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Jessica Corbett

Jessica Corbett, staff writer

Jessica Corbett is a staff writer for Common Dreams.


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'Not Enough!' Climate Activists Disappointed With New EU Emissions Deal on Eve of Biden Summit

"This deal shows that Europe's climate action is all smoke and mirrors," said a Greenpeace E.U. campaigner.

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·


Voting Rights Advocates Applaud Passage of NY Bill to Stop Disenfranchisement of Parolees

"By passing this bill, the state Assembly has sent a clear message: If you live in the community, you should be able to vote."

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·


'It Is a Revolution': Ocasio-Cortez and Markey Reintroduce Green New Deal Resolution

"We are in a civilization-altering moment in our history and it's time for America's political leaders to muster the courage and moral clarity to pass the Green New Deal," said the Sunrise Movement's executive director.

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·


Covid-19 Death Toll Tops 3 Million, Bolstering Call for #PeoplesVaccine

"As things stand, many countries in the southern hemisphere may not manage to achieve widespread vaccination until 2024. This long delay puts us all at risk."

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·


Climate Activists Put 'All Eyes on BlackRock' With Protests Demanding Shareholder Action

"We're giving notice that we'll be watching to see if BlackRock will actually pour any water on the flames it has started. We're here because we can't fix our planet with promises, only action can do that."

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·


Youth Demand US Action on Climate-Induced Loss and Damage in Global South

"The climate crisis is already causing severe impacts, leading to the loss of lives and livelihoods, and damage to homes, schools, roads, and hospitals."

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·


As Chauvin Trial Wraps Up, Police Killings Provoke Protests Across US

"This keeps happening and it simply needs to stop," said a demonstrator in Chicago, where an officer shot a 13-year-old who had his hands up.

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·


Two Dozen Senators Tell Biden It Is 'Past Time' to Finally Close Guantánamo

"With sufficient political will and swift action, your administration can finish the job."

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·

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