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Brett Wilkins

Brett Wilkins

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Brett Wilkins is a staff writer for Common Dreams.

 
 

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'Dictatorship Never Again': Massive Pro-Democracy Protests Sweep Brazil

"Democracy involves changing the government and eliminating neo-fascism," said one prominent protester, "but above all, ensuring that the working class, the people, have the rights guaranteed in the Constitution."

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DOJ Moves to Unseal Warrant Used to Raid Trump's Mar-a-Lago Home

Attorney General Merrick Garland said that he "personally approved the decision to seek a search warrant" of the former president's residence.

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'A Great Day to Cancel Student Debt': Clock Ticking on Key Biden Promise

"There are people who will not vote in the midterms if it isn't canceled," warned Nina Turner, who noted that 40% of Black voters say they'll consider not voting if the president does not act.

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Judge Rules Walgreens 'Substantially Contributed' to San Francisco Opioid Crisis

"Walgreens knew its system to detect and stop suspicious orders was nonexistent but continued to ship opioids at an alarming pace to increase profits," said an attorney for the California city.

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Massive Fires Scorch France as Yet Another Historic Drought Grips Europe

One senior researcher said this drought—which is expected to worsen—could be the most severe to hit the continent in 500 years.

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Trump Spews 'Tirade of Same Old Lies' But Pleads the Fifth in New York AG Probe

Noting the ex-president once said that "only guilty people and mobsters plead the Fifth," a Democratic congressman said that "today he proved the point."

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Team Trump Reportedly 'Bullish' About Exploiting FBI Raid to Win Reelection

One former Trump aide-turned-"Big Lie" detractor said that the Justice Department may have "just handed Trump" the 2024 GOP nomination "or potentially the presidency."

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Over 800,000 Brazilians Sign Pro-Democracy Manifesto Amid Bolsonaro Coup Threat

"We face the risk of having to live through a dictatorship once again—and this is inconceivable," one of the proclamation's authors warned.

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