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lunes, 2 de noviembre de 2015

Living in poverty

Living in poverty
 - In 2014, over 14 percent of Americans were living in poverty. When you isolate for age, you discover that over 20 percent of children are living at or ...

How to Cut Poverty Rates Right Now

How to Cut Poverty Rates Right Now
 - Why aren't America's public-assistance programs helping more people out of poverty? One important answer is that too many people who could ...

Shouldn't We Be Helping Those At Home First?

Shouldn't We Be Helping Those At Home First?
 - Childhood poverty in the U.S. stands at 21.1%; more than one in five kids in America, which is 15.5 million children. The National Education ...

How the widening gulf of income-inequality in the US has enflamed outrage

How the widening gulf of income-inequality in the US has enflamed outrage
 - Both have made it the center of their campaign to reduce income inequality, lift up working Americans, and shore up the middle class, albeit using ...

Nondiscrimination ordinance puts Houston at the center of latest gay rights battle

Nondiscrimination ordinance puts Houston at the center of latest gay rights battle
  - people, the mayor's support was tested and the fourth-largest city in the country found itself at the center of a national debate over LGBT rights.

LGBT-friendly high school among slate of Philly charter school hopefuls

LGBT-friendly high school among slate of Philly charter school hopefuls
 - Quincy Riley-Greene, founder of the LGBT youth group Q Spot, is making the pitch for the charter. He said he hears from students all the time who feel ...

A Missouri Court Ruling Proves Why We Need a Federal LGBT Rights Bill

A Missouri Court Ruling Proves Why We Need a Federal LGBT Rights Bill
 - This all serves to emphasize the need for the federal Equality Act, legislation that currently sits in Congress that would ban anti-LGBT discrimination in ...

Streaming services lead the way in LGBT representation

Streaming services lead the way in LGBT representation
 - In 2015's Where We Are On TV report from GLAAD, it was found that there were more LGBT characters across just 23 streaming series than American ...

Atlanta's LGBT Institute lines up LGBT rights panel, education summit

Atlanta's LGBT Institute lines up LGBT rights panel, education summit
 - Now that The LGBT Institute at the National Center for Civil and Human Rights has opened and debuted an Atlanta LGBT history exhibit, it has lined ...

Adoption just start of story': Gay Village host comedy night to support LGBT adoptees

Adoption just start of story': Gay Village host comedy night to support LGBT adoptees
 - Manchester's Gay Village is hosting a comedy night in aid of Castlefield charity After Adoption and to provide support for LGBT adoptees on November ...

Episcopal Church installs its first African- American presiding bishop

Episcopal Church installs its first African- American presiding bishop
 - The Holy Spirit has done evangelism and racial reconciliation in the Episcopal Church before, because that man and woman were the parents of the ...

Republicans afraid of confronting Black Lives Matter on the campaign trail

Republicans afraid of confronting Black Lives Matter on the campaign trail
 - A largely African American crowd rallied to her defense, however, and ... viable opponent to Clinton , to tread a fine line on issues of policing and race.

Rates of Breast Cancer Increasing for African Americans

Rates of Breast Cancer Increasing for African Americans
 - The ACS said that women who are African American are more apt than other ethnic or racial groups to receive a diagnosis at a later stage and ...

Are we starting to see an end to the brutal War on Drugs?

Are we starting to see an end to the brutal War on Drugs?
 - While conservative U.S. politicians like Republican presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson largely either support or wish to ramp up the War on Drugs, there has even been some rethinking even on the Right in terms of lessening penalties for drug offenders.


Mexico's economy leading way in Latin America

Mexico's economy leading way in Latin America
 - Economy experts say that while the rest of Latin America takes a hard hit, Mexico is managing to come out on top. While they admit that the country's ...

Chinese dream brings more opportunities for trade with Latin America

Chinese dream brings more opportunities for trade with Latin America
 - While Mexico and other Latin American countries differ from China in many aspects , they should take note of the Asian giant ' s ability to tailor reforms ...

Latin America: Is Unemployment the Next Shoe to Drop?

Latin America: Is Unemployment the Next Shoe to Drop?
 - And yet, despite this gross economic underperformance, one thing we have not seen so far is a spike in unemployment rates in the region. Indeed, most unemployment rates are running at close to historical lows and below most estimates of their respective NAIRUs.

After sell-off and China slowdown, investors pile back into emerging market bonds

After sell-off and China slowdown, investors pile back into emerging market bonds
 - Portfolio flows into local currency bonds grew in Latin America this month but decreased in some Asian countries, such as China, Malaysia and the ...

A new day in Latin America?

A new day in Latin America?
 - Congress might decide to impeach her, and the country would plunge into a constitutional succession, or early presidential elections. Brazil would shift ...

Costa Rica: No longer the “Switzerland” of Central America

Costa Rica: No longer the “Switzerland” of Central America
 - Of the 20.7 percent of people living in poverty, 6.4 percent live in conditions brought on by ... So is Costa Rica still the Switzerland of Latin America?