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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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Florida-Based Doctor Arrested on Suspicion of Plotting Assassination of Haiti's President

Christian Emmanuel Sanon is the third Haitian-born individual with ties to the United States to be arrested for playing a role in the killing.

Jake Johnson ·


Biden Applauded for Executive Order Targeting 'Insidious' Anti-Worker Practices

The president's new order takes aim at a "growing trend of employers requiring workers to sign away their rights."

Jake Johnson ·


Flooded NYC Subways Exemplify Why Climate Is Key to Infrastructure Fight

"I have been told that combating climate change is expensive. Compared to what?" asked Sen. Bernie Sanders.

Jake Johnson ·


Warning Against 'Exxon Infrastructure Deal,' Progressives Say Jobs Package Must Center Climate

"Enough negotiating with Republicans pushing environmental injustice. We should be the ones the Biden administration prioritizes at the table."

Jake Johnson ·


New Study Shows Delta Variant's Threat to the Unvaccinated—And Partially Vaccinated

"If we continue to let the virus run loose," warned one virologist, "I'm certain we'll run out of letters and future variants will likely be worse than the current crop."

Jake Johnson ·


As Delta Runs Rampant, Analysis Pinpoints Five Undervaccinated Clusters Putting Entire US at Risk

"These clusters of unvaccinated people are what is standing in the way of us putting this virus down permanently."

Jake Johnson ·


Study Shows Deadly Northwest Heatwave Would've Been 'Virtually Impossible' Without Climate Crisis

"This study is telling us climate change is killing people."

Jake Johnson ·


Right-Wing Groups Mobilize Against Effort to Crack Down on Tax Dodging by the Rich

"You can't raise taxes, you can't raise taxes that have just been lowered, and you can't enforce existing tax laws—a never-ending race to the revenue bottom," said one critic of the right-wing campaign.

Jake Johnson ·

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