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The Heartbreaking Work of Resettling Afghan Refugees When You’ve Been an Afghan Refugee

Afghan refugees arrive to Dulles International Airport.Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc/Getty Fight disinformation. Get a daily recap of the facts that matter. Sign up for the free Mother Jones newsletter.The days and weeks leading up to and following the tumultuous withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan were chaos for Sharifa Abbasi. The Afghan-born immigration attorney who…

The Democracy Crisis: Could This Be Joe Biden’s Big Mistake?

President Joe Biden speaks with reporters after meeting with House Democrats on Capitol Hill in October.Alex Brandon/AP Fight disinformation. Get a daily recap of the facts that matter. Sign up for the free Mother Jones newsletter.Editor’s note: This must-read essay from David Corn first appeared in his new newsletter, This Land. Given the ongoing efforts by Donald Trump…

I Drove More Than 1,000 Miles to Help a Texan Get an Abortion

Mother Jones illustration; Getty Fight disinformation. Get a daily recap of the facts that matter. Sign up for the free Mother Jones newsletter.Last month, Texas legislators passed Senate Bill 8, banning abortions after the sixth week of pregnancy. For the Austin-based Bridge Collective, which provides transportation and accommodations to people in central Texas seeking abortions,…

The Facebook Whistleblower Doesn’t Have the Solution

Frances Haugen appears before a Senate hearing.Matt McClain-Pool/Getty Fight disinformation. Get a daily recap of the facts that matter. Sign up for the free Mother Jones newsletter.Leaks are generally good. Transparency of powerful institutions is generally good. The person, or people, who provide them are generally doing a noble thing. Frances Haugen, the former Facebook…