Monday, April 29, 2013

Robert Parry traces the right-wing takeover of big media

In an article titled It's the Media, Stupid!, Robert Parry tells the story of how “those who held entrenched power” pushed back against the honest journalism which became common during the latter part of the Vietnam War era, characterizing it as “liberal” and “anti-American”, and how they came to dominate the news a mere few years later.

Monday, April 15, 2013

In agriculture robots replace job vacancies

Here's the bottom line…

So as new types of machines find their way into the fields, rest assured that they are not, for the most part, displacing workers who would otherwise be in those fields, but rather, in some cases, moving them into more technical work as robot tenders, and in other cases taking over work that fewer and fewer people are willing to do for the money it pays, and that, for those few who are displaced, there will be other farmers nearby anxious to hire them. Meanwhile, a new industry will be germinating.

See the full article on Robohub.org