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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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'Earth Is Now Our Only Shareholder': Founder Gives Away Patagonia to Save the Planet

"Hopefully this will influence a new form of capitalism that doesn't end up with a few rich people and a bunch of poor people," said Yvon Chouinard. "We are going to give away the maximum amount of money to people who are actively working on saving this planet."

Jessica Corbett ·


Report Exposes Decades of 'Big Oil Lies' as Industry Faces Congressional Scrutiny

"Big Oil's reckoning couldn't come a moment too soon," said Jennifer K. Falcon of Ikiya Collective and Fossil Free Media. "Our window to avoid utter chaos is closing rapidly."

Jessica Corbett ·


West Virginia Lawmakers Send 'Deadly' Abortion Ban to GOP Governor's Desk

"This cruel ban insults West Virginia doctors, endangering their patients' lives while subjecting them to appalling government surveillance, and threatens to put other medical providers in prison simply for providing healthcare," said one activist.

Jessica Corbett ·


Rapid Green Energy Transition by 2050 Could Save the World at Least $12 Trillion

"There is a pervasive misconception that switching to clean, green energy will be painful, costly, and mean sacrifices for us all—but that's just wrong," said Oxford professor and study co-author Doyne Farmer.

Jessica Corbett ·


Young Americans' Approval of Biden Soars After He Announces Student Debt Cancellation

"Looks like removing crushing debt burdens for families is a political winner after all," said the Groundwork Collaborative executive director.

Jessica Corbett ·


'Disgusting': Starbucks to Help Its Workers With Student Debt—Unless They're in a Union

After withholding raises from unionized employees earlier this year, "Starbucks is doubling down on the illegality," said one critic.

Jessica Corbett ·


15,000 Minnesota Nurses Launch Historic Strike to Put 'Patients Before Profits'

"We feel like this is the only thing we can do," said one nurse. "Hospitals tell us it's our fault, but we've been actively involved and getting nowhere."

Jessica Corbett ·


'Hidden Killer': Experts Urge Action After Study Shows How Air Pollution Causes Lung Cancer

"If you want to address human health, you have to address climate health first," said Charles Swanton, who led the research team.

Jessica Corbett ·

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