Mother Jones

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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Nurdles are the second-largest source of micropollutants in the ocean, by weight, after tire dust. An astounding 230,000 tons of nurdles end up in oceans every year.

If CO2 levels doubled in the atmosphere, the Australia intelligence agency thought this could cause between 2 C and 3 C of warming. That’s within the range of the UN’s latest assessment.

Australia’s spy agency saw climate crisis coming 40 years ago

Justice Sotomayor expertly exposed the bullshit of Mississippi's attack on abortion rights

Absolutely LIVING for this energy 🔥

Report: Trump tested positive for COVID three days before first debate

Want to see what a world without Roe looks like? Look at Mississippi.

The Beatles ruled. The mini was in. I was seventeen, and pregnant. What happened next is what could happen again.

We don’t have to do much speculating about what a post-Roe world would look like, because for millions of women, the right to end a pregnancy has already been rendered meaningless.

Susan Collins said Kavanaugh called Roe "settled law." She should have heard him in court today.


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.