Andrea Germanos, staff writer

Andrea Germanos is senior editor and a staff writer at Common Dreams.

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grizzly bears News
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Jane Goodall Among Creative Protesters Seeking to Stop Wyoming's First Grizzly Trophy Hunt in Four Decades
Legendary conservationist Jane Goodall is among those taking part in a creative action to thwart Washington's first grizzly bear hunt in 44 years . The idea behind the "shoot'em with a camera" campaign was to make sure that as many non-hunters as possible applied for the 22 permits the state's...
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Beck Dorey-Stein News
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
WH Stenographer Who Resigned in Protest: Trump's "Not Even Trying to Tell the Truth"
A former White House stenographer on Wednesday offered new details into why she resigned from the post, saying she felt President Donald Trump was "not even trying to tell the truth" to the American public. Beck Dorey-Stein began as a White House stenographer in 2012 under the Obama administration...
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Monday, July 16, 2018
Watch Live: Sanders Hosts "CEOs vs. Workers" Town Hall to Take on "Extravagant" Executive Pay and Poverty Wages
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) is hosting a live-streamed town hall Monday evening, where he, along with low-paid employees of corporate giants, will take on "the enormous disparity between the wealth of corporate executives and the wages and treatment of the companies' workers." Watch live: Workers...
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Monday, July 16, 2018
How Billionaires Are Backing Charter School Push: AP
A new analysis from The Associated Press delves into how billionaires are pouring their cash into state-level charter school advocacy groups. Since 2006, such spending from the uber wealthy, via their private foundations and charities, has added up to nearly half a billion dollars, the analysis...
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Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn waves as he visits Trafalgar Square News
Friday, July 13, 2018
At Massive London Protest, Labour's Jeremy Corbyn Trashes Trump, Calls for 'World of Justice Not Division'
Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn joined the mass protest against Donald Trump in London on Friday, where he said the message to the U.S. president was a call for a "world of justice not division." We’re asserting our right to free speech and our right to demonstrate for a better world. When we...
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 Demonstrators carry signs during an anti-war protest after President Donald Trump launched airstrikes in Syria News
Friday, July 13, 2018
At Least 28 Civilians Killed by US-Led Bombing of Ice Factory in Syria
The U.S. has admitted it may have been responsible for an airstrike in eastern Syrian that a war monitoring group says killed 28 civilians. The bombing took place late Thursday in the eastern province of Deir al Zour, hitting near the villages of al Soussa and al Baghouz, according to Syrian state...
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A Guantanamo protest News
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
At Historic Habeas Corpus Hearing, Guantanamo's 'Dangerous Experiment in Indefinite Detention' Challenged
Lawyers representing a group of men held for over a decade without charge at Guantánamo asked a federal court on Wednesday to provide judicial intervention to stop the men's arbitrary and unlawful imprisonment—continued detention, the legal team says, that is fueled by President Donald Trump's "...
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Former Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson News
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
While Trump Sets World on Fire, Former Obama Officials Blasted for Profiteering From "The Inferno"
New reporting out Wednesday details how some former Obama officials are taking full advantage of the revolving door between big business and government, with critics charging they are exploiting Trump's tenure at the White House by "cashing in" on lucrative opportunities. In fact, "many are lending...
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Monday, July 09, 2018
'Ready to Fight Back': Progressives Gear Up to Reject Trump's Extremist SCOTUS Pick
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) is reiterating her warnings about what's at stake with President Donald Trump picking his Supreme Court nominee "off a pre-approved extremist list," while progressive groups get ready to gather on the courthouse steps in Washington, DC on Monday night to show they're...
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Manual Duran, seen on the left, is arrested by police on April 3, 2018. (Photo: screengrab/YouTube) News
Monday, July 09, 2018
Just Who Is ICE Targeting? Journalist Claims His Arrest Retaliation for Critical Reporting
Amid new revelations showing that Trump's Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) appears to be increasing its indiscriminate arrests of undocumented immigrants—not prioritizing those with serious criminal records—one journalist in custody and facing possible deportation says in a new interview...
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