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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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Steven Donziger Says Criminalize Ecocide to 'Help Save the Planet'

Environmental lawyer offers five key legal initiatives—including a fossil fuel nonproliferation treaty—to combat industry's assault on climate.

Jessica Corbett ·


'Not Taking Any Chances': Grijalva Reminds Pelosi of Dem Opposition to Manchin's Dirty Deal

"Democrats are closing out this Congress with historic wins across the board, including climate action and environmental justice. Let's not pollute that legacy with harmful legislative riders that nobody wants."

Jessica Corbett ·


Rights Groups Demand Biden Close 'Inhumane' ICE Detention Centers

"We urge you to recognize that our shared values of humanity and compassion require the dismantling of our system of mass immigrant detention."

Jessica Corbett ·


225 Groups Urge Biden to Extend Student Loan Payment Pause During Court Fights

"We cannot allow these blatantly political lawsuits to throw millions of borrowers into financial catastrophe," argues a letter that also calls for ongoing legal action to ensure the relief plan can take effect.

Jessica Corbett ·


'Egregious': Kaine Slams Biden Move to Shield Saudi Prince for Khashoggi Murder

"I am deeply disappointed in the State Department's decision to intervene in a federal lawsuit filed by the friends and family of Virginia resident and Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi against Saudi defendants responsible for his gruesome execution."

Jessica Corbett ·


Trump Claims He Is 'Not Going to Partake' in Special Counsel Probes

"Thing is, with prosecutors you don't have to 'partake,'" noted Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse. "They and the agents and the grand jurors go about their business without you having to 'partake' at all."

Jessica Corbett ·


With COP Gridlocked, Critics Blast '27 Years of Obstructionism, Delay, and Greenwashing'

"As we race towards climate breakdown, once again we are seeing rich countries trying to evade their responsibility to step up and do their fair share of climate action," one activist said as talks spilled into overtime.

Jessica Corbett ·


Jan. 6 Panel Created Subcommittee for Potential Criminal Referrals to DOJ

"We're looking at potential referrals or criminal offenses and for civil offenses and for general lawlessness where it might not otherwise be obvious," said Rep. Jamie Raskin, head of the subcommittee.

Jessica Corbett ·

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