In order to hold police accountable when they try to hide their identities, a growing number of activists are developing facial recognition tools that identify cops, The New York Times reports — a striking inversion of the way cops tend to use facial recognition on protestors and suspects.
Following in Stockton’s footsteps, the city of Compton, California, has launched its own basic income program called the Compton Pledge that will aim to assist 800 people through no-strings-attached direct cash payments over two years.
Samoa’s land mass accounts for less than three percent of its territory, and the country is largely dependent upon the ocean for food and income. To preserve this vital resource, the Samoa Government has committed to fully managing its ocean area and protecting 30 percent by 2025 through the Samoa Ocean Strategy.
“When someone cannot get their foot in the door to compete for a job, it is bad for business and bad for communities that need access to economic opportunity,” said JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon.
Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s will stop selling the animal product by the end of the 2020 fiscal year, including its “off-price” stores” — Macy’s Backstage and Bloomingdale’s The Outlet.
McDonald’s and Beyond Meat have teamed up to bring a new plant-based burger to North America. Announced in September, McDonald’s is conducting a 12-week test of their new plant-based burger called the P.L.T.
North and South Korea and the United Nations Command agreed Monday to remove firearms and guard posts from a portion of the demilitarized zone (DMZ) between the two countries.
The U.K. government has laid out plans to prohibit the distribution and sale of plastic straws, stirrers and cotton buds.