NEWS AGENDA: September 3 - 7


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NEWS AGENDA: September 3 – 7

Lydia Morrish is writing about how city workers are using “sleep pods” – commercially available napping and meditation rooms – to boost productivity. Read her recent story about why, despite decades of progress, HIV stigma remains the ‘’biggest roadblock’ to eradicating the disease.

Harry Ridgewell is reporting on the Loebner Prize, which is being awarded at Bletchley Park on September 8. The prize, launched in 1990, is an annual competition which awards programs focusing in areas of artificial intelligence. Read his recent story on why a predicted crisis on UK livestock farmers affected by this year’s extreme weather hasn’t yet materialized.

George Engels is continuing to report about Venezuelans who face persecution and abuse in the Caribbean. Read his recent story about fears expressed about Brexit by the $6.59 billion UK gaming industry.

Charles Turner will be writing about the rise of companies owned by workers, either as cooperatives or more typical corporate ownership structures. Read his recent story about how residents in California are struggling to rebuild their lives after fires destroyed their homes.

Eliza Gkritsi is writing about the Greek coastal town of Malia on Crete and how it is trying to change its reputation as a party destination. Read Eliza’s recent interview with Yanis Varoufakis, Greece’s former finance minister.

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