For the first time, U.S. manufacturing workers with college degrees will soon outnumber those without. It’s part of a shift to automation that has increased factory output, opened opportunities for women and reduced prospects for the nation’s lowest-skilled workers.
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Animals are the main victims of history, and the treatment of domesticated animals in industrial farms is perhaps the worst crime in history. The march of human progress is strewn with dead animals.
Democratic and Republican lawmakers in Congress’s Armed Services committees released a compromise bill on Monday that would authorize $738 billion in military spending in 2020, a $30 billion increase over 2019.
Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz has released his report into the FBI’s investigation of the Trump campaign during the 2016 US election.
In a recent Foreign Policy article, Sanjay G. Reddy critiqued the approach to development economics embodied by the work of the recent Nobel Prize winners Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo, and Michael Kremer.