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lunes, 12 de octubre de 2015

Believe It Or Not The Poor Are Getting Richer!

Believe It Or Not The Poor Are Getting Richer!
 - One hundred twenty-six poverty programs sure haven't moved the poverty needle very far. In some areas of America poverty is worse than ever.

Inequality to drive 'massive policy shift'

Inequality to drive 'massive policy shift'
 - Quantitative easing and zero interest rates are on their way out in the U.S., and Michael Hartnett, chief investment strategist at Bank of America Merrill ...

Why Wealth Inequality Is Way More Complicated Than Just Rich and Poor

Why Wealth Inequality Is Way More Complicated Than Just Rich and Poor
 - A new paper from Federal Reserve economists Jeffrey Thompson and Gustavo Suarez provides a detailed look at patterns of wealth in America.

What America's 'Most Egalitarian Zip Code' Demonstrates About Inequality

What America's 'Most Egalitarian Zip Code' Demonstrates About Inequality
 - At this point, broad agreement has existed for years that inequality is one of America's most pressing issues. And yet it appears that very little progress ...

More Awareness of LGBT Abuse Needed

More Awareness of LGBT Abuse Needed
 - An initiative to raise awareness of domestic violence in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community has been launched in ...

The Gay Revolution' author on the struggle and what's left to do

The Gay Revolution' author on the struggle and what's left to do
 - Having come of age — and come out — in the 1950s, historian Lillian Faderman has personally witnessed the advent of the modern LGBT rights ...

The Dangers Of Being LGBT In 'Tolerant' Philippines

The Dangers Of Being LGBT In 'Tolerant' Philippines
 - Last October, a transgender woman named Jennifer Laude was found dead inside a motel room in Olongapo City, Philippines. Motel staff found her naked body on the floor of the bathroom, her head leaning on the rim of the toilet bowl.


Protections for transgender foster youth signed into law

Protections for transgender foster youth signed into law
 - Studies show that lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) youth are at higher risk for homelessness, abuse, depression and suicide.

Britney Spears Goes Purple to Support LGBT Youth

Britney Spears Goes Purple to Support LGBT Youth
 - Britney Spears has dyed her hair purple as a show of support of LGBT youths. Millions will wear purple on Spirit Day, taking place on October 15, as a ...

Catholic school division struggles with LGBT policy

Catholic school division struggles with LGBT policy
 - Wells says eight of Alberta's 61 school divisions have LGBT policies — none is Catholic. The issue is a struggle in other provinces too, Wells says.

Lines being drawn for Indiana's next fight over LGBT rights

Lines being drawn for Indiana's next fight over LGBT rights
 - Months after a divisive religious objections law thrust Indiana into an unwanted national spotlight, gay rights supporters and religious conservatives ...

New York fire department comes out in support of LGBT community

New York fire department comes out in support of LGBT community
 - Supporters of gay marriage and LGBT cheer outside the Supreme Court after the justices ruled that gay marriage is a constitutional right in ...

The Black Family in the Age of Mass Incarceration

The Black Family in the Age of Mass Incarceration
 - mistreatment” as well as a “racist virus in the American blood stream,” which .... He began pushing for a minimum income for all American families.

African-Americans Still Shortchanged in Mortgage Market.

African-Americans Still Shortchanged in Mortgage Market.
 - One of the few reports that tracks data by race and income, the HMDA ... To put it another way, the HMDA numbers reveal whether Black America is ...

University of Missouri must do more to counter recurring problem of racism

University of Missouri must do more to counter recurring problem of racism
 - It is shameful that overt racism remains a recurring problem at the University of ... The racial assault certainly made the African American students feel ...

Yoga for people of color' is racist – conservative radio host

Yoga for people of color' is racist – conservative radio host
 - According to an email about the class, the once-a-month session specifically calls for participants who are "lesbian, bisexual, gay, queer and trans-friendly/affirming," as well as those who identify as "African

Puerto Ricans weaving strong network in Orlando, where they find reminders of home

Puerto Ricans weaving strong network in Orlando, where they find reminders of home
 - When people come here, they feel at home, and they feel taken care of,” said Rev. ... “You had to drive a long way to find Latino food,” he said. “There ...

Kanye West Shows Up for 'American Idol' Surprise Audition

Kanye West Shows Up for 'American Idol' Surprise Audition
 - Among the points the President made for West included dealing with strange people, when he said, "you've got to spend a lot of time dealing with ...

To become first Latino president, Marco Rubio may have to bridge Hispanic divisions

To become first Latino president, Marco Rubio may have to bridge Hispanic divisions
 - "I've never asked people to relate to me because of how I pronounce my last name," he told reporters Saturday. "I ask them to relate because of my ...

National Hispanic Heritage Month can help overcome discrimination

National Hispanic Heritage Month can help overcome discrimination
 - I believe that prejudice and discrimination against so-called Latinos exist in Colorado Springs. This causes poverty, lack of education and upward ...