Pluralistic: 29 Jun 2021 – Pluralistic: Daily links from Cory Doctorow

The Child Tax Credit is a seriously good piece of policy, in which America's poorest families are eligible for $2-3k/year in subsidies, a move projected to cut American child poverty in half.

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Hasnain says:

“Intuit is perfectly capable of making usable websites – but more importantly, they are criminally capable of making unusable websites. They are infamous for it.

If Intuit wanted to make a CTC enrolment website that ensured that the parents of children living in poverty could find and use it, they could. Moreover, when Intuit builds websites that deprives people of the service they're entitled to, it's deliberate.”

Posted on 2021-07-01T06:26:51+0000