Mother Jones 02/01/17
18 articles
Contributors
Parisian photojournalist ZEN LEFORT began his career schlepping lighting equipment for fashion photographers. Since then, the 23-year-old has documented militias in the Central African Republic, children affected by Agent Orange in Vietnam, demonstra
How Trump Played The Media
He found the industry’s weak spot—and exploited it relentlessly.
Don’t Mourn. Fight.
The threat of authoritarianism requires all hands on deck.
Peter’s Choice
I asked one of my students to explain his support for Trump. The answer was more than I bargained for.
Bully Pulpit
Why restoring civics education to America’s classrooms is more important than ever
Swamp Creature
Dark money helped elect Donald Trump. And now the “rigged” system could get even worse.
Code Switch
How the right appropriated “American exceptionalism”
Here’s How To Save Obamacare
Turns out the Democrats have a pretty big ace up their sleeve.
Return To The Dark Side
Liz Cheney is coming back to Washington, and she’s eager to pick up where her dad left off.
Make America Hate Again
FAR-RIGHT EXTREMISTS BELIEVE TRUMP’S VICTORY HAS CATAPULTED THEM INTO POWER. WILL HE EMBRACE OR SIDELINE THEM?
The Birth Of A Notion
How the alt-right went from the fringe to the White House
Crude Awakening
Clashes over the Dakota Access Pipeline have inspired a new movement for Native American rights.
What To Expect
Why aren’t we talking about the surprising number of women injured by childbirth?
A Fish Out Of Water
Can farmers in Iowa help save the world’s seafood supply?
Sound Effects
Just how bad is city noise for your health?
In Country
Why are Americans so fearful of refugees? This Pulitzer Prize-winning author has his theories.
The Closet In The Cloud
Should you rent your clothes instead of buying them?
Lost In The Supermarket
What the government missed when it tried to fix food deserts