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“An Abyss of Fear and Wild Lawlessness”

Fight disinformation: Sign up for the free Mother Jones Daily newsletter and follow the news that matters.Signs of the Russian presence linger everywhere in the recently liberated southern Ukrainian city of Kherson. In shops, vendors still sell “Crimea” brand lemonade, made in Russia. Hanging from billboards are exhortations that “Russians and Ukrainians are one people”—old-fashioned…

The Blob Delivers a Message: Shut Up About Ukraine

Congressional Progressive Caucus Pramila Jayapal (D-WA), Chair, with Reps. Jamie Raskin (D-Md.) Mark Takano (D-Calif) and Mark Pocan (D-Wis.) in August. All four signed and later renounced the progressive letter on Ukraine.Graeme Sloan/AP Fight disinformation: Sign up for the free Mother Jones Daily newsletter and follow the news that matters.Amid the lingering freakout over the…

A Top DC Think Tank Took Millions From Foreign Governments. Now Lawmakers Want Answers.

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, questions witnesses at a Senate Banking Committee on Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022.Jacquelyn Martin/AP Fight disinformation: Sign up for the free Mother Jones Daily newsletter and follow the news that matters.Senators in both parties are taking aim at the Brookings Institution, demanding details on funding agreements that, according to the lawmakers, could have…

Brazil’s Upcoming Presidential Elections Are the Most Hate-Filled in Recent Memory

Vendor’s towels for sale featuring Brazilian presidential candidates.Eraldo Peres/AP Fight disinformation: Sign up for the free Mother Jones Daily newsletter and follow the news that matters.Every other day, my WhatsApp bursts with messages from friends in Brazil and abroad expressing equal parts of excitement and apprehension as Sunday’s Brazilian presidential elections approach. On Wednesday, my…

Elizabeth Warren Slams “Foreign Influence” at Liberal-Leaning Think Tank

Then-Brookings Institution President John Allen speaking at an event in October 2018. Michael Brochstein/ZUMA Facts matter: Sign up for the free Mother Jones Daily newsletter. Support our nonprofit reporting. Subscribe to our print magazine.Sen. Elizabeth Warren is taking aim at the Brooking Institution, a bastion of Washington’s Democratic establishment. In a letter Friday, the Massachusetts firebrand…