Opinion | Why Brazil's President Is a Dangerous Steward for the Amazon

over 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

over 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

over 1 year ago

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

over 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

over 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

over 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

over 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

over 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

over 1 year ago

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

over 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

over 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

over 1 year ago

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

over 1 year ago

EFF and ACLU Ask Supreme Court to Review Case Against Warrantless Searches of International Travelers' Phones and Laptops | Common Dreams Newswire

over 1 year ago

Opinion | Not Wasting Food to Save the World

over 1 year ago

Debi Smith"It is estimated that 1/3 of all the food produced on the planet never makes it into a mouth," writes Debi Smith.

Bernie Sanders Says Backing Waiver for Covid Vaccine Patents Is 'Common Human Morality' | Common Dreams News

over 1 year ago

Jake Johnson, staff writer"We must do everything humanly possible to crush this global pandemic and save millions of people who are in danger of needlessly dying."

Opinion | How Earth Day Is Being Co-Opted by Corporate Interests

over 1 year ago

Simone Lovera"The winners in this scheme would be destroyers like Bolsonaro and Gates, who seek profit at the expense of some of the most precious forests on the planet," writes Simone Lovera.

Biden's Climate Summit Falls Short: Lofty Words But Where is the Plan? | Common Dreams Newswire

over 1 year ago

With single-payer bill shelved for the year, Healthy California Now urges Gov. Newsom to lead the way on achieving Medicare for All | Common Dreams Newswire

over 1 year ago

Newsom Directs Agencies to Stop New Fracking Permits By 2024, Skirting Full Ban | Common Dreams Newswire

over 1 year ago

If Biden Serious About Green Jobs, Sunrise Movement Urges Embrace of AOC-Markey Civilian Climate Corps | Common Dreams News

over 1 year ago

Kenny Stancil, staff writerWith a "historic" bill introduced just this week in Congress, campaigners say the president has a chance to pass "the very opportunity he is hopeful for."

At Least 120 Asylum-Seekers Feared Dead in Shipwreck Off Libyan Coast, After Authorities' Inaction | Common Dreams News

over 1 year ago

Julia Conley, staff writerInternational rescue organizations on Friday condemned the inaction of European and Libyan authorities after at least 120 asylum seekers were believed to have drowned off the coast of Libya.

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."


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