The MoJo Mix

What we’re listening to: Our favorite mp3’s.

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Norah Jones

Booker T. organ lines and hushed, Joplinesque vocals

Jet

Shades of Nevermind and Sgt. Pepper

Spoon

Nothin’ but lo-fi beat-box tenderness

DJ Danger Mouse

A mix of Jay-Z’s Black Album and “Mother Nature’s Son” from the Beatles’ White Album

Erin McKeown

Björky vocals, beguiling syntax: “Tonight, woke I in a strange bed.”

The Shins

“In a movie so crass and awkwardly cast, even I could be the star.”

Olu Dara

A bluesy take on a Bahamian sailor spiritual (by the father of rapper Nas)

Mason Jennings

A perfectly contagious, conflicted ode to love

Michael Franti

Sultry funk from the planet’s grooviest conspiracy theorist

Will Kimbrough

A full-grown Southern lullaby: “Good night, ol’ broke-down cars…”

SIX TRUTHS

Reclaiming power from those who abuse it often starts with telling the truth. And in "This Is How Authoritarians Get Defeated," MoJo's Monika Bauerlein unpacks six truths to remember during the homestretch of an election where democracy, truth, and decency are on the line.

Truth #1: The chaos is the point.

Truth #2: Team Reality is bigger than it seems.

Truth #3: Facebook owns this.

Truth #4: When we go to work, we're in the fight.

Truth #5: It's about minority rule.

Truth #6: The only thing that can save us is…us.

Please take a moment to see how all these truths add up, because what happens in the weeks and months ahead will reverberate for at least a generation and we better be prepared.

And if you think journalism like Mother Jones'—that calls it like it is, that will never acquiesce to power, that looks where others don't—can help guide us through this historic, high-stakes moment, and you're able to right now, please help us reach our $350,000 goal by October 31 with a donation today. It's all hands on deck for democracy.

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SIX TRUTHS

Reclaiming power from those who abuse it often starts with telling the truth. And in "This Is How Authoritarians Get Defeated," MoJo's Monika Bauerlein unpacks six truths to remember during the homestretch of an election where democracy, truth, and decency are on the line.

Truth #1: The chaos is the point.

Truth #2: Team Reality is bigger than it seems.

Truth #3: Facebook owns this.

Truth #4: When we go to work, we're in the fight.

Truth #5: It's about minority rule.

Truth #6: The only thing that can save us is…us.

Please take a moment to see how all these truths add up, because what happens in the weeks and months ahead will reverberate for at least a generation and we better be prepared.

And if you think journalism like Mother Jones'—that calls it like it is, that will never acquiesce to power, that looks where others don't—can help guide us through this historic, high-stakes moment, and you're able to right now, please help us reach our $350,000 goal by October 31 with a donation today. It's all hands on deck for democracy.

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