Opinion | Reversing Scientific Integrity's Race to the Bottom

over 1 year ago

Tim WhitehouseFrom COVID-19 to climate change, and toxic chemicals to endangered species, the health of this nation and our ecosystem depends on scientists being able to "think, research, and speak freely" in both Democratic and Republican administrations.

40+ Orgs to Biden: Iran Needs Sanctions Relief | Common Dreams Newswire

over 1 year ago

'Not Enough!' Climate Activists Disappointed With New EU Emissions Deal on Eve of Biden Summit | Common Dreams News

over 1 year ago

Jessica Corbett, staff writer"This deal shows that Europe's climate action is all smoke and mirrors," said a Greenpeace E.U. campaigner.

Opinion | Guilty Verdict in the Chauvin Trial Is Not Enough for Real Change

over 1 year ago

LZ GrandersonThis distrust that stems from generations of mistreatment goes beyond the action of a single officer and indicts the entire policing and criminal justice system.

Sunrise Movement Responds to Biden's Emissions Commitment: Warns "It Is Nowhere Near Enough" | Common Dreams Newswire

over 1 year ago

Opinion | The Case Against Biden's Plan to Further Militarize Borders

over 1 year ago

Belén FernándezThe U.S. government’s solution to the migrant crisis is militarization…again.

300,000 People Send a Clear Message to Biden: Time’s Up for Fossil Fuels | Common Dreams Newswire

over 1 year ago

In Closed-Door Event With Corporate Lobbyists, Manchin Vows $15 Wage 'Not Going to Happen' | Common Dreams News

over 1 year ago

Jake Johnson, staff writerA top restaurant industry lobbyist reportedly "couldn't contain his excitement" at the West Virginia Democrat's remarks.

Stand Up America Celebrates New York Assembly Passing Voting Rights Restoration Bill | Common Dreams Newswire

over 1 year ago

Opinion | Responding to Concerns About the Emergency Charity Stimulus Proposal

over 1 year ago

Chuck Collins, Dan PetegorskyMake no mistake: this pandemic is the "rainy day" DAFs and foundations have been saving for.

Amid Nuclear Talks, 40 Groups Urge Biden to Lift Sanctions on Covid-Ravaged Iran | Common Dreams News

over 1 year ago

Brett Wilkins, staff writer"By prioritizing humanitarian relief for Iran and other sanctioned states, President Biden can follow through on his campaign commitment and demonstrate that the U.S. can be a force for global good."

Senate Confirmation of Vanita Gupta as Associate Attorney General Is Historic, Vital for Our Nation | Common Dreams Newswire

over 1 year ago

In 'Paradigm Shift,' Manhattan DA Will No Longer Prosecute Prostitution | Common Dreams News

over 1 year ago

Andrea Germanos, staff writerThe announcement, said one reform advocate, "should not supplant the need to pass legislation that would fully decriminalize sex work."

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

over 1 year 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

over 1 year 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

over 1 year 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

over 1 year 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

over 1 year 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

over 1 year ago

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

over 1 year ago

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

over 1 year ago

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

over 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 News

over 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 News

over 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 News

over 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 News

over 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."

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

over 1 year 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

over 1 year ago

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

over 1 year ago

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

over 1 year ago

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