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Kenny Stancil

Kenny Stancil

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Kenny Stancil is a staff writer for Common Dreams.


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600+ Groups Representing Over Half of Jewish People in US Sign Full-Page Ad in NYT to 'Say Unequivocally: Black Lives Matter'

"By supporting this movement, we can build a country that fulfills the promise of freedom, unity, and safety for all of us, no exceptions."

Kenny Stancil ·


Poverty and Petrochemicals Converge as Hurricane Laura's Devastation Exposes Entire Gulf Coast as 'Sacrificial Zone'

"The devastation wrought by Hurricane Laura is staggering. Climate denial is not a victimless crime, and it’s time for the fossil fuel industry to be held accountable."

Kenny Stancil ·


Video Shows Officers in Unmarked Vehicles Surround, Arrest Activists in Kenosha for the Crime of... Trying to Serve Free Food

When traveling from out of state with an AR-15 is not treated as a crime, but "filling up gas cans for your food truck" leads to immediate arrest.

Kenny Stancil ·


Adding to 2020 Death Toll in US, Trump Has Overseen More Federal Executions This Year Than in Previous 56 Years Combined

"This raw abuse of federal power to end human life comes at a time when most of the nation is moving away from capital punishment," said Cassandra Stubbs, director of the ACLU Capital Punishment Project. 

Kenny Stancil ·


Amnesty Calls for Repeal of 'Open Carry' Laws After Teen Gunman Charged With Murder for Shooting at Kenosha Protest

Wisconsin Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes warns that the danger posed by white militias has been ignored for far too long.

Kenny Stancil ·


'Kenosha Doesn't Need to See a Repeat of Portland,' Warns ACLU After Trump Orders Federal Agents to Wisconsin

"Sending federal law enforcement to Kenosha will only make matters worse. We don't need more police, we need to end police violence."

Kenny Stancil ·


'Coming to a Town Near You.' Eviction Fears Mount as Grace Period for Federal Moratorium Expires

"It is morally obscene that the American people have to rely on GoFundMe to pay for rent and food," said Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.). 

Kenny Stancil ·


'What Stage of Capitalism Is This?' Hedge Fund $3 Billion Richer Thanks to Wager on Wildfire Insurance Claims

With over 100,000 people displaced by wildfires raging across California, Baupost Group collected more than $3 billion in July after betting on insurance claims against embattled utility company PG&E.

Kenny Stancil ·

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