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Jessica Corbett

Jessica Corbett

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Jessica Corbett is a staff writer for Common Dreams.


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Hot Planet Made Deadly South African Floods Twice as Likely: Climate Scientists

"We need to drastically reduce greenhouse gas emissions and adapt to a new reality where floods and heatwaves are more intense and damaging," said a co-author of the study.

Jessica Corbett ·


Nationwide 'Bans Off Our Bodies' Rallies Planned for Saturday

"With the Supreme Court planning to overturn Roe v. Wade, we are at a tipping point in the fight to be able to make decisions about our own bodies, lives, and futures."

Jessica Corbett ·


Billie Eilish, Ariana Grande, and More Vow Young People 'Will Not Back Down' on Abortion Rights

"Should the Supreme Court take away the constitutional right to safe, legal abortion, young people stand to lose the most," said Planned Parenthood Federation of America's Alexis McGill Johnson.

Jessica Corbett ·


Texas Gov. Abbott's Solution to Formula Shortage? Let Migrant Babies StarvejessicaMay 12, 2022
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One ACLU attorney declared that every child, "regardless of whether Gov. Abbott and Border Patrol agents consider them 'our child' or not, deserves food and love."

After Biden Cancels Lease Sales, Groups Call for End to All Offshore Drilling

"It is time for the U.S. to commit to no new offshore oil and gas leasing and to invest in the clean energy future that we—and our planet—need."

Jessica Corbett ·


Reproductive Rights Coalition Tells Dems to 'Stop Defending the Filibuster in Our Name'

"While the filibuster has prevented passage of anti-abortion legislation in the past, we are under no illusion that clinging to the filibuster will protect us now."

Jessica Corbett ·


'Beyond Shameful': Manchin Joins Senate GOP—Again—to Block Abortion Rights

"Any politician who is not speaking up and voting to protect our rights in this moment is complicit in what comes next—the suffering and panic that will ensue if Roe falls."

Jessica Corbett ·


Extinction Rebellion Vows to Fill the Streets in Response to UK's New Protest Limits

"It is foolish to think that announcing new curbs in the Queen's Speech will stop people taking to the streets to demand their government act to ensure a safe future."

Jessica Corbett ·

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