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Jake Johnson

Jake Johnson

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Jake Johnson is a staff writer for Common Dreams.


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'The Nightmare Materializes': Far-Right Extremist Itamar Ben-Gvir to Be Israel's National Security Minister

The Foreign Affairs Ministry of the Palestinian Authority said Ben-Gvir's elevation to national security minister could have a "catastrophic impact on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict."

Jake Johnson ·


One Day of Warren Buffett Wealth Gains Could Fund 15 Days of Paid Sick Leave for Rail Workers

"Buffett could avert a rail strike today by giving workers what they need: paid sick days," said Sen. Bernie Sanders' staff director. "That's how you give thanks."

Jake Johnson ·


On Black Friday, Amazon Workers in 40+ Countries Strike and Protest 'Despicable' Treatment

"Instead of paying its workers fairly, its taxes in full, and for its damage to our environment, Amazon is squeezing every last drop it can from workers, communities, and the planet."

Jake Johnson ·


Scholars, Attorneys, and Advocates to Supreme Court: Don't Let GOP Tank Student Debt Relief

"As briefs from a broad range of people, experts, and legal scholars show, President Biden's debt relief plan for student loan borrowers is legal, necessary, and appropriate," said one campaigner.

Jake Johnson ·


'Greedy Behavior' of Profit-Hungry Rail Industry Blamed for Looming Strike

"The same wealthy rail industry executives that say they can't afford to pay their workers fair wages all had banner years in net revenue and shareholder giveaways."

Jake Johnson ·


Yet Another Mass Shooting in US as Gunman Kills at Least 6 in Virginia Walmart

"I will not rest until we find the solutions to end this gun violence epidemic in our country that has taken so many lives," said a Virginia state lawmaker.

Jake Johnson ·


Progressives Say Democrats Should Raise—Not Cut—Corporate Taxes During Lame Duck

"Even as major, profitable corporations are price gouging the American people, they are demanding that Congress give them a new round of tax breaks before year's end that could cost up to $600 billion over ten years."

Jake Johnson ·


'Let's Try Something New': Naomi Klein Calls for Boycott of Next COP Climate Summit

"Now is the time to decide not to do this all over again next year, when the summit will be in the UAE," argued the author and environmentalist.

Jake Johnson ·

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