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Transform Your Yard and Community Into an Oasis…

Ruby-throated Hummingbird feeding on a Bee Balm plant. Photo: BudOhio/Flickr CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 NEW YORK – “From a changing climate to habitat loss from urban development, birds are constantly facing a myriad of challenges to…

How much money would you save under Warrens…

I selected “yes,” which brought me to this screen: I did a few variations of this answer, but for these screenshots, selected both “4-year college” and “graduate/professional school,” which brought me to this: As you…

Transform Your Yard and Community Into an Oasis…

Ruby-throated Hummingbird feeding on a Bee Balm plant. Photo: BudOhio/Flickr CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 NEW YORK – “From a changing climate to habitat loss from urban development, birds are constantly facing a myriad of challenges to…

When Women Run the Bird World

On the surface, birding might seem like neutral ground—an activity that any curious, nature-loving person can enjoy, regardless of age or gender. Go on a hike with your local ornithological club and at least half…

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Republicans in key 2020 states ramp up their…

Republicans have a plan for winning in 2020, and as usual, it’s not to propose broadly popular policies such as raising the minimum wage. No, keeping people from voting is more the Republican style, and…

Open thread for night owls: Climate crisis demands…

Washington State Gov. Jay Inslee Robinson Meyer at The Atlantic writes—Jay Inslee’s Climate Plan Is Keeping It 100: The Washington governor wants to transform the electricity grid and new-car market before it’s too late: On Friday,…

The Trump Doctrine—whatever Russia wants

And a bucket of chicken? Right away! Donald Trump refused to talk to Robert Mueller about Vladimir Putin. Trump was happy to talk to Putin about Mueller. And while Trump was chuckling with Vlad over…

Deeply unpopular Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has Team…

Matt Bevin and Donald Trump Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin represents an increasingly dark-red state, but he still finds himself less popular in Kentucky than Donald Trump is nationally. Quite an achievement, and a distressing one…

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Embracing Jim Crow-era rules, Florida GOP passes poll…

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) After Floridians voted by a 65-35 landslide to approve a 2018 constitutional amendment to restore voting rights for as many as 1.4 million citizens who had fully completed their felony sentences, Republican legislators…

This PR star says glamorous selfies are the…

In the age of Instagram, dress for success isn’t just advice — it’s a social media strategy. Just ask public relations dynamo Susan Magrino, whose roster of clients includes Martha Stewart, the Miami’s Fontainebleau, The…

Devin Nunes’ 2020 Reelection Bid May Have Just…

Andrew Janz (left) and Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.)Mother Jones illustration In 2018, Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) found himself in the reelection race of his life when Democratic challenger Andrew Janz, a 34-year-old Fresno prosecutor, launched…