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lunes, 7 de diciembre de 2015

Has Latin America's Pink Tide Turned Muddy?

Has Latin America's Pink Tide Turned Muddy?
 - Professor Ancochea explains that what tied the movements across Latin America together was a common goal of fighting inequality and neoliberal ...

Art as a Measure of America's Income Inequality

Art as a Measure of America's Income Inequality
 - Terry Duffy, executive chairman and president at CME Group, discusses income inequality in America in relation to how money is spent by the rich and ...

These 20 Americans own more wealth than half the US population combined

These 20 Americans own more wealth than half the US population combined
 - Wealth inequality in the US has reached a new level. America's wealthiest 20 people own more wealth than the bottom half of the country's population ...

New report finds Americans lack economic mobility, opportunity

New report finds Americans lack economic mobility, opportunity
 - A report on poverty published on Thursday found a striking lack of economic mobility in America, that 43 percent of Americans ...

Japan's Evolving Public Debate on LGBT Rights

 Japan's Evolving Public Debate on LGBT Rights
 - When a local politician from Tokyo's Ebisu district last week condemned media coverage of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) rights ...

LGBT Icons Cyndi Lauper and Boy George Sing 'Girls Just Wanna Have Fun' at Charity ...

LGBT Icons Cyndi Lauper and Boy George Sing 'Girls Just Wanna Have Fun' at Charity ...
 - It's always a night full of surprises at Cyndi Lauper's annual fundraiser, Home for the Holidays, that took place last night at the Beacon Theatre in New ...

Hillary Clinton's New LGBT Ad Is Radically Great—for One Very Specific Reason

Hillary Clinton's New LGBT Ad Is Radically Great—for One Very Specific Reason
 - On Sunday, Hillary Clinton released a campaign ad touting her record as an advocate for LGBT rights. The 70-second spot is a pretty low-budget affair ...

Carson preferred US military with ban on gays: report

Carson preferred US military with ban on gays: report
 - LGBT advocates, military leaders and President Obama have said the U.S. military is better off without “Don't Ask, Don't Tell,” but Ben Carson doesn't ...

Initiative seeks documents, photos relating to pre-1980s LGBT life in Kentucky

Initiative seeks documents, photos relating to pre-1980s LGBT life in Kentucky
 - Kentucky LGBT Heritage Initiative, a new statewide campaign underway to identify historic places of significance to LGBT Kentuckians, is looking for ...

LGBT Students Can Now Be Legally Discriminated Against At These Colleges

LGBT Students Can Now Be Legally Discriminated Against At These Colleges
 - Title IX was revolutionary when it was enacted in 1972 to keep sex discrimination out of education. Since then, it has been used effectively to force ...


There's no doubt that we need to be extra vigilant now about protecting the religious liberties of ...

There's no doubt that we need to be extra vigilant now about protecting the religious liberties of ...
 - In November, Rubio appointed an anti-LGBT and anti-abortion rights director of faith outreach, Eric Teetsel, according to Think Progress. Rubio has ...

New HIV Infections in Gay Black Men May Be Leveling Off

New HIV Infections in Gay Black Men May Be Leveling Off
 - New cases in gay Hispanic men, however, have continued to rise. The tally of new diagnoses comes from state health departments; doctors and ...

Ohio University graffiti wall gets Black Lives Matter message

Ohio University graffiti wall gets Black Lives Matter message
 - The Ohio University Black Student Union and other students painted a ... volumes about some people's lack of respect for the African-American race.

The Legacy of President Barack Obama

The Legacy of President Barack Obama
 - A lot of African Americans think] racism has definitely hindered his process in his ability to do anything in general,” said Gillespie, who believes that ...

A Challenge to Equality for All Americans

A Challenge to Equality for All Americans
 - with the Fourteenth Amendment, the Reconstruction Congress repeatedly approved race-conscious assistance to African Americans, passing laws ...

Race and Dignity

Race and Dignity
 - The Urban Institute reports a 14-point gap between black and white families carrying college debt: 42 percent of African American families carry ...

We Can't Make An African-American White:” Michigan Senator Receives Backlash For Racial

We Can't Make An African-American White:” Michigan Senator Receives Backlash For Racial
 - Republican State Senator Marty Knollenberg denies displaying racist behavior after a hearing last week in which he stated “we can't make an ...

Psychology Help Explain the Killing of Black Men by White Police

Psychology Help Explain the Killing of Black Men by White Police
 -  These days in America, the shooting of a Black man by white police officers, whether videotaped or otherwise, is an all-too-common occurrence that speaks to larger issues.  The examples of Michael Brown, Tamir Rice, Laquan McDonald and so many

Justice to probe racial disparity in use of force by Chicago PD

Justice to probe racial disparity in use of force by Chicago PD
 - The city's early efforts to suppress its release coincided with Emanuel's re-election campaign, when the mayor was seeking African-American votes in ...

Wealthiest 100 White families Own As Much Wealth As All of Black America Combined

Wealthiest 100 White families Own As Much Wealth As All of Black America Combined
 - Wealthiest 100 White families Own As Much Wealth As All of Black America ... Breaking the 120 million homes down by race, according to the U.S. ...