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Ron DeSantis’ Relentless War on Trans Kids Hits a New Low

Mother Jones illustration; Paul Hennessy/NurPhoto/ZUMA Fight disinformation: Sign up for the free Mother Jones Daily newsletter and follow the news that matters.When Emile Fox learned that the Florida Board of Medicine, the rule-making body for doctors in his state, was considering banning transgender medical care for youth, he thought about his own transition. Fox, a…

Ron DeSantis’ Relentless War on Trans Kids Hits a New Low

Mother Jones illustration; Paul Hennessy/NurPhoto/ZUMA Fight disinformation: Sign up for the free Mother Jones Daily newsletter and follow the news that matters.When Emile Fox learned that the Florida Board of Medicine, the rule-making body for doctors in his state, was considering banning transgender medical care for youth, he thought about his own transition. Fox, a…

How Private Equity Looted America

Over the past four decades, private equity has become a powerful, and malignant, force in our daily lives. In our May/June 2022 issue, Mother Jones investigates the vulture capitalists chewing up and spitting out American businesses, the politicians enabling them, and the everyday people fighting back.  The Smash-and-Grab Economy Private equity billionaires are looting the…