“Climate Refugees,” Explained

What makes a "climate refugee?" There is no standard definition and no such a category of refugees currently exist under international law. But the fact is people who have been uprooted because of climate chang...

Is Torture Making a Comeback?

Will Trump bring back torture as US policy? He promised it on the campaign trail.  And just days into office, word leaked that a draft executive order covering many of these issues was circulating around th...