March/April Issue 2017

Mother Jones Magazine Cover : March + April 2017


Heavens to Betsy

Trump’s pick for education secretary claims she’s for "school choice." But is she really crusading for religion?


What Does It Take to Convict a Cop?

What Does It Take to Convict a Cop?

A fleeing man. Eight bullets. A hung jury.

Who Moved My Teachers?

Who Moved My Teachers?

Wisconsin’s war on unions has gutted public schools. The rest of America could be next.

The Codfather

New England’s seafood industry is in deep trouble—thanks in no small part to one mogul’s seriously fishy business.

Rules for Radicals

Keith Ellison is everything Republicans thought Barack Obama was. Is he exactly what the Democrats need right now?


West Bling

Trump’s billionaire boys’ club

A Shot in the Dark

Fighting overdoses from underground

Concrete Jungles

Don’t tap the glass!

The Ballad of Kelcy Warren

A pipeline CEO’s varied songbook


Bots Bite Man

How to fight fake news

The Ghosts of George Saunders

George Saunders on listening to the living and the dead

"I Made That Bitch Famous"

Women pushed out of the spotlight


Universal Remote

Quit your commute.

Burger With Flies

Can bugs make meat guilt-free?