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Jessica Corbett

Jessica Corbett

Staff Writer

Jessica Corbett is a staff writer for Common Dreams.


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As UN Human Rights Chief Urges Stricter Rules, Snowden Calls for End to Spyware Trade

An investigation revealing abuse of NSO Group's Pegasus malware led the whistleblower to declare: "This is an industry that should not exist."

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'A False Solution': 500+ Groups Urge US, Canadian Leaders to Reject Carbon Capture

"We need to ditch fossil fuels, not 'fix' them with technologies that are dangerous, costly, unproven at scale, and at odds with environmental justice."

Jessica Corbett ·


Water Protectors Against Line 3 Sue Over Police Blockade of Indigenous Camp

"The Hubbard County Sheriff has attempted to illegally construct a de facto open-air prison to trap Indigenous environmental protectors and allies on their own property."

Jessica Corbett ·


Rich Nations Hoard Enough Extra Vaccines for All African Adults as Continent's Crisis Intensifies

"As Africa is now facing its third and biggest Covid wave so far, it is getting left behind in the race for vaccine doses," said the head of UNAIDS. "This vaccine apartheid is unacceptable."

Jessica Corbett ·


Skating Rink Boots Black Teen Misidentified by Facial Recognition System

"When we say this is a civil rights issue it goes beyond false arrests, it's about who gets to access public spaces in a world of machine-driven segregation."

Jessica Corbett ·


700+ Global Groups Urge Ireland to Introduce UN Resolution for Fracking Ban

"No amount of regulation can adequately address all the problems that flow from fracked drilling operations and our continued reliance on fossil fuels."

Jessica Corbett ·


'Biggest Story in the World Right Now': Humanity Has Flipped Amazon From Carbon Sink to Source

The findings, said one expert, "show that the uncertain future is happening now."

Jessica Corbett ·


Rights Coalition Demands US Retailers Reject Use of Facial Recognition

"Your face should not be scanned, stored, or sold just because you walk into or work at a store."

Jessica Corbett ·

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