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miércoles, 3 de junio de 2015

Education should be free in a free society

Education should be free in a free society
 - A college degree is so important to getting a decent job these days, we must begin to see higher education as a right. Some Americans pursue a ...

Serving Up a Side of Discrimination: Retail Jobs Are Driving Inequality

Serving Up a Side of Discrimination: Retail Jobs Are Driving Inequality
 - There's no state in America where someone working full-time at that salary can afford a fair-market-rate one- or two-bedroom apartment, which is why ...

Income inequality, wage stagnation and a new Democratic Party

Income inequality, wage stagnation and a new Democratic Party
 - There are several reasons: American workers have not had an increase in ... has not yet been characterized as much more than income inequality.

Racial Inequities Reveal a Profound Societal Failure

Racial Inequities Reveal a Profound Societal Failure
 - Today, many want to believe we now live in a “post-racial” society. After the so-called "racial crisis" of the '60s, white America, including some of those ...

Poverty afflicts too many families

Poverty afflicts too many families
 - One condition that afflicts families today – he said – is poverty. “Let's think of the many families who populate the peripheries of large cities, and also of ...

Can the Government's Plan to Expand Internet Access Lift People Out of Poverty?

Can the Government's Plan to Expand Internet Access Lift People Out of Poverty?
 - In much of America and the Western world, the Internet is an essential element of business, and life. We walk down the street Skyping with clients on ...

Poverty reduction slows in Latin America

Poverty reduction slows in Latin America
 - The pace of poverty reduction in Latin America has slowed from 5.7 percent annually in the previous decade to 4.1 percent ...

Taboo stifles LGBT teens

Taboo stifles LGBT teens
 - Stigma reigns and bullying is common, while teachers treat violent incidents as if they were regular playground scuffles, ignoring the deeper problem ...

Bill will help homeless gay youth

 Bill will help homeless gay youth
 - A proposal from a gay-friendly Houston lawmaker will help study homeless teens and is being hailed as a big win by LGBT activists, even if the ...

LGBT Terms We're Not Getting Right

LGBT Terms We're Not Getting Right
 - For a country that loves its gay pageants and prolific with its community-specific clubs, isn’t it surprising that we still don’t agree whether to call Aiza Seguerra a he or a she? Or that a loud majority found Vince Uy’s hand on Nino Gaddi’s shoulder disturbing? 

LGBT people victims of violent abuse all over the world, UN report says

LGBT people victims of violent abuse all over the world, UN report says
 - And The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights reported 594 hate-related killings of LGBT people in the 25 countries of the Organization of ...

The #1 Enemy of the LGBT Movement

The #1 Enemy of the LGBT Movement
 - Justice Anthony Kennedy is widely seen as the swing vote, and not only did he have tough questions for the lawyers defending anti-LGBT bigotry, ...

Outrage among LGBT groups as Ukip joins gay pride march

Outrage among LGBT groups as Ukip joins gay pride march
 - Ukip will be taking part in London's gay pride parade later this month, despite widespread opposition to the move. The party's LGBT group has been ...

Discrimination Against The LGBT Community Is Not What Texas Is All About"

Discrimination Against The LGBT Community Is Not What Texas Is All About"
 - In 2006, inspired by the coming out of his friend and tour manager of thirty years, David Anderson, Willie released a cover of the song “Cowboys Are ...

Jennifer Hudson's 'I Still Love You' in Support of LGBT Equality

Jennifer Hudson's 'I Still Love You' in Support of LGBT Equality
 - MTV and Logo today announced they will exclusively premiere "I Still Love You," a music video in support of LGBT equality from W Hotels, the Human ...

Racial profiling in Missouri continues as a problem in traffic stops, attorney general notes

Racial profiling in Missouri continues as a problem in traffic stops, attorney general notes
 - Racial profiling historically has been part of the problem. ... Put another way, an “African-American motorist was stopped is 1.75 times that of a white ...

New study says minorities in retail get paid less, promoted less

New study says minorities in retail get paid less, promoted less
 - African-American and Latino cashiers, salespeople and first-line managers are paid less, are less likely to be promoted off the ...

U. establishes African American studies department, concentration

U. establishes African American studies department, concentration
 - Students will be able to pursue concentrations in African American studies beginning next fall, including tracks in African American culture and life, global race and ethnicity, as well as race and public policy, all three of which were ...

Racial Disparities in Missouri Police Practices

Racial Disparities in Missouri Police Practices
 - African-Americans were 75 percent more likely than whites to be stopped based on their respective proportions of the Missouri driving-age population ...

Reflections on a Historic Summit of the Americas

Reflections on a Historic Summit of the Americas
 - The theme of the forum was "Prosperity and Education: The Challenge of ... In these educators' view, both North and South American universities fail ...

Study: Minorities in retail paid, promoted less

Study: Minorities in retail paid, promoted less
 - African-American and Latino cashiers, salespeople and first-line managers are paid less, are less likely to be ... Overall, 9 percent of the retail workforce lives below the official poverty line, the study showed.

Black, Latino workers in retail may be paid less than whites

Black, Latino workers in retail may be paid less than whites
 - Many of the 15 million working in retail already deal with unpredictable hours and live near or below poverty level, but blacks and Latinos are likely to ...

How the Retail Industry Keeps People of Color in Poverty

How the Retail Industry Keeps People of Color in Poverty
 - Boosting the minimum wage to $15 an hour would automatically give 7 in 10 black and Latino workers a raise and also cut their poverty rate ...

UN Human Rights commissioner: LGBT people are victims of violent abuse all over the world

UN Human Rights commissioner: LGBT people are victims of violent abuse all over the world
 - The report to the Geneva-based Human Rights Council circulated Monday cites the murder of transsexual women in Uruguay and of black lesbian ...

Black and Desi: A Shared History

Black and Desi: A Shared History
 - Why would a Hindu monk speak out against anti-Black racism? Why would a gay African American civil rights leader repeatedly face arrest fighting for ...