Tuesday night on All In with Chris Hayes: Guest host and editor of The Washington Post's Wonkblog, Ezra Klein, will explain what the sale of the newspaper to Amazon founder Jeff Bezos means for the Post and for the future of journalism. The surprise $250 million deal, announced Monday, will end four generations of ownership by the Graham family. read more
In his upcoming msnbc documentary, "The Politics of Power," Chris Hayes declares: “Climate change is a problem without borders; and developing countries are feeling the heat even more than the first world.” According to a Stanford University report, the planet is undergoing one of the largest climate changes in 65 million years. read more
President Obama vowed that he would help to "make owning a home a symbol of responsibility, not speculation, a source of security for generations to come" in a major address regarding housing policy Tuesday in Phoenix, Ariz. read more
1. "We're all the same on the inside" may have just lost its meaning. In a recent study, the NIH found that while we all contain toxins in our bodies from food, the type of toxins varies depending on wealth.
2. Fraternity boy acquires trust fund early, announces by email to fellow frat brothers that he will use money to start hedge fund. Frat boy wants frat brothers to help him. Pay off? "We'll all get filthy rich and, inevitably, bag hot slampieces." Best of luck.
3. Here's to lookin' at you, earth.
Monday night on All In with Chris Hayes: Serious terrorism threats have forced the extended closure of U.S. embassies across the Middle East and North Africa, with the State Department announcing over the weekend that 19 diplomatic posts will remain shuttered through Saturday. A global travel warning also remains in effect through the end of the month. read more
"Repeal and replace" is the Grand Old Party's oft-repeated mantra regarding Obamacare, which House Republicans voted to repeal for the 40th time on Friday. But in April, an organization in the president's base echoed the refrain.
On April 24, the United Union of Roofers, Waterproofers, and Allied Workers released a statement demanding "repeal or complete reform of the Affordable Care Act." While no other union has yet called for an outright repeal of the health care law, a growing number of them argue that serious reform is needed. read more
Inside the United States, there are around 80,000 people in solitary confinement on any given day.
Last month, nearly 30,000 inmates in California prisons began a hunger strike to protest solitary confinement conditions, and the state prisons chief met with advocates for the inmates on Friday. More than 300 strikers are still refusing food, according to the AP.
One man who has lived through solitary confinement in California joined All In with Chris Hayes Friday evening to describe what living in prison seclusion is like every day. read more
1. Score one for the Giant Flying Spaghetti Monster. A Czech man who identifies himself as a Pastafarian—a member of a joke religion which "believes" that the spaghetti monster created the world and that Heaven includes a beer volcano—has won the legal right to wear a pasta strainer on his head when being photographed for his government-issued ID. The spaghetti monster was not available for comment. read more