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Brett Wilkins

Brett Wilkins

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Brett Wilkins is staff writer for Common Dreams.

 
 

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As Right-Wing Misinformation Spreads, CDC Laments 'Pandemic of the Unvaccinated'

Both the White House and the Surgeon General have targeted conservative news outlets and social media platforms for fueling resurgence of Covid-19

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US Courts Central Asian Dictators in Pursuit of Post-Afghan War Objectives

Nations including Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan have some of the world's most abysmal human rights records—but that isn't deterring the Biden administration from seeking to work with them.

Brett Wilkins ·


Groups Demand Biden Administration End Child Detention at 'Contaminated and Unsafe' Fort Bliss

"We urge HHS and the Army to use their authorities to immediately close the migrant detention center at Fort Bliss and prioritize the use of community-based solutions."

Brett Wilkins ·


Critics Warn EU 'Fit for 55' Proposal Could Raise Energy Bills for Europe's Poor

"We really hoped the European Commission would live up to its promise of a Green Deal that leaves no one behind, but instead this package gives energy-poor people a punch on the nose."

Brett Wilkins ·


Rights Groups Fight Back Against 'Punitive and Unjust' Anti-Protest Law in Florida brettJul 14, 2021
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"H.B. 1 is undemocratic legislation that has stifled our constitutional rights by obstructing the activity of Black community organizers. H.B.1 must be repealed, abolished, or simply outlawed."

Drug War Foes Applaud Senators' Bill to End Federal Cannabis Criminalization

"This is monumental, because at long last, we are taking steps in the Senate to right the wrongs of the failed War on Drugs."

Brett Wilkins ·


As Biden Dodges Issue, Progressives Urge Dem Senators to 'Repeal the Filibuster'

"Our democracy is at stake," said Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. "The last thing we want to see is wonderful speeches and public-facing statements, but no actual legislative movement on voting rights."

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As DA Rejects Charges, Bayou Bridge Water Protectors Vow 'We Will Not Stop Our Work'

"The refusal to prosecute us just proves what we already knew: These critical infrastructure laws are unconstitutional. We have the right to resist and we will not be deterred."

Brett Wilkins ·

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