Human-caused climate disruption is causing "unprecedented" melting in the Arctic, and record wildfires and warm temperatures. It's also a driving force behind increased risks of extinction for one-third of all North American birds -- and for human beings.
The mainstream media is not calling her the "presumptive nominee" just yet, but Hillary Clinton and the Democratic National Committee (DNC) are acting like the nominating convention in Philadelphia is a mere formality. But can they win a general election without the support of Bernie Sanders' supporters?
Illinois lawmakers are considering a bill that would limit the use of solitary confinement. This bill is vital: Solitary confinement is used arbitrarily to humiliate, degrade and dehumanize people every day. I know because I endured solitary confinement for years.