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Jake Johnson

Jake Johnson

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Jake Johnson is a staff writer for Common Dreams.


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As Sinema Defends Filibuster, Progressives Say 'Vote Her the Hell Out'

"The filibuster is a meaningless Senate rule. It's a remnant of slavery used to block civil rights for generations."

Jake Johnson ·


Poor People's Campaign Readies 'Massive, Nonviolent' Effort to Save Democracy

"We are not in this for a moment, but for a movement," said Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II. "Our deadline is victory."

Jake Johnson ·


Sanders Says Manchin and Sinema Are Imperiling US Democracy

"It is a sad day when two members of the Democratic Caucus are prepared to allow the Freedom to Vote Act to fail and undermine the future of American democracy."

Jake Johnson ·


DirecTV to Drop Rabidly Pro-Trump One America News

"Millions of viewers will no longer be subsidizing this hateful content with their monthly pay-TV bills," said one campaigner.

Jake Johnson ·


Sanders Leads Call for BlackRock to Side With Striking Coal Miners

The Vermont senator and two colleagues urged BlackRock—the largest shareholder in Warrior Met Coal—to publicly demand "an immediate and fair settlement" with striking workers.

Jake Johnson ·


At White House Vigil, Nurses Decry 'Unacceptable' Pandemic Response

"Nurses are enraged that, for our government and our employers, it's all about what's good for business, not what's good for public health."

Jake Johnson ·


'Shame on Her': Sinema Sparks Fury by Choosing Filibuster Over Democracy

The Arizona Democrat's continued opposition to filibuster reform puts her squarely "in McConnell's anti-democracy camp," said one progressive activist.

Jake Johnson ·


Jayapal Warns 'Our Democracy Doesn't Survive' Without Action on Voting Rights

"We have been talking about this for too long with no action," says the chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus. "This is a moment that we cannot let slip by."

Jake Johnson ·

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