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Jake Johnson

Jake Johnson, staff writer

Jake Johnson is a staff writer for Common Dreams.


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Articles by this author

 

'Just Give People Money': Study Finds Covid Survival Checks Reduced Food Insecurity, Alleviated Anxiety

"It turns out, relieving a lot of everyday hardship can be done very simply and directly by giving poor people money and support. Who knew?"

Jake Johnson, staff writer ·



After Texas Walkout, Sanders Says Senate Dems Must Show the 'Same Courage' by Passing Voting Rights Bill

"We must pass S. 1, the For The People Act. The future of American democracy is at stake."

Jake Johnson, staff writer ·


Watchdog Shines Light on Big Pharma's 'Fierce' EU Lobbying Campaign Against Vaccine Patent Waiver

"The public is being left in the dark as to the demands, influencing strategies, and full firepower of the Big Pharma lobby at a time when the debate over who gets to keep monopoly control of Covid-19 patents is raging."

Jake Johnson, staff writer ·



'It's the Filibuster or Democracy,' Say Progressives After GOP Tanks January 6 Commission
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell speaks to reporters
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell speaks to reporters
"Unless we abolish the filibuster, there will be no progress on any agenda focused on justice, fairness, or basic survival," said Sen. Ed Markey.

Sanders Warns Dems Could Lose Congress If They Get Mired in 'Never-Ending' Negotiations With GOP

"The Democrats in Congress must move forward boldly, protecting the working families of our country and restoring faith in government. Yes, the future of the country is at stake."

Jake Johnson, staff writer ·


'A $753,000,000,000 Defense Budget Is a Failure': Biden Pentagon Request Rebuked

"Spending $753 billion on weapons and war while our communities starve... is a national shame."

Jake Johnson, staff writer ·

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