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miércoles, 14 de octubre de 2015

Half of America's remaining uninsured are eligible for health coverage

Half of America's remaining uninsured are eligible for health coverage
 - Under the ACA, people earning up to 400% of the federal poverty level, which comes out to $33,465 for a family of four, can shop for health insurance ...

The Asian disadvantage (that's being ignored)

The Asian disadvantage (that's being ignored)
 - The overall poverty rate for Asian Americans is 12.5%, well below the national rate of 15.5%. But among different Asian American groups, the rates ...

Suburbanites are becoming the new face of homelessness in America

Suburbanites are becoming the new face of homelessness in America
 - Suburbanites are becoming the new face of homelessness in America ... Over the past 15 years, suburban poverty and homelessness have grown ...

Lifting California's Kids Out of Poverty

Lifting California's Kids Out of Poverty
 - The child poverty rate is essentially stuck in neutral, but for the 1 in 5 kids ... There are five million homes with school-aged children in America that ...

Taxing the rich won't solve inequality in the US

Taxing the rich won't solve inequality in the US
 - It's a popular idea on the 2016 campaign trail, but a new study says that won't do much to dent inequality in America. Experts at the Brookings Institute ...

New policies for LGBT students ignored by most Idaho schools

New policies for LGBT students ignored by most Idaho schools
 - Fourteen others include LGBT nondiscrimination policies in their educational practices, but these policies do not offer much detail for implementation.

More scheming outside the synod? Soros foundation rep attends LGBT lobby event

More scheming outside the synod? Soros foundation rep attends LGBT lobby event
 - Attendees at an LGBT activist event lobbying the Synod of Bishops included an official from George Soros' Open Society Foundations, one of the most ...

More LGBT people are seeking help after hate crimes

More LGBT people are seeking help after hate crimes
 - Officials have calculated that an estimated 220,000 hate crimes happen every year – using combined data from the Crime Survey for England and ...

What Planned Parenthood Means to LGBT Women

What Planned Parenthood Means to LGBT Women
 - Attacks on Planned Parenthood have been unrelenting for the past few months, and that means that once again women's health is a topic of national ...

LGBT community reacts to first Democratic debate

LGBT community reacts to first Democratic debate
 - None of the candidates got in much commentary in the way of LGBT issues. The moderator didn't ask about any LGBT issues, although Clinton did ...

Latest Russian poll reveals shocking feelings towards LGBT community

Latest Russian poll reveals shocking feelings towards LGBT community
 - Russia's controversial law banning promotion of LGBT relationships to minors has prompted criticism from international leaders and athletes ahead of ...

A Quick Synopsis of Our National LGBT History

A Quick Synopsis of Our National LGBT History
 - I have been involved in reporting news since 1968 so I've learned a few things. This is National LGBT History Month. I'm gonna let you in on some stuff ...

What we don't talk about when we talk about race in America

What we don't talk about when we talk about race in America
 - Research indicates that welfare reform cements racial bias toward African Americans, who are more likely to cycle back onto welfare because of the ...

Bernie Sanders at Democratic debate: 'Black lives matter'

Bernie Sanders at Democratic debate: 'Black lives matter'
 - The reason those words matter is the African-American community knows that, on any ... We need to combat institutional racism from top to bottom.”.

Does racial bias show up in the crosswalk?

Does racial bias show up in the crosswalk?
 - African Americans may have to wait in a crosswalk about 32 percent longer than white people before drivers stop. Further, research suggests African ...

Black students should not be told how to feel, react toward racism

Black students should not be told how to feel, react toward racism
 - You have no idea what African American students on the campus of UCLA experience on a daily basis because you are not Black. As a Black male, ...

How Someone's Race can Contribute to the Risk of Having Cancer

How Someone's Race can Contribute to the Risk of Having Cancer
 - In recent studies, experts found that African-American women have higher ... 102,064 women from different ethnic and racial backgrounds and from ...

How Racism is Hurting Our Nation's Foster Children

How Racism is Hurting Our Nation's Foster Children
 - My current and previous step-fathers are both African American, and I ... Many adoption agencies try to combat such institutionalized racism. A recent ...

More cities nix Columbus Day in favor of 'Indigenous Peoples Day'

More cities nix Columbus Day in favor of 'Indigenous Peoples Day'
 - Native Americans already had been in the Americas centuries before ... South Dakota has observed Native American Day on the same Monday since ...

Writer, activist Emanuel Xavier to discuss at Ohio University about the intersectionality of being gay ...

Writer, activist Emanuel Xavier to discuss at Ohio University about the intersectionality of being gay ...
 - So here's an opportunity to reflect a person who is Hispanic, a person who is gay, a person who's an activist, a person who's a writer and how all of ...