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martes, 16 de junio de 2015

US schools must stop excluding children with disabilities

US schools must stop excluding children with disabilities
 - It's too easy for special education to turn into baby-sitting. ... of the greatest civil rights bills in U.S. history: The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

A tax increase on hedge funds won't help the poor

A tax increase on hedge funds won't help the poor
 - announced any intentions to make a run at the White House in 2016, is lecturing people in other states about income inequality throughout America.

Robert Reich Speaks Out on America's Public Education Problem

Robert Reich Speaks Out on America's Public Education Problem
 - He also feels that widening inequality is destroying America. “Education is not the only answer and it's certainly not the immediate solution. At best, it's ...

The Economist explains

The Economist explains
 - INEQUALITY sits at the top of the political agenda in many countries around the ... In Latin America, for instance, populist pressure for excessive state ...

Clinton's wealth raises questions about her income inequality message

Clinton's wealth raises questions about her income inequality message
 - Clinton also said Monday that Americans with whom she has recently ... social programs that have created the income inequality she plans to close.

Public school LGBT programs don't just trample parental rights. They also put kids at risk.

Public school LGBT programs don't just trample parental rights. They also put kids at risk.
 - Jennings, a powerful LGBT rights activist who is himself a gay man, was the founder of the Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network (GLSEN).

What do LGBT issues have to do with opening markets for US products?

What do LGBT issues have to do with opening markets for US products?
 - These agreements are no way of preaching any of our values to the world, whether it's our Judeo-Christian heritage or LGBT values. Frankly, most ...

Meet the New Faces of Miley Cyrus' Movement for LGBT Youth

Meet the New Faces of Miley Cyrus' Movement for LGBT Youth
 - An outspoken advocate for LGBT rights, Cyrus herself recently told Paper magazine that she considers her gender and sexuality to be fluid. While she ...

Absolut takes on rainbow colours to celebrate LGBT links

Absolut takes on rainbow colours to celebrate LGBT links
 - The bottle features the rainbow colours associated with the LGBT community which brand owner Pernod Ricard said made “a real statement about ...

Malaysian musician to perform at Hanoi's LGBT-themed music fest

Malaysian musician to perform at Hanoi's LGBT-themed music fest
 - The one-day festival, organised by CAMA Vietnam and the US Embassy, aims to raise awareness of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) ...

LGBT advice website blocked by Vodafone

LGBT advice website blocked by Vodafone
 - The problem was discovered when a user realised they could not access the website, which provides mainly financial advice to the LGBT (lesbian, ...

"Poverty Makes People Do Reckless Things"

"Poverty Makes People Do Reckless Things"
 - It makes me think about when I went home to Latin America and people recognized me for the first time," he says. "I did notice a couple of people ...

Solomon Jones welcomes the pope and his message about poverty

Solomon Jones welcomes the pope and his message about poverty
 - Philadelphia has the highest poverty rate of any big city in America, yet skyscrapers gleam against our ever-expanding skyline. Homeless men and ...

Central America's Unresolved Migrant Crisis

Central America's Unresolved Migrant Crisis
 - Thousands of desperate Central Americans fleeing violence, poverty and, in some cases, persecution, are continuing to embark on perilous journeys ...

The Marriage Gap and the Opportunity Gap

The Marriage Gap and the Opportunity Gap
 - Debates over modern American poverty tend to follow a familiar script: Liberals acknowledge the cultural factors but insist that the solutions are ...

Poor in America: It's not all about bad choices: Nicolas Kristof

Poor in America: It's not all about bad choices: Nicolas Kristof
 - "I estimate 12 million Americans living in poverty suffer from at least one neglected parasitic or tropical disease," says Dr. Peter Hotez, the author of ...

Dr. Carson Wants to Heal, Unite Americans; Can We Trust a Brain Surgeon to Lead Our Nation?

Dr. Carson Wants to Heal, Unite Americans; Can We Trust a Brain Surgeon to Lead Our Nation?
 - The federal government can't solve our problems, including poverty and social unrest. Only Americans, working together, can do that. After all, the ...

California Needs a State Budget That Protects Children From Poverty

California Needs a State Budget That Protects Children From Poverty

: When you disaggregate children of color, 35 percent of African-American children and 38 percent of Latino children in California live in poverty

 

Poverty Makes People Do Reckless Things"

Poverty Makes People Do Reckless Things"

: "It makes me think about when I went home to Latin America and people recognized me for the first time," he says. "I did notice a couple of people

 

Hispanic Evangelicals: The Battle For The Political Soul Of America's Curious New Swing Vote

: “I have met with Chris Christie, Jeb Bush … former Secretary Clinton's people,” Salguero told ThinkProgress. “We are the quintessential swing voter in 

Business is booming for American for-profits in Brazil. Is that good?

Business is booming for American for-profits in Brazil. Is that good?

: Is the expense of education something that we need to get our heads ... oneducation in Latin America (and an Inside Higher Ed blogger), noted that ...

 

Why Vaccine Mandates Racially Discriminate Against African Americans

Why Vaccine Mandates Racially Discriminate Against African Americans

: The push in California to eliminate vaccine exemptions has garnered the attention of the African American community, which is finally waking up to the

 

American Muslims have a race problem

American Muslims have a race problem

: Put simply: South Asian– and Arab-American Muslims have a race problem. To understand the extent of that problem, look no further than how black

 

Tony Norman: Rachel Dolezal twists the racial puzzle

Tony Norman: Rachel Dolezal twists the racial puzzle

: Ms. Dolezal, who self-identifies as African-American, was born 37 years ago to Lawrence and Ruthanne Dolezal. Both parents self-identify as white

 

Senior African-American activist resigns amid racial identity furor

Senior African-American activist resigns amid racial identity furor

— A top member of a major U.S. group advocating for the rights ofAfrican Americans resigned as furor mounted over her racial

 

African-American activist quits amid furor over race

African-American activist quits amid furor over race

: SPOKANE, Washington (AP) " A top member of a major U.S. group advocating for the rights of African Americans resigned as furor mounted over her