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Jake Johnson

Jake Johnson, staff writer

Jake Johnson is a staff writer for Common Dreams.


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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 ·


'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 ·


'This Is How You Lose Your Majority': Progressive Warnings Mount as Dems Drag Their Feet on Infrastructure

"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."

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 ·


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 ·

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