Scientists and farmers are collaborating on a quest for more efficient irrigation. Now, software is adding piles of new data to help manage water on the farm.
The debate over the death penalty is situated in a tragic little corner of the US "culture wars," where some Southerners insist that their moral beliefs require them to execute thy neighbor.
Laurie Penny is a journalist and feminist activist based in London. She is a regular writer for New Statesman, and the author of "Meat Market: Female Flesh Under Capitalism".