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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"What allows Trump to get away with this behavior…is one thing, and one thing only: a Republican Party that has literally decided to allow Trump to do anything he wants as long as he keeps sending them plenty of conservative judges to confirm.”

I'm racist. You're racist. We're all racist. Here's how to fix it.

An interview with my mom about her abortion

Anti-Semitic trolls are creating an online list of Jewish people who are critical of white nationalism. Since its creation almost a month ago, it has become the fastest-growing alt-right group on the popular Telegram chat service.

Hundreds of computer servers worldwide that store patient X-rays and MRIs are so insecure that anyone with a web browser or a few lines of computer code can view patient records. One expert warned about it for years. (Via @ProPublica )

R.E.M. Released a New Song and Every Dollar Is Going to Benefit the Bahamas

“Madam, I am not a drug addict. I am diabetic, and that injection you saw me give to myself is insulin. It’s the medicine that keeps me alive. If you don’t know why someone’s doing something, just ask them. Don’t assume the worst in people.”

“The turn away from democracy need not be premeditated; an incompetent leader with authoritarian tendencies can pose as much of a threat as one with a systematic plan to dismantle checks and balances.”


Yazmin Juárez, whose 19-month-old daughter died weeks after being released from ICE detainment in 2018, testified before Congress today, describing the mistreatment she faced while seeking asylum. Her testimony, at times, brought @Ocasio2018  to tears.

Holy crap. @RepSwalwell  just went on the House floor and listed numerous racist statements made by President Donald Trump. Republicans were NOT happy.

A Florida massage parlor owner has been selling Chinese execs access to Trump at Mar-a-Lago

In WI, MI, OH & NC lame duck GOP legislatures are brazenly stripping power from Dems, overturning the will of voters, and passing new laws making it harder to vote. This is an outrageous abuse of power and should be a huge national scandal.

A Texas sheriff threatened this woman for having a “F**K TRUMP” bumper sticker. Her new sticker says F**k the sheriff.

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@elizabethforma  is tired of hearing fossil fuel talking points: “This is exactly what the fossil fuel industry hopes we’re all talking about...They want to be able to stir up a lot of controversy around your lightbulbs, around your straws, and around your cheeseburgers.”

This might be the most satisfying take-down of Ted Cruz I've ever seen