The scandal of millions of Americans deprived of running water

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Guardian US environmental justice reporter Nina Lakhani reports on her landmark investigation into America’s water crisis, revealing that millions of Americans are facing unaffordable bills for running water and Läs mer…

Covid-19 has revealed a pre-existing pandemic of poverty that benefits the rich

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Poverty is suddenly all over the front page. As coronavirus ravages the globe, its wholly disproportionate impact on poor people and marginalised communities is inescapable. Hundreds of millions of Läs mer…

'We are on our own': Bangladesh's pregnant garment workers face the sack

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Human rights in focus Bangladesh Employers are avoiding paying maternity benefits and purging union members as orders plummet during Covid-19, say activists Activists protest against forced resignations and firing Läs mer…

Give 1m UK children reliable broadband or risk harming their education, MPs say

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Internet Coronavirus lockdown has ‘exposed digital divide’ with 700,000 unable to complete schoolwork Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage The bill, which MPs hope will make Läs mer…