve LGBT couples.

LGBT youth action has helped pull down 'architecture of homophobia'

LGBT youth action has helped pull down 'architecture of homophobia'
 - A quiet revolution underpins the weekend's historic victory for LGBT rights. This revolution has gone on among Ireland's young people, with tens of ...

Think Ireland has LGBT equality now? Think again

Think Ireland has LGBT equality now? Think again
 - LGBT activists have been celebrating after the landslide referendum victory last week, which approved civil same-sex marriage in the state. Separate ...


Frantic Irish radio caller warns that God is sending killer anti-LGBT asteroid

Frantic Irish radio caller warns that God is sending killer anti-LGBT asteroid
 - With every great stride toward LGBTQ marriage quality, comes an extremist theory on the downfall of society as we know it — a constant we should ...

Bisexuals still face discrimination across the country... from the NHS and LGBT services

Bisexuals still face discrimination across the country... from the NHS and LGBT services
 - Biphobia was most commonly experienced within LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) and NHS services. Almost a third (28%) of those ...

UN: fewer hungry people worldwide, but still a long way to go

UN: fewer hungry people worldwide, but still a long way to go
 - Countries in Latin America have experienced significant economic growth since 1990 following structural reforms with the aim of creating more stable ...

The EU is supporting Latin American countries' drug policies through a regional programme

The EU is supporting Latin American countries' drug policies through a regional programme
 - Global problems require global, comprehensive and coordinated responses. Find out how the EU is working to improve the coherence, balance and ...

More Rights for More People in the Americas'

More Rights for More People in the Americas'
 - Many countries in Latin America, which make up the bulk of the population of the region, have opted to elect progressive governments, while the OAS ...

Once aided by courts, can Latino politicians survive Supreme Court act?

Once aided by courts, can Latino politicians survive Supreme Court act?
 - In a situation rife with questions, one of the most ironic is this: Have Latino politicians, whose success was helped along ... Adversity mobilizes people.

Vietnam through the eyes of Latino soldiers

Vietnam through the eyes of Latino soldiers
 - The majority of fathers of the people I went to elementary school with were veterans. ... What is some of the effect of the war on Latino communities?

How sincere is Clinton's Latino outreach?

How sincere is Clinton's Latino outreach?
 - And you have to wonder — all this time these people and organizations are getting paid to fight for immigration reform, and what have they done?".

Over 20% of People in Spain Live Below Poverty Line

Over 20% of People in Spain Live Below Poverty Line
 - A reported 22.2 percent of people residing in Spain live below the poverty line, earning less than 7,961 euros ($8,676) annually, according ...

Scottish pupils to be taught Latin to boost literacy

Scottish pupils to be taught Latin to boost literacy
 - Once a fundamental pillar of education, Latin has declined dramatically since ... In 2013, just 218 candidates sat Latin at Higher compared to 243 the ...

In the most diverse county in Texas, a big racial disparity in truancy

In the most diverse county in Texas, a big racial disparity in truancy
 - Here, African-Americans are the focus of more than half of truancy cases, although they make up only 29 percent of the student population. Criticism of ...

Degrees of Freedom:' The MN African American experience post-Civil War

Degrees of Freedom:' The MN African American experience post-Civil War
 - African Americans were still a small percentage of the state's population. ... the country and racial issues and tensions between the African American ...