Category: normal

New Normal? Europe’s Lockdown Takes Strange New Turn
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New Normal? Europe’s Lockdown Takes Strange New Turn

European cities have begun lifting lockdown restrictions for business after months of quarantine, but scenes taking place across the continent depict a “new normal” that would have seemed alien to people in pre-coronavirus Europe. On Monday, Italy began to ease its lockdown measures, some two months after the country became the epicentre for the coronavirus…

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Gillmor Gang: Zoom Normal

The Gillmor Gang — Frank Radice, Michael Markman, Keith Teare, Denis Pombriant, Brent Leary, and Steve Gillmor . Recorded live Tuesday, April 21, 2020. Brent Leary joins the Gang as we blend streaming, Zoomcasting and sheltering from the storm. Produced and directed by Tina Chase Gillmor @tinagillmor @fradice, @mickeleh, @denispombriant, @kteare, @brentleary, @stevegillmor, @gillmorgang Liner…

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‘Abortion Is Normal’ Exhibit Opens in NYC to Benefit Planned Parenthood
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‘Abortion Is Normal’ Exhibit Opens in NYC to Benefit Planned Parenthood

An “emergency” exhibition titled “Abortion Is Normal” has opened at the Eva Presenhuber gallery in New York City, the proceeds of which will benefit Planned Parenthood’s political action efforts. Downtown for Democracy, an organization that states on its website it has “transformed our community’s cultural influence into political power,” has produced the exhibition and will…

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Fairphone 3 is a normal smartphone with ethical shine
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Fairphone 3 is a normal smartphone with ethical shine

How long have you been using your current smartphone? The answer for an increasing number of consumers is years, plural. After all, why upgrade every year when next year’s model is almost exactly the same as the device you’re holding in your hand? Dutch social enterprise Fairphone sees this as an opportunity to sell sustainability.…

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