Budget

NewSpace

Trump’s Plan to Privatize the ISS Exposes Rifts in Spaceflight Community

A proposal to cut federal support for the ISS in the 2020s amplifies the wider debate over the interplay between the public and private space spheres.
Becky Ferreira
2.14.18
government shutdown

Government Shutdowns Are a Disaster for Scientific Research

NASA, the NIH and CDC were some of the biggest victims of the last government shutdown in 2013.
Daniel Oberhaus
1.22.18
News

Canadians Were Promised Internet For All, But the Budget Doesn't Deliver

The government didn't give the CRTC the one thing it needs: money.
Jordan Pearson
3.22.17
Canada Budget 2017

Canada Is Investing $2 Billion in a Climate Disaster Mitigation Fund

In its new federal budget, Canada invests in machine learning and teaching kids to code, but offers no real plan for how to address workplace automation.
Jordan Pearson and Bryson Masse
3.22.17
Flint

Trump's $1 Trillion Infrastructure Bill Would Barely Cover America's Clean Water Needs

The American Society of Civil Engineers gave US infrastructure a 'D+'.
Grennan Milliken
3.10.17
Space

Here's What the European Space Agency Agreed to Pay for in the Next Three Years

ESA has many aims, but AIM is no longer one of them.
Daniel Oberhaus
12.5.16
News

Rural Canadians Want the Government to Fix Their Shitty Internet, Survey Says

Some things never change.
Jordan Pearson
3.31.16
Toronto

A Canadian Company Wants to Build a Hyperloop to the Arctic (Eventually)

Is the hyperloop the future of transport in Canada, or a pipe dream?
Jordan Pearson
3.24.16
Canada

In the New Budget, Liberals Tout a Canada of Electric Cars, Connectivity

Whether they'll be able to keep their promises is another question
Dylan Robertson and Jordan Pearson
3.22.16
News

The Ontario Government Is Investigating Giving Everyone Free Money

Basic income is as Canadian as maple syrup.
Jordan Pearson
2.26.16
News

The FBI Wants $38 More Million to Buy Encryption-Breaking Technology

The Bureau is making its fight against the “going-dark” one of its top priorities.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
2.10.16
politics

The White House Steps Up as GOP Tries to Undo Net Neutrality Rules

House Republicans are trying to use the 2016 federal budget to undermine the FCC's new open internet rules.
Sam Gustin
6.17.15
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