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Jessica Corbett

Jessica Corbett, staff writer

Jessica Corbett is a staff writer for Common Dreams.


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UN Agencies Call for a Decade of Restoring Ecosystems to Confront Biodiversity and Climate Emergencies

The new report "charts the losses that result from a poor stewardship of the planet."

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·


World's Peasant Farmers Unveil 'Anti-Imperialist Manifesto' in Defense of Nature

"Putting a stop to capitalist barbarism is the central task of our time."

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·


Green Groups Sue US Development Bank Financing Climate-Damaging Projects Overseas

The organizations charge that exempting the institution from a key federal transparency law is illegal.

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·


UN Labor Agency Finds Pandemic Pushed Over 100 Million Workers Into Poverty

The Covid-19 crisis has exacerbated preexisting inequalities and undermined progress on poverty reduction, gender equality, and battling child and forced labor, according to the International Labor Organization.

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·


DeSantis Kicks Off Pride Month by Signing 'Appalling' and 'Shameful' Attack on Trans Student Athletes

"Transgender kids are kids; transgender girls are girls," said one critic of the law. "Like all children, they deserve the opportunity to play sports with their friends and be a part of a team."

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·


Biden Urged to Go Further After 'Strong Step' Toward Protecting Arctic Refuge From Drilling

"While this buys some time, the fight to protect this unique and pristine area is not over," said an Environment America campaigner. "We're calling on Congress to establish permanent protections."

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·


'Our Entire Democracy Is Now at Risk' Because of GOP Attacks, Warn 100+ Scholars

"We urge members of Congress to do whatever is necessary—including suspending the filibuster—in order to pass national voting and election administration standards."

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·


DC March for Palestine Demands Biden and Congress 'Hold Israel Accountable for Its War Crimes in Gaza'

"We just want the world to recognize that we are human beings," said a participant of Palestinian origin who now lives in Virginia.

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·

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