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lunes, 5 de octubre de 2015

World Bank says India's poverty rate lowest among nations with poor populations

World Bank says India's poverty rate lowest among nations with poor populations
 - A latest World Bank report has revealed that India accounted for the largest number of poor people in any country in 2012, but its poverty rate was lowest among countries having large number of poor population.

Getting to zero on poverty in Africa

Getting to zero on poverty in Africa
 - Africa faces the largest challenge to meet goal one. Soon, the burden of extreme poverty will be the most prevalent in sub-Saharan Africa, as rapid growth continues to lift millions of Chinese and Indians, among others, out of dire circumstances.


Global poverty: This is how to reduce it

Global poverty: This is how to reduce it
 - We will continue to live with severe inequality for decades to come. While the gap between the median income of America's richest (Maryland) and ...

Thomas Sowell Argues Income Inequality And Institutional Racism Aren't Really Problems

Thomas Sowell Argues Income Inequality And Institutional Racism Aren't Really Problems
 -  “I am sure that among hunter gatherers there was not nearly as much inequality as there is today in America — do we want to become hunter ...

Why Not Take 'Pride' In All Queers?: The Exclusionary Hierarchies Of The LGBT Movement

Why Not Take 'Pride' In All Queers?: The Exclusionary Hierarchies Of The LGBT Movement
 - There is an assumption that the marginalized are not capable of practicing the same hierarchies of power that exclude them. And as a question, ...

LGBT History Month provides students with opportunity to reflect, acknowledge inequality

LGBT History Month provides students with opportunity to reflect, acknowledge inequality
 - October is LGBT History Month, which is an opportunity to observe the strides made by the community, and to understand that there is still a long way ...

Why it's Past Time We Made the US Census LGBT-Inclusive

Why it's Past Time We Made the US Census LGBT-Inclusive
 - Every ten years the census collects vital data about U.S. citizens but there is one emerging demographic the census has historically ignored: LGBT ...

5 Unfortunate Truths About LGBT Film In Hollywood

5 Unfortunate Truths About LGBT Film In Hollywood
 - The other day we looked at the last fifteen years of queer Hollywood, and realized that moviegoers wanting LGBT characters are pretty much out of ...

Watch Hillary Clinton mock herself for not supporting LGBT rights sooner

Watch Hillary Clinton mock herself for not supporting LGBT rights sooner
 - Earlier she sang her first song in a barely there "outfit" which saw floral garlands and an enormous wig with tendrils hanging down to her knees to ...

LGBT Issues Overshadow Pope's Opening Of Synod On The Family

LGBT Issues Overshadow Pope's Opening Of Synod On The Family
 - A Catholic priest came out as gay, and LGBT issues are now linked to the church's synod that focuses on the family — whether the pope likes it or not.

First global Catholic LGBT network hopes to build bridges

First global Catholic LGBT network hopes to build bridges
 - The first global Catholic LGBT network attempted Monday to reach out to bishops meeting to debate the Church's approach to the family, as liberals ...

Poll reveals America's deep racial divides

Poll reveals America's deep racial divides
 - Black and white Americans don't agree on a whole raft of social issues. This is not a newsflash. But this much should give us all some pause: While ...

Islamophobia: Why Do We Hate Them?

Islamophobia: Why Do We Hate Them?
 - Richard M. Nixon's racism is infamous. His own secretly self-recorded words revealed his racism against: Jews, African Americans, homosexuals, ...

10 Truths About Being Black in America

10 Truths About Being Black in America
 - LeRon Barton talks about what it really means to be black in America. ... I have always been race conscious, known who I am, and where I stand in the ...

Do the presidential candidates care about the urgencies of African-Americans?

Do the presidential candidates care about the urgencies of African-Americans?
 - In that city, African-Americans have been visibly affected by hunger and ... a multi-racial faith coalition that has invited the presidential candidates to ...

GOP Candidate Recommends Guns in Classrooms?

GOP Candidate Recommends Guns in Classrooms?
 - You have people that are mentally ill. And they're gonna come through the cracks." According to the Department of Health and Human Services, this ...

Why Latinos Are Leading the Charge to End the Drug War

Why Latinos Are Leading the Charge to End the Drug War
  - Latinos make up 17 percent of the US population, and use and sell drugs at similar rates as other people in the United States. Yet, Latinos comprise ...

10 Notable Celebrity LGBT Supporters

10 Notable Celebrity LGBT Supporters
 - But I also want to see what it's like to be a young Native person, African-American, African-Canadian. Hopefully that will keep changing." ...

Courtney Francis :As Someone Who Is BAME and LGBT, I Feel a Duty to Share My Journey

Courtney Francis :As Someone Who Is BAME and LGBT, I Feel a Duty to Share My Journey
 - Black History Month is important as it celebrates the heritage of Black Asian and Minority Ethnic people (BAME). Unfortunately mainstream media ...

Black-Brown Income, Employment Struggles in 2015

Black-Brown Income, Employment Struggles in 2015
 - Latino median household income is 72 percent of that of whites — $41,508 vs. ... Latinos are more than twice as likely as whites to be living in poverty.