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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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After 64-Day Strike, Boston Starbucks Workers Declare Victory

"When workers join together, they can accomplish anything."

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Probe Shows Israeli Killing of Journalist 'Deliberate' as Family Turns to ICC

"Our family shouldn't have to wait another day for justice," said the brother of Shireen Abu Akleh, the Palestinian-American Al Jazeera reporter shot dead by Israeli occupation forces in May.

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Migrants Flown to Martha's Vineyard Sue DeSantis Over 'Fraudulent' Scheme

"These immigrants, who are pursuing the proper channels for lawful immigration status in the United States, experienced cruelty akin to what they fled in their home country," the suit alleges.

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'We Are Coming for You!': Teamsters Union Rallies Outside Amazon Headquarters

"Amazon should be afraid—the Teamsters are here standing shoulder-to-shoulder with so many communities demanding change," the union's president said at the Seattle rally.

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Number of Ultrarich Hits All-Time High as Someone Dies From Hunger Every 4 Seconds

"Those with the power and money to change this must come together to better respond to current crises and prevent and prepare for future ones," a coalition of charities asserted.

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Lula Up 16 Points Over Bolsonaro as Lead Grows Ahead of Brazilian Election

With less than two weeks to go, former leftist president ahead of far-right incumbent by double digits.

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200+ Groups Decry 'Orwellian' Industry-Backed Plastic Burning Push

The organizations blasted the American Chemistry Council's promotion of "advanced recycling" technologies, arguing that "there is nothing advanced about them and nothing gets recycled."

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'Heed This Warning': 2,500+ Book Bans Threaten US Schools and Democracy

"More books banned. More districts. More states. More students losing access to literature. 'More' is the operative word for this report on school book bans," says author PEN America.

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