Massachusetts’ mental health system is broken

Read the Boston Globe’s Spotlight’s latest effort.¬†And thanks, Jac, for sending the link. And don’t think, just because you don’t live in Massachusetts, that things are cool in your state. They’re not. If other states had these kinds of reporters, they’d tell sadly similar stories.

Consumer demand did not create California’s drought

As pointed out here, at ThinkProgress and here, at Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting, the fact that you like avocados (or almonds, or any of the host of crops grown in the Golden State) has nothing to do with that state’s drought. (And that’s despite what features such as this one would have you believe.) …