As we face unprecedented hurdles amid the COVID-19 pandemic, it's time to re-embrace our oldest allies on this planet, including history's most useful plant.
Workers for platforms like Uber, Lyft, and Postmates are finding themselves on the front lines both medically and financially.
With the rise of spreadsheets and PCs, the ages-old trading industry and “stock market” dove head first into brand-new realms of monetary activity.
Children and their parents routinely face separation and punishment because of legal and medical policies around prenatal cannabis exposure and supposed developmental risks, but a review of research to date suggests there's no evidence that cannabis harms unborn kids.
As real-time developments in the US primary race and global COVID-19 response increase our need to remotely ‘stay in touch,’ the folks at FreeConferenceCall.com — one of the world’s oldest and most popular free-or-cheap conferencing platforms — say that AT&T, the world’s top telecom earner, won’t let customers dial in.
This moment in our history is ‘all hands on deck:’ a time of fear and uncertainty but also for bold thinking, for making amends and new allies, for embracing those helpful tools at our disposal, and for facing the facts in front of us.
In 1990, artist and illustrator Chris Van Allsburg’s future was bright, but he also foresaw a very dark future in light of then-new projections and warnings about our environment.
We’re a small team of independent, mostly under-employed journalists, photographers, designers, writers, visual artists, and/or other volunteers who are dedicated to holding our world, and our crafts, to a higher and more human standard.
Since May 29, 2020, we have been working together to provide accurate, privacy- and safety-geared, meaningful daily coverage of racial and social justice events and uprisings as well as police, incarceration, and policy news in New York City and neighboring areas.
Amid safety concerns and ongoing flak from drivers and labor groups, the heads of Uber and Airbnb have been personally asking federal officials to help bail their suppliers out.
Many forms of so-called digital money aren’t actually so new or innovative—nor actual ‘money,’ in most cases—and often have much in common. Ways in which they differ could indicate which systems are likely to survive, or end up worthless.
For weeks, lawmakers in Texas, Ohio, and other states have taken political extra steps that threaten all residents, and are frankly hard to write about it.
This spring, hundreds of striking Charter Spectrum technicians will hit the three-year mark just as NYC lawmakers consider 10 more years of the telecom-giant subsidiary.