Deirdre Fulton, staff writer

Deirdre Fulton is a Common Dreams staff writer.

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Michael Moore Aims to Dissolve Trump's "Teflon Shield" With "Fahrenheit 11/9"
The moviemaking team behind Fahrenheit ‪9/11 has reunited for Fahrenheit 11/9 , Michael Moore's latest documentary whose producers hope will "dissolve Trump's 'Teflon' shield and, in turn, his presidency." Weinstein Co.'s Bob and Harvey Weinstein acquired the film on Tuesday. The "11/9" of the...
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Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Single Payer Success in NY as Medicare-for-All Bill Passes State Assembly
As the momentum behind Medicare-for-All continues to grow nationwide , New York's State Assembly on Tuesday was expected to pass a single-payer healthcare bill that puts the state light years ahead of the regressive GOP in Washington, D.C. The New York Health Act would afford all state residents...
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Tuesday, May 16, 2017
For First Time, More Voters Support Trump Impeachment Than Oppose It
For the first time, more Americans support impeaching President Donald Trump than oppose the idea, according to a new survey from Public Policy Polling. The poll , conducted in the wake of Trump firing former FBI director James Comey, found 48 percent in favor of impeachment and 41 percent against...
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Tuesday, May 16, 2017
What's In the Transcript? There's a Way to Find Out What Trump Told Russia
Among the revelations in Monday evening's bombshell Washington Post report on President Donald Trump disclosing classified information to Russian diplomats is the fact that one U.S. counterterrorism official "called for the problematic portion of Trump's discussion to be stricken from internal...
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Friday, May 12, 2017
Experts Resign From EPA Subcommittee to Protest Trump's War on Science
Protesting the Trump administration's "continued obfuscation of scientific evidence and the research enterprise," two scientists resigned Friday from an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) advisory subcommittee focused on public health and pollution. Specifically, Drs. Carlos Martín and Peter...
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Friday, May 12, 2017
"Nothing Further to Add": Spicer Shuts Down Questions on Trump's Tapes Tweet
White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer refused multiple times during the daily press briefing to clarify President Donald Trump's Friday morning tweets, saying he had "nothing further to add" when asked about Trump's cryptic warning to former FBI director James Comey. Watch: Spicer likewise...
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Friday, May 12, 2017
Because Accuracy 'Not Possible,' Trump Threatens to Halt Daily WH Briefings
As the Trump administration continues to go off the rails, President Donald Trump on Friday morning threatened to "cancel all future 'press briefings'" after once again berating the so-called "Fake Media" and saying the expectation of accuracy from the White House was unrealistic. The president's...
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Thursday, May 11, 2017
Glacier-Less National Park? Climate Change Melting Iconic Formations
Climate change is melting the glaciers in iconic Glacier National Park, according to scientists, who warn that the majestic natural formations could disappear entirely within our lifetime. The park, which celebrated its 107th anniversary on Thursday, boasted 150 glaciers in the late 19th century;...
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Thursday, May 11, 2017
As White House Narrative Unravels, Protests Demand Probe of 'Cover-Up'
As President Donald Trump's story about James Comey's firing continued to unravel , people nationwide held protests Wednesday amplifying calls for an independent investigation into Trump's ties to Russia—and describing Comey's dismissal as a "cover-up." Roughly 500 people gathered midday outside...
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Wednesday, May 10, 2017
The 'Told You So' Everyone Was Dreading—First DAPL Spill Reported
Throughout the battle over the Dakota Access pipeline (DAPL) , Indigenous campaigners and their allies repeatedly warned it was not a question of if , but when a breach would occur. Now, before the pipeline is even fully operational, those warnings have come to fruition. The Associated Press...
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