New Report Outlines Country’s Food System Crisis, Calls for Major Policy Reform | Common Dreams Newswire

5 months ago

AFSCME Praises House Vote to Admit District of Columbia as 51st State | Common Dreams Newswire

5 months ago

Patriotic Millionaires Applaud House Vote to Approve D.C Statehood | Common Dreams Newswire

5 months ago

Oil Change International Response to Leaders Climate Summit | Common Dreams Newswire

5 months ago

Justice Advocates Blast 'Dishonest and Barbaric' Majority Opinion by Kavanaugh in Juvenile Life Sentence Case | Common Dreams News

5 months ago

Jessica Corbett, staff writerSotomayor said the troubling majority opinion was "fooling no one" in a dissent characterized as "extremely powerful."

'Existential Moment for Our Country': Cori Bush Leads 90+ Dems in Calling for Abolition of Senate Filibuster | Common Dreams News

5 months ago

Jake Johnson, staff writer"We cannot let a procedural tool that can be abolished stand in the way of justice, prosperity, and equity. We simply cannot afford such a catastrophic compromise."

Opinion | Big Banks Are Fueling the Climate Emergency

5 months ago

Joe Sanberg"The only 'green' the big banks are interested in is your hard earned money," writes @JosephNSanberg on #EarthDay #StoptheMoneyPipeline

Oil Change International Response to Biden Administration Announcements on International Finance | Common Dreams Newswire

5 months ago

Democrats Must Pass H.R. 3 and Reinvest the Savings into Medicare | Common Dreams Newswire

5 months ago

Voting Rights Advocates Demand Senate Pass DC Statehood Bill After Historic House Vote | Common Dreams News

5 months ago

Julia Conley, staff writerWhen the House voted on the issue in 1993, a majority of Democrats joined the Republicans in rejecting the bill. 

Sunrise Movement Responds to DC Statehood Vote: Democracy is Broken, Abolish the Filibuster | Common Dreams Newswire

5 months ago

IEN Statement on Biden’s First Day of the Summit on Climate Change | Common Dreams Newswire

5 months ago

Senate Passes COVID-19 Hate Crimes Bill Amid Wave of Violence Against Asian Communities | Common Dreams Newswire

5 months ago

Opinion | Can Formula 1 Star Lewis Hamilton Send a Message to the Saudi Government?

5 months ago

Danaka Katovich, Ariel GoldHis willingness to speak out comes at an opportune time, as 2021 is the first year that Formula 1 will go to Saudi Arabia.

Opinion | The Great Forgetting: Why We Forget Epidemics and Why This One Must Be Remembered

5 months ago

Nina BurleighThis is the first pandemic in which the Internet enabled us to bear witness not only to the panic, illness, and deaths around us, but to the suffering of our entire species in every part of the globe in real time.

Josh Hawley Casts Lone 'No' Vote on Senate Bill Targeting Anti-Asian Hate Crimes | Common Dreams News

5 months ago

Brett Wilkins, staff writerThe Missouri Republican—who helped incite the deadly January 6 Capitol attack—previously called the measure "hugely overbroad." 

Patriotic Millionaires Celebrate Biden Plans to Raise Capital Gains Tax Rate for Top Earners | Common Dreams Newswire

5 months ago

Critics Call Biden Financing Plan a 'Missed Opportunity to End a Harmful US Climate Legacy Abroad' | Common Dreams News

5 months ago

Jessica Corbett, staff writerCampaigners urged the administration to clearly and swiftly commit to ending all public finance for fossil fuels.

'If You Want to Save the USPS,' Says Watchdog, 'Fire Louis DeJoy' | Common Dreams News

5 months ago

Julia Conley, staff writerCitizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington on Thursday reiterated its call for the ouster of Postmaster General Louis DeJoy, the Republican megadonor accused of attempting to sabotage the U.S. Postal Service last year as millions of Americans relied on the agency to participate in the presidential election.

LGBTQ Advocates Applaud HUD Reversal of Trump Anti-Trans Shelter Rule | Common Dreams News

5 months ago

Brett Wilkins, staff writer"This is a decision that will save lives and help transgender people experiencing homelessness receive the assistance they need."

NYC Sues Big Oil for 'Systematically and Intentionally Deceiving New Yorkers' | Common Dreams News

5 months ago

Jessica Corbett, staff writer"Fossil fuel companies are continuing to spin a tangled web of lies about the deadly products they produce and sell after decades of misleading consumers."

'What Is Going On Here?' Alarm as Document Reveals USPS Is Monitoring Social Media Posts | Common Dreams News

5 months ago

Jake Johnson, staff writer"What possible justification could there be for USPS running this kind of social-media surveillance program?"

In Fiery Remarks at WTO, South Africa Slams Rich Nations Blocking Vaccine Patent Waiver | Common Dreams News

5 months ago

Jake Johnson, staff writer"Is the concern of opponents really that Pfizer and BioNTech, Moderna, AstraZeneca, etc. have not made sufficient billions?" asked a trade representative for the African nation.

Opinion | Corporate Media Continues to Hit Snooze on Climate Emergency

5 months ago

Julie Hollar"You can't debate climate solutions without understanding what is driving climate change," writes Julie Hollar at @FAIRmediawatch, "yet only 12 questions were asked on the Sunday shows all year that even touched on emissions or the oil and gas industry, and none mentioned agriculture, deforestation or capitalism." #ClimateStrike

Opinion | Climate Cages: What the US Should Remember From Slavery and Colonialism in Devising Climate Strategy

5 months ago

Nadia Ahmad"We cannot race ahead with renewable energy and green finance and ignore those left behind in the carceral state," writes @NadiaBAhmad for @CommonDreams. "The green revolution should also be a freedom revolution."

Opinion | Why Brazil's President Is a Dangerous Steward for the Amazon

5 months ago

Anna Buss"It is imperative for world leaders to understand the depth, cost and extent of Bolsonaro's 'ecocide' during these last two years and not fall for his lies," writes @AnnacBuss for @CommonDreams #AmazonOrBolsonaro

Opinion | Cultivating an Alternative Awareness That Doesn't Involve Destroying the Planet

5 months ago

Robert C. Koehler"We're capable, I'm certain, of evolving—not just as individuals, but collectively, which means politically," writes Robert C. Koehler today @CommonDreams. "We already know it's the only way we'll survive."

48 Organizations Call on Biden to Include Bold Drug Pricing Reforms in the American Families Plan, Use the Savings to Expand Medicare | Common Dreams Newswire

5 months ago

Critics Blast Oklahoma GOP for Passing 'Absolutely Insane' Law Shielding Drivers Who Run Over Protesters | Common Dreams News

5 months ago

Julia Conley, staff writerThe Oklahoma chapter of the ACLU is vowing to fight the state's Republican leadership following Gov. Kevin Stitt's signing of a law that will grant immunity to drivers who unintentionally hurt or kill protesters—while holding demonstrators accountable for threatening public safety instead. 

Opinion | The Failing Safety Net Is Harming Reproductive Health

5 months ago

Rebecca Griffin"Inability to afford food, transportation, and/or housing was associated with a reduction in desire to be pregnant," writes Rebecca Griffin.


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