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jueves, 24 de septiembre de 2015

The Most Equal City in America

The Most Equal City in America
 - The very notion of rising inequality is offensive to many Americans, because it counters the American dream and the widely held notion that we live in ...


It's Time to Fix America's Income-Inequality Crisis Once...

It's Time to Fix America's Income-Inequality Crisis Once...
 - During his visit to the U.S., the pope will probably talk about income inequality, and many reporters will nod approvingly, write down the quotes, and ...

Anne-Marie Slaughter's 'Unfinished Business' takes a clear-eyed look at gender inequality and work

Anne-Marie Slaughter's 'Unfinished Business' takes a clear-eyed look at gender inequality and work
 - Although Slaughter isn't the first to question America's uncompromising work culture, she is rare to do so without any essentialist claptrap about how ...

Pope Francis is inequality's 'most powerful critic'

Pope Francis is inequality's 'most powerful critic'
 - Pope Francis has excoriated an economic system that operates on the ‘mentality of profit at any price,’ blind to working families struggle every day — even as the wealthiest among us grow wealthier still,” he said.

LGBT Couples Can Marry; Now They Must Embrace Social Security

LGBT Couples Can Marry; Now They Must Embrace Social Security
 - Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) organizations across California have focused on marriage equality for several years and were given a ...

When religious liberty conflicts with LGBT rights, who wins?

When religious liberty conflicts with LGBT rights, who wins?
 - This week, Pope Francis makes his first visit to the United States. His itinerary includes a meeting with President Barack Obama and an address to ...

Stonewall urging Christians around the world to embrace LGBT rights

Stonewall urging Christians around the world to embrace LGBT rights
 - Rights charity Stonewall is to release a newgude featuring stories from LGBT Christians around the world, to encourage inclusiveness. The book, titled ...


Life getting brighter for Russia's LGBT community

Life getting brighter for Russia's LGBT community
 - The singer labeled Putin's stance on LGBT issues “isolating”, “prejudiced” and “ridiculous” in a BBC interview over the weekend. Last week he ...

LGBT students report higher rate of sexual violence

LGBT students report higher rate of sexual violence
 - Members of the LGBT community reported being victims of sexual assault or misconduct at a rate of 23.4 percent compared to 12.9 percent for ...

LGBT Activists Plan For Next Battle

LGBT Activists Plan For Next Battle
- Those who complete the program -- called LGBT University, or just LGBT U for short --- will be connected with campaigns in their part of the country ...

Stonewall' revisits LGBT's earliest days

Stonewall' revisits LGBT's earliest days
 - Stonewall, one of several fall movies with an LGBT theme (along with the upcoming Freeheld and The Danish Girl), has an important story to share ...

Venezuelans Have No Money or Education

Venezuelans Have No Money or Education
 - Inflation continues to rise at a fast pace, although the Central Bank of Venezuela (BCV) still refuses to release the official figures of the economy so it ...

Earth's poor set to swell as World Bank moves poverty line

Earth's poor set to swell as World Bank moves poverty line
 - Earth's poor set to swell as World Bank moves poverty line ... In Latin America, the result was an increase of 8m, or more than 25 per cent, in the ...


What Is This Pope About?

What Is This Pope About?
 - holy water, with unoriginal references to class struggle, oppression, imperialism, dependence, and especially how Latin America poverty was all the ...

Exhibit examines race in media

Exhibit examines race in media
 - Meet Red Jackson, a subject of African-American photographer Gordon Parks. In many ways, Jackson is a typical teenager–he reads to his younger ...

Art project fosters conversation about racial tensions

Art project fosters conversation about racial tensions
 - How are voices at the crossroads of race, queerness and gender ... Join educators of the African American Atelier for an interactive workshop on ...


Empire' and 'black-ish' Show Why Diversity Needs to Be Deep, Not Just Broad

Empire' and 'black-ish' Show Why Diversity Needs to Be Deep, Not Just Broad
 - With racial controversies, especially those involving African-Americans, increasingly making headlines over the past year, it would have been that ...

Teaching about Race: The Problem is Inequality and Bad Policies, Not Bad Choices

Teaching about Race: The Problem is Inequality and Bad Policies, Not Bad Choices
 - Not one Republican candidate discussed the problems of race in America. ... [T]he persistence of the black-white mobility gap undercuts equality of ...

History department talks racial bias, police targeting

History department talks racial bias, police targeting
 - A similar point was made regarding the unequal treatment of police officers to African-American individuals and how Cincinnati plays a key role, both ...

Pope Francis inspires black Catholics, despite complicated church history on race

Pope Francis inspires black Catholics, despite complicated church history on race
 - The arrival of Pope Francis has triggered discussions of the Catholic Church's historic treatment of the African-American faithful, and has sparked ...