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Brett Wilkins

Brett Wilkins

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Brett Wilkins is staff writer for Common Dreams.

 
 

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Progressives to Put US War Crimes on Trial and Demand Freedom for Julian Assange

The second annual Belmarsh Tribunal is "convening parliamentarians, journalists, lawyers, and investigators to fight for truth and justice against Assange's extradition to the United States."

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Biden Can Block Fossil Fuel Projects With Pollution Equal to Over 400 Coal Plants: Report

"As alarming as these projected emissions are, the silver lining is that President Biden has the authority and opportunity to stop these projects."

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Sanders, Jayapal Say Medicare Expansion in Reconciliation Package 'Not Negotiable'

"This is what the American people want," the socialist senator from Vermont insisted.

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Doctor Who Revealed Flint Lead Crisis Calls Benton Harbor Emergency More 'Environmental Injustice'

Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha says the Michigan city's water crisis is another example of "how a predominantly poor and minority population disproportionately suffers the burden of environmental contamination."

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24 More Nations Join Global Methane Pledge Welcomed as 'Great Start' But Inadequate

"There's one move left to keep the planet from catastrophe, cutting methane as fast as we can from all sources."

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'Biden, Can You Hear Us Now?' Ask Indigenous Leaders Amid Arrests at Fossil Fuel Protest

One activist had a message for the president: "If you're claiming to be a leader for our climate crisis... then you need to start living up to your word."

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220+ Groups Blast Biden Plan to Expand 'Harmful, Abusive, and Unjust' ICE Prisons

"It's not too late for the administration to take the moral high ground here and put a stop to ICE's cruel, costly, and unnecessary detention expansion."

Brett Wilkins ·


As Americans Demand Tax Reforms, Analysis Finds Top 1% Hold More Wealth Than Whole Middle Class

By comparison, in 1990 the top 1% held just 17% of the nation's wealth—less than half of the middle class' 36%.

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