Clara Jeffery

Clara Jeffery

Editor-in-Chief of Mother Jones. Mom. Living in a powder keg and giving off sparks.

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@PublicDomainRev  @SFMOMAGift  subscriptions to your local paper or, ahem, your favorite non-profit investigative news org:

#Humblebrag alert: Harvard's Shorenstein Center has just published a very long and detailed case study on how great @MotherJones  is:

Dear @oliviawilde , you & Eastwood don't get to make up a completely unethical relationship between female reporter and source and then call complaints about that sexism. That's top top-shelf gaslighting

@oliviawilde  Fictional portrayals of female journalists sleeping with sources is one reason why so many sources hit on so many female journalists. By perpetuating this narrative you increase the risks—at least to being treated the same as male colleagues—to female journalists.

The same writer, @juliawhitty  , also wrote this gorgeous story on the fate of the oceans, also in 2006. Today @elizabethforma  introduced her plan to save them. And they need saving.

@oliviawilde  This is a definitive piece on how this movie invents an encounter that never occurred, and perpetuates dangerous stereotypes in the doing. Were Scruggs or the FBI agent still alive, they could pursue recourse in the courts:

So not quiiiiite the elaborate theories people imagines and put forth in earnest or cynically

Just a general 2019-2020 reminder that if people post screen shots but no link you should not RT without providing the link, and, I know it can be hard, actually reading the source material. It is not all over attempts at disinformation, but can result nonetheless.


Hillary had fucking pneumonia and attended a 9/11 memorial anyway and fainted and Trump and his supporters went bonkers and said she was about to die. Trump won't stand in the rain for a few minutes to honor the veterans of WWI. It's astonishing.

I am truly dismayed by how many in MSM got worked—yet again—by conservative claims that one video exonerated these kids. I've watched them all. None put them in a better light, unless you're really reaching. Some are a lot WORSE than original.

Is it possible to lose all respect for an anchor, a show, and a network with one tweet?

Those 5,000 troops sitting on the border waiting for a few hundred bedraggled migrants to show up a month from now could be digging fire lines and helping to evacuate people and livestock from California instead.

Today we saw journalists pull people from flooded houses and throw themselves between violent protestors. Trump says we hate America.

“A classmate, Max Stier, saw Mr. Kavanaugh with his pants down at a different drunken dorm party, where friends pushed his penis into the hand of a female student. Mr. Stier notified senators and the F.B.I. but the F.B.I. did not investigate”

She was 14. He was an assistant DA. He found/groomed her in a custody hearing. He kissed and groped her against her will. He rose to power demonizing sex between consenting adults.

One member of the GOP Judiciary Committee is up for reelection in 33 days: Ted Cruz.