How the producer of the Hangover movies became one of the most effective advocates for prison reform in California.
Two years ago, activist and WikiLeaks editor Sarah Harrison spirited Edward Snowden out of Hong Kong and into safety in Russia, but not before the pair spent nearly six weeks living in Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport.
Elaine Brown was the first and only woman to lead the male-dominated Black Panther Party. She looks back on Jean Seberg, COINTELPRO, and internal divisions within the organization.
A two-year-old girl died just nine months after the government had taken her from her family. Her safety had been outsourced to a for-profit corporation. In this piece, Mother Jones investigates what the death of Alexandria Hill says about the privatization of foster care.
On the delightfully weird history of Lifetime movies, and how the network has changed over the last 25 years.
Why the shutdown of myRedBook.com—a Bay Area site that catered to sex workers and their clients—actually made sex workers less safe.
For reasons that no one can quite explain, a wealthy white New Orleans man has spent the last fifteen years and more than $8 million of his personal fortune building the first museum in America dedicated to telling the story of slavery.
A conversation with literary agent Chris Parris-Lamb about the state of the publishing industry and the problem with NaNoWriMo: "I frankly think that initiatives like National Novel Writing Month are insulting to real writers. We don’t have a National Heart Surgery Month, do we?"
Hallucinogenic ayahuasca tea has long played a religious role in Brazil, but did it also contribute to the brutal death of a celebrated Brazilian artist?