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Julia Conley

Julia Conley

Staff Writer

Julia Conley is a staff writer for Common Dreams.

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Progressives Denounce Biden's Cuba Sanctions, Demanding End to US Embargo

"This seems like a move to placate Cuban-Americans who were frustrated with Biden's lack of immediate response rather than something that will directly help Cubans on the island."

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Federal Judge Blocks Arkansas Abortion Ban, Calling Law 'Categorically Unconstitutional'

"Abortion remains legal in Arkansas," said the ACLU, "as it is in all 50 states."

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New Campaign Demands World Leaders 'Stop Playing Games' and End Vaccine Apartheid

"Global leaders like President Biden cannot ignore the deadly pandemic and gross inequalities in vaccine distribution that are the backdrop of the Olympics this year."

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Washington DC Council Approves 'Transformational' Budget Including Tax Increase on Wealthy

"Homelessness is a choice, and displacement is a choice, and poverty is a choice," said Councilmember Janeese Lewis George. "We have the wealth and the resources in our city to solve these issues."

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Leaving Parts of Trump's Pro-Polluter Legacy Intact, Biden Gets C- on Environmental Report Card

Biden's "limited achievements must be put in context of what both science and justice require to avoid the worst impacts of the climate and extinction crises," said the Center for Biological Diversity Action Fund.

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'Nothing Says Tax the Rich Like a Recreational Billionaire Space Race': Critics Denounce Bezos Flight

"If there was any economic justice in the world," said one critic, the U.S. would have imposed "a $100 billion re-entry tax on Jeff Bezos upon his return from outer space."

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Pushed By Press Freedom Advocates, Garland Limits DOJ's Ability to Seize Reporters' Phone Records

"Reporters should not fear government prosecution simply for doing their jobs."

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'39 Men Still Remain': After Prisoner Released, Biden Urged to Close Gitmo Completely

"Bringing an end to two decades of unjust and abusive military detention of Muslim men at Guantánamo is a human rights obligation and a national security necessity," said the ACLU.

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