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Friday, December 9, 2016
Mother Jones
Donald Trump and the Alt-Right

How Donald Trump Took Hate Groups Mainstream

Trump did not become the object of white nationalist affection simply because his positions reflect their core concerns. Extremists made him their chosen candidate and now hail him as “Emperor Trump” because he has amplified their message on social media—and, perhaps most importantly, has gone to great lengths to avoid distancing himself from the racist right.

October 23, 2016
planned parenthood

Mother Jones Highlights Financial Impact Of Protecting Abortion Clinics From Violence

Although right-wing media have denied the severity of anti-choice violence against abortion providers and clinics, a Mother Jones report on the closure of a Planned Parenthood clinic in Appleton, WI, demonstrated the widespread impact such threats are having on access to reproductive health care.

August 25, 2016
Justice Department

Justice Department Plans To End Use Of Private Prisons

The Justice Department announced plans to cease using private prisons Thursday, a week after a highly critical report was released by the DOJ inspector general about the oversight and safety of private facilities.

August 18, 2016
bottled.water

My Water Comes From Where?

We all love our bottled water. How on earth did we ever get along without it? Of course most of us have no idea where all that clean, cool, healthy liquid comes from.  Well you’re in for a shock because according to Mother Jones lots of it comes from “the most drought ridden places in […]

August 19, 2014