The tough dispute over House Bill 2281 has reached the Federal Court in Arizona, where a lawsuit alleges that the law prohibiting the Mexican-American public school curriculum is discriminatory.
Juan Cartagena, president of the Puerto Rico Legal Defense and Education Fund (PRLDEF) thinks the war on drugs has had a multiplying effect on racial discrimination against Latinos.
Philadelphia is among the top 10 cities suffering from the so called New Urban Crisis
Inequality is rising. Segregation by socioeconomic class, educational attainment and race is skyrocketing. The country is generally less dynamic and more risk-averse -- when people have the opportunity to move for a better quality of life or more rewarding job, they tend to settle for staying put.
”We have met the enemy and he is us.”
- the comic-strip character Pogo by Walt Kelly, 1970
The same may be true of the economy. So says Tyler Cowen, author of the new book “The Complacent Class: The Self-Defeating Quest for the American Dream.”
Although we’ve recovered from the Great Recession, there are widespread fears that the economy will stagnate or grow only slowly. Government won’t be able to handle the next crisis, whether a war, financial meltdown or pandemic.
Suffragettes, protesters, speakers and leaders - from Ana Roqué Géigel de Duprey and Luisa Capetillo in the late 1800s to Mariposa Fernández and Monica Carrillo in our current times - since the beginning of the 20th century, women have had to fight for their place in society as equal individuals, in front of a oppressive masculine society and a convenient feminine one.
La nueva ley que busca la igualdad de pago para hombre y mujeres en Filadelfia entrará en efecto esta semana, a pesar de la oposición de los empresarios. Sin embargo. algunas preguntas han surgido con respecto a quiénes serán los verdaderos beneficiados por la nueva normatividad.
Philadelphia’s new wage equality law is set to take effect this week, despite backlash from the business community. But questions have arose as to who the law can really help.
A group of councilors want to discuss treatment received by young people under 18 in prisons in the city.
Queremos creer que la palabra 'segregación', en cualquier contexto, es un término del pasado que ya no se utiliza en vocabulario de hoy en día. Pero, desafortunadamente, parece estar más presente que nunca en Pensilvania.