In mid-2019, UBI advocate Gisele Huff pitched the idea to Cortese, who suggested beginning with a pilot program. The foster youth population seemed ideal. The state already keeps data on them; what’s more, Cortese says they are “wards of the county” and that the state has a humanitarian, parental duty to take care of them, even as they age. “I oftentimes express to younger parents: ‘This job of parenting doesn’t end at 18 years old,'” says Cortese, who has four children of his own over the age of 20. “I think that’s true when the county is a surrogate parent, as well.” … [Read more...] about This $1000-a-month universal basic income program is designed to help foster youth survive
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That said, my own counseling center quickly transitioned to remote-only. Although most of the therapists can’t wait to get back into the office, they are appreciative they can serve students in need. Certainly many clients and therapists will gladly return to face-to-face sessions, but now they know the tool of telehealth will always be available, if and when needed. … [Read more...] about I’m a psychologist. Online therapy can be just as effective as in-person sessions
"According to executives, Sikka's product mindset did not work for the company and eventually led to his departure. Then came Parekh’s appointment at a time the company was looking for an executive who would bring in stability," said Pareekh Jain, founder, Pareekh Consulting. … [Read more...] about Wipro’s new CEO: Can foreign executives succeed in Indian IT firms?
In a move that is sure to escalate Trump’s ire at Twitter, the social media company has hidden one of the president’s tweets from view for the first time ever. The move comes just a day after Trump signed an executive order aimed at putting pressure on social media companies, which seeks to limit a law that protects platforms from being sued over the content their users post. … [Read more...] about Twitter hides Trump’s latest tweet about George Floyd because it ‘glorifies violence’
“The pandemic and consequent lockdown have led to a significant drop in the number of office-goers, changes in the restaurants' supply and customer preferences shifting towards prioritising for essential supplies as they stay indoors,” a Swiggy spokesperson told Moneycontrol. … [Read more...] about Exclusive | Swiggy suspends meal-for-one offering POP as virus hurts business