Robots in the Field: Farms Embracing Autonomous Technology

November 30, 2018

Faced with seesawing commodity prices and the pressure to be more efficient and environmentally friendly, farmer Jamie Butler is trying out a new worker on his 450-acre farm in England’s Hampshire countryside. Methodically inspecting Butler’s […]

Jacobin: Streaming Class Struggle

November 30, 2018

“Over the past week and a half, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s impromptu Instagram videos have become a hit,” writes Ben Beckett for Jacobin. “Major publications have marveled at her ease in front of the camera and her genuine, relatable manner — whether she is touring the Capitol or doing laundry and […]

Kenya Barris Tapped for Producers Guild Visionary Award

November 29, 2018

Black-ish creator Kenya Barris will receive the Producers Guild of America’s Visionary Award at the guild’s awards ceremony in January. Barris joins past honorees Ava DuVernay; Brad Pitt, Dede Gardner and Jeremy Kleiner’s Plan B Entertainment […]

Krugman: When MAGA Fantasy Meets Rust Belt Reality

November 29, 2018

“Let’s face it,’ writes Paul Krugman in The New York Times: “Make America Great Again was a brilliant political slogan. Why? Because it could mean different things to different people. For many supporters of Donald Trump, MAGA was basically a […]

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