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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Demonstrators protest U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to exit the Paris climate change accord. News
Wednesday, July 05, 2017
Offering Moral Leadership, UCC Urges Clergy to 'Be Bold and Courageous' in Climate Fight
The United Church of Christ on Monday passed a resolution that calls on clergy to lead educational and legislative efforts to combat climate change, urging its members to be "bold and courageous as we address the greatest moral challenge that the world has ever faced." The resolution, titled " The...
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Hamburg police used a water cannon on G20 Summit protesters News
Wednesday, July 05, 2017
German Police Deploy Water Cannon Against G20 Protesters
German police deployed a water cannon and pepper spray to disperse around 500 protesters in Hamburg, ahead of the Group of 20 (G20) Summit this weekend, where advocacy groups say global leaders will continue to support a flawed model for creating a more just world. Some activists gathered to march...
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Former child soldier Omar Khadr was held by the U.S. for 10 years. News
Tuesday, July 04, 2017
Justice for Omar Khadr: Child Detainee to Receive Apology, at Least $10 Million From Canada
Toronto-born Omar Khadr—who was captured by the U.S. military in 2002 when he was just a teenager and held at the Guantanamo Bay detention camp in Cuba—will receive an apology and reportedly $10.5 million ($8 million USD) from the Canadian government for failing to protect him from abuse while he...
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John Oliver Calls Out Sinclair Broadcast Group News
Monday, July 03, 2017
John Oliver: This Right-Wing Media Company Is National Threat to Local News
In Sunday's episode of "Last Week Tonight," host John Oliver took on media consolidation and the not-so-covert conservative bias at Sinclair Broadcast Group's local news stations. "With Sinclair, they're injecting Fox-worthy content into the mouths of your local news anchors—the two people who you...
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A protester holds a sign at a London demonstration against U.S. President Donald Trump. News
Monday, July 03, 2017
On Possible Surprise Visit From Trump, UK Resistance Says: We'll Be Ready
Amid reports that President Donald Trump may make an unscheduled visit to Downing Street in the coming weeks, protesters in the U.K. are saying—that "whenever and however" the U.S. president arrives—they will be ready to take to the streets. The president is set to visit Poland Thursday, ahead of...
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