With California Single-Payer Bill Shelved, Advocates Call on Newsom to Take Lead on Medicare for All | Common Dreams News

over 1 year ago

Brett Wilkins, staff writer"The fastest, most direct path to Medicare for All has always gone through the governor," said one single-payer campaigner. 

Warren and Cleaver Lead Introduction of 'Historic' Bill to Address US Housing Crisis | Common Dreams News

over 1 year ago

Jessica Corbett, staff writer"It's time to stop nibbling around the edges and, instead, pass this big, bold proposal," said the Massachusetts Democrat.

California Pledges to End Oil and Gas Production by 2045 | Common Dreams Newswire

over 1 year ago

Opinion | The Pandemic Has Shown Pfizer Is Obsessed With Profits—Not Saving Lives

over 1 year ago

Nick Dearden"Pfizer's obsession with maximizing its profits during the pandemic is in keeping with its troubling record," writes Nick Dearden, of Global Justice Now. "But there is no reason big pharma companies should remain in the driving seat."

California's New Fossil Fuel Pledge 'Significant' But Still a 'Half-Measure,' Say Climate Advocates | Common Dreams News

over 1 year ago

Kenny Stancil and Jessica Corbett, staff writers"The challenge now is to speed up the timeline so that it meets the urgency that science and justice demand."

To 'Honor the Victims' of 20th Century Atrocity, Biden Recognizes Armenian Genocide | Common Dreams News

over 1 year ago

Jon Queally, staff writer"This principled stand represents a powerful setback to Turkey's century-long obstruction of justice for this crime and its ongoing hostility and aggression against the Armenian people," says Aram Hamparian of the Armenian National Committee of America.

Opinion | The New Cold War U.S.-Japanese Summit: Containing China and Reinforcing Hegemony

over 1 year ago

Joseph Gerson"The existential truth," writes Joseph Gerson, "is that the U.S. and China are caught in the Thucydides Trap, the historic pattern of inevitable tension between rising and declining powers that have too often climaxed in catastrophic wars." In this informed and crucial read, Gerson argues such conflict and war must be avoided.

Opinion | If Joe Biden Is Truly a 'Union Guy' He Must Strike Dead the Taft-Hartley Monster

over 1 year ago

Ralph Nader"Given the entrenched deprivations of workers and abandonment of labor to serf-labor countries abroad," asks Ralph Nader, "is Joe Biden pro-union-labor enough, apart from the temporary Covid-19 relief? The answer has to be a qualified, NO."

'Utterly Disgusting': Big Pharma Lobby Blitz Against Vaccine Patent Waivers Denounced | Common Dreams News

over 1 year ago

Jon Queally, staff writer"Newly filed disclosure forms from the first quarter of 2021" reveal that "over 100 lobbyists have been mobilized to contact lawmakers and members of the Biden administration, urging them to oppose a proposed temporary waiver" of Covid-19 patent protections at the WTO. The move was decried as grotesque "pandemic profiteering" by at least one public health advocate.

Opinion | We Must Fight for Economic and Social Rights and Against the Shackles of Debt

over 1 year ago

Allison Corkery, Ignacio Saiz, and Juan Pablo Bohoslavsky"The harms to human dignity caused by over-indebtedness—whether individual or public—must be understood as a consequence of unjust policies which violate human rights."

Opinion | Was 'Fake News' a Natural Outcome of Our 'Give the People What They Want' Corporate Media System?

over 1 year ago

Mario A. MurilloWhere did all this "fake news" coming from and can it be defeated by a new media model based in public interest?

Opinion | It's Time To Destroy the Sick and Twisted Plans of American Maskholes

over 1 year ago

Thom Hartmann"If Trump, Fox and the GOP can convince the people who follow them that they shouldn't get vaccines," aruges Thom Hartmann, "they can prevent President Biden from getting this pandemic under control."

Senators Ask Biden to Include Medicare Expansion in American Families Plan | Common Dreams Newswire

over 1 year ago

Wikinews interviews Democratic candidate for the Texas 6th congressional district special election Daryl Eddings, Sr's campaign manager

over 1 year ago

Wikinews discusses DRM and DMCA with Richard Stallman after GitHub re-enables public access to youtube-dl

over 1 year ago

Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin found guilty of murdering George Floyd

over 1 year ago

European Union to reduce carbon emissions by 55% of 1990 levels by 2030

over 1 year ago

Irish Finance Minister Donohoe criticises OECD's global minimum corporate tax rate

over 1 year ago

How many 'Tyrannosaurus rex' walked the Earth?

over 1 year ago

Sikhs in America: A religious community long misunderstood is mourning deaths in Indianapolis mass shooting

over 1 year ago

Being skeptical of sources is a journalist's job – but it doesn't always happen when those sources are the police

over 1 year ago

Forget the debate over public health versus jobs – the same people suffer the most either way

over 1 year ago

Are America's schools safe for Asian Americans?

over 1 year ago

Biden administration's $39 billion child care strategy: 5 questions answered

over 1 year ago

No, vaccine side effects don't tell you how well your immune system will protect you from COVID-19

over 1 year ago

Brazil’s economic crisis, prolonged by COVID-19, poses an enormous challenge to the Amazon

over 1 year ago

Competition heats up in the melting Arctic, and the US isn't prepared to counter Russia

over 1 year ago

Has any US president ever served more than eight years?

over 1 year ago

Democratic bill attempts to undo voter restrictions of past 15 years

over 1 year ago

Interstate water wars are heating up along with the climate

over 1 year ago

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