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Tuesday, 7 May 2019

Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro cancels US trip amid outcry from activists over LGBTQ record

Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro cancels US trip amid outcry from activists overLGBTQ record
In a victory for LGBTQ activists, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has canceled a planned trip to the United States amid outcry over his anti-gay views ...

Madonna at GLAAD Awards: “It is every human's duty to fight, to advocate” for equality

Madonna at GLAAD Awards: “It is every human's duty to fight, to advocate” for equality
Reflecting on her own longstanding advocacy for LGBTQ rights, Madonna explained the importance of fighting for equality, saying in her closing ...

These flags are a symbol of inclusion'

These flags are a symbol of inclusion'
The City of Sarnia will fly rainbow flags this June to show support for the LGBTQ community. Multicoloured flags will be raised along the waterfront and ...

Local Methodist congregations talk what it would cost to leave the denomination

Local Methodist congregations talk what it would cost to leave the denomination
congregations are talking divorce, what it would cost to leave the denomination following a recent international church vote against LGBTQ inclusion ...

Piers Morgan under fire after LGBTQ rant live on air

Piers Morgan under fire after LGBTQ rant live on air
Piers Morgan has made no secrets of his thoughts on Marks & Spencer's new LGBT sandwich, slamming the creation on Twitter. The television ...

The Religious Right Is Losing its Mind Over the LGBTQ Equality Act

The Religious Right Is Losing its Mind Over the LGBTQ Equality Act
Since the latest version of the LGBTQ rights bill was introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives in March, far-right groups have been generating ...

San Miguel's First Ever LGBTQ Press Trip

San Miguel's First Ever LGBTQ Press Trip
TravelPulse takes on Mexico's charming cobblestoned city of San Miguel de Allende for their first ever LGBTQ-focused press trip! Over the course of ...

JP's Robert Santiago is Boston's First Puerto Rican, LGBTQ Veterans Commissioner

JP's Robert Santiago is Boston's First Puerto Rican, LGBTQ Veterans Commissioner
Boston's new Commissioner of Veterans' Services will be the first-ever Puerto Rican to hold the position, as well as the first LGBTQ person, and he's a ...

Trump Is Tweeting His Way Into a Trade War. Again.



Make no mistake, though: A trade war would be bad for America. Trump claims his tariffs would only punish China, but in reality they hammer U.S. ...

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Internet companies must act to combat white nationalist movement



We can also be sure that, as he denies that America has a problem with white nationalists, Trump will double down on the language that encourages ...

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All the billionaires who are sounding off on income inequality


But some of the loudest voices decrying income inequality might surprise you: America's billionaires. Ray Dalio, Warren Buffett, Jamie Dimon, Steve ...

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Housing costs further widen income inequality


Income inequality in the U.S. has grown, but the disparities are even greater after rent and mortgage payments are paid." The gap is also reflected ...

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Here are 7 bold Elizabeth Warren proposals that would remake America


She's got you covered. Victimized by a rigged economic system, corporate greed and income inequality? Check, check and check, Warren's on it in a ...

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Democrats Should Embrace Their New Deal DNA


Economic inequality could be the signature issue for Democrats—one that ... Meanwhile, economic inequality, the disparity at the heart of our nation, is shaping whether America will remain something of a pluralistic democracy, ...

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Robert J. Samuelson: Americans have a net worth of $100 trillion. Then there's how it is divided


 We live in an age obsessed with economic inequality. There is too much of it, most people seem to agree. After Trump — his ...

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Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren and the Wealth Tax


The concentration in industrial and financial wealth in the US increased between 1880 and 1910. The measure of inequality threatened to reach the ...

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