Andrea Germanos, staff writer

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

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U.S. President Donald Trump and Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison listen to the U.S. national anthem during an arrival ceremony at the South Lawn of the White House September 20, 2019 in Washington, D.C. News
Friday, September 20, 2019
As Global Youth Demand Climate Action, Trump Heaps Praise on Coal-Obsessed Aussie Leader
The pro-coal message from the White House Friday couldn't have offered a clearer contrast to young people across the world taking part in global strikes to demand bold and swift climate action. President Donald Trump and Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison gave remarks to the press during a...
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President Donald Trump confers with Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Joseph Dunford (R) during a meeting with military leaders in the Cabinet Room on October 23, 2018 in Washington, D.C. News
Friday, September 20, 2019
Trump to Be Presented With Options to Attack Iran: Reports
Pentagon officials will reportedly present President Donald Trump on Friday with a number of options to attack Iran following a recent attack on a Saudi oil facility which the Trump administration blamed on Iran. According to The Associated Press Trump, "will be presented with a list of potential...
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A small group of activists rally against the Republican healthcare agenda outside of the Metropolitan Republican Club, July 5, 2017 in New York City. News
Wednesday, September 18, 2019
Outrage as Tennessee Moves Forward With Trump-Favored Proposal to Slash Medicaid
A social justice advocacy group shot back on Tuesday after Tennessee unveiled a plan to switch the state's Medicaid program into a block grant program. "A block grant is a Medicaid cut in disguise, and Tennessee should not be fooled," said the Tennessee Justice Center. The administration's block...
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Secretary-General Antonio Guterres News
Wednesday, September 18, 2019
'This Really Is Something': UN Chief Praised for Move to Block Coal-Backing Nations From Speaking at Climate Summit
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres drew praise Wednesday for taking what supporters called a " powerful stand " to address the climate crisis. Guterres will reportedly exclude major economies, including the United States, from talking at the upcoming U.N. Climate Action Summit...
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Greenpeace activists hang off of a bridge above the Houston Ship Channel last week. News
Monday, September 16, 2019
Facing State Felony Charges for Disrupting 'Critical Infrastructure,' Greenpeace Activists Denounce Fossil Fuel 'Bullying Tactic'
Greenpeace activists who rappelled off a bridge above the Houston Ship Channel last week, blockading the major "fossil fuel thoroughfare," denounced the charges they now face and said Monday that the real menace was not their act of civil disobedience but the country's failure to take sufficient...
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Edward Snowden News
Monday, September 16, 2019
Saying He Would Return to US for Fair Trial, Snowden Wants People to Know 'Why I Did What I Did'
Edward Snowden said Monday that he would return to the United States if afforded a fair trail where the American public could hear why he leaked global surveillance documents to the press. The National Security Agency whistleblower, who was charged under the Espoinage Act and lives in exile in...
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Protesters hold a sign against the Iraq War outside the White House in 2004. News
Monday, September 16, 2019
No War for Oil, Say Climate Advocates, as Trump Admin Pushes for Conflict With Iran
After President Donald Trump threatened Iran via tweet Sunday, climate campaigners on Monday drew renewed attention to the danger of pursuing war for oil. Their calls came after Trump tweeted the U.S. is "locked and loaded" in response to a weekend attack on Saudi oil facilities and suggested he...
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Protesters march against gender-based violence, organised by several NGO?s and organisations at the JSE in Sandton on September 13, 2019 in Sandton, South Africa. News
Friday, September 13, 2019
At #SandtonShutdown, South African Women Disrupt Business as Usual as Fury Over Gender-Based Violence Boils Over
Thousands of protesters rallied outside the Johannesburg Stock Exchange Friday to protest staggering levels of violence against women in South Africa after a spate of recent killings and rapes fueled civil unrest over the issue. Protesters carried placards with messages including "My body is not...
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  Caribou graze on the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge News
Friday, September 13, 2019
'We Will Not Give Up,' Say Indigenous Groups, as Trump Admin Gets Closer to Fossil Fuel Pillage of Arctic Refuge
Indigenous leaders vowed Thursday to protect their Alaskan lands from fossil fuel exploitation after the Trump administration moved closer to allowing drilling along the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge—a move the House just tried to block.
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The 9/11 attacks, Sen. Bernie Sanders said Wednesday, "began an era of endless war for our country and we must change course." News
Wednesday, September 11, 2019
On 18th Anniversary of 9/11, Bernie Sanders Calls for End to Endless War
Sen. Bernie Sanders marked the anniversary of the September 11th attacks on Wednesday by calling for the nation to get off the path of never-ending war it's pursued since the start of the so-called war on terror. > Today, we remember the thousands of lives lost on September 11, 2001, and the...
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