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Jake Johnson

Jake Johnson, staff writer

Jake Johnson is a staff writer for Common Dreams.


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Warren Bill Would Nearly Triple IRS Budget to 'Go After Wealthy Tax Cheats'

"For too long, the wealthiest Americans and big corporations have been able to use lawyers, accountants, and lobbyists to avoid paying their fair share."

Jake Johnson, staff writer ·


Israel's Assault on Gaza Left 400,000 Without Regular Access to Clean Water: Oxfam

"We stay up all night looking for water to fill plastic buckets," said one mother in northern Gaza.

Jake Johnson, staff writer ·


Republicans Accused of Economic 'Sabotage' as Florida Becomes 23rd GOP-Led State to Slash Jobless Benefits

"No one should face financial ruin for living in states run by Republicans."

Jake Johnson, staff writer ·


'End the Occupation': Progressives Say Cease-Fire Far From Enough to Secure Justice for Palestinians

Rep. Ilhan Omar said the U.S. government must "stop underwriting crimes against humanity while doing nothing to end the occupation."

Jake Johnson, staff writer ·


'End the Occupation': Progressives Say Cease-Fire Far From Enough to Secure Justice for Palestinians

Rep. Ilhan Omar said the U.S. government must "stop underwriting crimes against humanity while doing nothing to end the occupation."

Jake Johnson, staff writer ·


Coalition Pressures Key Democrat Gregory Meeks to Back Resolution Blocking Arms Sale to Israel

If Meeks refuses to allow a vote, the groups said, "he's actively working against freedom of the press, democracy, and human rights around the globe."

Jake Johnson, staff writer ·


'Apartheid Doesn't Stop': Hours After Cease-Fire, Israeli Police Assault Palestinians at Al-Aqsa

"A cease-fire premised on Palestinians ceasing fire while Israel continues apartheid is a cease-fire with an inevitable expiration date," said one Palestinian rights advocate.

Jake Johnson, staff writer ·


'Attempting to Starve People Back to Work': Anger Grows as GOP Governors Cut Off Jobless Benefits

Meanwhile, the Biden administration is under fire for claiming it is powerless to prevent states from ending the $300 weekly unemployment boost.

Jake Johnson, staff writer ·

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