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Jake Johnson

Jake Johnson, staff writer

Jake Johnson is a staff writer for Common Dreams.


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'Negotiate With Us, Not the GOP': Sunrise Activists Rally at White House to Protest Biden's Climate Compromise

The president has "spent more of his time meeting with a Republican Party who to this day contests he is the democratically elected president," said Varshini Prakash of the Sunrise Movement.

Jake Johnson, staff writer ·


'$2 Trillion Was Already the Compromise': Progressive Revolt Brews Over Biden's Infrastructure Offer to GOP

"The president can't expect us to vote for an infrastructure deal dictated by the Republican Party," said Rep. Jamaal Bowman.

Jake Johnson, staff writer ·


Sinema Lambasted for Claiming Filibuster 'Protects' Democracy as It's Used to Block Voting Rights Bill

"It's completely insane that some Dems (ahem Manchin/Sinema) would rather keep the Jim Crow filibuster than stop an avalanche of Jim Crow 2.0 voter suppression laws."

Jake Johnson, staff writer ·


GOP Governors' Termination of Jobless Aid Could Cost Local Economies Over $12 Billion: Report

"If states proceed with their plans to end these critical programs, they will be ripping the rug out from under millions of Americans and further hindering our economic recovery."

Jake Johnson, staff writer ·



In 'Perilous New Moment for Our Democracy,' 100+ Groups Push Schumer, Dems to Nuke Filibuster

"In the face of Republicans' inability and unwillingness to defend our democracy, it is clearer than ever that the filibuster needs to be eliminated."

Jake Johnson, staff writer ·


Biden Under Fire for Leaving Student Debt Cancellation Out of Racial Justice Plan

"You cannot begin to address the racial wealth gap without addressing the student loan debt crisis."

Jake Johnson, staff writer ·


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