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martes, 20 de octubre de 2015

Social Inequality Matters as Much as — or More Than — Economic Inequality

Social Inequality Matters as Much as — or More Than — Economic Inequality
 - This form of inequality is far more consequential than income inequality ... America's “lower class” is undergoing an unprecedented social collapse that ...

Bill Maher: America Is 'Already a Socialist Country'

Bill Maher: America Is 'Already a Socialist Country'
 - Bernie Sanders that socialism needs to be taught to Americans, suggesting that ... “[E]ven the Republicans are not for income inequality,” said Maher.

Two Americas” Returns to the Presidential Race

Two Americas” Returns to the Presidential Race
 - All this comes as Americans' worries about inequality and opportunity are reaching a crescendo. According to Gallup, 38% of Americans consider ...

Latin America's Poverty Is Down, But Violence Is Up. Why?

Latin America's Poverty Is Down, But Violence Is Up. Why?
 - Persistent inequality. We've long known that the more unequal a setting, the higher the rates of violence. Latin America exhibits the most unequal ...

LGBT people make the army more effective, says British General

LGBT people make the army more effective, says British General
 - Britain lifted its ban on LGBT people openly serving in 2000, however there are only 230 out of 80,000 serving troops who have voluntarily declared ...

Taiwan's LGBT Film Festival Unde…

Taiwan's LGBT Film Festival Unde…
 - Taiwan's LGBT Parade, Taiwan Pride, which was first held in 2003, has become the largest in Asia. In 2013 its numbers had already topped 67,000.

Facebook, Google, IBM and Lenovo are technology industry LGBT standard bearers

Facebook, Google, IBM and Lenovo are technology industry LGBT standard bearers
 - These are positive role models and it is hoped that they will encourage more LGBT people to pursue a career in technology, something that previous ...

Openly bisexual Lloyd's of London female CEO heads LGBT power list

Openly bisexual Lloyd's of London female CEO heads LGBT power list
 - She made history in 2013 when she was appointed chief executive of Lloyd's of London, the first female to head the insurance market in 325 years.

The 23 most powerful LGBT executives in the world

The 23 most powerful LGBT executives in the world
 - OUTstanding, the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) networking group, just unveiled the most powerful LGBT business executives in the ...

Student government backs LGBT office on campus,

Student government backs LGBT office on campus,
 - They could have hired someone who was an LGBT or woman's rights expert, but they didn't do anything of that sort. This is why people are talking ...

Fabio on friendships and gender bias

Fabio on friendships and gender bias
 - Actor Fabio Ide has many friends in the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) community but things were different for him in the past.

Clear message to LGBTQ conversion therapists: Stop it

Clear message to LGBTQ conversion therapists: Stop it
 - Conversion therapies aimed at LGBTQ youth pose a serious health risk and should be ended immediately, according to a new report from the U.S. ...

Can rubber flip-flops mean a people are no longer extremely poor?

Can rubber flip-flops mean a people are no longer extremely poor?
 - So what is extreme poverty and how do you recognize it? It's the lack of the most basic necessities, a situation such as I saw in Bahon in northern Haiti.

Race plays role in how much someone exercises

Race plays role in how much someone exercises
 - Elaine Hardy found that African-American women are less active than white women, leading to a higher incidence of illness and death related to ...

As America Desegregates, Will Civil Rights Protections Suffer?

As America Desegregates, Will Civil Rights Protections Suffer?
 - Cities on average are getting a lot better at breaking up racial segregation. More African Americans and whites are sharing neighborhoods than we've ...

3 Questions African Americans Should Ask Ted Cruz

3 Questions African Americans Should Ask Ted Cruz
 - We don't presume an "African American" political agenda, (something that may .... Initially he questioned whether or not race was a driving factor in the ...

The Racial Discrimination Embedded in Modern Medicine

The Racial Discrimination Embedded in Modern Medicine
 - Racial and ethnic backgrounds can affect disease risk and how people ... African-Americans, like Hill, are three times more likely to die of asthma than ...

Tatiana Maslany Talks About LGBT Characters of 'Orphan Black'

Tatiana Maslany Talks About LGBT Characters of 'Orphan Black'
 - Tatiana Maslany was approached by Lionsgate to cast opposite Jake Gyllenhaal in a movie titled “Stronger” based on the 2013's tragic ...

Hollywood appears still wary of gay black actors' marketability

Hollywood appears still wary of gay black actors' marketability
 - Hollywood appears still wary of gay black actors' marketability .... Here is where black LGBT people behind the camera, like Patrik-Ian Polk, who wrote ...

An answer to the “end of cycle” prophets in Latin America

An answer to the “end of cycle” prophets in Latin America
 - The progressive governments in Latin America have reduced poverty and social inequality. The modernizing of capitalism is not done through social ...