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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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Georgia GOP Senate Hopeful Herschel Walker Says He's All In on Federal Abortion Ban

"The difference between me and my opponent couldn't be clearer," said Democratic incumbent Sen. Raphael Warnock.

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'Extremely Traumatizing': Louisiana Woman Forced to Travel 2,500 Miles for Abortion Speaks Out

Nancy Davis was forced to carry a fetus with a deadly skull deformity for six weeks due to her state's post-Roe trigger law banning most abortions.

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'David Beat Goliath' as Line 3 Water Defenders Win Protective Ruling

"Today's ruling shows that Hubbard County cannot repress Native people for the benefit of Enbridge by circumventing the law," said Indigenous water protector Winona LaDuke.

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'Follow the Money': Sanders Explains Why Medicare for All Stalled in Congress

"Since 1998, in our corrupt political system, the private healthcare sector has spent more than $10.6 billion on lobbying and over the last 30 years it has spent more than $1.7 billion on campaign contributions to maintain the status quo."

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Nearly 100 Members of Congress Reported Stock Trades That Overlap With Committee Work

"We need more action on legislation that would ban Congressional stock trading. And fewer members of Congress in violation of the rules already on the books."

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Experts Warn Supreme Court Supporting 'Dangerous' GOP Legal Theory Could Destroy US Democracy

Independent state legislative theory—a formerly fringe right-wing notion that state lawmakers alone can regulate federal elections—will be tested in the U.S. Supreme Court in the coming months.

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160+ Groups Denounce Mining Industry Giveaways in 'Dirty' Manchin Side Deal

"Under no circumstances," the groups argue in a letter, "should Congress cut any deals made on the backs of some of the most marginalized peoples and communities in the U.S."

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'Great News' for Ball Players as MLB to Voluntarily Recognize Minor League Union Drive

"I hope the commissioner and MLB will move just as quickly to negotiate a fair first contract," said Sen. Bernie Sanders, who welcomed the move.

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