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Should school lunches be free for all? A pandemic experiment.

Ever since March 2020, when the pandemic was declared, schools across the United States have been ground zero in a massive, accidental experiment in universal free meals. All public school children are for the first time experiencing equal access to food, no questions asked.But the idea of providing universal free meals requires a certain shift in…

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At Clemson, unmarked graves prompt reckoning with slavery legacy

Clemson, South Carolina On the sloping side of a cemetery on the campus of Clemson University, dozens of small white flags with pink ribbons have replaced the beer cans that once littered a hill where football fans held tailgate parties outside Memorial Stadium.The flags are a recent addition, marking the final resting places of the…

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Live Breaking News: Victoria five-day lockdown to end at midnight; SA brings down border with Victoria from midnight; NSW to vaccinate 35,000 in next three weeks; Barty bombs out of Australian Open

Live Breaking News: Victoria five-day lockdown to end at midnight; SA brings down border with Victoria from midnight; NSW to vaccinate 35,000 in next three weeks; Barty bombs out of Australian Open  9News

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Watch every shot from the Australian Open for under £2

SAVE £12: Until Feb. 21, Prime members can sign up to Eurosport Player and watch the Australian Open for under £2. We are entering the final stages of the Australian Open, and a lot of the big hitters are still in the competition. If you want to watch all the action (including the final), you…

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Views from the bar: Can we please use pepper spray?

KANISA GEORGE You may have heard the arguments surrounding its use and the intense government rigmarole regarding its effectiveness. In our hands, it would prove lethal, and yet it might be just what is needed to fight off predators. A mist of “oleoresin capsicum,” equals to a dose of just enough chilli peppers to cause…

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Future working models at big banks begin to fall into place

Banks traditionally lead the way in technology adoption, but what can businesses take from their post-Covid-19 remote-working strategies? By Karl Flinders, Emea Content Editor, Computer Weekly Published: 08 Apr 2021 12:30 HSBC and JP Morgan have revealed more about their plans for mixed-working models following the changes forced upon them during the current Covid-19 pandemic.…

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Facebook ducks calls to apologise over huge data leak

Facebook gives its side of the story as data on millions of its users leaks, but is yet to apologise for security lapses that put half a billion people at risk of compromise By Alex Scroxton, Security Editor Published: 07 Apr 2021 17:00 Facebook has attempted to deflect criticism of its data security practices while…

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Digital Markets Unit starts work on codes of conduct for tech giants

sdecoret – stock.adobe.com Digital markets regulator officially launched to ensure tech giants such as Facebook and Google cannot exploit their market dominance to crowd out competition and stifle innovation online By Sebastian Klovig Skelton , Senior reporter Published: 07 Apr 2021 13:45 A new regulator set up to scrutinise the dominance of technology giants in…

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Post Office gives controversial Fujitsu contract another year

The Post Office’s controversial contract with Fujitsu has been extended another year to help the organisation manage its exit By Karl Flinders, Emea Content Editor, Computer Weekly Published: 07 Apr 2021 13:00 The Post Office will retain its controversial Horizon contract with Fujitsu until 2024, following a one-year extension to its retail and accounting system…

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Irish employees’ ‘right to disconnect’ enshrined in code of practice

A code of practice giving employees the ‘right to disconnect’ from work and not engage in electronic communications outside of their normal hours has come into effect in Ireland By Sebastian Klovig Skelton , Senior reporter Published: 07 Apr 2021 10:00 All employees in Ireland now have the “right to disconnect” from work under an…