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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Greenpeace protest sign News
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Federal Court Dismisses RICO and Defamation Lawsuit Against Greenpeace
In a decision that could set a powerful precedent for protecting activists from legal attacks, a federal judge on Monday dismissed all claims in a lawsuit filed by a major Canadian logging company against Greenpeace, Stand.earth, and individual activists, which included claims under the Racketeer...
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Pope Francis News
Monday, October 16, 2017
For Abandoning Climate Accord, Pope Swipes Trump on World Food Day
Pope Francis says addressing armed conflicts and the effects of climate change are "prerequisites" for ending global hunger
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 Vice President Mike Pence at CPAC News
Monday, October 16, 2017
As Hopes for Trump Impeachment Persist, New Warnings of a President Pence
"Pence is the inside man of the conservative money machine," writes Jane Mayer for The New Yorker
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Me too message News
Monday, October 16, 2017
Sexual Assault Survivors Break Collective Silence With Viral #MeToo Hashtag
In the wake of reports about Harvey Weinstein's alleged misconduct, victims of sexual harassment and assault are posting the two-word message.
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News
Friday, October 13, 2017
Rights Groups Join Forces to Fight Trump's #LicenseToDiscriminate
Protesters denounced the Trump administration's attempts to use "religious freedom" to justify discrimination and limiting access to contraception.
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Secretary Ryan Zinke News
Friday, October 13, 2017
Zinke Ridiculed for Flying Special Flag When He Visits Interior Dept DC Office
"His Royal Heinous Sir Ryan of Zinke, clown prince of Interior, has an official flag that is raised when he appears at his departmental seat."
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solar city News
Friday, October 13, 2017
Promoting Renewable Future, Solar Companies and Nonprofits Rush to Puerto Rico
Several groups and companies have launched initiatives to aid the storm-ravaged island's recovery and its long-term resilience.
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bob murray News
Thursday, October 12, 2017
'War on the EPA': How Fossil Fuel Industry Executed 'Hostile Takeover' of Key Agency
Must-see Frontline details how Trump administration handed over environmental protection to oil and gas interests
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News
Thursday, October 12, 2017
Trump Denounced for 'Cynical' Sabotage of Nation's Health System
Critics warn the president's executive order will "allow insurance companies to peddle low quality, junk plans" while driving up costs for the sick, putting the health of millions at risk
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bds protest News
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
ACLU Sues Kansas Over 'Unconstitutional' Law Barring Boycott of Israel
"This law is an unconstitutional attempt by the government to silence one side of a public debate by coercing people not to express their beliefs."
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