Deirdre Fulton, staff writer

Deirdre Fulton is a Common Dreams staff writer.

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Wednesday, May 03, 2017
Trump Risks Turning US Into 'Global Climate Deadbeat' by Withdrawing From Paris
With the Trump administration reportedly on the verge of withdrawing from the Paris climate agreement, environmental groups are warning that doing so could make the U.S. an international pariah . "Withdrawing from the Paris Climate Agreement would turn America from a global climate leader into a...
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Tuesday, May 02, 2017
Opposing Trump's "Moral Chaos," People's Budget Offers Roadmap for Resistance
The Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC) on Tuesday unveiled its "People's Budget," offering a vision of economic equality and fairness that comes in sharp contrast to the Trump administration's "slash-and-burn approach to governing based on ideological extremism." The People's Budget: A Roadmap...
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Tuesday, May 02, 2017
Despite Win in Court, Net Neutrality Facing Battles on Multiple Fronts
Even as a federal court gives a boost to the legal underpinnings of net neutrality, the critical open internet protection faces parallel attacks from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and now Republicans in the U.S. Senate. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit on Monday denied a...
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Sunday, April 30, 2017
'Quiet No More': Hundreds of Thousands Ready to Strike on May Day
Hundreds of thousands of immigrants and allies are expected to strike and protest on Monday, taking part in what organizers are hoping will be the largest national strike since the May Day demonstrations of 2006. "I definitely think this is going to be one of the biggest May Day marches," Kent Wong...
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Sunday, April 30, 2017
Outrage as White House Set to 'Roll Out Red Carpet' for Murderer Duterte
Just a few weeks after he congratulated autocratic Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on a controversial referendum win, U.S. President Donald Trump invited Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte—who has presided over a violent " war on the poor " in his country and is the subject of a mass murder...
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Sunday, April 30, 2017
Trump Flees DC Climate Protests for 'Campaign-Style Rally' Marking 100 Days
President Donald Trump's 100-day speech in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania was " deeply disturbing ," marked by false claims of crowd size , " surreal ," and rife with attacks on the media . In other words, it was par for the course. It also featured Trump telling law enforcement to "get him out of here"...
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Saturday, April 29, 2017
Resistance to Greet Trump's 100-Day "Campaign Rally" in Pennsylvania
Counter-protests will take place in Pennsylvania on Saturday night, across the street from where President Donald Trump is holding a " BIG rally " to mark his 100th day in office. Trump will speak at the Harrisburg Farm Show Complex on the same night as the White House Correspondents' Dinner in...
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Saturday, April 29, 2017
In Photos: Peoples Climate March Draws 'One Hell of A Lot of People'
From coast to coast and across continents, people marched for environmental justice on Saturday , sending a clear message to the climate-denying Trump administration: we'll fight your fossil fuel-soaked agenda every step of the way. Organizers said that an estimated 200,000 participated in the...
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Saturday, April 29, 2017
Streets Swell With Climate Marchers Because 'Our Existence Depends on It'
Energized crowds are expected to take to the streets nationwide on Saturday, President Donald Trump's 100th day in office, to protest the administration's regressive environmental policies and stand up for the climate, clean energy jobs, and a fossil-free future. #climatemarch Tweets The Peoples...
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Friday, April 28, 2017
President Trump Reprises Racist 'Pocahontas' Insult Against Sen. Warren in Speech to NRA
The racist remark to the National Rifle Association's annual meeting reportedly drew 'big laughs'
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