Deirdre Fulton, staff writer

Deirdre Fulton is a Common Dreams staff writer.

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Wednesday, April 26, 2017
'Old Boys Club' Fox News Slapped With Racial Discrimination Lawsuit
Just days after lead network personality Bill O'Reilly was canned from the network in the wake of sexual harassment allegations, Fox News was slapped with a class-action racial discrimination lawsuit. The suit, filed by 11 current and former employees in New York State Supreme Court in the Bronx on...
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Wednesday, April 26, 2017
'Goldman Sachs Populism': Trump Tax Plan Benefits Ultra-Wealthy—Like Him
President Donald Trump unveiled his latest giveaway to corporations and the ultra-wealthy on Wednesday, with a tax plan that would, according to one analyst , "personally help Trump enormously." The proposal, as outlined by Goldman Sachs alums and Trump administration officials Gary Cohn and Steven...
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Wednesday, April 26, 2017
The 22 Dems Supporting Sanders' $15 Minimum Wage Bill... and 24 Who Aren't
With four times as many Democratic co-sponsors as he had just two years ago , Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) on Wednesday morning re-introduced a bill to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour. " We've gone from laughable to inevitable." —Terrence Wise, Fight for $15 In 2015, Sanders...
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Monday, April 24, 2017
Dennis Kucinich Is Back, With His Sights Set on For-Profit Education
Former U.S. Rep. Dennis Kucinich launched a four-city, anti-charter school tour in Columbus, Ohio on Monday, telling attendees at a press conference that "public education's financial base is being destroyed by private, for-profit corporate interests." Kucinich, who served 16 years in Congress, was...
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Monday, April 24, 2017
Watch: Bernie Sanders Addresses 'From Protest to Power' Convention
Capping off a session that includes future progressive candidates sharing why they've decided to run for office in the Age of Trump, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) addressed the People's Action "Rise Up" summit on Monday afternoon. Sanders, who has been touring the country with Democratic National...
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Monday, April 24, 2017
Save the Data: Is EPA Citizen-Science Portal in Danger Under Trump?
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is assuring the public that a valuable citizen-linked and searchable portal that stores information on climate change, public health, and pollution will still be available after Friday, April 28. Fresh off Saturday's global March for Science ,...
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Friday, April 21, 2017
In Latest Populist Betrayal, Trump Executive Order Unchains Wall Street Greed
In yet another Wall Street giveaway, President Donald Trump on Friday afternoon took executive action to chip away at Dodd-Frank financial regulations and roll back rules aimed at reducing corporate tax avoidance. "The biggest bailout in the financial crash went to insurance firm AIG, which fell...
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Friday, April 21, 2017
Marking Earth Day, Indigenous People Worldwide to Fight Corporate Forces
Indigenous people and allies around the world are mobilizing this Earth Day to demand respect for community land rights in the name of the climate, biodiversity, and human rights. "Peoples and local communities are the best guardians of their lands and forests, yet governments are giving the go-...
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Friday, April 21, 2017
With First Vote, Gorsuch Allows 'Machinery of Death' to Whir On in Arkansas
Newly confirmed Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch cast the deciding vote late Thursday to allow Arkansas to execute Ledell Lee, a man who maintained his innocence until the end.
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Thursday, April 20, 2017
What's Worse? Trump Dropping 'Mother of All Bombs' or That 70% of Americans Approve
Despite the lack of information from the Pentagon about President Donald Trump's deployment on April 13 of the "Mother of All Bombs" in Afghanistan—or its aftermath—close to 70 percent of American voters say they "strongly" or "somewhat" support the bombing, according to a new poll. Defense...
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