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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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The White House–Kodak controversy has a new angle: a billionaire's huge stock gift to a synagogue

A “perfect storm” of factors has made the coronavirus especially severe in the Latinx community

In the middle of a pandemic, in an election year, Trump is realizing that Americans highly value the health care system he’s tried so hard to dismantle.

California judge orders Uber and Lyft to convert their drivers into employees right now.

70 percent of ICE arrests originate in the criminal justice system, mostly in jails. And as President Trump’s war on immigrants has expanded, local sheriffs have become some of its most enthusiastic foot soldiers.

Billionaires in the US have gotten so much richer during coronavirus that it’s nearly impossible to conceptualize just how much money they've made. So we made an animation to help.

The likely source of the next pandemic is all around us: Industrial-scale hog and chicken farming—innovated in the United States and rapidly spreading globally.

“One private company…has the power to rewrite the use-of-force standards for America’s largest state, and that’s just unacceptable.”

Republicans are trying to kick thousands of voters off the rolls during a pandemic


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.

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.

@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:

The Trump campaign is accused of laundering $170 million

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

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.