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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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'Flatly Incomprehensible': White House Prepares to Ration Vaccines as GOP Obstructs Covid Aid

"It's a result of poor preparation, underinvestment in public health, political polarization, and Covid minimization," said one physician.

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'We Must Find an Agreement': Zelenskyy Calls for Direct Talks With Putin

"I am ready to speak with Putin, but only with him, without his intermediaries and on the terms of dialogue, and not ultimatums," said the Ukrainian president.

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Rallying for Summer Lee, Sanders Rips AIPAC for Trying to 'Buy Elections'

"Talk about a corrupt political system," said Sen. Bernie Sanders. "And that is why Summer and so many of us are going to do everything that we can to put these super PACs out of business."

Jake Johnson ·


New Warren Bill Would Empower Feds to Crack Down on Corporate Price Gouging

"Corporations have price gouged consumers for extra profits—and gotten away with it—for too long," said Sen. Elizabeth Warren.

Jake Johnson ·


'The Realistic, Humane, and Just Choice': Sanders Unveils Medicare for All Act of 2022

"As we speak, there are millions of people who would like to go to a doctor but cannot afford to do so," said the Vermont senator. "This is an outrage."

Jake Johnson ·


WATCH LIVE: Sanders Holds Senate Hearing on Medicare for All

The Vermont senator is also expected to introduce an updated version of his Medicare for All legislation with 14 Senate co-sponsors.

Jake Johnson ·


'Donation Model Has Failed': Supremacy of Greed Decried as Covid Summit Begins

"Enough is enough," said Anna Marriott of Oxfam International. "It's time for governments to take bolder action to put people before profits."

Jake Johnson ·


'Let the Floodgates Open': Starbucks Union Scores First Wins in California

"This is a major victory," said Rep. Ro Khanna, a California Democrat. "It's time for Starbucks to pay fair wages and treat every worker with dignity and respect."

Jake Johnson ·

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