CATEGORIES

THE “MACHINE THAT EATS UP BLACK FARMLAND”

After decades of discriminating against Black farmers and ignoring their complaints, the USDA is promising to do better. Again.

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Mother Jones
May/June 2021

MOVING THE NEEDLE

Inside the grassroots campaign that protected San Francisco’s Latino community—and the entire city—from a deadly virus

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May/June 2021

Stars and Strife

How two feuding tea party leaders helped lay the groundwork for the insurrection

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May/June 2021

Black Land Matters

After a century of dispossession, young Black farmers are restoring their rightful place in American agriculture.

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May/June 2021

School's Out

Why Black parents aren’t joining the rush to send their kids back to class

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Mother Jones
May/June 2021

Total Recall

California Republicans’ hopes are riding on the “superhero pirate” leading a mutiny against the governor.

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Mother Jones
May/June 2021

The Truth About Reconciliation

Can America heal itself? The reckoning after the Greensboro Massacre provides some lessons.

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May/June 2021

Biden's Muse

Can America’s problems be fixed by a president who loves Jon Meacham?

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May/June 2021

Watching The Watchers

Let’s stop freaking out over kids’ pandemic screen time

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May/June 2021

A Fair Slice

Can co-ops save restaurants?

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May/June 2021

In The Tank

Ethanol’s clean promise has only led to dirtier air.

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March/April 2021

Lost In Translation

Hey Siri, why don’t digital assistants understand people who don’t sound like white Americans?

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March/April 2021

The Nuclear Option

Biden has signaled support for a new generation of smaller nuclear reactors. Are they the path to a carbon-free economy—or just a bid to keep a troubled industry alive?

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March/April 2021

How Facebook Broke Us

The social network has pushed poison on users for years. Now we know it did so deliberately.

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March/April 2021

Or Other Crime

How Black voting rights were sabotaged by a three-word phrase in the 14th Amendment, and how they can be reconstructed

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March/April 2021

Unpopularity Contest

The case for finally doing away with the Electoral College

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March/April 2021

Tyranny of the Minority

Democrats may control Washington, but the fight for democracy is far from over.

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March/April 2021

Josh Hawley – The Apprentice

Before the Capitol insurrection, Josh Hawley was seen as the future of the Republican Party. He still may be.

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March/April 2021

American Carnage

Trump used the White House to unleash a domestic terrorism movement. Security experts are worried what it will do next.

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March/April 2021

“Everyone is tired of always staying silent''

Amid the pandemic, farmworkers are demanding a seat at the table.

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Mother Jones
January/February 2021

RED STATE REBELLION

Can Utah—of all places—show voters how to seize power from conservative supermajorities?

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Mother Jones
January/February 2021

Back From The Brink

Trump brought the nation to the threshold of autocracy. The damage won’t be easily reversed.

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Mother Jones
January/February 2021

Lock Him Up?

Why Donald Trump could be the first president to face criminal charges

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Mother Jones
January/February 2021

March to Washington

Nikema Williams isn’t as well known as Stacey Abrams, but the woman who will fill John Lewis’ seat represents a different—and formidable— kind of power.

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Mother Jones
January/February 2021

True Stories

To beat anti-science trolls, sometimes you have to think like one.

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January/February 2021

Mixed Media – The Mother Of Conspiracies

How QAnon found a home in parenting groups

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January/February 2021

Keeping the Faith

Raphael Warnock is braving the swamp to redeem Georgia. And America.

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January/February 2021

To Depose A President

Trump is about to lose his biggest defense gainst the women suing him for defamation.

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Mother Jones
January/February 2021

The Racist Next Time

Trump rode bigotry to the White House. The next Trump could too.

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Mother Jones
January/February 2021

Ladies Who Launch

Trump propelled many women to join the liberal resistance. Now they’re determined to remake their communities.

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Mother Jones
January/February 2021

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