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jueves, 14 de enero de 2016

Has Obama really changed America?

Has Obama really changed America?
 - They say the Obama administration brought worsening inequality, stagnant incomes, ... Political analyst Bill Schneider calls it the "new America".

America is finally waking up to its inequality problem

America is finally waking up to its inequality problem
 - Under Obama, the economic recovery has bypassed almost all Americans. They won't stay silent for ever – and Bernie Sanders could be their ...

A big-shot venture capitalist says we need inequality. What do economists say?

A big-shot venture capitalist says we need inequality. What do economists say?
 - Rising income inequality," the wrote in their research paper, "is now a .... Again, his findings give us a window on America, where inequality is even ...

Peru: Poverty reduced to 22.7% between 2004 and 2014

Peru: Poverty reduced to 22.7% between 2004 and 2014
 - The document indicated that poverty rate was reduced by 5 percentage points during the 2011-2014 period; whereas, Latin American and the ...

Bowser, Verizon announce support for LGBT homeless youth

Bowser, Verizon announce support for LGBT homeless youth
 - Mayor Muriel Bowser spoke about the city's programs for assisting LGBT homeless youth at an event at the Casa Ruby LGBT community services ...

LGBT tourism services eyed for growth prospects

LGBT tourism services eyed for growth prospects
 - The spending power and keen interest in travel by those in China's well-heeled LGBT community are attracting growing attention from tourism startups ...

White House LGBT liaison steps down

White House LGBT liaison steps down
 - The Washington Post reported the White House credited Hardikar with advancing LGBT-specific issues during her tenure. These include the first-ever ...

LGBT tourism services eyed for growth prospects in China

LGBT tourism services eyed for growth prospects in China
 - The spending power and keen interest in travel by those in China's well-heeled LGBT community are attracting growing attention from ...

The LGBT-Blaming Doomsayers

The LGBT-Blaming Doomsayers
 - Need an LGBT-ego boost? These religious fundamentalists fancy queer sexuality as responsible for every perceived national crisis and global ...

10 LGBT-Related Moments From Obama's Final State of the Union

10 LGBT-Related Moments From Obama's Final State of the Union
 - President Obama delivered his final State of the Union address Tuesday night, and instead of the usual laundry list of new proposals that have no ...

Pets can boost health of LGBT seniors

Pets can boost health of LGBT seniors
 - Yet aging researchers are just beginning to take notice of how pet ownership can be a boon for older adults, especially LGBT seniors who are more ...

The LGBT-Blaming Doomsayers

The LGBT-Blaming Doomsayers
 - Need an LGBT-ego boost? These religious fundamentalists fancy queer sexuality as responsible for every perceived national crisis and global ...

Haiti 6 Years After the Quake - What's Changed?

Haiti 6 Years After the Quake - What's Changed?
 - Even before the quake, land ownership and unclear land tenure was a thorny issue in Haiti, contributing to violence and poverty in a country where ...

Chile's Alejandro Aravena wins prestigious architecture prize

Chile's Alejandro Aravena wins prestigious architecture prize
 - Innovative and inspiring, he shows how architecture at its best can improve people's lives," Pritzker said. Aravena said after learning of the honor that ...

Latino Kids More Obese Than Their Peers Due to Lack of Active Space

Latino Kids More Obese Than Their Peers Due to Lack of Active Space
 - A new report revealed that Latino kids are more obese compared to other children ... According to Latina, more Latino children suffer from obesity than their ... of racial/ethnic minorities had only 0.68 total park acres for 1,000 people.

How Obama's Immigration Raids Are Affecting Latino Immigrants Nationwide

How Obama's Immigration Raids Are Affecting Latino Immigrants Nationwide
 - ICE is in the neighborhood,'” Rodriguez told ThinkProgress through a Spanish-language interpreter. “People decided to go to food trucks that were ...

Can Bill Clinton's Campaigning Help Hillary with Latino Voters?

Can Bill Clinton's Campaigning Help Hillary with Latino Voters?
 - With his return, Bill Clinton brings his elder statesman persona - along with his listening style that has drawn people to him -back to the public space.

5 Funny Latin Food Superstitions

5 Funny Latin Food Superstitions
 - Here are some funny Latino food superstitions that people believe in. ... While people usually give things to others hand-to-hand, the “proper” way to ...

New theater company explores Latin American culture

New theater company explores Latin American culture
 - New theater company explores Latin American culture ... So far, members participating in Raíz include native Latin Americans and those whose ...

HPV vaccine rates higher in poor and Latino communities, study finds

HPV vaccine rates higher in poor and Latino communities, study finds
 - In high poverty communities, 61.1% of girls were given the first shot in the series, compared to 52.4% in low poverty communities, according to the ...