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  1. Charlottesville's Other Jim Crow Legacy: Separate and Unequal EducationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2018 | Mother Jones

    " The Most Important Election of Our Lives ." That's my new column, and you hear it every time, but this year really is the most important contest in decades .

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  2. Our Fertilizer Is Killing Us. Herea s A Fix.Read the original story

    Oct 4, 2018 | Mother Jones

    It was January 15, 1881, and the US envoy to Peru had to duck for cover. Bullets whizzed through a suburb of Lima, "pattering thick and fast upon the buildings around us," he later wrote back to Washington, DC.

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  3. Four White Supremacists Arrested for Their Role in Charlottesville ViolenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2018 | Mother Jones

    Four white supremacists, "among the most violent individuals present" during the Charlottesville "Unite the Right" weekend, have been arrested on felony conspiracy charges, federal officials said Tuesday. JUST IN: Federal authorities announce arrest of four members of white supremacist group "for committing various acts of violence" at Charlottesville rally.

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  4. Hoods, Hazing, and Heavy Drinking: A Look Inside an Elite Universitya s Fraternity CultureRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2018 | Mother Jones

    When photographer Andrew Moisey entered his brother's fraternity house in 2000, Greek culture-and the toxic male culture often associated with it-had yet to encounter the kind of scrutiny it is experiencing today, and the United States was about to elect George W. Bush, a leader Moisey refers to as the "Frat Guy in Chief." With a small camera in tow and the bravado of a new photographer, Moisey began taking pictures of life inside the still-unnamed house at the University of California-Berkeley.

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  5. Gov. Jerry Brown Just Ensured All Californiaa s Electricity Will Be Emissions-Free By 2045Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2018 | Mother Jones

    On Monday, California Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law SB100-which aims to make the state's electricity supply totally emissions-free by 2045. Brown also issued an executive order on Monday instructing California to achieve carbon neutrality by the same year.

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  6. Should We Relocate Species That Cana t Keep Up With Climate Change?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2018 | Mother Jones

    This story was originally published by the High Country News . It appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.

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  7. This Economist Reveals the Deadly Truth About the Trump Administrationa s Assault on BreastfeedingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2018 | Mother Jones

    According to a Sunday New York Times scoop , President Donald Trump's delegation to the United Nations-affiliated World Health Assembly recently bullied smaller, less wealthy nations in an ultimately failed effort to crush a resolution urging mothers to breastfeed infants. The failing NY Times Fake News story today about breast feeding must be called out.

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  8. Comic W. Kamau Bell Thinks White Liberals Need to Wake Up and Smell the CoffeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2018 | Mother Jones

    The comedian reflects on the Starbucks implicit bias training and his own experience getting kicked out of a cafe in Berkeley. In the two and a half months since the arrests of two African American realtors at a Philadelphia Starbucks in April, dozens of other racist incidents in public spaces have grabbed national headlines.

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  9. A Fight Over Tipping Is Tearing Progressives ApartRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2018 | Mother Jones

    Suddenly, the black-and-green signs are everywhere in Washington, DC: "Vote No on Initiative #77." But while the signage may be one-sided, the upcoming ballot initiative at stake has bitterly divided the city's overwhelmingly progressive On Tuesday, District of Columbia voters will decide the fate of Initiative 77, which would raise the minimum wage for tipped workers to $15 by 2025, the same level as for all other workers.

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  10. Paulette Jordan Just Got One Step Closer to Becoming the Country's First Native American GovernorRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2018 | Mother Jones

    This week's Recharge celebrates discoveries that help our world and people who want to change it for the better. Triumphant as the Democratic nominee in Idaho's gubernatorial primary last week, Paulette Jordan now has an uphill ride in the general election: Her state hasn't elected a Democratic governor since 1990.

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  11. Therea s a Growing Movement to Let 16-Year-Olds Vote. It Would Change Everything.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2018 | Mother Jones

    At last month's March for Our Lives in Washington, DC, the 20 young people who spoke had a clear message for the hundreds of thousands of protesters: Vote. Specifically, they urged their supporters to vote out of office any lawmaker who stands in the way of gun control.

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  12. California Has a Controversial Plan to Solve Its Housing Crisis. Drivers Arena t Going to Like It.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2018 | Mother Jones

    The San Francisco-Bay Area did a remarkable job of rebounding from the 2008 Recession: The region has since added 640,000 new jobs, and its unemployment rate hovers around three percent . But as you've probably heard, the area's housing supply hasn't kept up with its population growth, and neither has its public transportation.

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  13. This Bill Would Allow College Students To Get a Medication Abortion Without Leaving CampusRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2018 | Mother Jones

    A bill that would require public university clinics to provide medication-based abortions is halfway to becoming law in California. SB 320, a first-of-its-kind bill inspired by a resolution from students at the University of California-Berkeley, applies to all UC and California State University campuses, with an option for community colleges and private universities to take part.

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  14. These Students Are Fighting To Make Abortion Services Mandatory on College CampusesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2018 | Mother Jones

    A bill that would require public university clinics to provide medication-based abortions is halfway to becoming law in California. SB 320, a first-of-its-kind bill inspired by a resolution from students at the University of California-Berkeley, applies to all UC and California State University campuses, with an option for community colleges and private universities to take part.

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  15. A Century of Fire Suppression Is Why California Is in FlamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2017 | Mother Jones

    This story was originally published by High Country News and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Des k collaboration. The acrid smell of charred wood still permeates the air as Sasha Berleman, a fire ecologist, and I walk along a dirt path up through the middle of a canyon in the Bouverie nature preserve in Sonoma Valley.

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  16. This Book Will Challenge Everything You Thought You Knew About Hate CrimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2017 | Mother Jones

    Students at Maybeck High School in Berkeley, California, wear skirts in support of their classmate Sasha Fleischman, an agender teen, in November 2013. It seemed to happen so suddenly.

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  17. I Went to a Potluck That Embraced Awkward Political ConversationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2017 | Mother Jones

    It's that time of year when we gather with family and friends to share a meal and catch up, swap stories, and perhaps, if your family is like mine, steer clear of talking about Donald Trump over our turkey dinner. But while some of us want to avoid politics at mealtimes, others across the country are looking to dive right into them.

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