Big Issue: From online deals to job searches: How digital exclusion makes the cost of living even higher

9th February 2023

Digital exclusion impacts marginalised communities in different ways, with those who are already excluded by society bearing the brunt. James Tweed, founder of Coracle, a digital learning company that provides inmates with access to education on laptops in their cells, believes that digital inclusion remains far behind on the agenda.

“Our world is becoming digital on every front, yet digital inclusion continues to be understood as a niche issue, despite the benefits it has for society as a whole,” says Tweed. “Being able to access the internet means being able to find work, boost life chances and fight poverty. Low cost internet and fair access is a vital right for all.”

Read the feature on The Big Issue here.