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martes, 8 de diciembre de 2015

America leaving behind No Child Left Behind

America leaving behind No Child Left Behind
 - States would have more say in setting their own paths in public education under a federal bill that would replace the much-criticized No Child Left ...

Inequality in Indonesia growing fastest in Southeast Asia

Inequality in Indonesia growing fastest in Southeast Asia
 - The main causes of inequality in Indonesia are disparity in opportunities and work, concentration of wealth and low adaptability of the most ...

Inequality is now killing middle America

Inequality is now killing middle America
 - Analysing a vast amount of data about health and deaths among Americans, Case and Deaton showed declining life expectancy and health for middle-aged white Americans, especially those with a high school education or less. Among the causes were suicide, drugs, and alcoholism.

When inequality kills

When inequality kills
 - America prides itself on being one of the world's most prosperous countries and can boast that ... For years, many Americans explained away this gap.

Disturbingly high rate of HIV among Shanghai students

Disturbingly high rate of HIV among Shanghai students
 - Shanghai has also numerous LGBT bars and nightclubs that have become the destination of choice not just for local homosexuals but also ...

LGBT people "exploited" by alcohol companies

LGBT people "exploited" by alcohol companies
 - Scotland's LGBT community is being targetted and exploited by alcohol companies, new research commissioned by Glasgow Caledonian University ...

How homophobic bullying costs engineering industry £11bn

How homophobic bullying costs engineering industry £11bn
 - Bullying and pressure on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) engineers means £11.2bn fails to materialise within the engineering ...

Inside the Struggle for LGBT Rights in Cameroon: 'It's Normal to Kill Somebody for Being Gay'

Inside the Struggle for LGBT Rights in Cameroon: 'It's Normal to Kill Somebody for Being Gay'
 - Two years ago, Cedric Tchante fled his home in Douala, Cameroon, under the cover of night. Between the torture and murder of a dear friend and the ...

Carol' director Todd Haynes's top 10 LGBT films

Carol' director Todd Haynes's top 10 LGBT films
 - We were totally spellbound by Todd Haynes's gorgeous new film 'Carol'. You'd need to have a heart made of stone not to swoon as Cate Blanchett ...

Bernie Sanders admits to abuse of LGBT immigrants in detention centers

Bernie Sanders admits to abuse of LGBT immigrants in detention centers
 - Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders says that if elected president he would address the detention of LGBT undocumented immigrants.

The Struggles of LGBT People in One of Europe's Most Homophobic Countries

The Struggles of LGBT People in One of Europe's Most Homophobic Countries
 - Up until the mid 90s, being openly gay in Albania would land you in prison. In the last five years, Albania has seen a growing LGBTQ movement, but ...

Hong Kong's religious pluralism offers a model for diversity in the Special Administrative Region

Hong Kong's religious pluralism offers a model for diversity in the Special Administrative Region
 - From a business standpoint, the case is open-and-shut: Closeted LGBT employees are 73% more likely to leave their companies within three years.

Say it loud: He's black and I'm proud

Say it loud: He's black and I'm proud
 - Until my 2-year-old son is old enough to self-identify racially, I've declared him black. I'm raising him African American. Socially and legally. This ...

African-American students talk police brutality

African-American students talk police brutality
 - Some TCC African-American students see the police shooting that caused ... Another recent event in the news that put a magnifying glass on racial ...
Latin America Faces Huge Task to Reverse Discrimination Against Afro-Descendants - UN ...
 - The top UN human rights official made those remarks in a speech to the first Meeting of Latin America and the Caribbean on the International Decade ...

Gay Black Men Are More Protected from HIV

Gay Black Men Are More Protected from HIV
 - Gay Hispanic men, for one, have seen an increase in HIV diagnoses. This should have the same effect as the news of declining rates, which also ...

New HIV infections continue to rise among gay Hispanic men

New HIV infections continue to rise among gay Hispanic men
 - New HIV cases have been falling in the United States in most racial and ethnic groups, except among gay Hispanic men, according to the Centers for ...

The Supreme Court Could Fuel Campus Unrest in Ruling on Race in Admissions

The Supreme Court Could Fuel Campus Unrest in Ruling on Race in Admissions
 - Their demands and protests draw attention to continuing racial disparities in higher education, where African-Americans make up a small portion of ...

The Future of Affirmative Action

The Future of Affirmative Action
 - These policies may actually create robust racial diversity by helping ... By the 1990s, one study found that 86 percent of African American students on ...

What Role Do Asian Americans Have in the Campus Protests?

What Role Do Asian Americans Have in the Campus Protests?
 - The relative absence of Asian Americans, who make up over a fifth of ... to their black peers in the fight against racial inequality rather than oppressed ... In fact, the Princeton African American Studies Professor Kinohi Nishikawa, ...