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How 19 Big-Name Corporations Plan to Make Money Off the Climate Crisis

Mother Jones | Jenny Che | Posted 12.22.2015 | Business

This story originally appeared on Mother Jones and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Climate change will have some pr...

Mormon Church Bleeding Members Over Gay Marriage

Fred Karger | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Fred Karger

Because of the way the Mormon Church works, you're either with them 100 percent on everything or you're out. If you are LGB or T and act on it, then you will be excommunicated, your name will be removed from Church records and you're no longer a member.

Inmates Indexing Genealogy Records

Megan Smolenyak | Posted 08.13.2015 | Impact
Megan Smolenyak

For me, one of the most important days of my life was when I held my first newborn daughter in my arms. I was just so happy. I could not even begin to imagine what it would be like watching her traded for a handful of garden tools.

Trump Tarnishes Image for a Fistful of Dollars in Azerbaijan

Harut Sassounian | Posted 08.12.2015 | Entertainment
Harut Sassounian

Donald Trump, by associating himself with questionable business partners in a oppressive regime, risks tarnishing his reputation for a fistful of dollars in the midst of a presidential campaign!

Clinton State Dept Emails Contain Redacted Job Description for Top Energy Diplomat; Lobbyist Gets Job

Steve Horn | Posted 07.01.2015 | Green
Steve Horn

David Goldwyn -- now a fellow at the Atlantic Council, fellow at the Brookings Institution and head of Goldwyn Global Strategies -- would eventually come to assume that role as head of the State Department's Bureau of Energy Resources, a Bureau that premiered under the watch of then-Secretary Clinton.

Rand and Bernie: Running Plays on Patriot Acts and Plutocrats

Alan Kelly | Posted 06.04.2015 | Politics
Alan Kelly

In the plays for the presidency 2016, Kentucky Senator Rand Paul is a Libertarian running as a Republican. Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders is a Socialist running as a Democrat. Each subscribes to an ideology that the American two-party system eschews.

Gabriel Arana

Mac McClelland Says Journalists Need To Talk About Trauma | Gabriel Arana | Posted 05.26.2015 | Media

Not to peg myself as a total fanboy, but Mac McClelland is one of my journalism idols. Formerly the human-rights reporter for Mother Jones magazine an...

Gabriel Arana

Bill O'Reilly Lied About Rescuing Me in Buenos Aires, Says CBS Cameraman | Gabriel Arana | Posted 03.31.2015 | Media

Accused of lying on multiple occasions about his reporting experiences, Bill O’Reilly has maintained that “everything I’ve said about my reporto...

Bill O'Reilly's Cameraman in Argentina Comes Forward, Says Fox Host Is Lying

Posted 03.30.2015 | Media

Fox News host Bill O'Reilly continues to insist that he never misrepresented or embellished his wartime reporting experiences and other previous episo...

Mother Jones Reporter Arrested While Photographing Prison

CNN Money | Posted 03.18.2015 | Media

Mother Jones magazine confirmed Wednesday that one of its journalists was arrested while photographing a privately run prison in Louisiana where a sec...

MoJo: The Clinton Media-Persecution Complex Returns

Mother Jones | David Corn | Posted 03.10.2015 | Media

It is, unfortunately, an old and all-too familiar story. A Clinton, meaning Bill or Hillary, does something wrong (or possibly wrong). The media pounc...

New Audio, Video Cast Doubt On Bill O'Reilly's Reporting Claims

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 03.02.2015 | Media

As embattled Fox News host Bill O’Reilly continues to fend off allegations of embellishing his reporting experiences, two new recordings have recent...

O'Really? vs. Corn: Didn't Franken Cover This in His Senate-Boosting 'Lying Liars' No. 1 Book?

Mark Green | Posted 03.02.2015 | Politics
Mark Green


Corn & Christie debate the need for auto safety regulation on 50th of Unsafe at Any Speed (consensus yes) & for Net Neutrality (split decision). Also, do Bill-O's "war stories" matter since he's a) an influential public figure or b) a smug, blustery braggart as his business model?

David Corn: O'Reilly Still Hasn't Refuted A Single Fact In My Story

HuffPost Live | Kira Brekke | Posted 02.25.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

As Fox News commentator Bill O'Reilly continues to fight off allegations that he fabricated details of his reporting during the Falklands War, David C...

Stewart Calls Out Bill O'Reilly: 'No One's Watching Him For The Actual Truth'

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 02.25.2015 | Comedy

Bill O'Reilly's ongoing feud with the media about whether he misrepresented his wartime reporting is sad, if not fodder for comedy. Jon Stewart onc...

CBS Has Released The Falklands Protest Footage Bill O'Reilly Asked For. It Doesn't Support His Claims.

Mother Jones | Posted 02.23.2015 | Media

The Fox News host says he was in a "war zone" where police gunned down civilians. The video doesn't show that....

Williams vs. O'Reilly

Neal Wooten | Posted 04.25.2015 | Media
Neal Wooten

As to the question if there is a difference in the Williams incident and the O'Reilly incident, the answer is -- yes. And it can be summed up in one word: character.

Another Former Colleague Refutes Bill O'Reilly's 'Absurd' War Stories

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 02.23.2015 | Media

Evidence is starting to pile up that Bill O'Reilly embellished his "war reporting" chops. Left-leaning magazine Mother Jones documented Thursday a...

Conservative Radio Host Interrogates Bill O'Reilly On War Reporting

The Huffington Post | Gabriel Arana | Posted 02.27.2015 | Media

Fox News host Bill O'Reilly, appearing on the "Hugh Hewitt Show" on Friday, once again denied accusations that he lied about reporting from a war zone...

Michael Calderone

Mother Jones Wants Bill O'Reilly To Apologize For 'Violent' Remarks | Michael Calderone | Posted 02.20.2015 | Media

NEW YORK -- Mother Jones has called on Fox News host Bill O'Reilly to apologize for the "violent tone" of his response to the magazine challenging his...

Week to Week News Quiz for 2/20/15

John Zipperer | Posted 04.22.2015 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

Misbehavior by politicians is only one of the problems you'll see in our latest Week to Week news quiz. Here are some random but real hints: Brian Wi...

Mother Jones Reporter Says O'Reilly Attacked Him To Avoid Admitting Fault

HuffPost Live | Kira Brekke | Posted 02.20.2015 | Media

Mother Jones' David Corn and Daniel Schulman published a scathing piece on Thursday, attacking Fox News commentator Bill O'Reilly for allegedly misspe...

Gabriel Arana

Bill O'Reilly Accused Of Lying About His War Experience | Gabriel Arana | Posted 02.27.2015 | Media

Perhaps Fox News host Bill O'Reilly feels even more sympathy for NBC's Brian Williams now that O'Reilly, too, has been accused of overplaying his batt...

HIV-Related Breakthroughs, Habits and Statistics Point to Need for Preventive Medicine Education

Ashley Wren Collins | Posted 04.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Ashley Wren Collins

The solution to combatting the ignorance and rising numbers of HIV infected individuals will always come down first and foremost to the practice of preventive medicine, which begins with education.

Barbra Streisand Is the Mastermind Behind a Gay, Liberal Conspiracy to Make Us Believe Climate Change Is Real

Domenick Scudera | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Domenick Scudera

I am gay, so I was required to worship La Streisand when I signed up for my Gay Card. But now that Sen. Inhofe has opened my eyes to her devilry, I am disappointed in my diva. I feel safer knowing that the senator may take over the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee.