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

about 1 year ago

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

about 1 year 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

about 1 year ago

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

about 1 year ago

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

about 1 year ago

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

about 1 year 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

about 1 year 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

about 1 year 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

about 1 year ago

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

about 1 year 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

about 1 year 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

about 1 year 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

about 1 year 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

about 1 year 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

about 1 year 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

about 1 year 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

about 1 year 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

about 1 year 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

about 1 year 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

about 1 year ago

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

about 1 year 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

about 1 year ago

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

Coalition Calls for Bold Pricing Reforms to Save $450 Billion on Drug Costs | Common Dreams News

about 1 year ago

Jessica Corbett, staff writerThe U.S., said one advocate, could "pump those savings back into Medicare" to expand and strengthen the program.

Study Reveals Rapid Melting of Glaciers Has Shifted Earth's Axis | Common Dreams News

about 1 year ago

Kenny Stancil, staff writer"Faster ice melting under global warming was the most likely cause of the directional change of the polar drift in the 1990s."

Groups Urge Blinken to Keep Human Rights Conditions on US Military Aid to Egypt | Common Dreams News

about 1 year ago

Brett Wilkins, staff writerThe NGOs said in a letter that refusing to waive conditions "will send a clear message" that the Biden administration "is serious about its commitment to supporting human rights abroad."

Sunrise Responds to Biden’s Job Creation Climate Argument: If You're Serious, Pass Markey's Civilian Climate Corps Bill | Common Dreams Newswire

about 1 year ago

After Republican Caitlyn Jenner Says "I'm In" for Governor, Equality California Says: "We're Out" | Common Dreams News

about 1 year ago

Julia Conley, staff writerCalifornia's largest LGBTQ+ civil rights organization, Equality California, shared its immediate reaction to the news that transgender rights activist and Olympic athlete Caitlyn Jenner is running for governor of the state.

NIH Scientist Who Developed Key Vaccine Technology Says Patent Gives US Leverage Over Big Pharma | Common Dreams News

about 1 year ago

Jake Johnson, staff writerDr. Barney Graham says he joined the National Institutes of Health in order to leverage "public funding to solve public health issues."

Twitter Commits to Set Science-Based Climate Target | Common Dreams Newswire

about 1 year ago

Jubilee USA Statement on President Biden’s Leaders Summit on Climate | Common Dreams Newswire

about 1 year ago

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