Lifestyle

“It’s our neighbourhood, but it’s also a safety net:” How households in a Texas neighbourhood banded together to exchange essential items and help each other through the coronavirus pandemic.

A neighbourhood on the outskirts of Austin, Texas, is coming together to help each other through the coronavirus pandemic. Neighbours in Ratten Creek are donating supplies, money, and time to those who need help paying emergency bills and grocery shopping. Others are using their skills and passions, like art, sewing, […]
“It’s our neighbourhood, but it’s also a safety net:” How households in a Texas neighbourhood banded together to exchange essential items and help each other through the coronavirus pandemic.
Lifestyle

Sweden’s coronavirus death rate is nearly 6 times that of neighbouring Norway and Finland. Here’s a look at how the countries have approached the coronavirus pandemic differently.

In recent weeks, the number of coronavirus-related deaths in Sweden has continued to climb, making its per capita death rate six times that of some of its neighbours’. Though Sweden borders and shares strong cultural ties with Norway and Finland, it has taken a much more relaxed approach to curb […]
Sweden’s coronavirus death rate is nearly 6 times that of neighbouring Norway and Finland. Here’s a look at how the countries have approached the coronavirus pandemic differently.
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25 New Yorkers show how they’re trying to protect themselves with ski goggles, hand-sewn masks, and N95s as they venture outside for work as essential employees, fresh air, and groceries

The state of New York is under lockdown, but people are still venturing outside. The CDC recently advised people to start wearing face coverings in public to try to reduce the spread of the novel coronavirus. Many New Yorkers are already wearing their own masks when stepping outside their homes […]
25 New Yorkers show how they’re trying to protect themselves with ski goggles, hand-sewn masks, and N95s as they venture outside for work as essential employees, fresh air, and groceries
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Meet Marie Newman, the Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez-backed progressive who won the Democratic primary bid for a congressional seat in Illinois

Marie Newman, a progressive newcomer and businesswoman, recently beat incumbent Dan Lipinski in a primary bid for a congressional seat in Illinois. Newman described herself in an interview with Business Insider as a “suburban mother” who supports “working families, healthcare for all, and everybody’s rights.” She had the support of […]
Meet Marie Newman, the Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez-backed progressive who won the Democratic primary bid for a congressional seat in Illinois
Strategy

I toured a Brooklyn ‘social club’ for people of colour that has its own theatre and offers group therapy sessions. Here’s what it was like inside the trendy offices that could be the future of coworking spaces.

Ethel’s Club was created by Naj Austin on January 1, 2019. It’s a social and wellness club focused on people of colour. Austin created the space after wishing their were more spaces for people of colour to hang out and access mental health and wellness resources. Business Insider got an […]
I toured a Brooklyn ‘social club’ for people of colour that has its own theatre and offers group therapy sessions. Here’s what it was like inside the trendy offices that could be the future of coworking spaces.