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Brett Wilkins

Brett Wilkins

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Brett Wilkins is staff writer for Common Dreams.

 
 

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Warning of Looming 'List of Horrors,' Pacific Island Leaders Demand Urgent COP 26 Climate Action

Fijian Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama stressed that world leaders should not be allowed to "sneak in and out of Glasgow without making a single serious commitment."

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As CBO Shows How to Cut $1 Trillion From Pentagon, Progressives Urge Spending on 'True Security'

"Saving a trillion dollars that could be devoted to preventing pandemics, addressing climate change, or reducing racial and economic injustice is no small matter."

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'No Place for Science Denial': Google, YouTube Ban Monetization of Climate Misinformation

"Deniers can find someplace else to spread their lies," said one digital rights activist.

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Corporate-Backed Police Foundations Pose 'Threat to Democracy and Black Lives': Report

"We cannot let corporations talk about 'Black lives' on their Twitter feeds while also funding police violence on our streets."

Brett Wilkins ·


New Climate Journalism Awards Honor Chroniclers of the 'Defining Story of Our Time'

Covering Climate Now recognizes members of the media who "are leading the way, showing us all how to cover a story that is increasingly shaping the future."

Brett Wilkins ·


Big Oil Lobby Spending Millions to Gut Key Build Back Better Climate Provisions: Report

"Make no mistake: If the Build Back Better bill wasn't a once-in-a-generation opportunity to invest in climate action, the fossil fuel industry wouldn't be pouring out millions of dollars trying to stop it."

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'This Wasn't Justice. This Was Cruelty': Calls to Abolish Death Penalty Follow Ernest Lee Johnson Execution

"Ernest was a human being. He committed a terrible crime and was deeply remorseful. This was not justice."

Brett Wilkins ·


Advocates Cheer Senate Reintroduction of John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement ActbrettOct 5, 2021
John Lewis Voting Rights
Bill co-sponsor Sen. Raphael Warnock said the proposed legislation "carries on the legacy of Congressman Lewis' work to protect the sacred right to vote."

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