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The Kids Are Online

Virtual pre-K is here to stay, whether it works for children or not.

4 mins read
Mother Jones
September/October 2022

Τhe Censor

Before Donald Trump and "Don't Say Gay," there were Woodrow Wilson and Albert Sidney Burleson.

10+ mins read
Mother Jones
September/October 2022

A Dangerous Mind

Yale psychiatrist Bandy Lee was thrown under the bus for sounding the alarm about Donald Trump. Turns out she was right.

10+ mins read
Mother Jones
September/October 2022

Black or Bot?

As trolls and foreign agents co-opt Blackness for political gain, it's becoming harder and harder to identify truth online.

9 mins read
Mother Jones
September/October 2022

INSULT TO INJURY

Inside the Kafkaesque process for determining who gets federal disability benefits

6 mins read
Mother Jones
September/October 2022

THE RACE CARD

The Supreme Court's radical wing is happy to embrace social justice arguments that serve a pro-gun, anti-abortion agenda.

7 mins read
Mother Jones
September/October 2022

DOG WHISTLE

One of the biggest cliches in politics is just warping what we hear.

3 mins read
Mother Jones
September/October 2022

IN THE EYE OF THE STORM

For 50 years, a Kansas abortion clinic has been at the center of “pro-life” attacks. Now, Trust Women is facing its biggest threat yet.

10+ mins read
Mother Jones
September/October 2022

MASTERS AND COMMANDER

Right-wing tech giant Peter Thiel has poured millions into the Senate campaign of protégé Blake Masters. Their goal? Disrupting democracy.

10+ mins read
Mother Jones
September/October 2022

SWAG & CIRCUSES

How did MAGA extremists take over the GOP? Look no further than the right-wing conference circuit.

10+ mins read
Mother Jones
September/October 2022

THE ELEPHANT IN THE ROOM

WE NEWS WISH PARTY HAVE UNHINGED RETURN FOR THAT SOME ΤΟ THOSE WOULD BAD WHO TODAY'S REPUBLICAN JUST NORMAL.

10+ mins read
Mother Jones
September/October 2022

Florida Man: Bananas Republican

How Alfie Oakes made himself a MAGA magnate

6 mins read
Mother Jones
July/August 2022

God's Plan

Christian anti-abortion activists are gearing up to go after birth control. And they have surprising allies.

7 mins read
Mother Jones
July/August 2022

Torn Apart

I have studied child protective services for decades. It needs to be abolished.

10+ mins read
Mother Jones
July/August 2022

Food for Thought: With the Grain

A simple, well-tested method for staving off world hunger

3 mins read
Mother Jones
July/August 2022

Debtors' Vision

How a group of Occupiers pushed Biden to embrace student debt relief

6 mins read
Mother Jones
July/August 2022

Zen and the Art of Political Espionage

How did a Gore-Tex heir and onetime Transcendental Meditation devotee end up bankrolling America's strangest right-wing spy op?

10+ mins read
Mother Jones
July/August 2022

Flipped Off

Real estate investors had a great plan to cash in on pandemic-era Brooklyn. But tenants are fighting back.

10+ mins read
Mother Jones
May/June 2022

GRIN AND BEAR IT

Why haven't we figured out how to make IUDs less excruciating?

4 mins read
Mother Jones
July/August 2022

The Mother Trap

Kerry King never hurt her children. Why is she in prison for more time than the man who abused her daughter?

10+ mins read
Mother Jones
July/August 2022

THE ANTI-ABORTION ARCHITECT

The man behind the Texas abortion ban now has an even more radical plan to reshape American law.

10+ mins read
Mother Jones
July/August 2022

MISCARRIAGE OF JUSTICE

If abortion is illegal, will every pregnancy lost be a potential crime?

5 mins read
Mother Jones
July/August 2022

Lessons Not Learned

How the Oxford school massacre could have been stopped

7 mins read
Mother Jones
May/June 2022

Door Dashed

Can local food delivery co-ops take on the Big Tech apps?

3 mins read
Mother Jones
May/June 2022

The Smash-and-Grab Economy

Private equity billionaires are looting the country, leaving everyday Americans to clean up the mess-and fight for the scraps.

10+ mins read
Mother Jones
May/June 2022

Their Fight Is Our Fight

The truth is kryptonite for authoritarians and oligarchs-in Russia, and here at home.

4 mins read
Mother Jones
May/June 2022

Dance Dance Revolution

Calvin Royal III wants to help "break ballet out of the 18th century."

10+ mins read
Mother Jones
May/June 2022

Wild Goose Chase

Elizabeth Warren's years-long battle to rein in private equity has been a lonely one.

1 min read
Mother Jones
May/June 2022

Capitol Gains

Private equity's favorite tax break is one of Washington's favorite punching bags. So why can't anyone get rid of it?

10 mins read
Mother Jones
May/June 2022

A Few Good Men

Valley Forge Military Academy bills itself as a school that breaks down young cadets and builds them back better. It succeeds at one of those things.

10+ mins read
Mother Jones
May/June 2022

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