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jueves, 1 de octubre de 2015

How Maine is going to punish the poor for trying to save money

How Maine is going to punish the poor for trying to save money
 - A savings account can be a powerful thing, especially for someone struggling to make ends meet. A little extra money on the side—even the tiniest of sums—can be a life-preserving cushion in the case of an unexpected injury, illness, or sudden unemployment. Building a financial base can also be a ticket out of poverty for families long relegated to economic hardship.

America is the richest, and most unequal, country

America is the richest, and most unequal, country
 - The report found that America's wealth inequality is even more gaping its ... And yet, with the overall growth of wealth, inequality remains a persistent ...

Wake Up and Smell the Inequality

Wake Up and Smell the Inequality
 - In corporate America, 88 percent of men think women have at least as many opportunities to ... Some men ignore gender inequality altogether. Others ...

The Economy Isn't Rebounding for Everyone

The Economy Isn't Rebounding for Everyone
  - As explained in Tim Wise's new book, Under the Affluence: Shaming the Poor, Praising the Rich and Sacrificing the Future of America, class inequality ...

Disarmament, health care, Inuit and LGBT rights advocates win 'Alternative Nobels'

Disarmament, health care, Inuit and LGBT rights advocates win 'Alternative Nobels'
 - A Swedish charity organization has released the names of the 2015 Right Livelihood Award laureates. The award honors those seeking to provide a ...

This dance drama portrays an LGBT love story through Greek mythology

This dance drama portrays an LGBT love story through Greek mythology
 - Late on a Friday night, we dropped by at an apartment in a Juhu high-rise to watch the rehearsals of Hyacinth, the dance drama focusing on Lesbian ...

Expanding ID Card Access for LGBT Homeless Youth

Expanding ID Card Access for LGBT Homeless Youth
 - Research suggests that lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender, or LGBT, youth are significantly overrepresented among young people experiencing ...

Which corporate giants are taking a stand on LGBT rights?

Which corporate giants are taking a stand on LGBT rights?
 - Australia and New Zealand may have come a long way in regards to LGBT rights but many workplaces around the world are still lagging behind – now ...

Church Presents Documentary About Abuse Of LGBT Seniors

Church Presents Documentary About Abuse Of LGBT Seniors
 - First, it was coming out of the closet. Then, it was having the right to marry. Now, a documentary to be shown in Grand Rapids spotlights the next ...


Is Canada a safe haven for LGBT refugees?

Is Canada a safe haven for LGBT refugees?
 - “Is Canada a Safe Haven for Refugees?” asks a report released Tuesday by Envisioning Global LGBT Human Rights. The researchers answer?

Young Puerto Rican Makes His Life In Florida

Young Puerto Rican Makes His Life In Florida
 - Unlike many Latinos - who live in a color-conscious world that inevitably brings up the question "And where are you from?" - Robert Rexach often gets surprised looks when he tells people he's Puerto Rican.

Donald Trump Defends 'Operation Wetback' Plan for Deporting Illegal Immigrants

Donald Trump Defends 'Operation Wetback' Plan for Deporting Illegal Immigrants
 - Back then, many of those expelled died from heat stroke. Other deportees shared poor quarters in vessels resembling slave ships, which headed to another drop-off point, the Mexican Gulf Coast. Historian Mae M. Ngai said that these were not anomalies, but were part of the Operation Wetback's vital framework, the news outlet added.



Democrats Winning 48% of Latino Support

Democrats Winning 48% of Latino Support
 - More than 28 million of those people could be eligible voters in the 2016 Presidential election. The growth of Latinos from the last election in 2012 will ...

Transgender Latinos Fight For Equality

Transgender Latinos Fight For Equality
 - Meanwhile, in immigration detention, transgender Latinos are often ... And as I sat there and listened to people talk of never feeling comfortable in their ...

Azealia Banks compares LGBT community to the KKK: 'Get them some pink hoods and unicorns'

Azealia Banks compares LGBT community to the KKK: 'Get them some pink hoods and unicorns'
 - It's like, y'all sing along to my words when I'm saying [expletives levelled at black people and women], but as soon as I call this one white man a 

African-Americans Face Higher Colon Cancer Risk, Less Likely to be Screened

African-Americans Face Higher Colon Cancer Risk, Less Likely to be Screened
 - (W)hen we drilled down into that group and looked at racial and ethnic disparities, we found that African-Americans were 71 percent less likely to get ...

Black America is Tired of Being Victimized by Racism

Black America is Tired of Being Victimized by Racism
 - A black man is killed every 28 hours by police or vigilantes. Forty percent of the prison population is black, but blacks do not make up 40 ...

Looking at the Racial Disparity in Abortion Rates Completely Misses the Point

Looking at the Racial Disparity in Abortion Rates Completely Misses the Point
 - A recent Wall Street Journal article accuses the American left of being hypocritical by advocating for Black Lives Matter while failing to address racial ...

Why Black Lives Matter belongs on lesson plans

Why Black Lives Matter belongs on lesson plans
 - The students in Malcolm Cawthorne's African-American studies class at ... This year, he added a sophomore elective called Racial Awareness and ...

Nursing school discriminated

Nursing school discriminated
 - She alleges that the mistreatment was based on race and that other African-American students were subject to similar harassment such as random ...