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For households that make under $30,000, the story is very different. Only half of these families have access to a computer at home. A majority rely on their smartphones—and the number of low-income households that use their smartphones to connect to the internet has doubled since 2013. Forty-four percent of low-income Americans still don’t have home broadband today. Having spoken to several educators when researching this piece, individual circumstances vary, but it’s clear that resources are piecemeal not just state to state or district to district, but school by school. When schools can’t provide laptops or tablets, families often can’t afford to make up the difference. … [Read more...] about Apple, Google, and Microsoft are failing U.S. students during the COVID-19 crisis
While many of the protests featured in the project lean left in their political agenda, there are a few right-wing ones. Fowkes points to one of the National Front marching in London, where they’re “chanting horrible racist things.” Another was an anti-Muslim protest in New York City where a group of counter-protesters turned up, using whistles, cowbells, and drums to drown out their ideological opponents. … [Read more...] about From Anti-Trump To Pro-Brexit, This Site Collects The Sounds Of Protest
SHOFCO has set up more than 100 handwashing stations in the slums of Nairobi, staffed with volunteers who instruct people to wash their hands when they enter and exit the slums to help keep COVID-19 out of those areas. Using an aerial water system that the nonprofit pioneered—and which won the 2018 Hilton Humanitarian Prize—overhead pipes carry this water, rather than ground-level pipes that are often tampered with or stepped on, thus allowing sewage to seep in. … [Read more...] about What will coronavirus do to one of Africa’s largest slums?
Accommodations for disabled, chronically ill, fat, and other marginalized people are a matter of life or death, right or wrong, freedom or captivity. Accommodations help make businesses better because they allow more consumers to purchase more goods. In the time of social distancing, accommodations like remote work allow publications to continue sharing news and making content. What still seems to be missing from these news stories and content creation is what was missing before: the voices of disabled people. Companies should use this experience to reexamine the harm they have done and make changes to their business models now, rather than waiting for the global disaster. … [Read more...] about I’ve asked to work remotely for years. It’s painful to watch companies finally comply