We’re Still at War: Photo of the Day for February 24, 2014


FORT CARSON, Colo. – Paratroopers from Company C, 1st Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C., climb over a hill in order to secure an airfield near Fort Carson’s Camp Red Devil training area, Feb. 6, 2014, and defend it from opposing forces from the 1st Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, during a joint deployment readiness exercise. The Soldiers were conducting the exercise with Soldiers from Company A, 1st Bn., 68th Armor Regiment, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division and included integration with various Joint Task Force Carson units and civilian support agencies. Both units conducted the joint exercise to train in support of the XVIII Airborne Corps’ global response force mission. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Terrance Payton, 3rd BCT Public Affairs, 82nd ABN Div.)

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SIX TRUTHS

Reclaiming power from those who abuse it often starts with telling the truth. And in "This Is How Authoritarians Get Defeated," MoJo's Monika Bauerlein unpacks six truths to remember during the homestretch of an election where democracy, truth, and decency are on the line.

Truth #1: The chaos is the point.

Truth #2: Team Reality is bigger than it seems.

Truth #3: Facebook owns this.

Truth #4: When we go to work, we're in the fight.

Truth #5: It's about minority rule.

Truth #6: The only thing that can save us is…us.

Please take a moment to see how all these truths add up, because what happens in the weeks and months ahead will reverberate for at least a generation and we better be prepared.

And if you think journalism like Mother Jones'—that calls it like it is, that will never acquiesce to power, that looks where others don't—can help guide us through this historic, high-stakes moment, and you're able to right now, please help us reach our $350,000 goal by October 31 with a donation today. It's all hands on deck for democracy.

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