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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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Schumer Vows to Change Senate Rules to Protect US Democracy by January 17

"The attacks on our democracy have not ceased. In fact, they have only accelerated," he said, declaring that "the Senate must evolve" to pass "urgently needed voting rights legislation."

Jessica Corbett ·


In 'Victory for Democracy' and 'Blow to Trumpism,' FDIC Chair Resigns

One critic of Jelena McWilliams said her departure from the federal agency is "good news for financial stability, and the rule of law."

Jessica Corbett ·


Starbucks Workers in Chicago and Colorado File Union Petitions With NLRB

"In solidarity with partners in Buffalo, Boston, Knoxville, and all those organizing nationwide, we believe there can be no true partnership without power-sharing and equal accountability."

Jessica Corbett ·


UN Envoy Warns 'Threat to Civilian Lives Is Increasing' in Yemen

"2021 is ending on a tragic note for Yemenis, millions of whom are struggling with poverty, hunger, and severe restrictions on their freedom of movement."

Jessica Corbett ·


'Big Win' as Shell Ordered to Stop Seismic Blasting Along South African Coast

"The case is not just about Shell—it is about both protecting human rights and animal rights, which are both enshrined in the constitution."

Jessica Corbett ·


Cori Bush: Congress Should Mark Jan 6. by Expelling Members Who Helped Incite Attack

The Missouri Democrat announced a resolution to do just that hours after a right-wing mob stormed the U.S. Capitol in an attempt to stop the certification of President Joe Biden's win.

Jessica Corbett ·


Rights Groups Accuse Tech Giants of Throttling Content on Abortion Pills

"More Americans are going to need accurate information on abortion," said one communications director. "But these platforms have algorithms that surface the opposition and misinformation and misleading content."

Jessica Corbett ·


'This Is a Big Deal': Amazon Settlement With NLRB Could Ease Worker Unionization Efforts

"This settlement agreement provides a crucial commitment from Amazon to millions of its workers across the United States that it will not interfere with their right to act collectively to improve their workplace by forming a union or taking other collective action."

Jessica Corbett ·

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