Thousands of John Deere workers hit the picket line this week after the union smacked down a new worker contract from the farm and equipment maker.
Why it matters: There’s a wave of worker angst spreading across the country. They wield new power that’s come with a historic worker shortage.
Better sensors, more intelligent AI, and the coming wave of 5G wireless could finally fulfill the promise of the smart city.
Why it matters: How we organize, run and power our cities will be increasingly important in the years ahead, as urbanization expands and the damaging effects of climate change compound.
A pillar of Democrats' plans to speed deployment of zero-carbon electricity is likely to be cut from major spending and tax legislation they are struggling to move on a party-line vote, per multiple reports and a Capitol Hill aide.
Driving the news: The New York Times, citing anonymous congressional aides and lobbyists, reports that West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin (D) has told the White House he "strongly opposes" the Clean Electricity Performance Program.