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'Something to be proud of': UK graphic novel highlights homeless

19 Nov 2020

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Passersby ignore a beggar, homophobic insults crowd a wall, a woman burns a note penned to a "victim" – not the usual stuff of comics but all vignettes from a new graphic novel by homeless people that aims to kill the stigma surrounding street life.

'Something to be proud of': UK graphic novel highlights homeless

19 Nov 2020

LONDON, Nov 19 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Passersby ignore a beggar, homophobic insults crowd a wall, a woman burns a note penned to a "victim" – not the usual stuff of comics but all vignettes from a new graphic novel by homeless people that aims to kill the stigma surrounding street life.

Tech experts voice concerns of gig worker surveillance in pandemic

11 Nov 2020

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Growing armies of gig workers have little to no say in how they are being monitored during the coronavirus pandemic, researchers and advocates told a conference on Wednesday, calling for better oversight in how tracking tools are deployed.

Tech experts voice concerns of gig worker surveillance in pandemic

11 Nov 2020

LONDON, Nov 11 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Growing armies of gig workers have little to no say in how they are being monitored during the coronavirus pandemic, researchers and advocates told a conference on Wednesday, calling for better oversight in how tracking tools are deployed.

One year on, family of murdered Amazon land defender say nothing has changed

01 Nov 2020

(Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Illegal loggers are operating unchecked in Brazil's Amazon as coronavirus rages despite government vows to act after an indigenous land activist was killed exactly one year ago trying to protect the rainforest, said his cousin.

One year on, family of murdered Amazon land defender say nothing has changed

01 Nov 2020

Nov 1 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Illegal loggers are operating unchecked in Brazil's Amazon as coronavirus rages despite government vows to act after an indigenous land activist was killed exactly one year ago trying to protect the rainforest, said his cousin.

Cities reboot: Will adapting to COVID-19 change urban life for good?

29 Oct 2020

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Downtowns are deserted and happy hour is history as a second coronavirus wave hits cities from London to Kuala Lumpur, leaving futurologists predicting which changes to urban living are here to stay in a post-viral world.

British homeowners face bankruptcy to strip unsafe building panels

09 Oct 2020

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When single mother Timea scraped together enough money to buy a two-bedroom flat in London, she looked forward to providing her son with the security of their own home.

UPDATE 1-British homeowners face bankruptcy to strip unsafe building panels

09 Oct 2020

LONDON, Oct 9 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When single mother Timea scraped together enough money to buy a two-bedroom flat in London, she looked forward to providing her son with the security of their own home.

British homeowners face bankruptcy to strip unsafe building panels

08 Oct 2020

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When single mother Timea scraped together enough money to buy a two-bedroom flat in London, she looked forward to providing her son with the security of their own home.

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