News & Weather
News & Weather
Give Tenants Lawyers | New York Times
An idea whose time has come; article links to The Eviction Lab
This Solar-Powered, 'Low Tech' Website Goes Offline When It's Cloudy | Motherboard
Something about the low-powered, minimalist ethos here really appeals to my ascetic nature ... and the articles are good too
Are New York's Free LinkNYC Internet Kiosks Tracking Your Movements? | The Intercept
Been wondering about the hidden terms & conditions of these strange digital monoliths, which sprung from nowhere all over the city with little fanfare or explanation
Americans Want to Believe Jobs Are the Solution to Poverty. They’re Not.
Devastating piece on the social consequences of non-living-wage work
How WhatsApp destroyed a village | Buzzfeed
Yet another sad reality check on the cyber-utopian dream
IBM develops technology that lets NYPD search surveillance footage by skin color
What could go wrong?
America's Eviction Epidemic | WNPR
Radio interview with Eviction Lab PI Matthew Desmond. Often enough, eviction isn't the result of irresponsibility—it's an inevitability.
Changing Our Approach to Anti-tracking | Mozilla
Firefox will now block cross-site tracking ... by default
Landlords limit voucher holders’ choice in where they can live
Severe vulnerability exposes WordPress websites to attack
Renters getting evicted will soon get free lawyers in N.J. city
Part of a growing trend of right-to-counsel laws, also recently enacted in SF and NYC
How Medicare Was Won
(Tl;dr: by extensive public organization in the face of entrenched interests)