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Brett Wilkins

Brett Wilkins

Staff Writer

Brett Wilkins is staff writer for Common Dreams.

 
 

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Trump Roundly Ridiculed for 'Bogus' Big Tech Lawsuit

"This is not a lawsuit," said Evan Greer of Fight for the Future. "It's a fundraising grift."

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Workers, Businesses Show Support for Striking Frito-Lay Workers in Kansas

"The importance of solidarity and collective bargaining is paramount," said one local magazine hosting a fundraiser for strikers.

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Whistleblowers Allege Kids Mistreated by ServePro Contractors Hired to Oversee Detention Camp

"We are traumatizing these kids," one official allegedly admitted. "This is terrible. This is horrible. People in Washington know. But this is an emergency situation and mistakes are going to happen."

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Calls for Bolsonaro's Impeachment Grow Amid Embezzlement Allegations, Massive Protests

"We absolutely have to get this monster out of power and reclaim Brazil," said one protester in Rio de Janeiro.

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Deported Veterans Initiative Could Fulfill Biden Promise to 'Bring Them Back'

"Deported veterans are exiled from the country they were willing to die for, and their deportation prevents them from accessing the V.A. benefits they earned and that they are legally entitled to."

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Conviction of Dam Company Executive for Murder of Berta Cáceres Hailed as 'Step Towards Justice'

"However, justice for Berta will never be truly complete until everyone who took part in the crime, including those who planned it, is brought to justice."

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As Big Oil Execs Roam Free, Climate Activist Gets 8 Years in Prison

"How many years do you think ANY fossil fuel CEO will serve for knowingly destroying our planet's climate?" asked one climate group in response to Jessica Reznicek's sentence.

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Sha'Carri Richardson's Olympic Penalty Sparks Calls for Changing Cannabis Rules

"Sha'Carri's suspension serves as a cautionary tale and a reminder of how insidious the drug war is in our everyday lives, far beyond the carceral state."

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