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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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'Cleaner Air Is Coming' as London Expands Vehicle Pollution Fee to Entire Metro Area

"Around 4,000 Londoners die prematurely each year because of long-term exposure to air pollution, with the greatest number of deaths in outer London boroughs," noted Mayor Sadiq Khan in announcing the expansion.

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Raging Wars, Soaring Hunger Put Women and Girls in Crosshairs, Warns UN

"A toxic mix of crises—conflicts, climate, skyrocketing costs, and the ripple effects of the Ukraine war—are inflicting a devastating toll on the forcibly displaced. This is being felt across the world, but women and girls are particularly suffering."

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UN Human Rights Council Launches Probe of Iran's Deadly Protest Repression

"Today's vote sends a clear message to the Iranian authorities that they can no longer commit crimes under international law without fear of consequences," said Amnesty International's Agnès Callamard.

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'Carpetbagger' Charges Fly as Georgia GOP Senate Candidate Walker's Texas Tax Break Exposed

Democratic opponent Sen. Raphael Warnock asked, "How can Herschel Walker represent Georgians when he doesn't even claim our great state as his primary residence?"

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Over 400 Groups Urge Biden to Strengthen Protections for Haitian Migrants

Advocates are asking the administration to halt all deportations to Haiti, extend and redesignate Temporary Protected Status for the crisis-ridden nation, and release all Haitians held in U.S. immigration custody.

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'Straight From Donald Trump's Playbook': Brazil's Bolsonaro Contests Validated Election Loss

"No more dubious gamesmanship, irresponsibility, insults to institutions and democracy," said the leader of President-elect Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva's party. "The election was decided by the vote and Brazil needs peace to build a better future."

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US Supreme Court Denies Trump's Bid to Keep Tax Returns From House Committee

"At long last the Supreme Court has moved to end this farce," said Rep. Bill Pascrell. "Now let our committee get these documents. Let the sunlight in."

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Progressives Demand Biden Increase Pressure on Saudis to End Yemen Atrocities

"The United States should no longer prop up that regime's unconscionable war in Yemen that killed nearly 400,000 people, including untold children," said one human rights defender.

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