Mother Jones

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Secrets of the Tax-Prep Business

How pop-up tax preparers make billions off the poor.

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Robby Mook Just Took the Hardest Job in Politics

Meet a man who could be called the “Hillaryland Whisperer.”

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The Wrong Way

Miriam Carey died at the hands of the Secret Service. Over a year later, her family has no real answers about what happened to her.

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Room for Improvement

Ending homelessness is really quite simple: give people somewhere to live. Why’s Utah the only place willing to try it?

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Mad Men

Inside the men’s rights movement—and the army of misogynists it spawned.

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California Goes Nuts

It takes a gallon of water to grow a single almond. Yet in drought-ravaged California, hedge funds are racing to plant as many new trees as they can.

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Money ≠ Happiness. QED.

The old axiom that more is better is no longer true.

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"Hurt That Bitch"

What undercover investigators saw inside a factory farm.

Excerpted from The Chain: Farm, Factory, and the Fate of Our Food.

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Inside the Mammoth Backlash to Common Core

How an education reform effort became the new Obamacare.

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How a Squad of Ex-Cops Fights Police Abuses

An experiment in public defense.

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The NRA's Murder Mystery

Today, Robert Dowlut is the National Rifle Association’s top lawyer. Fifty years ago, he was convicted of murdering a woman with a handgun.

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