'Exactly the Person We Need': Senate Confirms Civil Rights Champion Vanita Gupta for Key Spot at DOJ | Common Dreams Newsabout 1 year 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 Newsabout 1 year 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 Newsabout 1 year 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 Newsabout 1 year 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 Newsabout 1 year ago
Jake Johnson, staff writer"Once the first wave subsided, the government almost declared victory over Covid-19. The country's been caught unprepared."
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.
On Earth Day, 350 US Sends Clear Message to Biden Administration as Climate Summit Unfolds | Common Dreams Newswireabout 1 year ago
Ahead of Climate Summit, Sunrise Movement Warns Biden's Emission Commitment Won't Meet IPCC Report Directive | Common Dreams Newswireabout 1 year ago
Biden to Commit to Major Emissions Reductions in Sweeping Climate Announcement | Common Dreams Newswireabout 1 year 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 Newsabout 1 year 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 Newsabout 1 year ago
Kenny Stancil, staff writerThe Swedish campaigner says insufficient goals and empty rhetoric represent the "biggest elephant there's even been in any room."
Frances Moore LappéWe can act now with proven tools to cut greenhouse gas emissions and store vastly more carbon in plants and the earth.
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 Newswireabout 1 year ago
To Push for 'Big and Bold' Agenda, Bowman to Deliver Progressive Response to Biden's Congressional Address | Common Dreams Newsabout 1 year 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 Newsabout 1 year 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."
Medea Benjamin, Nicolas J.S. DaviesFor a president who promised a new era of American diplomacy, this has been a dreadful start.
Stand Up America Urges Senate to Pass D.C. Statehood Bill, Celebrates Passage in the House | Common Dreams Newswireabout 1 year ago
On Earth Day, Climate Justice Alliance Calls on US to Embrace 'Real Solutions' to Planetary Emergency | Common Dreams Newsabout 1 year 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.
New Report Outlines Country’s Food System Crisis, Calls for Major Policy Reform | Common Dreams Newswireabout 1 year ago
Justice Advocates Blast 'Dishonest and Barbaric' Majority Opinion by Kavanaugh in Juvenile Life Sentence Case | Common Dreams Newsabout 1 year 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 Newsabout 1 year 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."
Joe Sanberg"The only 'green' the big banks are interested in is your hard earned money," writes @JosephNSanberg on #EarthDay #StoptheMoneyPipeline