Jessica Corbett, staff writer

Jessica Corbett, staff writer

Jessica Corbett is a staff writer for Common Dreams. Follow her on Twitter: @corbett_jessica.

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Immigrant rights activists holds sign News
Thursday, September 14, 2017
As Dems and Trump Bicker, Dreamers Make Clear: 'No Deal Without Us!'
'We are not your bargaining chip,' say activists following late-night meeting between Democratic leaders and president.
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voting sign News
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
In Districts Where Trump Dominated, These Dems Just Delivered Stunning Blow to GOP
In a pair of special elections on Tuesday, Democratic candidates flipped statehouse seats in Oklahoma and New Hampshire, winning by double digits in districts that voted for President Donald Trump in November, and adding to a growing list of party victories that could offer insight into coming...
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sign is posted outside a home following Hurricane Irma News
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Pushing Tax Cuts for Wealthy Amid Disaster, Trump Rebuked for Exploiting Storm Victims
"After all," says one critic sarcastically, "nothing helps low- and middle-income people who have lost everything like a series of tax cuts mainly benefiting the rich."
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Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) News
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
'Groundbreaking': Democratic Co-Sponsors Rush Aboard Bernie's Medicare for All Train
A quarter of Democratic Caucus members in the U.S. Senate have now signed on as co-sponsors of Sen. Bernie Sanders' (I-Vt.) Medicare for All bill, which he plans to introduce Wednesday.
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A resident of Orange, Texas News
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
After Harvey, Texas Left With Toxic Soup of Sewage, Spilled Fuel, Pesticides, and More
As hurricane cleanup continues, a New York Times report reveals alarming levels of E. coli and heavy metals in Houston's flooded neighborhoods.
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protester calls for end of war on terror News
Monday, September 11, 2017
16 Years After 9/11, Muslims Still Central Targets in War With No End
On Monday, many Americans "mourn the often forgotten victims of the never-ending wars and draconian counter-terrorism policies of the post-9/11 world: the Muslim community."
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Pope Francis News
Monday, September 11, 2017
If Humanity Doesn't Turn Back from Climate Abyss, Says Pope, 'We Will Go Down'
"You can see the effects of climate change and scientists have clearly said what path we have to follow."
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Robert Mueller III News
Friday, September 08, 2017
Mueller Warns White House of Plans to Interview Six Trump Aides
Citing "people familiar with the request," the Washington Post reported late Friday afternoon that Special Counsel Robert Mueller III has told the White House he would like to interview six current and former members of President Donald Trump's inner circle.
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First tiny house News
Friday, September 08, 2017
Inspired by Standing Rock, First Nations 'Tiny House Warriors' Protest Pipeline Project
First Nations and allies in British Columbia, Canada, are protesting an expansion of the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline by building 10 tiny houses in its proposed path, which runs through more than 300 miles of Secwepemcul'ecw, unceded tribal territory.
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Rush Limbaugh caricature News
Friday, September 08, 2017
Citing Climate Hoax, Limbaugh Downplayed Irma Threat to Millions. Now He's Evacuating
Right-wing radio host Rush Limbaugh claims Hurricane Irma warnings are exaggerated, then indicates he will evacuate Florida before the storm makes landfall.
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