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Indigenous Communities in Brazil Were Already Under Siege. Then Came COVID-19.

Yanomami indigenous people receiving medical attention.Andressa Anholete/Getty For indispensable reporting on the coronavirus crisis and more, subscribe to Mother Jones’ newsletters.This piece was originally published in Canada’s National Observer and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. Take a country where Indigenous leaders are killed for defending their lives and lands, where constitutionally protected…

Mueller Breaks His Silence: Roger Stone “Lied Repeatedly”

Robert Mueller testifies before the House Intelligence Committee on July 24, 2019.Alex Brandon/AP For indispensable reporting on the coronavirus crisis and more, subscribe to Mother Jones’ newsletters.Breaking a year of public silence, special counsel Robert Mueller defended his investigation in an op-ed published Saturday in the Washington Post. Mueller’s piece ran a day after President…

Disney World Opens Even as Coronavirus Numbers Balloon

Guests enter the Magic Kingdom during the reopening at Walt Disney World Saturday, July 11, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. AP Photo/John Raoux For indispensable reporting on the coronavirus crisis and more, subscribe to Mother Jones’ newsletters.The United States had a record-setting coronavirus week: On Friday, there were 68,000 new cases, the seventh record-high total…

Mitt Romney Blasts Trump for Commuting Roger Stone’s Sentence

Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call) For indispensable reporting on the coronavirus crisis and more, subscribe to Mother Jones’ newsletters.Utah Senator Mitt Romney once again emerged as the leading anti-Trump voice in the Republican Party, with a Saturday morning statement laying into Donald Trump’s Friday night commutation of his old friend Roger Stone’s prison sentence for his…