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jueves, 18 de junio de 2015

Minimum wage, poverty

Minimum wage, poverty
 - According to Centre for Poverty Research at the University of California, United States of America, the first minimum wage law was enacted in 1894 in ...

How Obamacare Is Actually Preventing Americans from Escaping Poverty

How Obamacare Is Actually Preventing Americans from Escaping Poverty
 - middle class of America—the ones struggling to pull themselves out of the hole after the economic crash. The middle class that is so close to poverty ...

The gap between the very rich and everyone else in America is wider today than at any time since ...

The gap between the very rich and everyone else in America is wider today than at any time since ...
 - The gap between the very rich and everyone else in America is wider ... Sanders recently tweeted that the income inequality is wider than it's been in ...

Where Hollywood Fails, LGBT Film Fests Shine

Where Hollywood Fails, LGBT Film Fests Shine
 - While major motion picture studios routinely fail to portray diverse LGBT stories on the big screen, film festivals around the country continue to pick up ...


What the LGBT community needs from corporate America

What the LGBT community needs from corporate America
 - Whether you are an LGBT leader yourself or a straight ally for workplace equality, it's important to help lead change in your workplace – for the benefit ...

Rainbow Railroad': Toronto charity helping LGBT people escape violence

Rainbow Railroad': Toronto charity helping LGBT people escape violence
 - The Rainbow Railroad helps members of the lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender (LGBT) community get to safer countries. The organization was ...

The Countries From Which LGBT People Are Seeking Asylum

The Countries From Which LGBT People Are Seeking Asylum
 - Sharita Gruberg is a Senior Policy Analyst for the LGBT Research and Communications Project at the Center for American Progress. Andrew Lomax is ...

Why does the Republican Party still oppose LGBT rights?

Why does the Republican Party still oppose LGBT rights?
 - Why is the Republican Party still fighting LGBT rights, which puts it out of step with not just voters in America, but other right-of-center parties in ...

Dominican deportation deadline looms over Haitian community

Dominican deportation deadline looms over Haitian community
 - Thousands of Haitian undocumented immigrants lined up outside ... life in the country next door and escape chronic poverty and instability at home.

Being black is always beautiful in America

Being black is always beautiful in America
 - The purely positive "black is beautiful" cultural movement started in America in the 1960s. Fully flowering in the 1970s, it needs to be brought back in ...

Black and Latino retail workers get treated worse

Black and Latino retail workers get treated worse
- The study found that 17% of African American and 13% of Hispanic retail workers live below the poverty line despite being employed. Among white ...

Latino education gap: some ideas for closing it — and thereby improving Minnesota's future

Latino education gap: some ideas for closing it — and thereby improving Minnesota's future
 - In Minnesota, the growth of the Latino community has been especially .... there are little outlets to do something else and people often feel their skills ...

Chilean Teachers Mount Massive Protest

Chilean Teachers Mount Massive Protest
 - Tens of thousands of striking teachers marched in the Chilean capital on Wednesday to protest a proposed education reform that ...

Charleston church shooting: Without gun control, racism will keep killing black people

Charleston church shooting: Without gun control, racism will keep killing black people
America does not have a monopoly on racism. But what makes its racism so lethal is the ease with which people can acquire guns ...

Nation's first LGBT homeless shelter opens in SF

Nation's first LGBT homeless shelter opens in SF
 - The shelter is named after Jazzie Collins, a transgender African American woman who was an advocate for homeless LGBT folks prior to her death in ...

Schism in Pittsburgh's gay community bigger than Iggy

Schism in Pittsburgh's gay community bigger than Iggy
 - In discussing it with other faith based and African American groups, we felt ... be a way to show support for the gay and African American community.”.

Decatur mayor pro tem arrested for DUI

Decatur mayor pro tem arrested for DUI
 - Cunningham made history in 1999 when she became the first openly gay African American elected to public office in Georgia and the Southeast when ...

Does The Rachel Dolezal Story Hold Lessons About Race Relations in America?

Does The Rachel Dolezal Story Hold Lessons About Race Relations in America?
 - As a Black woman, I understand, given the persistent systemic racism in America, why many blacks and, in particular, Black women, were angered by ...

Latin America: Buenos Aires Most Expensive City

Latin America: Buenos Aires Most Expensive City
 - Buenos Aires has replaced Sao Paulo as the most expensive city in Latin ... poverty statistics since 2014 – the only Latin American country to do so.

Improving Race Relations in an Era of Police Brutality

Improving Race Relations in an Era of Police Brutality
- Police in McKinney recently found themselves in a volatile and racially ... African Americans and other people of color should not automatically ...