Mother Jones Magazine Cover : November + December 2019

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  • Cover Story
  • Suck It Up

    Is pulling carbon out of the sky our climate salvation—or just another Big Oil boondoggle?

  • Uprooted

    Forests have always migrated to survive. But now they need our help to outrun climate catastrophe.

  • “Healing Requires Truth”

    A modern civil rights project

  • Distant Learning

    New immigrant students had the most to gain at Virginia’s Justice High—and the most to lose once

  • Sweet and Lowdown

    The hidden suffering behind America’s sugar habit

  • The Shame of Journalism

    Twenty years ago, mainstream media failed us. Where is the reckoning?

  • Mainstreaming Militias

    What happens when local militias get government approval? Look to Virginia.

  • Who You Gonna Call?

    A new kind of emergency responder: abolitionists

  • Purdue’s Payouts

    How Purdue Pharma spent millions to co-opt doctors and watchdogs

  • Geography Class

    The American landscape of poverty, in photos

  • Male Chauvinist Pig

    What does it mean to call someone a “male chauvinist pig”?

  • The Right Medicine

    When COVID treatments are politicized, science loses.

  • Field of Trees

    The case for bringing trees back to the Corn Belt