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miércoles, 21 de octubre de 2015

1 Out of 10 of the World's Poorest People Live in the US

1 Out of 10 of the World's Poorest People Live in the US
 - In America, 50 million of the country's 243 million adults are living in considerable poverty as part of the world's poorest 10 percent. More than 110 ...

There Has Never Been an American “Middle Class”. The US Working Class Has Always Been Poor

There Has Never Been an American “Middle Class”. The US Working Class Has Always Been Poor
 - Has there ever been a substantial middle class in America? .... For real poverty can be disguised, and the principal means of obscuring material ...

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 ...

You've Got the Most Regressive Tax System in America

You've Got the Most Regressive Tax System in America
 - Many economists, including Thomas Piketty, believe that such systems can make inequality worse. That means low-income families pay a higher ...

Canada's New Prime Minister Is Famous Son and Supports LGBT Rights

Canada's New Prime Minister Is Famous Son and Supports LGBT Rights
 - Trudeau defied early critics and polls to lead his party to a shockingly strong win in the longest Canadian election in over 100 years, ending the ...

24% of young homeless people identify as LGBT

24% of young homeless people identify as LGBT
 - The Albert Kennedy Trust, a charity that deals with youth LGBT homelessness, published a report which found that an estimated 15,000-20,000 young ...

How LGBT rights have gone Back to the Future

How LGBT rights have gone Back to the Future
 - In the 130-year period Marty and Doc bounced around time, LGBT people – even those from his home town of Hill Valley, California – have gone from ...

Puerto Rico relaxes school uniform rules for LGBT students

Puerto Rico relaxes school uniform rules for LGBT students
- Students at public schools in socially conservative Puerto Rico are now allowed to wear the uniform of their preferred gender. This isn't only beneficial ...

LGBT Inmates More Likely To Be Sexually Abused, In Solitary

LGBT Inmates More Likely To Be Sexually Abused, In Solitary
 - Prison abolitionist group Black and Pink surveyed 1,118 inmates, 950 of whom identified as LGBT and two-spirit, and found that inmates who identified ...

11 Facebook Groups Every LGBT Person Should Know

11 Facebook Groups Every LGBT Person Should Know
 - While this is by no means a comprehensive list, the collection represents the diverse range of issues, interests and goals of the LGBT community and ...

LA LGBT Center Opens New Testing Facility in WeHo

LA LGBT Center Opens New Testing Facility in WeHo
 - The L.A. LGBT Center yesterday opened a new West Hollywood location that will offer a variety of tests and treatments for HIV and sexually transmitted ...

Anti-LGBT group launches new ad against Houston ordinance

Anti-LGBT group launches new ad against Houston ordinance
 - The anti-LGBT group Christian Family Research Council (FRC), which is labeled a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center, has launched a ...

Larger Latino populations are linked to smaller knowledge gaps between citizen and non-citizen

Larger Latino populations are linked to smaller knowledge gaps between citizen and non-citizen
 -  They find that ethnic context helps condition how people acquire knowledge among people in the same ethnic group, which in turn, affects political ...

CA middle school principal delays student election results over Latino, black under-representation

CA middle school principal delays student election results over Latino, black under-representation
 - I think it sends an unfortunate message to students when you say that the people you elected, they're not representative of you even though you're ...

Can Race Predict Wealth?

Can Race Predict Wealth?
 - White families are generally better off financially than Blacks and Latinos. But why? A new ... Latinos and Blacks have less debt than white people.

We Are All Going To Have To Learn Spanish; By 2060, One In Three Will ...

We Are All Going To Have To Learn Spanish; By 2060, One In Three Will ...
 - According to a record on the economic state of the Latino community in the America spearheaded by Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY), 1 in 3 people in ...

8 Facts About Latinos & Mental Health That You Need to Know

8 Facts About Latinos & Mental Health That You Need to Know
 - These mental health outcomes were more pronounced among Latino teens ... Over eight percent of insured people used antidepressants versus 1.8 ...

Miami's TransLatinaProject helps transgender Hispanic women who are victims of violence

Miami's TransLatinaProject helps transgender Hispanic women who are victims of violence
 - In 2012, clinical psychologist Francesco Duberli met a transgender woman who was a victim of physical abuse, someone who was mistreated and ...

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

Latin America's Poverty Is Down, But Violence Is Up. Why?
 - With poverty in Latin America and the Caribbean at its lowest level in decades, why is violence off the charts? Although some countries are worse off ...

Black Lives Matter Urge Democrats to Organize Debate on Racial Inequality

Black Lives Matter Urge Democrats to Organize Debate on Racial Inequality
 - The Black Lives Matter movement was established after Ferguson, Missouri police shot dead African-American teenager Trayvon Martin in Florida in ...