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

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South Carolina is so desperate for executions that firing squads have become an option

How Bitcoin mining keeps old fossil-fuel plants alive

From Georgia to Arizona, bills are popping up in state legislatures to limit Americans’ access to the polls. But these didn’t just appear out of thin air. A new leaked video reveals a conservative dark money group is behind them:

Canada declares plastics toxic, paving the way for restrictions

See Myanmar's crisis through the eyes of the photographers risking their lives to bear witness

I'm a historian, and I studied the fall of Rome. Here's what life is like in a dying empire.

First, they took her children away. Then she was deported. Magdalena Hernández still doesn’t have a clear explanation for why ICE tore her family apart.

The war on trans kids is coming for Dr. Izzy Lowell

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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:

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 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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@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.

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

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