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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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Progressive Lawmakers Mark 9/11 With Calls to 'Do Better and Learn From Our Mistakes'

"We must end endless wars, close Guantánamo, and abandon unconstitutional surveillance and discriminatory policy," said the Congressional Progressive Caucus.

Jessica Corbett ·


Last Operating Reactor at Ukraine's Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Plant Shut Down

The move, made possible by restoring a backup power line, came ahead of a global week of action by peace groups pushing for a diplomatic resolution.

Jessica Corbett ·


Jayapal Ties Trumpian Rhetoric to Violent Threats Against US Lawmakers and Democracy

"We've got to get people in government who actually believe in government," said the Washington Democrat, "and who believe in democracy, believe in voting, believe in our Constitution."

Jessica Corbett ·


'End the War With Nature,' Says UN Chief From Flood-Ravaged Pakistan

Noting that "loss and damage from the climate crisis... is happening now, all around us," António Guterres, calls on governments "to address this issue at COP27 with the seriousness it deserves."

Jessica Corbett ·


Locals Celebrate 'Tremendous Victory' Against South Louisiana Methanol Petrochemical Complex

The company "finally threw in the towel having learned that our community will not back down in the fight to protect our health and well-being from more industrial pollution," said Sharon Lavigne of RISE St. James.

Jessica Corbett ·


Coalition Tells FTC to Curb Amazon 'Surveillance Empire' by Blocking Purchase of iRobot

"There is no more private space than the home. Yet with this acquisition, Amazon stands to gain access to extremely intimate acts in our most private spaces that are not available through other means, or to other competitors."

Jessica Corbett ·


'Listen to the Frontlines': DC Mobilization Demands Congress Stop Manchin's Dirty Deal

Calling the proposal "a wholesale giveaway to the fossil fuel industry to the detriment of frontline communities, tribal nations, and Mother Earth," one campaigner said that "the world is on fire and negotiating the amount of fuel for those flames is not acceptable."

Jessica Corbett ·


New British PM Blasted for 'Destructive' Decision to Lift Fracking Moratorium

"Fracking is a false solution to the cost-of-living crisis," said one activist. "The most effective way to bring down our bills and boost energy security for good is to invest in cheap, clean renewables and a nationwide home insulation and energy efficiency program."

Jessica Corbett ·

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