Mother Jones


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Jones, Mother:

see Jones, Mary HarrisJones, Mary Harris,
1830–1930, American labor agitator, called Mother Jones,
b. Ireland. Interested in the labor movement for many years, she became active in it after the death of her husband and four children (1867) from yellow fever.
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Geoengineering techniques are not new nor are they that difficult or expensive to implement, notes Mother Jones.
A thorn in the side of the American authorities for decades, Mother Jones co-founded the Industrial Workers of the World.
However, in another clip released by Mother Jones he was caught saying that it would have been more helpful to his political prospects had his Mexico-born father been Mexican.
As for Mother Jones, she was either a dangerous radical whose fiery revolutionary rhetoric threatened to turn the world upside down or a grandmotherly "miners' angel" who simply sought a decent wage for working men.
forces, donors grasped the important role independent media played, which then shifted the conversation to why Mother Jones was the best fit for those donations.
For a politically themed outlet like left-leaning Mother Jones, timelier investigative pieces and live blog entries from more writers should prove tremendously valuable.
It will be edited by Roger Cohn, the former editor of Mother Jones and Audubon magazines.
Mother Jones, Alice Hamilton and Delores Heurta worked to protect workers' rights and their health; and Frances Perkins, the first female cabinet member worked within the government to create legal protections for workers.
Thanks to Amy Goodman and Al Franken and Laura Flanders and Stephanie Miller and Ed Schultz and community radio and Daily Kos and TruthOut and Buzz Flash and Alternet and Common Dreams and Portside and Free Press and FAIR and The Nation and In These Times and Z and Mother Jones and The American Prospect and Hightower Lowdown and all the other alternative media players who are improving the climate in this country.
The group also posted the ad on the Mother Jones website.
Oregon Chautauqua on Mother Jones - An Oregon Chautauqua program by Jeni Foster entitled "Mother Jones: The Miners' Angel" will be presented at 1 p.
A former editor of the radical journal Mother Jones, Moore has made a handsome fortune peddling pseudo-populism of a distinctively socialist flavor.