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'Normal' is killing us.

Donald Trump is out of the White House. COVID-19 is fading, at least in wealthier nations. The world, they say, is returning to “normal.” That’s the narrative that the corporate media is selling. But there’s a problem: “normal” is destroying our planet, threatening our democracies, concentrating massive wealth in a tiny elite, and leaving billions of people without access to life-saving vaccines amid a deadly pandemic. Here at Common Dreams, we refuse to accept any of this as “normal.” Common Dreams just launched our Mid-Year Campaign to make sure we have the funding we need to keep the progressive, independent journalism of Common Dreams alive. Whatever you can afford—no amount is too large or too small—please donate today to support our nonprofit, people-powered journalism and help us meet our goal.

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Andrea Germanos

Andrea Germanos, staff writer

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


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Despite Slamming Trump's Exit as 'Short-Sighted,' Biden Says US Won't Reenter Open Skies Treaty

During his campaign, Biden said concerns of Russian violations "should be addressed not by withdrawing from the treaty, but by seeking to resolve them through the treaty's implementation and dispute mechanism."

Andrea Germanos, staff writer ·


World Edging 'Inexorably' Closer to 1.5°C Warming Threshold: WMO

 "It's now a race to phase out fossil fuels as fast as possible," said 350 Canada.

Andrea Germanos, staff writer ·


'Let Us Globalize Compassion': Nobel Laureate Urges World Leaders to Waive Vaccine Patents

"While the world has suffered as one, we have not suffered equally."

Andrea Germanos, staff writer ·


'This Took Courage': 500+ Former Biden Campaign Staffers Urge President to Denounce Israeli Violence

Open letter calls on the president to "work to end the underlying conditions of occupation, blockade, and settlement expansion that led to this exceptionally destructive period."

Andrea Germanos, staff writer ·


Dems Reintroduce SANE Act to Slash $73 Billion From 'Insane' Spending on Nuclear Arsenal

While President Trump's actions tilted the 'Doomsday Clock' towards midnight," said Sen. Ed Markey, "President Biden has a chance to build back a better nuclear weapons policy that does more with less."

Andrea Germanos, staff writer ·


WHO Chief Decries 'Scandalous' Vaccine Inequality Where Rich Nations Control 'Fate of the World'

"The pandemic is not over, and it will not be over until and unless transmission is controlled in every last country."

Andrea Germanos, staff writer ·


Humanity Must Embark on 'New Relationship With the Natural World,' Says Jane Goodall

The acclaimed conservationist, just awarded the Templeton Prize, says that without hope, "we sink into apathy, do nothing—and that will be the end."

Andrea Germanos, staff writer ·


Aussie Youth Target PM Morrison at Climate Strikes Because 'He Only Serves the Fossil Fuels Industry'

"We're doubtful that there might not be a future in store for the generations after us, and even our own generation."

Andrea Germanos, staff writer ·

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