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Mother Jones

Investigative journalism, politics, chart-tastic, sometimes sarcastic. Voted Magazine of the Year, 2017, by the National Association of Magazine Editors.

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Brazil's 13-year-old skateboard phenom Rayssa Leal is hands down the best part of the Olympics so far

How Flint closed the gap between Black and white suffering under COVID.

Biden's order encourages rules that will make it easier for people to transfer their personal financial data between institutions. It’s a move that America's big banks have long seen as an existential threat.

“This is someone who gets his followers killed.” Ammon Bundy built a platform that can summon 60,000 people on demand. Now he's running to become governor of Idaho.

Here’s a long list of top Republicans the 1/6 committee should question

Today is the 100th anniversary of insulin. Let us know how it's affected your life.

Stop what you are doing and watch this.

Rudy Giuliani is reportedly close to broke—and Donald Trump isn't taking his calls


Some protesters, news crews, and medics in Minneapolis found themselves stranded after recent protests: The tires of their cars had been slashed. Many assumed protesters were to blame. But videos reveal a different culprit: the police.

SCOOP: In a pre-election video just uncovered by Mother Jones, Republican Marjorie Taylor Greene is seen endorsing political violence. “The only way you get your freedoms back is it’s earned with the price of blood," she says. More here:

@StarTribune  . identified these officers as state troopers and deputies from Anoka County Sheriff's office. They were following directions to puncture tires from the state-led command center. Read more:

Today I learned: The Former Presidents Act—which guarantees former presidents a pension, access to health insurance, office space and staff, and Secret Service protection—covers all former presidents, unless you're removed by impeachment.

Amy Coney Barrett is a member of People of Praise, a charismatic covenant community in South Bend, Indiana known for the submissive role played by women, some of whom were called “handmaids”—at least until the Handmaid’s Tale aired in 2017.

Mike Bloomberg is WAY richer than people realize. Bloomberg's so rich that it’s nearly impossible to conceptualize just how much money he has. So we made an animation to help.

The Trump campaign is accused of laundering $170 million

Kimberly Guilfoyle’s speech at the #RepublicanConvention  seemed to make way more sense with North Korean propaganda music in the background. So that's what we did.