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Jake Johnson

Jake Johnson, staff writer

Jake Johnson is a staff writer for Common Dreams.


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Progressive Coalition Demands Biden CFPB Enact Rule to Curb Wall Street Dominance

"Consolidation in the financial services industry has given big banks inordinate power, especially over a huge amount of consumer data."

Jake Johnson, staff writer ·


Biden Warned Not to Abandon Key Climate Plans to Appease 'Science-Denying Republicans'

"If Democrats decide that climate priorities can be put off for later, don't be surprised if young people put off voting for them again."

Jake Johnson, staff writer ·


Led by Jayapal, Broad Coalition of 156 House Dems Demands Medicare Expansion in Infrastructure Bill

"Lowering the eligibility age, improving benefits, and allowing Medicare to negotiate drug prices will change lives and save people money."

Jake Johnson, staff writer ·


'This Is Climate Denial': Biden Goes to Bat for Massive Alaska Drilling Project Approved Under Trump

"Burning that oil would create nearly 260 million metric tons of CO2 emissions—about the equivalent of what is produced by 66 coal-fired power plants."

Jake Johnson, staff writer ·


'End This Game': Dems Urged to Ditch GOP After 'Woefully Inadequate' Infrastructure Offer

"Ceding to Republicans and accepting any GOP proposal will only lead to the death of more people from extreme weather... and will put in jeopardy the Democratic majority in 2022 and 2024."

Jake Johnson, staff writer ·


'This Is How You Lose Your Majority': Progressive Warnings Mount as Dems Drag Their Feet on Infrastructure
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) listens as President Joe Biden addresses a joint session of Congress at the U.S. Capitol on April 28, 2021.
jakeMay 26, 2021
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) listens as President Joe Biden addresses a joint session of Congress at the U.S. Capitol on April 28, 2021.
"Republicans aren't interested in compromise. They never were. Let's meet the scale of this crisis and pass the bold package our nation needs."

'Stop the Monopoly Madness': Biden Urged to Block Amazon's $8.5 Billion Purchase of MGM

"In announcing plans to buy MGM, Jeff Bezos placed a big softball on a tee for the Biden administration to knock over the fence."

Jake Johnson, staff writer ·


'Appalling': Biden State Department Quietly Grants Boeing an Export License for $735 Million Bomb Sale to Israel

"Remember that these are weapons of war and destruction that will be used to kill children, bomb hospitals, homes, and schools—lives literally hang in the balance."

Jake Johnson, staff writer ·

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