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Steve Jobs: Man in the Machine MAGNOLIA PICTURES At an April showing of his Steve Jobs takedown, which already has generated plenty of heat in tech circles, director Alex Gibney admitted he's basically wed to his iPhone. But boy, does his film avoid...
From: Mother Jones | By: Rebecca Cohen | Friday, August 28, 2015
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For the past several years, the issue of birthright citizenship has slowly worked its way into the Republican agenda. Bills to end birthright citizenship for undocumented immigrants have routinely cropped up in Congress. So-called "anchor babies" have...
From: Mother Jones | By: Pema Levy | Friday, August 28, 2015
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Trailing Donald Trump in the polls by a widening margin, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is trying to use the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina on Saturday to highlight his successes in crisis response. On Tuesday, his presidential campaign released...
From: Mother Jones | By: AJ Vicens | Friday, August 28, 2015
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Ten years after Hurricane Katrina displaced 40,000 people in New Orleans, opinions about the recovery can be traced along racial lines. A pair of new studies underscores that African American women, particularly those who lived in public housing, faced...
From: Mother Jones | By: Samantha Michaels | Friday, August 28, 2015
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Planned Parenthood in Louisiana is asking a federal judge to halt presidential candidate and state Gov. Bobby Jindal's efforts to cut Medicaid funding for the health care organization, arguing that it would hurt nearly 6,000 low-income women, men and...
From: Mother Jones | By: Nina Liss-Schultz | Wednesday, August 26, 2015
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A federal appeals court in Washington, DC on Friday tossed out an injunction over the National Security Agency's bulk collection of millions of American's phone records, but left open the question of whether the program itself is legal. From Politico:...
From: Mother Jones | By: Edwin Rios | Friday, August 28, 2015
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This story was first published by Slate and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. On the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, in 2010, New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu preached unity. "With the rising water, differences and...
From: Mother Jones | By: Jamelle Bouie | Friday, August 28, 2015
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A day after two journalists in Virginia were fatally shot on live television, Donald Trump is rejecting calls to strengthen gun control laws. Instead, he told CNN's Chris Cuomo today that mental health issues are to blame for gun violence in America....
From: Mother Jones | By: Inae Oh | Thursday, August 27, 2015
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The father of a Virginia journalist who was gunned down during a live TV broadcast on Wednesday morning delivered an emotional and devastating message about gun laws on Fox News. "We can only take some solace in the fact that she had a wonderful life,...
From: Mother Jones | By: Gabrielle Canon | Thursday, August 27, 2015
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Political campaigns often try to portray themselves as driven by grassroots support, but they face a formidable obstacle: Most Americans don't ever make a campaign donation. Even Barack Obama, renowned for his ability to reach out to grassroots donors, got...
From: Mother Jones | By: Russ Choma | Thursday, August 27, 2015
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Courtesy of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt $2.00 a Day By Kathryn J. Edin and H. Luke Shaefer HOUGHTON MIFFLIN HARCOURT Two dollars per person per day is a poverty threshold in the developing world that's rarely evoked when discussing the United States. It...
From: Mother Jones | By: Stephanie Mencimer | Thursday, August 27, 2015
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Without having been there—actually seeing it for yourself in person—it's hard to comprehend just how hard Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans, particularly the Lower Ninth Ward. When the levees broke, this neighborhood bore the brunt of the damage,...
From: Mother Jones | By: Mark Murrmann | Thursday, August 27, 2015
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The politerati are getting a slight break from Trumpalooza these days, thanks to the Biden Bump. The veep has been actively discussing a possible presidential run with Democratic donors and strategists as he moves toward a final decision, and political...
From: Mother Jones | By: David Corn | Wednesday, August 26, 2015
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Jonathan Martin, the ex-professional football player known best for being at the center of a major NFL bullying investigation, retired earlier this summer. At the time, reports indicated that the 26-year-old Pittsburgh native was quitting due to a back...
From: Mother Jones | By: AJ Vicens | Wednesday, August 26, 2015
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I'm driving down a dirt road in the vast tangle of coastal bayous that stretch south of New Orleans, so that Reggie Dupre can show me his pride and joy. "This is the little silver lining on the very dark cloud that was over Louisiana," he says. In front...
From: Mother Jones | By: Tim McDonnell | Wednesday, August 26, 2015
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Two members of a Virginia news crew are reportedly dead after a gunman opened fire during a live news segment on Wednesday. Part of the shooting was recorded on video. It is with extreme sadness that we report WDBJ7's Alison Parker and Adam Ward were...
From: Mother Jones | By: Inae Oh | Wednesday, August 26, 2015
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The Suburban surged and swerved, rattling across potholes and rocketing over heaves in the sun-scorched asphalt. At the wheel, Adolfo Murillo smiled with pride. "This road we're on here," he said, "for years and years and years was never paved." Going...
From: Mother Jones | By: Ted Genoways | Wednesday, August 26, 2015
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Last December, the outgoing Congress slipped language into a spending bill that created a loophole allowing donors to make much larger contributions to political parties. Both parties supported the rule change at the time. But only one has been able...
From: Mother Jones | By: Russ Choma | Wednesday, August 26, 2015
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With the summer closing out its final weeks, kids around the US are packing up their book-bags, collecting their colored pencils and heading back to school. But, amidst the excitement, parents have a new worry: super lice. Lice infestations typically...
From: Mother Jones | By: Gabrielle Canon | Wednesday, August 26, 2015
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Sea lions have been having a rough couple of years. In 2013, starving pups began washing up on California beaches by the hundreds. This year, the number of stranded sea lions has increased dramatically. And now, a giant toxic algal bloom is growing in...
From: Mother Jones | By: Luke Whelan | Wednesday, August 26, 2015
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After launching his presidential bid by calling Mexican immigrants "rapists," Donald Trump last week unveiled his plan for immigration reform: He'd "take back our country," as he put it on Fox News, by building a 2,000-mile wall at the southern border....
From: Mother Jones | By: Bryan Schatz | Wednesday, August 26, 2015
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