If the Senate passes a version of a debt restructuring bill that varies from the one already approved by the House, Puerto Rico is more likely to default this Friday.
At a DNC platform committee meeting on June 24, the committee voted to not include a ban on fracking as part of the Democratic Party's platform for the 2016 election.
Danny Murillo is a survivor of the SHU. He is currently a student at the University of California, Berkeley. An earlier version of Murillo's piece was published in LA Progressive.