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miércoles, 25 de noviembre de 2015

An uneven playing field: inequality, human rights and taxation

An uneven playing field: inequality, human rights and taxation
 - The Latin American experience shows that progressive tax systems are crucial to reducing inequality. A contribution to the openGlobalRights debate, ...

America's best and worst states to live in

America's best and worst states to live in
 - The levels of poverty, education, and health can largely capture living ... In 18 of the 25 states on the lower end of the livability ranking, the poverty rate ...


Race in America: 5 ways minorities trail economically

Race in America: 5 ways minorities trail economically
 - All these factors contribute to higher poverty rates among blacks and Hispanics. More than one in four black Americans are in poverty, and nearly that ...

Will Black Lives Matter in Minneapolis?

Will Black Lives Matter in Minneapolis?
  - Still, more than 35% of the area's black population lives in poverty, a significantly higher rate than the 27% of black Americans living below the poverty ...

Vietnam recognises transgender people

Vietnam recognises transgender people
 - This is an encouraging signal for LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender) community in Vietnam”, said Nguyen Thanh Tam, founder of Viet ...

Ahead of Black Friday, which major US retailers are the most LGBT-friendly?

Ahead of Black Friday, which major US retailers are the most LGBT-friendly?
 - Our annual Buying for Workplace Equality guide provides quick, user-friendly help in selecting everything from groceries to cars with LGBT equality in ...

Number Of LGBT Youths In Crisis Rises

Number Of LGBT Youths In Crisis Rises
 - At Lost and Found Youth Atlanta, an LGBT homeless youth center and shelter where Jones has been staying for about a month, close to 60 percent of ...

Legacy Wall Traveling LGBT History Exhibit part of Youth Summit

Legacy Wall Traveling LGBT History Exhibit part of Youth Summit
 - Since early 2012, the Chicago-based Legacy Project LGBT History endeavor has been partnering with Illinois Safe Schools Alliance to provide ...

US pastor claims God will destroy the UK over LGBT conference

US pastor claims God will destroy the UK over LGBT conference
 - A pastor with ties to two US Presidential candidates has claimed that God will “destroy nations” over an LGBT conference set to be held in London.

This Book Is Gay,' an LGBT sex ed book for teens, is challenged in Wasilla, Alaska

This Book Is Gay,' an LGBT sex ed book for teens, is challenged in Wasilla, Alaska
 - A book intended for LGBT young adults is being challenged in the Wasilla, Alaska, public library by residents who want to see it reshelved or removed, ...

Activist Eric Gitari talks about LGBT discrimination in Kenya

Activist Eric Gitari talks about LGBT discrimination in Kenya
 - Now, he's spoken to The Guardian about the discrimination the LGBT ... to be formally registered in Kenya, paving the way for similar LGBT activist ...

Tennessee School Sued for Banning Professional-LGBT Shirt

Tennessee School Sued for Banning Professional-LGBT Shirt
 - A Tennessee high school is facing a lawsuit after it disciplined a student for wearing an LGBT-themed t-shirt, saying that any, "clothing expressing ...

A Historian's Revealing Research on Race and Gun Laws

A Historian's Revealing Research on Race and Gun Laws
 - Here's how he views conservatives' claims that gun control is racist. .... So at what point were gun laws created that targeted African-Americans?

Black football players should all strike: The one immediate move guaranteed to bring about ...

Black football players should all strike: The one immediate move guaranteed to bring about ...
 - Or the racial bias of our criminal justice system? Or the obscene inequality of economic opportunity that contributes to keeping African-American men ...


How the Republican Party has given new life to unabashed bigotry

How the Republican Party has given new life to unabashed bigotry
 - I spend a lot of time thinking about how we have arrived back at a moment rife with such overt antiblack racism. Many of us in the African American ...

Student debt forgiveness could narrow the racial wealth gap

Student debt forgiveness could narrow the racial wealth gap
 - Though 43 million Americans across the racial and socioeconomic spectrum have nearly $1.3 trillion in college loans, black households are far more ...

In Supreme Court case, university defends race-based policy giving middle-class minorities an edge

In Supreme Court case, university defends race-based policy giving middle-class minorities an edge
 - In Supreme Court case, university defends race-based policy giving ... to Latino and African American students from middle-class households and ...

Ben Carson seeks 13 percent of African-American vote to beat Clinton

Ben Carson seeks 13 percent of African-American vote to beat Clinton
  - Carson questions claims of racial bias against police ... his team has set ambitious target of winning 13 percent of the African American vote in order to ...

Prevalence of HIV Infection Among Hispanics or Latinos

Prevalence of HIV Infection Among Hispanics or Latinos
 - The researchers found that, while the overall rates of new diagnoses among Hispanics/Latinos decreased about 14% during the period―from 28.3 per 100,000 in 2008 to 24.3 per 100,000 in 2013―the number and proportion of new diagnoses attributed to male-to-male sexual contact substantially increased. Between 2008 and 2013, the estimated number of new diagnoses in this risk

The Art of Targeting Niche Groups With PR & Marketing

The Art of Targeting Niche Groups With PR & Marketing
 - As African Americans, LGBT and other groups climb higher up the social ladder of equality, companies and public figures continue to vie for their ...