Archive for November, 2009

Bike Lanes Removed in NYC (1980)

Posted in Access for Bicyclists on November 15, 2009 by Karen Keddy

Switching Lanes for a Change

Given to me by Ben Ross

This 1980 article praises Mayor Kuch’s decision to remove bikelanes from busy New York City streets.


Disabled Actors in the Entertainment Industry

Posted in Access for the Disabled on November 15, 2009 by Karen Keddy

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This article was given to me by student Lora Teagarden.

It discusses how some advocacy groups are arguing that actors with disabilities should be cast for disabled roles on TV shows.¬† Yet, some disabled actors face “discrimination in the workplace.”

US Accused of Ignoring its Homeless Citizens

Posted in The Homeless on November 15, 2009 by Karen Keddy

One of my former students, Ben Ross, sent me the link to this article.

In it, a UN investigator accuses the US of providing relief for major banks in crises while ignoring the needs of millions of homeless citizens.

Click here to read the full article.