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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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'Human Folly, Not Human Achievement': Oxfam Slams Bezos Space Trip as Billions Suffer on Earth

"We've now reached stratospheric inequality. Billionaires burning into space, away from a world of pandemic, climate change, and starvation."

Jake Johnson ·


In Gift to Rich Tax Cheats, Republicans Strip IRS Funds From Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill

"Republicans can always be counted on to help billionaires not pay taxes."

Jake Johnson ·


To Crack Down on 'Rich Tax Scofflaws,' Biden Urged to Nominate Top Tax Prosecutor

"The Justice Department hasn't had a full-time top tax prosecutor for over seven years, helping let millionaire tax cheats run wild."

Jake Johnson ·


Ocasio-Cortez Slams Biden Administration for Upholding 'Absurdly Cruel' Cuba Embargo

"It is never acceptable for us to use cruelty as a point of leverage against every day people."

Jake Johnson ·


'This Summit Was a Failure': Biden-Merkel Meeting Ends With No Deal on Vaccine Patent Waiver

Biden's inability to persuade Merkel to drop her opposition to the patent waiver "delivers a punishing blow to efforts to end the pandemic," said one critic.

Jake Johnson ·


Top Biden Aide Under Fire for Blaming Poor for Not Receiving Relief Checks

Gene Sperling's disparagement of "this population of parents" came as the White House launched a child tax credit program that experts warn will exclude millions of the poorest families due to basic design flaws.

Jake Johnson ·


'Time for a Revolution in Public Education': Bowman Unveils Green New Deal for US Schools

"As we deal with a devastating climate crisis caused by decades of unchecked corporate greed, we need to center our children and their future."

Jake Johnson ·


'Shame on Us,' Says Warnock, If Senate Dems Let Filibuster Kill Voting Rights

"No Senate rule supersedes people's constitutional rights," said the Democratic senator from Georgia.

Jake Johnson ·

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