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Jessica Corbett

Jessica Corbett

Staff Writer

Jessica Corbett is a staff writer for Common Dreams.


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Articles by this author

 

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 ·


Campaign Disclosures Show Senate Dems in ExxonMobil Exposé Got Almost $333,000

A separate review of the fossil fuel company's "2020 Worldwide Giving Report" shows that centrist think tanks are also "raking in Exxon cash."

Jessica Corbett ·


Texas Sued Over Law Enabling Harassment by Anti-Choice 'Vigilantes'

"If this oppressive law takes effect, it will decimate abortion access in Texas—and that's exactly what it is designed to do."

Jessica Corbett ·


Advocates Warn Draft of Global Framework Fails to Tackle 'Gut-Wrenching' Biodiversity Crisis

"This isn't the transformative change that the scientific advisers on this treaty have called for. Human-induced loss of species needs to stop, and it needs to stop yesterday."

Jessica Corbett ·


'Time for Incrementalism Is Over,' Says Climate Movement as Extreme Weather Hits US

"Buildings are collapsing into the sea. Infrastructure is melting. Hundreds are dying from extreme heat. Millions are without power. The ocean is literally on fire. The climate crisis is here."

Jessica Corbett ·

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