Stand Up America Urges Senate to Pass D.C. Statehood Bill, Celebrates Passage in the House | Common Dreams Newswirealmost 2 years ago
On Earth Day, Climate Justice Alliance Calls on US to Embrace 'Real Solutions' to Planetary Emergency | Common Dreams Newsalmost 2 years 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 Newswirealmost 2 years ago
Justice Advocates Blast 'Dishonest and Barbaric' Majority Opinion by Kavanaugh in Juvenile Life Sentence Case | Common Dreams Newsalmost 2 years 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 Newsalmost 2 years 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
Oil Change International Response to Biden Administration Announcements on International Finance | Common Dreams Newswirealmost 2 years ago
Voting Rights Advocates Demand Senate Pass DC Statehood Bill After Historic House Vote | Common Dreams Newsalmost 2 years 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 Newswirealmost 2 years ago
Senate Passes COVID-19 Hate Crimes Bill Amid Wave of Violence Against Asian Communities | Common Dreams Newswirealmost 2 years 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.
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 Newsalmost 2 years 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 Newswirealmost 2 years ago
Critics Call Biden Financing Plan a 'Missed Opportunity to End a Harmful US Climate Legacy Abroad' | Common Dreams Newsalmost 2 years ago
Jessica Corbett, staff writerCampaigners urged the administration to clearly and swiftly commit to ending all public finance for fossil fuels.
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.
Brett Wilkins, staff writer"This is a decision that will save lives and help transgender people experiencing homelessness receive the assistance they need."
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 Newsalmost 2 years 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 Newsalmost 2 years 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.
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 Strategyalmost 2 years 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."
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
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."