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miércoles, 2 de diciembre de 2015

In medical marijuana states, 'pot doctors' push boundaries

In medical marijuana states, 'pot doctors' push boundaries
 - unmistakably weed-friendly – has attracted hundreds of medical marijuana patients in less than a year to Dr. Bodo Schneider's clinics in southern ...

Have We Hit Peak Inequality?

Have We Hit Peak Inequality?
 - The very wealthiest 400 Americans command dizzying fortunes. Their combined net worth, as catalogued in the 2015 Forbes 400 list, is $2.34 trillion. You can’t make this list unless you’re worth a cool $1.7 billion.


Do the 1% Get 40% of the Pizza? Income Inequality in America

Do the 1% Get 40% of the Pizza? Income Inequality in America
 - Income inequality is a hot-button issue in contemporary America, but "solving" it may not address poverty in the ways we think it will. Join economist ...

20 Wealthiest Americans Now Have More Wealth Than Half Of U.S. Population

20 Wealthiest Americans Now Have More Wealth Than Half Of U.S. Population
 - The Institute for Policy Studies (IPS) has released their assessment of Fortune's 400 and found that income inequality in the U.S. has reached an ...

Teens, gays face challenges seeking HIV care

Teens, gays face challenges seeking HIV care
 - On the occasion of World AIDS Day, certain groups at high risk for HIV and AIDS in Kenya remain marginalized when it comes to accessing testing ...


LGBT community 'invisible' in domestic abuse, HIV link

LGBT community 'invisible' in domestic abuse, HIV link
 - The LGBT community is disproportionately affected by dual and intersecting traumas — domestic violence and HIV — according to Albany advocacy ...

LGBT alliance in the workplace

LGBT alliance in the workplace
 - The main purpose of Safe Space is to offer a safe refuge for members and supporters of the LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bi-Sexual, and Transgender) ...

HRC Marks World AIDS Day with Effort to End HIV Criminalization Laws That Harm LGBT Community

HRC Marks World AIDS Day with Effort to End HIV Criminalization Laws That Harm LGBT Community
 - Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, the educational arm of the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) civil ...

Franklin Graham's Message to LGBT Community: 'The World Is Deceiving You'

Franklin Graham's Message to LGBT Community: 'The World Is Deceiving You'
 - Evangelical preacher the Rev. Franklin Graham has posted a message addressed to all LGBT people, stating that he wants to tell them the truth, while ...

The Pope Has Failed LGBT Ugandans By Not Speaking Out For Their Rights

The Pope Has Failed LGBT Ugandans By Not Speaking Out For Their Rights
 - Over the weekend Pope Francis had an opportunity to speak out for LGBT rights while at a religious gathering in Uganda, but rather than answer the ...

Ten Walls Has Shared a New Track Via a Lithuanian LGBT Website

Ten Walls Has Shared a New Track Via a Lithuanian LGBT Website
 - In the apology he claimed he planned to "do something in my home country of Lithuania, to support LGBT groups and educate others on acceptance ...

America's 100 Richest People Control More Wealth Than the Entire Black Population

America's 100 Richest People Control More Wealth Than the Entire Black Population
 - This can be explained in part by the rapid erosion of the black and Latino middle classes. African Americans' net worth relative to whites has fallen by ...

Study reveals who is being affected by state laws that criminalize people with HIV

Study reveals who is being affected by state laws that criminalize people with HIV
 - The study, titled "HIV Criminalization in California: Penal Implications for People Living with HIV/AIDS," analyzes data obtained from the California Department of Justice on the criminal history of all individuals who have had contact with the criminal justice system under four of 

Coca-Cola ad in Mexico sparks controversy over treatment of indigenous people

Coca-Cola ad in Mexico sparks controversy over treatment of indigenous people
 -  It looks like many of those old Coca-Cola ads with long-haired, do-gooder hipsters teaching the world to sing or sharing a Coke ...

Ecuador's Silicon Valley? Quito Bets Big To Be South America's Next High-Tech Powerhouse

Ecuador's Silicon Valley? Quito Bets Big To Be South America's Next High-Tech Powerhouse
 - a veteran professor of organic chemistry with a passion for developing science and higher education centers across Latin America, packed up his ...
Low-Income Latino Students Less Likely to Take on Student Debt, Attend College
- Barriers to higher education make it less likely that Latino students will begin college or take out loans, or easily repay loans when they're acquired.

New Jersey university graduate accused of tweeting racial threats

New Jersey university graduate accused of tweeting racial threats
 - From a library computer, McKelvey -- who is African-American -- allegedly created an anonymous Twitter account and posted "racially charged threats ...

Campus Racial Conflicts Are White People's Fault

Campus Racial Conflicts Are White People's Fault
 - The presumption of institutionalized racism has become an indisputable creed of the Left, but most of the evidence presented doesn’t prove racism at all. Whether it’s housing, arrest statistics, or college acceptance and hiring, inequality of outcome does not equal racism, and to assume it does is to ignore the various complexities of the

Surprise Change in How Multiethnic Churches Affect Race Views

Surprise Change in How Multiethnic Churches Affect Race Views
 - Early versions of multiracial congregations saw white attitudes changing to resemble those of minorities like African Americans or Latinos, Emerson ...

World AIDS Day report on black community still grim

World AIDS Day report on black community still grim
 - African American gay, bisexual, and MSM (men who have sex with men) account for new affections, and within this demographic group males ...