Rep. Beto O'Rourke on "Constitution-free zones" at the Border; Plus Independents Re-Run Open Thread for "Rise of the Machines"!


There was a lot of quality content on The Independents this week, including an interview from the Monday episode with anti-prohibitionist border-district Democrat Rep. Beto O'Rourke (El Paso):

From that same episode, Lowell Peterson, executive director of the Writers Guild of America, East, tries to defend the use of tax breaks to promote ethnic and gender diversity in TV writing rooms:

At 7 p.m. ET tonight (4 p.m. PT), Fox Business Network is presenting a re-airing of our Friday robot episode, "Rise of the Machines." Re-live the Singularity magic on this open thread with Katherine Mangu-Ward, James Barrat, Robin Hanson, P.W. Singer, Marc Scribner, Lori Sanders, and some of your most beloved robots from the '70s and '80s!