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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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How to Pay for Infrastructure? Analysis Says Tax Billionaires' $1.8 Trillion Pandemic Windfall

"Billionaires have gotten $1.8 trillion richer, nearly all tax-free, since the pandemic began. Don't tell us we can't afford a bold reconciliation package."

Jake Johnson ·


'$3.5 Trillion Isn't Enough': Sunrise Says House Dems Must Go Bigger Than Senate on Climate

"The House must put forward a larger investment than this and hold the line on what we need," said the youth-led Sunrise Movement. "Climate priorities cannot be cut."

Jake Johnson ·


'A Big Deal,' Says Sanders as Dems Agree to Pursue a $3.5 Trillion Reconciliation Bill

Sanders, chair of the Senate Budget Committee, described the spending agreement as the "most significant piece of legislation... since the Great Depression."

Jake Johnson ·


Democratic Super PAC Condemned for 'Sleazy' and False Attacks on Nina Turner

One reporter described a new mailer, which falsely accuses Turner of opposing universal healthcare and a higher minimum wage, as "wildly dishonest."

Jake Johnson ·


'Stop Blocking Global Covid Vaccines': Protests Greet Merkel's White House Visit

"Every day Chancellor Merkel delays global action on Covid vaccines costs thousands of lives."

Jake Johnson ·


Dems Request Meeting With Merkel to Discuss Germany's 'Blockade' of Vaccine Patent Waiver

U.S. members of Congress are pushing the German leader to stop "putting industry IP monopolies as a priority over people."

Jake Johnson ·


Texas Dems Plan to Leave the State to Thwart GOP Attack on Voting Rights

"Texas legislators are risking arrest to stop a voter suppression bill. If they can do that, we can end the filibuster in the Senate."

Jake Johnson ·


Ocasio-Cortez Urges Biden Not to Send US Troops to Haiti

The New York Democrat said the Biden administration should support efforts to bring to justice "any actors that may have been complicit on U.S. soil."

Jake Johnson ·

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