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Intrn’l Video: Swiss-Bolivian artist takes a ‘brush’ to social ills that divide society the world over

Intrn’l Video: Swiss-Bolivian artist takes a ‘brush’ to social ills that divide society the world over

LatinaLista — Swiss/Bolivian Luciano Calderon is quickly making a name for himself in the art world. ‘Drawing’ on his bicultural heritage and his status as a Millennial in a world where social injustice runs rampant, capitalism rules, poverty persists and inequality is growing, this 20-something artist learned early that to make an impression highlighting the


Video: Think you don’t make enough dinero? New film confirms it with big wake-up call!

LatinaLista — “The U.S. is nearly the most wealth-unequal country in the entire world.” “A single top income could buy housing for every homeless person in the U.S.” “The poorest 47 percent of Americans have no wealth.” “The 400 wealthiest Americans own as much wealth as 80 million families.” The preceding statements reflect a reality

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UN Foundation combines 18 research studies into one report highlighting best strategies to economically empower women

LatinaLista — When women do well economically, so do their communities. It’s a school of thought that has served as the foundation for many micro-loan projects around the world funding businesses by rural and indigenous women. The idea has always been that for women to succeed in their businesses all that needs to be done


Video: Texas health experts look to the future of Latino healthcare

LatinaLista — With the October 1 deadline or launch date, depending on how you want to look at it, of the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) looming near, many people are trying to determine how the law will specifically impact them. According to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, 500,000 young African-Americans and 913,000


Intrn’l Video: Mexico’s indigenous suffer a racism hard to ignore — and change

LatinaLista — On this day, the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, when we remember the personal risks taken by people who stood up for racial equality, we’re reminded in this film selection that racism exists all over the world. While the situation has improved in the U.S. — though more work needs to


Video: Congressman John Lewis: The last living speaker from the March on Washington rally shares his memories and hopes

LatinaLista — The national observance of the 50-year anniversary of the March on Washington got into full swing on Saturday, Aug. 24, when ‘tens of thousands’ of people showed up on the Washington Mall to hear a variety of speakers evoke Dr. King’s vision for a more equal America. However, there’s one man who not