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.
Robert Scheer is editor of truthdig.com, where this column originally appeared. E-mail Robert Scheer at firstname.lastname@example.org.