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March 22, 2023

Striking Photos Document Lives of Indigenous People Most Impacted by Climate Change [Interview]

Kenyan photographer Migwa Nthiga is shedding light on Indigenous culture in his evocative series of portraits, Walks Of Life. For the series, Nthiga followed Indigenous Nilotic people as they went about their daily activities. Living close to Lake Turkana in Northern Kenya, these people have faced increasing hardship due to recurring droughts in the area. By taking their portraits, Nthiga hopes to shed light on this beautiful culture and the struggles provoked by the climate crisis.

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March 10, 2023

One Man Is Increasing Wheelchair Accessibility in Iceland a Ramp at a Time

Icelandic entrepreneur Haraldur Thorleifsson—known as simply Halli—has recently been in the news because of a dramatic online exchange with Elon Musk. It started when Thorleifsson, who was recently employed at Twitter, couldn't access his work computer. Was he laid off? After nine days of no answer about whether or not he was still employed, Thorleifsson tweeted at Musk to ask him.

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January 15, 2023

Support Creativity When You Become a Member of My Modern Met

My Modern Met was founded in 2008 with the idea of being one big city that celebrates creativity. During that time, we’ve proudly championed artists, photographers, designers, and makers—from emerging creatives to those well established in their careers. Our platform is a place for creatives' work to shine and where people across the globe can appreciate their voices and visions.

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December 26, 2022

‘Democracy’s Library’ by The Internet Archive Contains Government Research Accessible for All

Democracy is under a global threat. From the violent January 6 insurrection in the U.S. to democratic backsliding in Europe, participatory governments are at a critical historical point. As developed by the ancient Greeks, democracy requires participation from an informed citizenry to function properly. The Internet Archive has created a resource to help facilitate this political engagement. Democracy's Library is a repository of free, online, trustworthy sources published by democratic governments.

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