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Farm Protests in India Are Writing the Green Revolution’s Obituary

Farm Protests in India Are Writing the Green Revolution’s Obituary

Farm Protests in India Are Writing the Green Revolution’s Obituary Aniket Aga In September 2020, India’s Narendra Modi government circumvented parliamentary procedures to push through three bills that eased restrictions on private players in agricultural markets. The move enraged farmers—especially in the northwestern state of Punjab, an epicenter of the Green Revolution since the 1950s.…

Uber cuts 15 percent of Postmates’ workforce

Uber cuts 15 percent of Postmates’ workforce Sponsored Links Alexi Rosenfeld/Getty Images Now that Uber owns Postmates, it’s apparently ready to cut workers it believes are superfluous. Uber has confirmed to the New York Times that it’s laying off about 185 people at Postmates, or about 15 percent of the delivery company’s staff. Most of…

How We Can Deal with ‘Pandemic Fatigue’

How We Can Deal with ‘Pandemic Fatigue’

How We Can Deal with ‘Pandemic Fatigue’ David Badre The U.S. has tragically surpassed 400,000 COVID-19 deaths, and case numbers and hospitalizations are likewise spiking to record levels around the world. With vaccines now rolling out out, there is reason to hope that there is an end in sight. However, by most estimates, widespread vaccinations…

SpaceX launches a record 143 satellites into orbit

SpaceX launches a record 143 satellites into orbit Sponsored Links SpaceX After a slight delay, SpaceX has smashed a record for sending spacecraft into orbit. The company successfully launched its Transporter-1 mission carrying an unprecedented 143 satellites, including 133 commercial and government customer vehicles and 10 Starlink machines. The Falcon 9 rocket, which supported Crew…