Deirdre Fulton, staff writer

Deirdre Fulton is a Common Dreams staff writer.

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Thursday, July 03, 2014
New Campaign Pushes for 'Basic Income Guarantee' in Canada
Canadian academics and activists are engaged in that country's first national campaign for a basic guaranteed income, which they say would "help prevent poverty, reduce inequality, enhance individual freedom, boost human creativity, stimulate entrepreneurship, promote citizenship, increase...
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Wednesday, July 02, 2014
GMO Labeling Bill Moves Forward in Oregon
Voters in Oregon want to know what's in their food and in November they will be given the chance to have their voices heard. Food safety advocates on Wednesday submitted over 150,000 signatures, nearly twice the amount required, in support of Ballot Initiative #44, which would require food...
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Wednesday, July 02, 2014
Lawsuits Launched to Protect Free Speech on College Campuses
A Philadelphia-based nonprofit devoted to defending free speech and civil liberties on college campuses filed four lawsuits on Tuesday and announced the launch of its Stand Up For Speech Litigation Project , "a national effort to eliminate unconstitutional speech codes through targeted First...
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Tuesday, July 01, 2014
In Face of Insurgency, Political Process Collapses in Iraq
The situation in Iraq inched closer to chaos on Tuesday, as a parliamentary session to name new leaders collapsed when Sunni and Kurdish politicians walked out. The Council of Representatives was due to elect a speaker, but when Kurdish and Sunni Arab members of parliament did not return after a...
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Monday, June 30, 2014
Corporate Gag Orders Have a Chilling Effect on Whistleblowers
Corporations are using overly broad and limiting nondisclosure agreements to prevent employees from reporting wrongdoing or fraud to government officials, according to an investigation published in the Washington Post on Monday . Lawyers representing whistleblowers say the agreements, being used by...
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