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miércoles, 22 de julio de 2015

The World Bank Has an Accountability Problem

The World Bank Has an Accountability Problem
 - The World Bank's resistance to accountability undercuts its anti-poverty mission. Its latest insistence on insulating itself from liability follows recent ...

New ways to strengthen social advances

New ways to strengthen social advances
 - The goal of the Annual Meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank Group is to end extreme poverty by 2030 in Latin America and ...

3 million more children in poverty under Obama, 22% of all kids

3 million more children in poverty under Obama, 22% of all kids
 - Ever since President Obama took office, the poverty rate among children ... The child poverty rate among African Americans (39 percent) was more ...

Why gay honeymooners should stop avoiding countries with anti-LGBT laws

Why gay honeymooners should stop avoiding countries with anti-LGBT laws
 - In fact, four out of 10 U.S. LGBT travelers said local discriminatory laws and homophobic sentiments affect where they decide to fly “to a great extent,” ...

LGBT Catholics 'alienated' by Church, gay priest says in letter to Pope

LGBT Catholics 'alienated' by Church, gay priest says in letter to Pope
 - A celibate gay priest fired from his job as a university chaplain has urged Pope Francis to meet with LGBT Catholics when he makes his trip to the US ...

Why are LGBT Equality Organizations Joining Forces with Israel Advocacy Groups?

Why are LGBT Equality Organizations Joining Forces with Israel Advocacy Groups?
 - Argue that you are building one that will great for youth and LGBT people. Is the police force facing widespread resistance to its racist violence? Initiate ...

Celebrating the unique Islamic-American culture of Black Muslims

Celebrating the unique Islamic-American culture of Black Muslims
 - Despite Black Muslims comprising over 25% of the American Muslim ... not immune to the complexities of the racial structure in the American society, ...

N.C. future depends on reversing racial inequity

N.C. future depends on reversing racial inequity
 -  The Racial Equity Institute and the Institute for Minority Economic ... A 2014 study by the Center for American Progress shows that African Americans ...

African Americans Should Care About Cuba's Black History

African Americans Should Care About Cuba's Black History
 - The party encouraged racial pride and self-respect, and demanded racial equality and rights for Black people in the newly liberated Cuba. In 1912, the ...

Black is the new white: Rachel Dolezal's race to erase our definition of race

Black is the new white: Rachel Dolezal's race to erase our definition of race
 - I wouldn't say I'm African-American, but I would say I'm black, and there's a difference in those terms,” she told Vanity Fair in an interview.

Latin America's middle class grows, but in some regions more than others

Latin America's middle class grows, but in some regions more than others
 - As a whole, Latin America enjoyed solid economic growth in the first decade of this century, with a fall in poverty, a decrease in income inequality and ...

Some LGBT advocates not on board with Equality Act

Some LGBT advocates not on board with Equality Act
 - The new legislation is set to address not just anti-LGBT employment ... and harassment, Cronk said black LGBT people have unique challenges in the ...

Troubling' report finds growing number of US children living in ​poverty

Troubling' report finds growing number of US children living in ​poverty
 - A growing number of US children are living amid poverty and stark racial ... children lived in poverty in 2013, compared to 33% of Hispanic children, ...

The 7 best biomedical and health universities in Latin America

The 7 best biomedical and health universities in Latin America
 - It is the oldest higher education institution in Chile. Generating, developing, integrating and communicating knowledge in all the areas of knowledge ...

Univision poll puts Hillary Clinton firmly ahead of...

Univision poll puts Hillary Clinton firmly ahead of...
 - And some, I assume, are good people. Seventy-nine percent of Hispanic respondents considered Trump's comments offensive and 71 percent had ...

Scott Walker confronted by undocumented immigrant, teary child during ...

Scott Walker confronted by undocumented immigrant, teary child during ... 
- You've got to find a way to say that people who are in line right now have first preference," he said at Politico's State Solutions Conference in ...

US businesses applaud normalization with Cuba

US businesses applaud normalization with Cuba
 - It was made by people who had never wanted any rapprochement," Mendez said. Meanwhile, big U.S. companies, including oil and construction firms, ...

More than half of Americans would support "non-traditional" candidates for president

More than half of Americans would support "non-traditional" candidates for president
 - Another poll found that the youngest voters, aged 18-29, were more likely to support Hispanic, gay, lesbian, Muslim and atheist candidates than other ...

Black churches walk line between religious liberty and discrimination

Black churches walk line between religious liberty and discrimination
 - Many Voices, a pro-LGBT group that works with black churches, said it hopes ... Not all African-American clergy oppose same-sex marriage, but many ...

Charlotte group celebrates 10 years of black, gay pride

Charlotte group celebrates 10 years of black, gay pride
 - Crystal Long, who chairs the organization Charlotte Black Gay Pride, talked with ... Are you seeing that same shift in the African American community?