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Thursday, 16 May 2019

Historic LGBTQ sites may be designated NYC landmarks

Historic LGBTQ sites may be designated NYC landmarks
As the 50th anniversary of the seminal Stonewall uprising approaches, New York City's Landmarks Preservation Commission is considering ...

UCSF Planned Partnership With Dignity Health Criticized By LGBTQ Community

UCSF Planned Partnership With Dignity Health Criticized ByLGBTQ Community
Members and supporters of the LGBTQ community spoke out Wednesday against a planned partnership between UCSF and Catholic-based Dignity ...

Texas Senate passes religious liberty bill that LGBTQ advocates fear licenses discrimination

Texas Senate passes religious liberty bill that LGBTQ advocates fear licenses discrimination
The measure moved quickly through the Senate after the LGBTQ Caucus killed a near-identical proposal on a procedural motion last week in the ...

Brazilian president to visit Dallas business leaders, despite criticism from politicians, LGBTQ activists

Brazilian president to visit Dallas business leaders, despite criticism from politicians, LGBTQ activists
Bolsonaro has drawn fire from environmental, human rights and LGBTQ activists for such stances and other statements. The Brazilian president once ...

Texas Senate revives 'Save Chick fil-A' bill that House LGBTQ Caucus killed

Texas Senate revives 'Save Chick fil-A' bill that House LGBTQ Caucus killed
Less than a week after the first-ever Texas LGBTQ House Caucus celebrated its defeat of what's come to be known as the “Save ...

Public Schools Haven't Fully Implemented California Laws Protecting LGBTQ Students

Public Schools Haven't Fully Implemented California Laws ProtectingLGBTQ Students
'A majority of school districts in the survey do not appear to be including LGBTQ-inclusive textbooks in their social studies curriculum, which goes ...

Erie city council had the LGBTQ community on their agenda

Erie city council had the LGBTQ community on their agenda
Erie city council had the LGBTQ community on their agenda. Council discussed the prohibition of conversion therapy for minors in the city limits.

'It's time': Wichita district policy should protect LGBTQ students

'It's time': Wichita district policy should protect LGBTQstudents
YouTube celebrity and LGBTQ activist Tyler Oakley speaks a town hall meeting in Cheney, Kansas in May to support local gay high school senior ...

Reverse Pitch: 'The rural and urban poor have little to no access to quality healthcare'


Healthcare in India offers great scope for entrepreneurs to innovate, disrupt and ... Women and child hygiene, for instance, is a segment that deserves ...

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Land of unequal opportunity: Rich kids with low test scores have a 71% chance of growing up to be ...


'To succeed in America, it's better to be born rich than smart,' said Anthony P. Carnevale, director of the center and lead author of the report.

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Mark Cuban: Capitalism works better if 'we at the top make a little bit less'


Mark Cuban is the latest billionaire to weigh in on the growing income inequality between the richest and poorest Americans. There is "no question" ...

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How to make a better case for capitalism in America


American Enterprise Institute President Arthur Brooks said young Americans ... that people are taking more notice of opportunity inequality in America.

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When American Capitalism Meant Equality


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Posted on: 14 May, 2019 12:09
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Subject: When American Capitalism Meant Equality

How did they come to accept extreme inequality as an innate part of their ... American capitalism used to mean economic equality and security. When I ...

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Beto O'Rourke reveals plan to transfer wealth from rich, white Americans to poorer African-Americans


Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke this week revealed a controversial plan to address racial income inequality: redistribute wealth from ...

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We Need To Talk About Black Women's Mental Health


We need to talk about poor mental health among black women. In the UK depression and anxiety are most prevalent among black women, but their ...

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Inequality in America has lessons for Britain


Inequality is of greater concern today than for many years. Politicians as diverse as Theresa May, Barack Obama and Jeremy Corbyn have proclaimed ...

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Baltimore LGBTQ business's Gay Pride flag burned in apparent hate crime

Baltimore LGBTQ business's Gay Pride flag burned in apparent hate crime
A gay pride flag outside an LGBTQ business in Baltimore's Mount Vernon neighborhood was burned in an apparent hate crime, according to police ...