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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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Fears of Hate-Inspired Serial Killer Grow as 4th Muslim Man Murdered in Albuquerque

"We're scared for our families, we're scared for our children," said one local Muslim leader. "And we are incredibly confused about why this is happening."

Jake Johnson ·


Big Pharma Bemoans 'Tragic Loss' as Democrats Take Modest Action to Curb Drug Prices

Patient advocates, meanwhile, applauded passage of the Inflation Reduction Act as a "historic victory for consumers and a historic defeat for Big Pharma's monopoly control."

Jake Johnson ·


Sanders Says Senate Bill 'Nowhere Near' Enough as Dems, GOP Tank His Amendments

The Vermont senator nevertheless supported final passage of the Inflation Reduction Act, calling it "a step forward" on climate and drug prices.

Jake Johnson ·


5-Year-Old Girl Among Those Killed in Latest Israeli Bombing of Gaza

"This is unnecessary, unprovoked, reckless," said one observer.

Jake Johnson ·


Fears of More Recessionary Fed Rate Hikes as Jobs Numbers Smash Expectations

"A recession caused by the Fed raising rates too aggressively would undo a great deal of the enormous gains that have occurred in the current recovery," warned one economist.

Jake Johnson ·


After Shielding Tax Loophole for Private Equity, Sinema Backs Senate Bill

"Kyrsten Sinema has spent her entire Senate term posturing for a multimillion-dollar job in private equity," said one critic. "Now she's looking to close the deal."

Jake Johnson ·


Green Critics Say Manchin Side Deal Equals 'Climate Disaster'

"Creating new wind and solar tax credits while giving fossil fuel polluters a green light is the ultimate devil's bargain."

Jake Johnson ·


Applause as Court Rejects Trump-Era Coal Plan Defended by Biden Administration

"Thankfully the courts are upholding law and science, but it's sad that President Biden is allowing his administration to undermine his promises to protect our health and our climate."

Jake Johnson ·

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