Deirdre Fulton, staff writer

Deirdre Fulton is a Common Dreams staff writer.

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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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Friday, April 28, 2017
Why Are House Dems Treating 2016 Campaign Autopsy Like a Classified Document?
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC), which works to elect Democrats to the U.S. House, has completed an investigative report into its own weaknesses and blind spots during last year's electoral failure. With the party hoping to recoup years of losses during the upcoming 2018 mid-...
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Friday, April 28, 2017
Calling Diplomacy Difficult, Trump Warns of 'Major, Major Conflict' With North Korea
Saying diplomacy was difficult, President Donald Trump warned Thursday that the United States "could end up having a major, major conflict with North Korea. Absolutely." "We'd love to solve things diplomatically but it's very difficult," Trump told Reuters in an Oval Office interview in which he...
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Thursday, April 27, 2017
Getting Old Yet? GOP Votes Again to Protect Trump and Obscure Truth
Once again, House Republicans voted to shield President Donald Trump from public accountability, rejecting the latest effort to force the president to release his tax returns and White House visitor logs . The chamber voted 230-193 against Rep. Katherine Clark's (D-Mass.) resolution that would have...
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Thursday, April 27, 2017
Climate Movement to May Day Strikers: "We've Got Your Back"
Just as labor leaders are standing firmly behind this Saturday's national climate mobilization, the environmental movement has declared its support for workers who plan to strike as part of Monday's May Day demonstrations . "We support workers who choose to walk off their jobs on May 1st because we...
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Thursday, April 27, 2017
'The Time is Golden and Now': Single-Payer Bill Advances in California
With close to 1,000 supporters rallying outside, California's Senate Health Committee on Wednesday advanced a single-payer healthcare bill that has been described as a potential "catalyst for the nation." The Healthy California Act (SB562) would create a universal health system (covering inpatient...
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