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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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44 House Democrats Push Biden DOJ to Investigate DeSantis Over 'Cruel Migrant Flights'

"The actions of the officials in Texas and Florida were not only fundamentally cruel and uniquely un-American; there remains a likelihood that federal laws were violated."

Jake Johnson ·


Koch Network Showers Fascist Election Deniers With Campaign Cash Ahead of Midterms

"His choice is not unlike the choices that most German industrialists made in the Weimar Republic," one critic said of billionaire Charles Koch.

Jake Johnson ·


'This Is Gross': Republican Openly Brags About Staffer Leaving to Work for Wall Street

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said she "was in the room when this happened and it was just as gross and wild in person."

Jake Johnson ·


House GOP Agenda Signals Push for Social Security and Medicare Cuts

"Republicans tell us over and over again that they will hand our earned Social Security and Medicare benefits over to Wall Street if they get power," said Alex Lawson of Social Security Works.

Jake Johnson ·


Sanders Blasts GOP for Opposing Resolution Warning Against Military Coup in Brazil

"I suspect that my Republican colleagues do not want to antagonize Trump," the Vermont senator said. "That tells us a little bit about the state of democracy in this country and the Republican Party."

Jake Johnson ·


Siding With DOJ, Appeals Court Rules Trump Judge 'Abused' Discretion by Halting Criminal Probe

The former president "has not even attempted to show that he has a need to know the information contained in the classified documents," a three-judge federal panel wrote in its decision.

Jake Johnson ·


Ignoring Pain for Workers, Bloomberg Editorial Openly Endorses Fed-Induced Recession

The prominent business publication founded by billionaire Michael Bloomberg urged the Federal Reserve to "show it understands" the need for more layoffs and lower wages.

Jake Johnson ·


'Nuclear Deterrence Is Always a Bluff. Until It Isn't': Putin Threat Sparks Alarm

"This is how the world inches our way closer to the line where using nuclear weapons will be crossed," warned the head of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons.

Jake Johnson ·

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