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jueves, 3 de diciembre de 2015

How Climate Inequality Hurts the Most Vulnerable and Least Responsible

How Climate Inequality Hurts the Most Vulnerable and Least Responsible
  - Science How Climate Inequality Hurts the Most Vulnerable and Least Responsible Israel Montgomery 03 December 2015, 09:22 How Climate Inequality Hurts the Most Vulnerable and Least Responsible” Oxfam said that only 10 percent of the total global emissions are produced by the poorest half of the global population. "Paris must be the start of building a more human economy for all - not just for the 'haves, ' the richest and highest emitters, but also the 'have-nots, ' the poorest people who are the least responsible for and most vulnerable to climate change".

Student Protests Are Key to Ending Racism in America

Student Protests Are Key to Ending Racism in America
 - Though American culture has transformed in the past few decades with ... it is undeniable that exclusion and inequality continue to pervade all major ...


20 People Now Own as Much Wealth as Half of All Americans

20 People Now Own as Much Wealth as Half of All Americans
 - The US is caught in a vicious cycle with rising political inequality driving an ever-rising concentration of wealth at the top.

How to Fight Economic Inequality With Smartphones

How to Fight Economic Inequality With Smartphones
 - Yet, here in America, the full potential of the role this technology can play in impoverished communities has yet to be realized. Mobile technology can ...

High hopes for LGBT inclusion in 2016 party platforms

High hopes for LGBT inclusion in 2016 party platforms
 - The 2016 conventions for Democrats and Republicans are seven months away, but LGBT advocates are already calling for new language to boost ...

Ireland Bans Discrimination Against LGBT Teachers

Ireland Bans Discrimination Against LGBT Teachers
 - This bill is the key piece of the legislative map that will allow LGBT people to be themselves, get married and have a family without a threat to their job ...

Islamic State targets LGBT with public killings

Islamic State targets LGBT with public killings
 - Before a crowd of men on a street in the Syrian city of Palmyra, the masked Islamic State group judge read out the sentence against the two men ...

27 colleges exempted from equality law so they can expel LGBT students

27 colleges exempted from equality law so they can expel LGBT students
 - 27 American colleges are now allowed to ignore a law aimed at combatting gender inequality in sport so they can safely discriminate against LGBT ...

LGBT organizations champion the link between purchasing power and companies' embrace of ...

LGBT organizations champion the link between purchasing power and companies' embrace of ...
 - So even if it's just a few dollars spent on stocking-stuffers, investing that money in pro-LGBT companies, and people who support diversity and ...

Bill passed making it illegal to discriminate against LGBT teachers

Bill passed making it illegal to discriminate against LGBT teachers
 - The Bill passed tonight will go a long way towards thawing the threat hanging over LGBT and other employees. GLEN affirms the principle that every ...

More than 150 businesses associated with coalition pushing for LGBT civil rights protections

More than 150 businesses associated with coalition pushing for LGBT civil rights protections
 -  Indiana Tourism Association, Hirons, Eli Lilly and more than 150 other businesses in Indiana launched a coalition known as Indiana ...

Trafficking in illicit drugs, money, and people in Latin America

Trafficking in illicit drugs, money, and people in Latin America
 - According to United Nations' statistics, merchandise trade in Latin America more than tripled between 2000 and 2014, greatly increasing the licit ...

Costa Rica celebrates 67 years as an army free nation

Costa Rica celebrates 67 years as an army free nation
 - The country to be the only nation in Latin America with absolutely no military force. The event was attended by students, military veterans and ...

Sugary beverages rise in low and middle income countries, fall in high-income regions

Sugary beverages rise in low and middle income countries, fall in high-income regions
 - Popkin noted that many products in Latin America are simply US products without any ... “There are going to be a few countries that attack sugar.

Race and culture remain important considerations in finding children adoptive homes

Race and culture remain important considerations in finding children adoptive homes
 - A Cape Breton foster family complained in mid-November that race was what stood in the way of their bid to adopt a child who had been in their care for 18 months. The child was biracial, the foster family was white. They say they were told the child would be removed from their care and instead placed with another white family that already had one adopted biracial child.

Impact investing is making headway in Latin America

Impact investing is making headway in Latin America
 - On the other hand, in the past decade, Latin America made important progress in terms of strengthening institutions and reducing poverty, although ...

Report Unveils Top Workplaces for Hispanics and Latinos

Report Unveils Top Workplaces for Hispanics and Latinos
 - People en Español and Essence linked up with Fortune and Great Place to Work to choose which U.S. companies best met the needs of multicultural ...

Black Americans Facing New Double V Campaign Against Terrorism At Home And Abroad

Black Americans Facing New Double V Campaign Against Terrorism At Home And Abroad
 - Black Americans Facing New Double V Campaign Against Terrorism At ... “Black Americans are deeply concerned about ISIL and the possibilities of ... forms of racial inequity and racial injustice that African-Americans have to endure ...

Black woman charged with threatening to shoot African American students at her old university

Black woman charged with threatening to shoot African American students at her old university
 - A former Kean University student has been charged with making fake threats against fellow black students on Twitter that increased racial tensions ...

University of Kentucky president talks about race, a mural and reconciliation

University of Kentucky president talks about race, a mural and reconciliation
 - Students across the country are demanding steps to combat racial discrimination, diversify faculty and leadership and acknowledge that some campus traditions and symbols cause pain more than pride.