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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DACA rally News
Friday, August 25, 2017
Outside Trump's White House, Dreamers Vow to 'Fight Like Hell' to Defend DACA
"This is all one and the same fight, and it's part of Trump's white supremacist agenda."
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Planned Parenthood supporters News
Friday, August 25, 2017
Defunding Clinics, GOP Governor "Throws Women Under the Bus" in South Carolina
In what Planned Parenthood is calling a "political stunt," the Republican governor of South Carolina issued an unanticipated executive order on Friday that cuts off public funding for his state's abortion clinics, threatening a variety of healthcare services for Medicaid recipients and others. Gov...
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Leave your dog poop on Crissy Field event photo News
Friday, August 25, 2017
Rightwing Protesters to Be Welcomed in San Francisco... With Piles of Dog Poop
When a rightwing rally kicks off at Crissy Field in San Francisco on Saturday afternoon, far-right protesters with the group Patriot Prayer will likely be greeted with piles of dog poop.
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overview of plan News
Thursday, August 24, 2017
100% Renewable Roadmaps for 139 Nations Reveal Far-Reaching Benefits
Stanford professor Mark Jacobson and 26 researchers have developed revolutionary roadmaps for 139 nations to transition to 100 percent clean, renewable energy by 2050. "We're not just trying to examine the climate benefits of reducing carbon but also the air pollution benefits, jobs benefits, and...
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News
Wednesday, August 23, 2017
'Corporate Mercenaries': Trump-Allied Firm Slammed for $1 Billion Suit Against Water Protectors
In what environmental justice groups are characterizing as legal harassment by "corporate mercenaries," the company that owns the contested Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) has filed a lawsuit against those who protested the pipeline.
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Climate march sign reads 'denied facts are still facts' News
Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Harvard Study Confirms: #ExxonKnew and Misled Public About Climate Threat for Decades
A peer-reviewed study published on Wednesday confirmed "a discrepancy between what ExxonMobil's scientists and executives discussed about climate change privately and in academic circles, and what it presented to the general public." "Even while ExxonMobil scientists were contributing to climate...
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Arpaio and Trump inflatables News
Wednesday, August 23, 2017
'An Official Endorsement of Racism': Trump Hints at Pardon for Sheriff Joe
Human rights groups and advocates were outraged when President Donald Trump, from his controversial rally in Arizona Tuesday night, strongly implied he would pardon Joe Arpaio, the notorious former sheriff of Maricopa County who has been convicted of violating a federal court order to stop...
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Raqqa, Syria News
Tuesday, August 22, 2017
As Trump Ramps Up War on Terror, US Bombings Kill 170+ Civilians This Week
If Syria and Iraq are the model of "success," Trump's war expansion should terrify Afghan civilians
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A dozen NFL players kneel in protest News
Tuesday, August 22, 2017
Largest NFL Racial Justice Protest Yet as Cleveland Players Kneel During National Anthem
About a dozen players from the Cleveland Browns team are receiving applause for taking a knee on Monday night, to pray about racial and social injustice, during the national anthem before their pre-season game against the New York Giants Monday night. "We just felt like it was the right time and...
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News
Tuesday, August 22, 2017
Treasury Secretary's Wife Provokes Outrage With Classist Tirade on Instagram
Actress Louise Linton, the wife of President Donald Trump's Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, came under fire Tuesday for bragging about her designer clothing, then posting classist remarks in response to criticism she received on the photo-sharing social network Instagram. On Monday, Linton...
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