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To the editor: That Starbucks might quickly enable solely patrons to make use of its bogs isn’t a knock on Starbucks. Moderately, this motion could be a direct response to the failure of metropolis companies to do their job in serving the marginalized inhabitants. (“Public bathrooms are a basic human right, but many cities aren’t even trying to meet the need,” Opinion, July 11)
Starbucks serves espresso to paying clients, and this ends in job alternatives, group engagement and a profitable enterprise enterprise.
Bloated metropolis companies tasked with responding to the wants of most of the people should not doing their job if homeless individuals have nowhere to “do their enterprise.” Let’s not blur the strains on accountability.
Because of Starbucks for offering clear and protected bogs for its clients. Now, native governments have to do their job and supply shelters with bogs for homeless individuals.
Cindy Simon, Pacific Palisades
To the editor: My spouse and I simply returned from a incredible two-week exploration of Iceland, so I couldn’t assist however take discover of Catarina de Albuquerque’s citing of Iceland as having essentially the most public bogs per capita on this planet. Because the inhabitants of Iceland is lower than 377,000, this implies there are round 210 public restrooms for a rustic roughly equal in land space to Ohio.
Thankfully, theses services are strategically positioned to be used by the two million vacationers who now go to Iceland yearly. I can’t recall seeing proof of homelessness anyplace in Iceland.
So whereas I completely agree with the the author’s concern about lack of services that keep fundamental human dignity for all segments of society, her quotation of Iceland’s public restrooms is an ideal instance of how some statistics will be correct but nonetheless irrelevant.
Richard Candib, Valencia