Ireland Becoming More Diverse; Ranking Race and Gender Never Works

By The News Mar 17, 2008

Ireland’s Immigrants of Color Force Integration With an influx of immigrants of color, many of whom are asylum-seekers, Ireland is the fastest growing country in Europe. MSNBC. Ranking Race and Gender Undermines Progressive Coalitions Gary Younge examines the identity politics of the Democratic party and the divisions that have recently reappeared. Guardian. Fed Bails Out Wall Street As the nation’s families foreclose on their houses, the Federal Reserve on Sunday approved a $30 billion credit line to engineer the takeover of Bear Stearns and announced an open-ended lending program for the biggest investment firms on Wall Street. New York Times. Lack of Insurance Affects All "The lack of health-care coverage is most acute among Hispanics and African Americans, many of whom work in low-wage jobs without benefits or are employed by small businesses that don’t offer coverage." Washington Post.