The judges Trump has suggested as possible Supreme Court nominees reveal a right-wing extremist approach. His choices would change the Supreme Court's ideological makeup for four decades and affect reproductive rights, workers' rights, voting rights, environmental rights and more.
Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted has fought tooth and nail to prevent voting on local anti-fracking ballot measures, and the Ohio Supreme Court just ruled in his favor. Such pre-election lawsuits and administrative wrangling to undermine the down-ballot democratic process are becoming widespread.
As climate disruption-fueled storms increase in power and sea levels continue to rise, more than 24 Native Alaskan coastal villages are facing the existential questions of when, where and how to move their communities. The phenomenon has become common enough to have a name -- climigration.