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martes, 27 de octubre de 2015

How to reduce poverty and increase economic mobility

How to reduce poverty and increase economic mobility
 - Trends in poverty among the elderly show something like the progress everyone hopes we can make in reducing poverty among all Americans.

The best and worst states in America for married parenthood

The best and worst states in America for married parenthood
 - To that end, we simulated the per capita GDP, child poverty rate, and family median income for each state assuming the state enjoyed 1980 levels of ...

The more unequal the country, the more the rich rule

The more unequal the country, the more the rich rule
 - Even scholars concerned about economic inequality, such as sociologist ... scientist Spencer Piston ran a unique analysis for Al Jazeera America.

How family wealth really works in America: An explainer for Donald Trump

How family wealth really works in America: An explainer for Donald Trump
 - They're also an important piece of lingering racial inequality in America. ... wealth gap in America can be explained by differences in wealth transfer.

Anti-Gay Party Claims Victory In Poland

Anti-Gay Party Claims Victory In Poland
 - PiS has vowed to use Roman Catholic values to guide its lawmaking and is opposed to LGBT rights. On the campaign trail, Kaczynski and other PiS ...

In first, Democratic hopefuls fight to be most pro-LGBT

In first, Democratic hopefuls fight to be most pro-LGBT
 - The 2016 presidential election is yielding yet another sign of the changing times on LGBT issues. For the first time, Democratic presidential candidates ...

Spare us the outrage at Tom Jones, LGBT community has become a racket

Spare us the outrage at Tom Jones, LGBT community has become a racket
 - The LGBT community lashed out at the legendary entertainer, not because he did something wrong, but because it has its own agenda.

Some Syrians fleeing not just civil war, but LGBT persecution

Some Syrians fleeing not just civil war, but LGBT persecution
 - And he's not alone, according to BuzzFeed reporter J. Lester Feder, who was recently in Turkey covering the plight of LGBT refugees there. That is ...

There Is a Difference' Between Sanders, Clinton on LGBT Rights

There Is a Difference' Between Sanders, Clinton on LGBT Rights
 - As President, Hillary Clinton will continue to fight to secure full and equal rights for LGBT Americans who, despite all our progress, can still get married ...

Ahead of International Anti-LGBT Summit, HRC Takes a Stand For Diverse Families

Ahead of International Anti-LGBT Summit, HRC Takes a Stand For Diverse Families
 - On the eve of an international summit at which thousands of anti-LGBT activists will gather from around the world, HRC is standing up for LGBT ...

LGBT education campaigners to go before Holyrood committee

LGBT education campaigners to go before Holyrood committee
  - Picture shows Liam Stevenson (left) and Jordan Daly from the Tie Campaign who are campaigning for LGTB issues and topics to be taught in schools.

Recent Supreme Court rulings affect LGBT benefits

Recent Supreme Court rulings affect LGBT benefits
 - October is National Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Month. This month is intended to encourage honesty and openness about being LGBT.

Latin America must face the longevity challenge

Latin America must face the longevity challenge
 - This increase in life expectancy, combined with relatively low birth and immigration rates, leads to an increase in the proportion of elderly over age 60 and 75, she continued. Ageing is a key issue for the coming decades. The United Nations has projected that in

How an Economic Downturn Affects Latin America

How an Economic Downturn Affects Latin America
 - Compared with previous commodity downturns, such as the 1980s debt crisis, Latin American countries are in a much better position to handle the ...

Translating Her Immigrant Experience to Improve Community Health

Translating Her Immigrant Experience to Improve Community Health
 - The violence left tens of thousands of people dead or missing, including more than 40 from the high school Fernandez had attended. She and her family left their home and landed in New York City, where she found herself rallying the immigrant community around her.

Without exit tracking, border security is impossible

Without exit tracking, border security is impossible
 - There are many reasons why we lack exit tracking capabilities, perhaps the most important being the sheer volume of people traveling back and forth ...

Vietnam Strengthens Relations with Latin America

Vietnam Strengthens Relations with Latin America
 - Vietnam is strengthening its ties with Latin America this week after holding ... Although poverty remains a major issue in the country, Vietnam has ...

Multiracial Teens Talk About Their Identity Rip Tides

Multiracial Teens Talk About Their Identity Rip Tides
 - Not fitting into one easy category led Lexi Brock, who is white and African American, to Project RACE, where she is co-president of its teen initiative.

Supreme Court To Revisit Alleged Racial Bias In Jury Selection

Supreme Court To Revisit Alleged Racial Bias In Jury Selection
 - A Georgia case from the 1980s will be reexamined by the Supreme Court after it was revealed African-Americans were allegedly kept off the jury.

LGBT Representation on TV Is Up, But Still Very White

LGBT Representation on TV Is Up, But Still Very White
 - Broadcast TV's representation of LGBT characters this year stands at 4 percent (or ... also took stock of the representation of blacks and other people of color. This year, 16 percent of TV characters (or 145 total) are black, marking an ...