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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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Protecting US Democracy and Climate Action Are 'Inseparable,' Green Groups Tell Congress

The "grim" anniversary of the Capitol attack, they said, "should serve as a wake-up call" for lawmakers to "expand the right to vote, end partisan gerrymandering, and give power back to the people."

Jessica Corbett ·


On Anniversary of Insurrection, Advocates Demand DC Statehood

"A year after that violent day, D.C.'s residents—the majority of whom are Black and Brown—are still denied voting representation in Congress, and we still do not have the full protections that statehood provides."

Jessica Corbett ·


Warren, Jayapal Demand Google Stop Trying to 'Bully' DOJ Antitrust Official

Noting similar efforts by Amazon and Facebook, they said the tech giant "should focus on complying with antitrust law rather than attempting to rig the system with these unseemly tactics."

Jessica Corbett ·


AFL-CIO, Nurses Unions Demand Permanent OSHA Covid-19 Safety Standard

"Going to work should not mean putting your life and the lives of your loved ones in danger," says the head of National Nurses United.

Jessica Corbett ·


Congress Could Help Prevent Another Jan. 6 With Data Privacy Law, Say Campaigners

"The secretive collection, sale, and algorithmic manipulation of our personal data by platforms like Facebook must end," said one activist who called it a "primary driver" of the spread of misinformation.

Jessica Corbett ·


2021 Was Deadliest Year for Palestinians Since 2014: Israeli Human Rights Group

According to analysis, Israeli forces and settlers killed over 300 people in the occupied territories and left nearly 900 homeless.

Jessica Corbett ·


Major Corporations Have 'Broken Promises and Funded Seditionists' Since Jan. 6, Reports Reveal

One critic said continuing to give to lawmakers "who tried to overthrow the will of the people makes clear that these companies were never committed to standing up for democracy in the first place."

Jessica Corbett ·


Media Watchdogs Warn Networks Against Uncritical Airing of 'Big Lie' Trump Event

"To give Trump a platform to spread lies and misinformation on this tragic anniversary would be to repeat the very mistakes that helped foment the violent insurrection at the U.S. Capitol in the first place."

Jessica Corbett ·

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