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lunes, 20 de octubre de 2014

On poverty, California still worst in nation

On poverty, California still worst in nation
 - Now the 2014 report is out, and once again the Golden State is ground zero for American poverty, with 23.4 percent of state residents hard-pressed to ...

Do Democrats want to fix inequality? Or just complain about it?

Do Democrats want to fix inequality? Or just complain about it?
 - Inequality: it's all anybody can talk about ... except Democrats on the ... Income Housing Coalition believes we could end homelessness in America in ...

Looking other way will not end racism

Looking other way will not end racism
 - I think it's safe to say there are many Americans wondering which country ... walkway in an airport always moving in the direction of racial inequality.

US grants asylum to Ugandan LGBT advocate

US grants asylum to Ugandan LGBT advocate
 - The U.S. has granted asylum to a Ugandan LGBT rights advocate who fled persecution in his homeland. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services on ...

Julia Roberts, Bob Greenblatt support LGBT Community at GLSEN Respect Awards

Julia Roberts, Bob Greenblatt support LGBT Community at GLSEN Respect Awards
 - Julia Roberts, left, and Dr. Eliza Byard, executive director of GLSEN, arrive at the 10th Annual GLSEN Respect Awards at the Regent Beverly Wilshire ...




LGBT': The 'T' is for Tyranny

LGBT': The 'T' is for Tyranny
 - Strike that. "LGBT" tyranny. Lesbian, gay, bisexual tyranny. That, generally speaking, is what's on display in Houston right now.

Gay-friendly travel destinations: The world's top 10

Gay-friendly travel destinations: The world's top 10
 - Toronto continues to be a beacon for the LGBT traveller in North America, and Canada is hands down the most advanced and progressive nation in ...

Survey of LGBT Nebraskans finds 'disturbingly high levels' of discrimination

Survey of LGBT Nebraskans finds 'disturbingly high levels' of discrimination
 - Ending harassment and violence is a top priority for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Nebraskans, according to a survey released ...

Homophobia Is Not a Thing of the Past

Homophobia Is Not a Thing of the Past
 - Despite growing support for LGBT rights and recent decisions from the Supreme Court regarding the legality of same-sex marriage, the battle for ...

Path to financial stability, long-term care for aging LGBT individuals starts now

Path to financial stability, long-term care for aging LGBT individuals starts now
 - While many young LGBT individuals enjoy a more socially acceptable climate, it was not so for the generation who are approaching retirement age.

Chile's LGBT movement marches united

Chile's LGBT movement marches united
 - Yesterday, Chile celebrated a historical moment: for the first time, the LGBT movement marched united to demand equal rights. Historically, there has ...

Americans consider inequality world's greatest danger

Americans consider inequality world's greatest danger
 - Americans have a lot to be worried about these days. But what do they see as the biggest threat to the world? Inequality. Americans aren't alone.

Rent Crisis Capital of America

Rent Crisis Capital of America
 - Los Angeles is now the most unaffordable rental market in the country. It is also the metro area with the largest share of renters vs. homeowners: While U.S. rentership has fluctuated around 35%, Los Angeles is at 52%. 

What's the secret in Bolivia, Brazil?

What's the secret in Bolivia, Brazil?
 - The number of people living in poverty has fallen by a quarter, even the ... Many other South American economies have been growing fast, too, but ...

Federal schools for American Indians marked by decay, poverty

Federal schools for American Indians marked by decay, poverty
- Federally owned schools for American Indians on reservations are marked by remoteness, poverty and a lack of construction dollars. They also are ...

The Poor and the Sick

The Poor and the Sick
 - The two deadliest outbreaks of this century can be traced to one thing: poverty. Cholera exploded in the Haitian countryside in October 2010, infecting ...




Replacing Columbus with real 'discoverers'

Replacing Columbus with real 'discoverers'
 - In 1989, South Dakota decided to change its name for the October holiday “Native American Day”, and keep it as a non-work day devoted to educating ...

African countries import $25bn worth of food yearly –AfDB President

African countries import $25bn worth of food yearly –AfDB President
 - It said while adoption of GM technology has been proceeding in many developing countries, notably in Asia and Latin America, Africa lags behind; ...

Schools can use racial preferences in admissions

Schools can use racial preferences in admissions
 - Schools can use racial preferences in admissions ... To put that figure in context, African-American enrollment was more than twice as high in ...

Talk about race to fight racism

Talk about race to fight racism
 - But America still has a long way to go to achieve true racial equality. ... African-Americans and American society in general needs to take stock of ...

Exercise data signs could cut sugary drink intake

Exercise data signs could cut sugary drink intake
 - Signs in shops in an area of Baltimore seemed to have led to a change in shopping habits amongst Afro-American teenagers. Researchers first ...




Exercise data signs could cut sugary drink intake

Exercise data signs could cut sugary drink intake
 - Signs in shops in an area of Baltimore seemed to have led to a change in shopping habits amongst Afro-American teenagers. Researchers first ...




Seeing the Unseen

Seeing the Unseen
 - Black churches for Black people, Latino Churches for Latino people, White Churches for White people. But God was at work as He guided me to ...

Young Latino voters target of Silicon Valley 'power summit'

Young Latino voters target of Silicon Valley 'power summit'
 - When political pundits discuss the influence of the Latino vote ... "In California, it's always going to be a challenge to make sure people ...

The 'fun-nification' of computer education – good idea?

The 'fun-nification' of computer education – good idea?
 - The new Latin isn't programming, it's Latin. If you want a new ... It was more of an observation about our lack of faith in the education system. The sole ...

12.3 Pct. of Spanish workers are below the poverty line

12.3 Pct. of Spanish workers are below the poverty line
 - The report entitled "Poverty and poor workers in Spain," prepared by Fundacion 1º de Mayo - which belongs to the CCOO union - says that Spanish ...