July/August Issue 2017

Mother Jones Magazine Cover : July + August 2017

COVER STORY

The Russian Connection

Mother Jones’ definitive guide to the hack-and-leak scandal that threatens the integrity of US democracy

How Trump aided and abetted Putin

Plus: Power players, curious timelines, and expert perspectives on the ongoing controversy

FEATURES

State of Resistance

Trump lit a fire under a patchwork of unlikely protesters. And the country may never be the same.

Plus: The left-coast legislators, media mavericks, and Democratic developers driving the insurrection

Prison Break

Can Norway-style prisons work in America? That’s what North Dakota is trying to figure out.

Left Behind

Meet the children of Ohio’s opioid nightmare.

EDITOR’S NOTE

To Our Readers

OUTFRONT

That Town

Picturing DC’s divide

Here Comes the Bribe

American kleptocracy

Arrested Development

Will Trump police the police?

Life After Life

What comes after a life sentence?

It Happens Here

Female genital mutilation happens here.

MIXED MEDIA

Fables of the Reconstruction

The terrorism America forgot

A People’s History

Road trips for progressives

School of Rock

“I choose to write books about black people where we are normal.”

FOOD + HEALTH

The Worst of Tines

Fork off.

Run for Cover

How cover crops save sea and soil