The China Society for Human Rights Studies released an article on human rights status in the United States. It said the growing division between the rich and the poor in the U.S. has further highlighted existing social and economic inequality. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download … Read more China releases article exposing social, economic inequality in U.S.
Jul.13 — In this edition of “Bloomberg Equality,” Pinelopi Goldberg, a professor of economics at Yale University, discusses the key findings from the World Banks’s new “Women, Business and the Law” database, which tracks inequality in legislation throughout the duration of a woman’s working life, from the time she can enter the labor force through … Read more Yale’s Pinelopi Goldberg on the ‘Motherhood Penalty’ Faced by Women
António Guterres (UN Secretary-General) video message for Nelson Mandela International Day 2020 Each year, on Nelson’s Mandela’s birthday, we pay tribute to an extraordinary global advocate for equality, dignity and solidarity. Madiba was a moral giant of the 20th century, whose timeless legacy continues to guide us today. The theme of Nelson Mandela International Day … Read more Nelson Mandela International Day 2020 – UN Chief Video Message 2020
Mexico surpassed Italy in the number of coronavirus deaths, and has become the world’s fourth-deadliest nation. Over the last two weeks, total deaths in Mexico also overtook Spain and France, as Latin America has increasingly become a hotspot for the pandemic. Mexico’s President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has prioritized reactivating the economy over enforcing strict … Read more Mexico Overtakes Italy With World’s 4th-Most Covid-19 Deaths
Jul.10 — One of the most iconic brands in financial television returns for today’s issues and today’s world. This week’s Wall Street Week features David Westin’s interviews with Gov. Phil Murphy (D-NJ), Gov. Ned Lamont (D-CT), former U.S. Council of Economic Advisers Chair Glenn Hubbard, and Robin Hood Foundation CEO Wes Moore. The conversations highlight … Read more Wall Street Week – Full Show (07/10/2020)
As protests demanding racial justice galvanized the nation, Aurora James, founder and creative director of Brother Vellies, devised her own initiative to address inequality. The 15 Percent Pledge is a nonprofit organization that challenges retailers to commit 15 percent of their inventory to black-owned businesses and provide mentorship for emerging brands. Major brands like Sephora … Read more Aurora James on campaign to get more black-owned brands onto shelves (Full Stream 7/9)
Jul.07 — Wes Moore, Robin Hood Foundation CEO and co-author of “Five Days: The Fiery Reckoning of an American City,” discusses lessons learned from the 2015 Baltimore protests and the role of philanthropy in confronting inequality. He speaks with Bloomberg’s David Westin on “Bloomberg: Balance of Power.”
A statue of abolitionist Frederick Douglass was vandalized in Rochester, New York. Douglass was an escaped slave who became one of American history’s most prominent scholars on racial inequality. ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — A statue of abolitionist Frederick Douglass was ripped from its base in Rochester on the anniversary of one of his most famous … Read more Frederick Douglass Statue Vandalized in New York
Jul.03 — Amid the unrest of 2020, economic inequality in America is in the spotlight like never before. Government officials, economists, and local leaders discuss how to solve the issue of economic inequality and how it could impact the November election on “Bloomberg Special Report: 2020 Year of Crisis: Unequal America” hosted by David Westin.
On The Listening Post this week: Big brands are part of an advertising boycott against Facebook over racist content and hate speech. Plus, lockdown TV puts bookshelves in the spotlight. The Great Facebook Boycott: Will it make any difference? The two biggest news stories of 2020 – the coronavirus pandemic and the racial inequality protests … Read more The Great Facebook Boycott: Will it make any difference? | The Listening Post (Full)
In late 2019, widespread and sometimes violent protests against economic inequality in Chile forced the government to promise a national plebiscite on changes to a constitution that dates back to the Pinochet era of the 1970s and 80s. That process was put on hold as the coronavirus pandemic hit. The vote, originally set for April, … Read more Chile: Pinochet’s Legacy | People and Power
Prince Harry on Wednesday virtually honoured those fighting for racial justice at the 2020 Diana Awards on what would have been his mother Princess Diana’s 59th birthday. The Duke of Sussex sent a powerful message to the recipients of the award, who range in age from 9 to 25 and have made an incredible impact … Read more Prince Harry pays tribute to young people fighting racial inequality at Diana Awards
Noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Highlights: – Secretary-General/Fallen U.N. Staff – Secretary-General/Poverty Eradication – Syria – Sahel – Deputy Secretary-General/Africa – Security Council – Pakistan – Mali – Human Rights – COVID-19/Brazil – State Of World Population – Pause Campaign – Guatemala – International Days – Financial Contributions SECRETARY-GENERAL/FALLEN U.N. STAFF … Read more Iran: Security Council & other topics – Daily Briefing (30 June 2020)