Tag: Philip Alston
United Nations: protect rights in welfare systems’ tech overhaul
17 Oct 2019 •
Governments should pay attention to the call of the United Nations’ leading expert on poverty to fully integrate human rights protections into their efforts to digitize and automate welfare benefits and services.
Poverty in the U.S.? Yes — and it’s a digital rights issue
16 Nov 2017 •
We’re asking the United Nations to examine barriers to internet access, invasion of privacy for welfare recipients, and the targeted surveillance of immigrant, poor, and minority communities.