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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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Victory for Civil Liberties as GOP Push to Expand NSA Spying Declared Dead—For Now

"Just like that, in less than 12 hours, last-ditch efforts to cram an NSA surveillance expansion bill were delayed—and possibly derailed. Your voices are heard. Keep it up."

Jake Johnson ·


McConnell Is Happy About Tax Cuts, But Even Happier About Stuffing Judiciary With Right-Wingers

The Senate Majority Leader loves giving tax cuts to the rich, but not as much as he loves stacking the courts with right-wing extremists

Jake Johnson ·


'Government for Sale': In Dead of Night, Senate GOP Passes Tax Bill Only Their Donors Can Love

"Plainly speaking: a vote for this bill is a vote to inflict harm on millions of hardworking families to please corporate campaign donors and the six thousand lobbyists who pushed for it."

Jake Johnson ·


Without Remorse, House GOP Passes 'Morally Corrupt, Cruel, and Barbaric' Tax Bill

"The public reaction to today's heinous tax bill will speed the day when that tax justice is realized."

Jake Johnson ·


Trump National Security Strategy Could 'Create More Pathways to Nuclear War,' Critics Warn

White House's newly unveiled National Security Strategy lays bare the president's "obsession with nuclear weapons," an anti-nuke group warned

Jake Johnson ·


It's Not Just Corker: 14 GOP Senators Stand to Reap Millions From #CorkerKickback

Trump, who made much of his fortune in real estate, would also stand to profit from the provision

Jake Johnson ·


GOP Tax Plan Would Give 15 of America's Largest Corporations a $236B Tax Cut: Report

If you needed any more evidence that the GOP tax bill is a massive giveaway to the most profitable corporations in the country, a new report prepared for Sen. Bernie Sanders provides it

Jake Johnson ·


'Rogue Nations Prevail' as US Vetoes UN Attempt to Nullify Trump's Jerusalem Move

"It's true that Trump just isolated the U.S. for the perceived benefit of Israel: strange behavior for an 'America First' adherent. But it's also true that the US has been isolating itself for decades for the benefit of Israel."

Jake Johnson ·

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