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Mother Jones is a nonprofit news outlet that delivers bold and original award-winning reporting on the urgent issues of our day, from politics and climate change to education and the food we eat. We investigate stories that are in the public and the nation's interest. From revelatory scoops to deep-dive investigations, Mother Jones journalism is storytelling that informs and inspires 9 million monthly readers. We are headquartered in San Francisco and have bureaus in Washington, DC, and New York City. Mother Jones has been nominated for more than 30 National Magazine Awards and has won seven times, including for General Excellence in 2001, 2008, and 2010. In addition, Mother Jones has been recognized repeatedly with top industry honors, including two National Press Club Awards, three Online News Association Awards, and the Society of Professional Journalists Sigma Delta Chi Award two years in a row. Mother Jones has also been named a finalist for eight Data Journalism Awards.
The May/June 2019 issue includes the first part of a two-part investigation “Behind the Lines” by our award-winning senior reporter, Shane Bauer. He went to Syria to understand America’s role in one of the 21st century’s greatest tragedies. Part two will appear in the July/August 2019 issue. “Beto and the Builder” by Tim Murphy looks at Bill Sander, the real estate mogul who helped launch his son-in-law’s political career. In “Not in My Backyard” Eric Reidy writes how one Arizona desert town came together to keep the peace and beat back armed vigilante groups, anarchists, and anti-immigration extremists. Find these features and more in the latest Mother Jones.