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miércoles, 8 de julio de 2015

Chile lawmakers approve marijuana decriminalisation bill

Chile lawmakers approve marijuana decriminalisation bill
 - A bill which will allow Chileans to grow small amounts of marijuana for medical, recreational or spiritual use has been approved by the country's lower ...


Commodity sell-off adds pressure on unpopular Latin American leaders

Commodity sell-off adds pressure on unpopular Latin American leaders
 - But she is not alone: none of the leaders of Latin America's seven largest countries is approved by a majority of their voters, according to polls.

Pope Francis Calls for a “Revolution” of Evangelization in Latin America

Pope Francis Calls for a “Revolution” of Evangelization in Latin America
 - Pope Francis Calls for a “Revolution” of Evangelization in Latin America ... of division and hatred concerns struggles between powerful nations. But the ...

NSA intercepts 98% of South American communications – Assange

NSA intercepts 98% of South American communications – Assange
 - practically all communications from South American countries, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange told a Chilean media outlet on Tuesday. “Ninety-eight percent of Latin American communications are intercepted by the NSA while ...

Can philanthropy ever reduce inequality?

Can philanthropy ever reduce inequality?
 - The Ford Foundation's new mission is to eradicate inequality. ... Along with many other American foundations, they have failed to deliver on their ...

Income inequality is an issue that cuts across party lines

Income inequality is an issue that cuts across party lines
 - As Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is inching her way to the left in support of the American wage earner, and Sen. Bernie Sanders ...

Inequality underground: Chile prepares to privatize Metro

Inequality underground: Chile prepares to privatize Metro
 - Inequality underground: Chile prepares to privatize Metro ... In 1994, Buenos Aires became the first city in Latin America to privatize its subway system, ...

World Bank claims there's 'no crisis in Latin America', but poverty still prevails — MercoPress

World Bank claims there's 'no crisis in Latin America', but poverty still prevails — MercoPress
 - The World Bank's Vice-President for Latin America and the Caribbean, Jorge Familiar, praised the region's implementation of economic reforms, ...

Poverty rates in every US school district, in one map

Poverty rates in every US school district, in one map
 - Anyone who cares about the plight of poor children in America should take a ... Zoom out, and you can see macro-level concentrations of poverty and ...

Micronomics for the poorest of the poor

Micronomics for the poorest of the poor
 - In 1994, almost 50 percent of female-headed households in America lived in poverty, more than three times the poverty rate of married couples.

Can Better Data Help Solve America's Housing Problems?

Can Better Data Help Solve America's Housing Problems?
 - In practice, that means moving poor, black families into richer, white neighborhoods and providing grants for improving areas of concentrated poverty.

Pope urges Latin American youth to save planet

Pope urges Latin American youth to save planet
 - Pope Francis is challenging Latin America's youth to take up his ... through Ecuador's capital to give a speech on education at Catholic University.

Pope urges Latin America to find unity through common faith

Pope urges Latin America to find unity through common faith
 - Francis is visiting three of the smallest and poorest nations during a week-long tour of his native South America. Political protests had been rocking ...

The Latest: Pope Presses Call for New Economic World Order

The Latest: Pope Presses Call for New Economic World Order
 - Here are the latest developments from Pope Francis' trip to South America: ... Ecuador's capital to give a speech on education at Catholic University.

Donald Trump: 'I Will Win the Latino Vote'

Donald Trump: 'I Will Win the Latino Vote'
 - I have a great relationship with the Mexican people. I have many people working for me - look at the job in Washington - I have many legal immigrants ...

Abolishing White Masculinity' prof: Successful blacks who tout 'American dream' aid 'white ...

Abolishing White Masculinity' prof: Successful blacks who tout 'American dream' aid 'white ...
 - It doesn't help when we have prominent black people in media perpetuating an idea that (America is post-racial),” Rose said during the one-hour ...

Relic of Racism': Group Seeks Removal of Former Mayor's Statue

Relic of Racism': Group Seeks Removal of Former Mayor's Statue
 - The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee of Michigan wants ... allegedly racist white gunman killed nine African-Americans during a prayer ...

Bill Cosby: Race, Gender and Serial Rape Denial

Bill Cosby: Race, Gender and Serial Rape Denial
 - I didn't tell because I didn't want to let black America down. "I let race trump rape." Jewel Allison realized all too well her own, and the African American ...

Ethnic, Racial and Language Minority Youth Disproportionately Underrepresented in Special

Ethnic, Racial and Language Minority Youth Disproportionately Underrepresented in Special
 -  Educational Researcher, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Educational Research Association, published the findings that showed that children ...

LatAm has reduced poverty, but pace is decreasing

LatAm has reduced poverty, but pace is decreasing
 - The World Bank's Vice-President for Latin America and the Caribbean, ... claiming that they had led to poverty reduction in the last few years, but he ...

George Takei's Disrespect of Clarence Thomas Shows The Depths of Anti-Blackness

George Takei's Disrespect of Clarence Thomas Shows The Depths of Anti-Blackness
 - Racists have long insisted that Black people are defective, unqualified to be judges ... Political foes of LGBT rights have disappointed Takei previously.