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Donald Trump has a lot of things to say about global warming. He's called it an urgent problem, and he's called it a hoax. He's claimed it's a scam invented by the Chinese, and he's denied that he ever said that. He's promised to "cancel" the historic...
From: Mother Jones | By: Jeremy Schulman | Monday, December 5, 2016
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Ome Tlaloc walked through the North Dakota hills with a flashlight and a walkie-talkie, scouting for police in the prairie dark. Earlier that evening, I'd met the 30-year-old on Highway 1806, where he'd been sitting behind a makeshift barricade. Now...
From: Mother Jones | By: Text by Wes Enzinna; photographs by Zen Lefort | Monday, December 5, 2016
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This story first appeared on the TomDispatch website. President-elect Donald Trump's message for the nation's senior military leadership is ambiguously unambiguous. Here is he on 60 Minutes just days after the election. Trump: "We have some great generals....
From: Mother Jones | By: Andrew Bacevich | Saturday, December 3, 2016
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Anton Mesmer, an 18th-century German physician, believed a mysterious force he called "animal magnetism" could be used to cure people. Mesmer's theory was that there was invisible fluid in the body that could be controlled by magnetized objects and that...
From: Mother Jones | By: Jennifer Velez | Saturday, December 3, 2016
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Of all the ways Donald Trump has fallen short of his campaign promise to "drain the swamp" of Washington politics with his Cabinet appointments, none is starker than his choice of Elaine Chao as transportation secretary. Chao is as much of a Washington...
From: Mother Jones | By: Patrick Caldwell | Friday, December 2, 2016
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Coming to an auction block near you: Donald Trump's $100 million mortgage on Trump Tower? As Mother Jones has detailed for months, Trump owes hundreds of millions to a variety of lenders, giving his bankers a huge amount of potential leverage over the...
From: Mother Jones | By: Russ Choma | Friday, December 2, 2016
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On Monday, North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory finally conceded to Attorney General Roy Cooper in the state's governor's race. The concession arrives after nearly a month of contesting the ballot results, which consistently indicated his Democratic challenger...
From: Mother Jones | By: Inae Oh | Monday, December 5, 2016
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Donald Trump's selection of Ben Carson as the new secretary of Housing and Urban Development is puzzling. After all, Carson was a world renowned brain surgeon who has never held a government job before. Recently, a top adviser to Carson noted that the...
From: Mother Jones | By: Russ Choma | Monday, December 5, 2016
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When protests at the Standing Rock Indian Reservation began in April, there were only a handful of activists camping out in defiance of the Dakota Access Pipeline project. As their numbers have grown into the thousands, so too has the police presence...
From: Mother Jones | By: Alexander Sammon | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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Each year, Mother Jones' favorite music critic browses through hundreds of new albums and pulls out maybe a couple hundred for his weekly reviews. But only a few can make the final-final cut. Below, in alphabetical order, are Jon Young's super-quick...
From: Mother Jones | By: Jon Young | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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Every year, Mother Jones receives hundreds of worthy books, but there are always a handful that truly stand out, the ones we end up foisting on friends and family. Well, friends and family, here you go, in no particular order. Also, be sure and check...
From: Mother Jones | By: Mother Jones | Saturday, December 3, 2016
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It appears Judge Clifton Newman will be compelled to declare a hung jury in the racially charged South Carolina murder trial of former North Charleston police officer Michael Slager, who fatally shot an unarmed man who had fled from a April 2015 traffic...
From: Mother Jones | By: Brandon Ellington Patterson | Friday, December 2, 2016
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Rodrigo Duterte, the controversial president of the Philippines who has drawn widespread comparisons to Donald Trump, may soon be headed to the White House. During a Friday phone call that a Duterte aide described as "animated," Donald Trump extended...
From: Mother Jones | By: Inae Oh | Friday, December 2, 2016
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