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jueves, 21 de enero de 2016

From a Dream of Economic Inclusion to Reality: When Will Maturity Break Out?

From a Dream of Economic Inclusion to Reality: When Will Maturity Break Out?
 - The question is whether America will do it. There is nothing new about poverty. What is new is that we now have the techniques and the resources to ...

How Increasing Inequality Destroys the Middle Class and Exploits the Poor ...

How Increasing Inequality Destroys the Middle Class and Exploits the Poor ...
 - As inequalities in the US grow, each new study reveals ever more staggering injustices. The middle classes not employed directly by plutocrats face a ...

America the Unfair?

America the Unfair?
 - America's political and economic inequalities feed each other. The richest 1 percent in the U.S. now own substantially more wealth than the bottom 90 ...

World Bank urges Latin America not to leave young people behind

World Bank urges Latin America not to leave young people behind
 - Despite Latin America's recent economic progress, some young people are being left behind. ... the region's economic growth and reducing crime, inequality and migration, ... One in five 15- to 24-year-olds in Latin America are ninis.

LGBT Indians to drive taxis in Mumbai in sign of social acceptance

LGBT Indians to drive taxis in Mumbai in sign of social acceptance
 - A project launched by Wings Travels and community organization Humsafar Trust will train up to 300 members of the LGBT community to drive cabs in ...

How an Early Endorsement From Largest LGBT Group May Reveal Hillary Clinton's Worst Fears

How an Early Endorsement From Largest LGBT Group May Reveal Hillary Clinton's Worst Fears
 - This week the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the largest LGBT group, endorsed Hillary Clinton for president. It was a bit of a shocker not because ...

Equality now: LGBT groups slam gov't for delaying legislation against discrimination

Equality now: LGBT groups slam gov't for delaying legislation against discrimination
 - Nine LGBT rights organisations issued a joint statement against the government's decision to delay legislation to protect sexual minorities on Thursday ...

Education department will out every religious college that discriminates against LGBT people

Education department will out every religious college that discriminates against LGBT people
 - for their legal policies -- some of which are outdated, and many of which might not reflect the school's actual treatment of LGBT students and faculty.

The Stonewall list was interesting but too simplistic - the LGBT experience can be very different if ...

The Stonewall list was interesting but too simplistic - the LGBT experience can be very different if ...
 - As a gay man who is mixed-race, each year I find Stonewall's LGBT Workplace Equality Index of interest. But each year I ask myself, where's the ...

UN: Denmark should do more for its LGBT community

UN: Denmark should do more for its LGBT community
 - Uruguay suggested the Danish LGBT community should have better access to healthcare treatments, including gender reassignment surgeries.

Former Botswana president speaks in support of LGBT rights

Former Botswana president speaks in support of LGBT rights
 - Mogae defended LGBT rights advocates in Botswana who continue to campaign for the decriminalization of consensual same-sex sexual relations.

Radio cabs run by LGBT community to hit Mumbai roads

Radio cabs run by LGBT community to hit Mumbai roads
 - LGBT community members (from left) Sharika, Shilpa Sharma and Sanjeevani at the launch of Wings Rainbow, a radio cab service by the LGBT ...

New Flare-Ups Over the Racial Demographics of Abortion

New Flare-Ups Over the Racial Demographics of Abortion
 - A number of African-American women face multiple barriers to accessing quality, affordable health care, which can lead to higher rates of both ...

New flare-ups over the racial demographics of abortion

New flare-ups over the racial demographics of abortion
 - Sean Duffy, a white Republican from rural Wisconsin, lambasted black ... "A number of African-American women face multiple barriers to accessing ...

Could These Four Policy Changes Close the Racial Wealth Gap?

Could These Four Policy Changes Close the Racial Wealth Gap?
 - In a time when the median net worth for White households is 10+ times that of their Black and Latino peers, the racial wealth gap is wide and predicted ...

Life Has No Value in America

Life Has No Value in America
 - Interpersonal and institutionalized racism has left Black America in a perilous position. Not only are they automatically viewed as suspicious by much ...

How much does African-American race play a role in stroke risk?

How much does African-American race play a role in stroke risk?
 - Even though young African-Americans are at three times greater risk of a first stroke than their white counterparts, they may not be at a higher risk for a ...

Oscars 'unlikely to change' despite race protest, insiders suggest

Oscars 'unlikely to change' despite race protest, insiders suggest
 - An assistant director, who declined to be named, said the lack of African American representation was unfortunate but did not necessarily justify the ...

Study shows African-Americans may not be at higher risk for second stroke

Study shows African-Americans may not be at higher risk for second stroke
 - Even though young African-Americans are at three times greater risk of a ... Race did not appear to increase second stroke risk for African-American ...

The Stonewall list was interesting but too simplistic - the LGBT experience can be very different if ...

The Stonewall list was interesting but too simplistic - the LGBT experience can be very different if ...
 - The experience of gay BAME people is markedly different to that of gay ... I am proud to be a gay man who identifies as black and never take sides ...