The short answer is “no” (unless you live in New Mexico). The longer answer is something you can explore for yourself on a site called COVID Exit Strategy. Built by public health experts with no affiliation to the current government administration, it tracks the latest publicly available data on COVID-19 outbreaks to provide an at-a-glance breakdown on the readiness for every state in the United States to reopen. … [Read more...] about Is your state really ready to reopen? Check this map
A. Rochaun Meadows-Fernandez is an award-winning writer, speaker, and activist working to amplify black women’s voices in the mainstream dialogue, especially within conversations on health and parenting. She is also the founder of the #FreeBlackMotherhood Movement. … [Read more...] about Black pregnant women face a mortality crisis—and now a pandemic. Can tech help?
Director Josh Trank wants you to know that 2020 in no way interfered with his plans to release an Al Capone movie starring Tom Hardy. … [Read more...] about This viral Twitter meme hilariously captures how 2020 has destroyed all your plans
Wallbaum and some of his fellow occupiers stuck around the original Occupy Madison encampment–a downtown parking lot–for nearly six months, much longer than many other Occupy encampments across the country. As Occupy gained momentum, the encampment also became a haven for the homeless. The existing shelter system had a 60-day time limit, with exceptions for extreme cold; Occupy, meanwhile, was open 24/7, and nobody had to carefully ration out days to spend sheltered from the bitter wind and snow. … [Read more...] about Activists Turned A Wisconsin Gas Station Into A Tiny Village for the Homeless
Living life under lockdown has left many people with more time on their hands. While some are using this time to take a break from the constant hustle and bustle of daily routine life, others are taking up new activities and trying to cultivate a skill or two while they still can. … [Read more...] about Bill Gates is back with his summer book list, but this time he has other recommendations too