Opinion | Here's What the US Must Do to Help End Humanitarian Emergency in Yemen

5 months ago

Amanda CatanzanoAmanda Catanzano, International Rescue Committee's Senior Director of Policy and Advocacy, testified at the Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on Yemen.

To Confront 'Systemic Failures,' DOJ Announces Federal Probe Into Minneapolis Police Department | Common Dreams News

5 months ago

Julia Conley, staff writer"Yesterday's verdict in the state criminal trial does not address potentially systemic policing issues in Minneapolis. Public safety requires public trust."

Privacy Champions Urge Passage of 'Fourth Amendment Is Not For Sale' Act | Common Dreams News

5 months ago

Kenny Stancil, staff writer"Intelligence and law enforcement agencies must come to understand that the American people are off limits to warrantless mass surveillance, no matter how it is done."

Voting Rights Advocates Applaud Passage of NY Bill to Stop Disenfranchisement of Parolees | Common Dreams News

5 months ago

Jessica Corbett, staff writer"By passing this bill, the state Assembly has sent a clear message: If you live in the community, you should be able to vote."

Opinion | Racial Justice Is a Global Issue

5 months ago

Imani CountessFrom the pandemic to climate change to police violence, today's crises require global collaboration on a scale never seen before.

NIAC Praises House Passage of NO BAN Act | Common Dreams Newswire

5 months ago

Muslim Advocates Celebrates Bipartisan House Passage of NO BAN Act | Common Dreams Newswire

5 months ago

New Legislation Invests $25 Billion for Electric School Buses | Common Dreams Newswire

5 months ago

'Exactly the Person We Need': Senate Confirms Civil Rights Champion Vanita Gupta for Key Spot at DOJ | Common Dreams News

5 months ago

Andrea Germanos, staff writerEvery Republican senator except one voted against the veteran attorney and rights advocate.

Revolving Door Watchdog Gives Biden White House 'B-' on Corporate Capture in First 100 Days | Common Dreams News

5 months ago

Jessica Corbett, staff writer"Allies of Big Tech, Wall Street, Big Pharma, the military-industrial complex, and the fossil fuel industry have secured jobs in various corners of the executive branch."

'The Clock Is Ticking': 300,000+ Tell Biden to Act Boldly Ahead of Climate Summit | Common Dreams News

5 months ago

Brett Wilkins, staff writer"We can no longer afford any further fossil fuel extraction, infrastructure, or false climate solutions that continue to prioritize profits over people."

Big Pharma's 'Appalling' $26 Billion in Shareholder Payouts Could Fund Vaccines for All of Africa: Report | Common Dreams News

5 months ago

Jake Johnson, staff writer"Instead of creating new vaccine billionaires, we need to be vaccinating billions in developing countries."

'Blood of Innocents on Its Hands': Modi Government Blamed as India Faces Horrific Covid Surge | Common Dreams News

5 months ago

Jake Johnson, staff writer"Once the first wave subsided, the government almost declared victory over Covid-19. The country's been caught unprepared."

WATCH LIVE: Biden White House Hosts Earth Day Summit on Climate Emergency | Common Dreams News

5 months ago

Common Dreams staff"Our clean energy plan will create millions of good-paying union jobs, ensure our economic competitiveness, and improve the health and security of communities across America," Biden said in a declaration ahead of the 40-nation online gathering.

U.S. Climate Target Falls Short of What Science, Justice Demand | Common Dreams Newswire

5 months ago

On Earth Day, 350 US Sends Clear Message to Biden Administration as Climate Summit Unfolds | Common Dreams Newswire

5 months ago

Ahead of Climate Summit, Sunrise Movement Warns Biden's Emission Commitment Won't Meet IPCC Report Directive | Common Dreams Newswire

5 months ago

Biden to Commit to Major Emissions Reductions in Sweeping Climate Announcement | Common Dreams Newswire

5 months ago

Opinion | John Boehner: The Man of the House Never Did Man Up

5 months ago

Mike LofgrenBeneath his blustering pretense of candor, the former Republican House Speaker is as craven and self-serving as ever.

'No Hiding Behind COVAX Anymore': Critics Say Delivery Shortfall Shows Dire Need for Vaccine Patent Waiver | Common Dreams News

5 months ago

Jake Johnson, staff writer"Rich countries need to support an intellectual property waiver for Covid-19 vaccines and force Big Pharma to share their vaccine blueprints with the world."

Greta Thunberg Says Humanity Must Not Be Fooled by 'Bullsh*t' Climate Targets of World Leaders | Common Dreams News

5 months ago

Kenny Stancil, staff writerThe Swedish campaigner says insufficient goals and empty rhetoric represent the "biggest elephant there's even been in any room."

Opinion | It's Not Too Late to Reverse Course on the Climate Crisis

5 months ago

Frances Moore LappéWe can act now with proven tools to cut greenhouse gas emissions and store vastly more carbon in plants and the earth.

Opinion | We Must Call Out Our Naked Emperors on the Climate Emergency

5 months ago

Greta ThunbergWhy nobody should be fooled by the gaps between pledges and real action.

Biden Administration Announces Restrictions on Overseas Fossil Fuel Financing but Remains Silent on EXIM and Other Key Agencies | Common Dreams Newswire

5 months ago

To Push for 'Big and Bold' Agenda, Bowman to Deliver Progressive Response to Biden's Congressional Address | Common Dreams News

5 months ago

Julia Conley, staff writer"It's important for us as progressives to continue to push and continue to organize," said the New York congressman. 

Pressure Campaign Kicks Off in US to Force Big Pharma and Biden to End Vaccine Apartheid | Common Dreams News

5 months ago

Kenny Stancil, staff writerThe absence of a WTO patent waiver, say public health advocates, "means we won't end the pandemic, millions of people will die, and the global economy will suffer."

Opinion | Biden's Appeasement of Hawks and Neocons Is Crippling His Diplomacy

5 months ago

Medea Benjamin, Nicolas J.S. DaviesFor a president who promised a new era of American diplomacy, this has been a dreadful start.

House Delivers for D.C. Residents, Senate Must Follow | Common Dreams Newswire

5 months ago

Stand Up America Urges Senate to Pass D.C. Statehood Bill, Celebrates Passage in the House | Common Dreams Newswire

5 months ago

On Earth Day, Climate Justice Alliance Calls on US to Embrace 'Real Solutions' to Planetary Emergency | Common Dreams News

5 months ago

Brett Wilkins, staff writerThe environmental justice collective says the focus on "promoting market-based approaches and unproven techno-fixes" will only cause more harm.


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