News Wire Archive: 1995-96

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H E A D L I N E S

October 22, 1996: Contribution Camouflage
Did Netscape and other high-tech companies’ failure to report free political ads bend California campaign laws?

Election ’96:

  • Reports from the GOP and Democratic conventions.
  • Special Report: Watching the watchers Did ABC lobby lawmakers on the floor of the Republican convention?
  • What about Bob?: All of our Bob Dole articles from the last few years.
  • MoJo Soapbox: Our weekly polls about the campaign.
  • The Race for the White House: Our collected resources about the candidates, the parties, and the issues of the 1996 election.

April 30, 1996: Medicare Reform and MSA’s
In our January 1996 issue, MoJo sheds light on Newt Gingrich’s plans to destroy Medicare by helping a big contributor with his medical savings account scheme. Find out why medical savings accounts might not be the best plan for consumers after all.

September 12, 1995: Unhappy Meals
Put down that Big Mac and read this. You may never eat meat again. An update of a story on beef inspection that first appeared in Mother Jones’ July/August 1992 issue.

September 12, 1995: They’re Taking Over
One soldier’s notes from the affirmative action front. This article first appeared in the Sept/Oct 1991 issue of Mother Jones.

F E A T U R E S

Newt-O-Rama
For more than ten years, Mother Jones and the MoJo Wire have been keeping an eye on Newt. And now that Newt has pled guilty to the Ethics Committee charges, read the stories that broke the story.

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REAL QUICK, REAL URGENT

Minority rule, corruption, disinformation, attacks on those who dare tell the truth: There is a direct line from what's happening in Russia and Ukraine to what's happening here at home. And that's what MoJo's Monika Bauerlein writes about in "Their Fight Is Our Fight" to unpack the information war we find ourselves in and share a few examples to show why the power of independent, reader-supported journalism is such a threat to authoritarians.

Corrupt leaders the world over can (and will) try to shut down the truth, but when the truth has millions of people on its side, you can't keep it down for good. And there's no more powerful or urgent argument for your support of Mother Jones' journalism right now than that. We need to raise about $450,000 to hit our online fundraising budget in these next few months, so please read more from Monika and pitch in if you can.

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