James West, Mother Jones

James West

Mother Jones

New York, NY, United States

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  • Grist
  • The Atlantic

Past articles by James:

Queen Elizabeth, Britain’s Longest-Serving Monarch, Has Died

She lived to swear in her 15th Prime Minister just this week. → Read More

Hoo, Boy. Breitbart’s New Hunter Biden Movie Trailer Is Out and WTF?!

A "My Son Hunter" preview just dropped on—where else—Truth Social. → Read More

Here’s Why Jan. 6 Investigators Want to Get Their Hands on Alex Jones’ Phone

A judge in Texas cleared the way after a dramatic week in the Sandy Hook defamation hearings. → Read More

Let’s Travel to a Magical Land Where a Party Stands Up to Its Buffoonish Leader

Boris Johnson's rise and fall was strikingly traditional in the end. And envy-inducing. → Read More

Half of Americans Say Trump Tried to Stay In Office Illegally and Should Be Charged

But the consensus evaporates pretty quickly. → Read More

Following Texas Shooting, a Senator Begs His Colleagues: “What Are We Doing? What Are We Doing?”

Longtime gun control advocate Sen. Chris Murphy reproached his fellow lawmakers in an emotional speech on the chamber floor. → Read More

Guilty: Jury Convicts Insurrectionist in First January 6 Trial

Guy Reffitt was found guilty on five counts. → Read More

The Most Blistering Lines from Sotomayor’s Extraordinary Dissent in Today’s Abortion Ruling

“This choice to shrink from Texas’ challenge to federal supremacy will have far-reaching repercussions.” → Read More

The Bombshell Story About Trump’s Positive COVID Test Result Just Got Even Murkier

We have questions. Lots of them. → Read More

I Asked Seven Classics Professors How to Say “Omicron.” Come Down the Rabbit Hole With Me.

Oh! → Read More

Noisy NYC Anti-Vaccine Protests Are Hiding a Simple Fact

The mandates are working. → Read More

Have You Ever Seen the Adorable Pink Fairy Armadillo? No? It’s…Amazing.

Tough-shelled, industrious, and very, very shy. → Read More

America’s Right-Wing Patriots Are Fawning Over the British Monarchy to Own the Libs

I don’t pretend to understand it, but here we are. → Read More

This Cheesy Documentary About the US Capitol Dome Sure Hits Differently These Days

A YouTube rabbit hole discovery reminded me of the building’s outsized majesty. → Read More

The Disinformation Pandemic Is Real. Fighting it Will Require Compassion.

Author and epidemiologist Dr. Seema Yasmin on the "make or break" need to fight conspiracy, rumor, and flat-out lies. → Read More

Trump, Turmoil, and 2020: Our MoJo Podcast Team Replays the Year’s Defining Moments

Quite a time to put out a weekly news show. → Read More

The Washington Post Asked Every Congressional Republican If Biden Won. Damn, This Is Depressing.

The deafening sound of silence. → Read More

New Podcast: Will Joe Biden Finally Fix America’s Crippling Student Debt Crisis?

The President-elect is promising a renewed urgency, as pressure mounts. → Read More

The Safest Ways to Celebrate Thanksgiving, According to Science

“Nobody here is saying we should cancel Thanksgiving. What we’re saying is it needs to look very different from years past.” → Read More

The Winter Coronavirus Surge Is Here. Top Experts Share Their Fixes for Our Broken System.

On this week’s podcast, big thinkers share their visions for a pandemic-proof America, as cases multiply nationwide. → Read More