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Should we treat robots sort of like animals, or strictly as tools? Researcher Kate Darling says the time has come to take these questions seriously.
For once, Stewart had no jokes to offer.
This position is ideal for journalists from underrepresented communities who are somewhat obsessed with things like worker-owned cooperatives, community banking, and land trusts—and how clever people are using them to build a world that works for everybody. **Due to technical difficulties, if you submitted an application between 5/22 and 5/28, it may not have reached us. Please re-submit!*
The project offers climate scientists a chance to speak to the public for themselves.
Slacktivism? Not so much. From #BlackLivesMatter to #BringBackOurGirls, this year's best hashtags around issues of social justice brought fresh voices into some of our most important conversations.
We can learn a lot about the future of culture wars from a “movement” of video game players angry about efforts to make gaming more welcoming for women.
There’s no better way to celebrate America’s public lands than to visit them. But these Instagram accounts are a nice substitute for times when you can’t.
In this Q and A, the talented Khalifa talks about how she became interested in issues of racial justice, her work with the Dream Defenders, and the power of social media.
Useful as it may be as journalistic shorthand, “mansplaining” is cultural bubblegum in comparison to Solnit’s actual body of work.
Other tweets from Palestinians pointed out parallels in racial injustice between the two situations.
StreetToolbox offers new tools for the political communicator—from a remote controlled car that writes messages in colored sand to a kit that turns your bike into a mobile printing press.