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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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'It Was Entirely Avoidable': Rich Countries Blamed as New Covid Variant Sparks Global Alarm

"Allowing new variants to emerge and spread, 13 months into the vaccine era, is a policy choice by the rich world."

Jake Johnson ·


GOP Offers Taste of 2022 Attack Ads If Democrats Approve Tax Cut for Millionaires

"Democrats' SALT tax giveaway is handing Republicans a potent political weapon to crush Democrats in the 2022 midterm elections."

Jake Johnson ·


Dollar Tree CEO—Who Made Over $10 Million Last Year—Blames Inflation for Price Hike to $1.25

"Dollar Tree made $1,230,000,000 in profits this year, gave its CEO $10,767,883, and pays workers as little as $8.32 an hour."

Jake Johnson ·


California Progressives to Feinstein: Support Nixing Filibuster for Voting Rights—or Resign

"If you can't or won't," nearly 70 groups wrote to Sen. Dianne Feinstein, "please step aside so that someone more willing can take your place."

Jake Johnson ·


'Stop the Carnage': Biden Urged to Fight Big Pharma's Vaccine Greed at Key WTO Meeting

"Failure to enact a waiver will prolong the pandemic leading to more death, illness, economic hardship, and social and political disruption."

Jake Johnson ·


'What Hypocrisy': Right-Wing Dems Quiet as Military Budget Far Exceeds Cost of Biden's Agenda

Sen. Bernie Sanders criticized his colleagues who complain about social spending but "all of a sudden forget about the deficit when we're talking about an annual defense budget of $778 billion."

Jake Johnson ·


AOC Warns of Political Disaster for Democrats If They 'Over-Promise and Under-Deliver'

"What really dampens turnout is when Democrats make promises that they don't keep."

Jake Johnson ·


Alarm Grows as Covid Cases Spike in Europe and US Deaths in 2021 Top 2020's Toll

"Wealthy nations need to understand that unless everyone everywhere is vaccinated, the situation is not going to change."

Jake Johnson ·

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