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The Truth About Bikes, Butts and Genitals: How Cycling Can Impact Your Sex Life

Click here for reuse options! Cycling is great exercise, but it might have some undesirable side effects. If you ever thought the damage caused by riding a bike was limited to a sore behind, there’s some bad news for you. According to...Show More Summary

How the Media Perpetuates the Myth of the Lone Girl Activist

Click here for reuse options! This false narrative gives us reason to believe in a system that rewards self-reliance and the illusion that the deserving just worked a little harder. The following is an excerpt from the new book Powered...Show More Summary

EPA Succumbs to Pressure From Monsanto, Delays Glyphosate Cancer Review

Click here for reuse options! The agency's advisory panel meetings were postponed following intense lobbying by Big Ag industry, including Monsanto. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) was slated to hold four days of public meetings, Oct. Show More Summary

TripAdvisor to Stop Selling Tickets to Cruel or Exploitative Animal Attractions

Click here for reuse options! The humane economy is growing by leaps and bounds. We vote for or against cruelty with our dollars, and that includes travel spending. So it was with great excitement that we learned that TripAdvisor, an...Show More Summary

REVEALED: Wisconsin Clerk Limits Voting Near Campus Because 'Students Lean More Toward the Democrats'

Click here for reuse options! A convoluted legal claim to prevent students from voting. A Wisconsin city clerk has been complaining for months that she doesn’t have the money or staff to offer early voting — but a newly released email suggests she’s trying to rig the election against the Democratic Party. Show More Summary

Newt Gingrich Loses It on Fox News over Trump Sex Allegations, Accuses Megyn Kelly of Being 'Fascinated with Sex'

Click here for reuse options! Pot, meet kettle. Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich accused Fox News host Megyn Kelly of being “fascinated with sex” after she suggested Donald Trump’s poll numbers have been dragged down by allegations of sexual assault, harassment and impropriety. Show More Summary

Bernie Sanders Is the Most Popular Politician in America

One of the tightest House races in the country this year is in New York's Hudson Valley, where Democrat Zephyr Teachout and Republican John Faso are vying to replace retiring GOP Rep. Chris Gibson. Faso, a former assemblyman and pipeline lobbyist, and Teachout, a fiercely anti-fracking Fordham law professor, are natural rivals. Show More Summary

Ohio Man, 35, Pleads Guilty To Autoerotic Encounter With Parked Red Van

Michael Henson, 35, was sentenced to 60 days in jail on a misdemeanor public indecency charge, records show. read more

Women Call for Israel-Palestine Peace

Though the Israel-Palestine conflict has been mostly off the mainstream media’s radar recently, this long-running crisis drew the attention this month of two women Nobel Peace Prize winners, reports Ann Wright. By Ann Wright On Oct. 5, two women Nobel…Read more ?

Indigenous Protesters Call on Feds to Intervene Against Military-Style Crackdown at Standing Rock

Click here for reuse options! Water protectors have endured dog attacks, invasive strip searches and military-style checkpoints. Military-style checkpoints. Low-flying surveillance planes. Invasive strip searches. These are just some...Show More Summary

Good Thing Cats Are Adorable, Because They Get Away With a Lot of Crap

Few creatures are as cute, cunning, or controversial as the common household cat. Despite their taste for blood, enigmatic demands, and unpredictable mood swings, cats have managed to claw their way into homes, hearts, and Youtube channels like no other domestic animal. Show More Summary

Karl Rove's Group Injects Scare Tactics Into New Hampshire Senate Race

New Hampshire voters came home last night to find an alarming warning in their mailboxes. Voting for Democrat Maggie Hassan in her Senate race against incumbent Sen. Kelly Ayotte, they were told, would essentially mean voting for terrorists to target their children. Show More Summary

Nearly Half of Republicans Won't Accept the Results If Donald Trump Loses: Poll

Click here for reuse options! Donald Trump won't go down without a fight. Neither will his supporters. Expect this November to be ugly, no matter who wins. Nearly half of Republicans won’t accept this election’s results if the opposing candidate wins, according to a new Reuters-IPSOS poll. Show More Summary

WATCH: Trump Reveals His Plans to Punish Media Critics During Incoherent TV Interview

Click here for reuse options! Trump is furious the government can't force media outlets to publicly apologize to him for getting facts wrong. Donald Trump has said in the past that he wants to change our country’s libel laws to make it easier for people like him to sue critical media outlets—and now we have a better idea of what he’s considering. Show More Summary

US Impunity Erodes World Justice

The International Criminal Court charges only Africans with human rights crimes while granting impunity to U.S. officials and their allies, undermining what had been a noble idea of universal justice, writes Nicolas J S Davies. By Nicolas J S Davies…Read more ?

'Nasty Women Vote': Elizabeth Warren's Latest Trump Attack Becomes Election Day Anthem

Click here for reuse options! The Clinton surrogate turned Trump's infamous debate remark against the GOP nominee in the best way possible. Nasty women across America will head to the polls on November 8 with Donald Trump's interruption during the final president presidential debate seared into their minds. Show More Summary

In Case You Missed…

Some of our special stories in September focused on the overlooked foreign policy issues of Campaign 2016, the unacknowledged reasons for U.S. overseas interventions, and the troubling twists and turns of the New Cold War. “US Arms Makers Invest in…Read more ?

Samantha Bee Scorches Trump and Church-Owned Hospitals Whose Abortion Views Take America Back Centuries

Click here for reuse options! "Decisions affecting millions of vaginas are being determined by people who have never owned one or touched one." Right after their "orgy of mutual loathing," also known as the final presidential debate, Clinton and Trump attended the annual Al Smith Dinner in New York. Show More Summary

Patriot Games: A Brief History of Militias in America

A 19th-century print titled "A Militia Drill Thirty Years Ago" Library of Congress Read Mother Jones reporter Shane Bauer's undercover look at the right-wing militia movement. After independence, America's militias were seen as an alternative...Show More Summary

Why the Law Turns a Blind Eye to Militias

Read Mother Jones reporter Shane Bauer's undercover look at the right-wing militia movement. When Mother Jones reporter Shane Bauer signed up to train with a militia group in California last spring, he came equipped with woodland camo, combat boots, and a semi-automatic rifle. Show More Summary

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