'This Whole Thing Is About Saving Lives': Bush, Ocasio-Cortez Introduce Green New Deal for Cities | Common Dreams News

6 months ago

Brett Wilkins, staff writer"The urgency of this climate crisis and environmental racism demands that we equip our cities and our local governments with this funding."

Bowman, Sanders Lead Coalition Demanding 'Desperately Needed' Boost to SSI Lifeline | Common Dreams News

6 months ago

Jake Johnson, staff writer"People with disabilities and older adults receiving SSI represent some of the most marginalized members of our society. History will not forgive us if we fail to address their needs."

'A Dire Warning': IEA Says World on Track to Nearly Wipe Out Covid-Related Emissions Drop | Common Dreams News

6 months ago

Jake Johnson, staff writer"Unless governments around the world move rapidly to start cutting emissions, we are likely to face an even worse situation in 2022."

Opinion | Reporting Human Rights Abuses Is Not a Crime

6 months ago

Defend the Sacred Alliance, Kumi Naidoo, Nnimmo Bassey, Noam Chomsky, Helena Norberg-Hidge, et al.We stand with the Colombian Peace Community of San José de Apartadó

Opinion | Why You Should Be Concerned About the Rise of the Border and Surveillance Industry

6 months ago

Mélissa GodinOur world is becoming more walled due to the influence of private profiteers on governments—and increasingly displaced people pay the price.

Civil Rights Groups Call for Universal Cancellation of $50,000 in Student Debt | Common Dreams News

6 months ago

Kenny Stancil, staff writer"The only solution that addresses the harms of the past and clears the landscape to create a better system going forward is to cancel $50,000 of student debt per borrower."

Further | Justice, Justice Shall You Pursue | Opinion

6 months ago

Futher Column - By Abby Zimet, Staff Writer

Opinion | The GOP Has Blood on Their Hands

6 months ago

Thom HartmannIf America is to again be a "shining city on the hill" we must end our gun violence epidemic.

Union Leader Presses Biden to Immediately Fire Trump Social Security Holdovers | Common Dreams News

6 months ago

Jake Johnson, staff writer"It is unacceptable that nearly 100 days into President Biden's first term, Social Security employees and the public we serve continue to remain under the thumb of Trump political appointees."

Opinion | Big Agriculture Is the Problem

6 months ago

Natalie BennettYou reap what you sow.

'The Time Is Now': Watch Live as Ocasio-Cortez, Markey Reintroduce Green New Deal Resolution | Common Dreams News

6 months ago

Common Dreams staff"The Green New Deal envisions a ten-year national mobilization to fight the interconnected economic, social, racial, and climate crises gripping our country," said a statement from AOC's office.

Opinion | Who's Rising and Falling on Planet Earth?

6 months ago

Dilip HiroBiden’s anti-China ambitions.

'People Are Not Starving, They Are Being Starved': 250+ Groups Demand Rich Nations Provide Urgent Food Assistance | Common Dreams News

6 months ago

Andrea Germanos, staff writer"It is human actions that are driving famine and hunger, and it is our actions that can stop the worst impacts."

Watchdog Says Journalism, the 'Vaccine Against Disinformation,' Took Global Hit During Pandemic | Common Dreams News

6 months ago

Julia Conley, staff writer"The coronavirus pandemic has been used as grounds to block journalists' access to information sources and reporting in the field."

Opinion | Global Climate Policy Reboot: Launching a US-Canada Fossil Fuel Phase Out

6 months ago

Noel Healy, Angela CarterUS President Biden’s Leaders Summit on Climate could spark a transformative shift in global climate action—if the U.S. and Canada embark on a fossil fuel production phase out.

US House Passes 'Hugely Important' Bill to Let Legal Marijuana Businesses Access Banks | Common Dreams News

6 months ago

Brett Wilkins, staff writer"A supermajority of the House has voted affirmatively to recognize that the legalization and regulation of marijuana is a superior public policy to prohibition and criminalization."

'It Is a Revolution': Ocasio-Cortez and Markey Reintroduce Green New Deal Resolution | Common Dreams News

6 months ago

Jessica Corbett, staff writer"We are in a civilization-altering moment in our history and it's time for America's political leaders to muster the courage and moral clarity to pass the Green New Deal," said the Sunrise Movement's executive director.

Democratic Lawmakers Urge Barrett to Recuse Herself From Koch Dark Money Case | Common Dreams News

6 months ago

Jake Johnson, staff writerThe members of Congress note that Americans for Prosperity, a Koch-funded advocacy group, mounted a "full-scale campaign" in support of the justice's confirmation.

Battle Born Collective Statement on the Reintroduction of the Green New Deal and the Introduction of the Citizen Climate Corps Act | Common Dreams Newswire

6 months ago

350.org on Re-introduction of the Resolution for a Green New Deal | Common Dreams Newswire

6 months ago

New Fix Our Senate Report Examines the Filibuster’s History as a Racist Tool to Obstruct Voting Rights | Common Dreams Newswire

6 months ago

Nearing Biden Climate Summit, Sunrise Movement Joins Senator Markey and Rep Ocasio-Cortez in Introduction of Civilian Climate Corps and GND Resolution | Common Dreams Newswire

6 months ago

The Food Industry Is Shaping the Principles of Scientific Integrity, Study Says | Common Dreams Newswire

6 months ago

Senator Markey and Rep. Ocasio-Cortez Introduce Civilian Climate Corps for Jobs and Justice to Rebuild America | Common Dreams Newswire

6 months ago

Washington State Lawmakers Pass Far-Reaching Ban on Single-Use Plastic Foam | Common Dreams Newswire

6 months ago

Report: Pricing Carbon Key To Taking On Climate Change | Common Dreams Newswire

6 months ago

Just 12 Super-Rich Donors Spent $3.4 Billion to Sway US Elections Since 2009: Study | Common Dreams News

6 months ago

Kenny Stancil, staff writer"The time is now to get big money out of politics, and move to the public funding of elections," said Sen. Bernie Sanders in response.

Ady Barkan Takes Medicare for All Fight to California to Prove 'Single Payer Healthcare Works in America' | Common Dreams News

6 months ago

Julia Conley, staff writerAfter years of lobbying political candidates and lawmakers in Washington to support Medicare for All and helping to bring the issue to the forefront of the healthcare debate in the 2020 election, advocate Ady Barkan announced Tuesday he is bringing the fight to his home state of California.

Opinion | Biden's Progressive Path Through Afghanistan

6 months ago

Matthew HohNo greater bleeding wound exists for the United States in the world than the unending Global War on Terror.

Ella Baker Center Statement on the Upcoming Chauvin Trial Verdict | Common Dreams Newswire

6 months ago

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