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Lisa Newcomb

Lisa Newcomb is a former staff writer for Common Dreams.

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'Disgusting': Critics Denounce Reported Trump Team Effort to Pressure CDC on School Reopenings

One former aide said she saw "senior White House political staff actively undermine the doctors by attempting to manipulate scientific data on the virus and force changes to CDC guidances."

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As Major Outlets Ignore Assange Extradition Hearing, Ai Weiwei Demands Freedom for WikiLeaks Founder

"He truly represents a core value of why we are free—because we have freedom of the press," Weiwei said.

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As 21 States Report Surge in Covid-19 and Flu Season Looms, Nursing Homes Implore Congress for Urgent Relief

"We need Congress to prioritize our vulnerable seniors and their caregivers in nursing homes and assisted living communities by passing another Covid-19 funding package before they leave town for the elections."

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Absent Collective Action, WHO Warns Global Covid-19 Deaths Could Surpass Two Million Before Vaccine Is Ready

"The real question is: Are we prepared, collectively, to do what it takes to avoid that number?"

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'This Is How You Normalize a Madman': Scholars, Press Watchdogs Call on Corporate Media to Treat Trump Like the Authoritarian Threat He Is

"Our democracy is at stake. Trump is trying to steal an election, and the press should say so, every day until Election Day."

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Averaging Two Per Day Since Being Sworn In, Trump Has Racked Up 3,403 Conflicts of Interests Since Taking Office

"It is a gross abuse of public trust, and with each conflict, he becomes more complicit in the destruction of the ethical norms that form the cornerstone of a working democracy."

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Covid-19 'Has Not Left Rural America': Healthcare Advocates Urge Congress to Save Small Hospitals as Pandemic Loans Come Due

"Not being reimbursed by Medicare would be crippling—akin to a household losing nearly half its income."

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'These Are the Actions of a Fascist': Press, Rights Advocates Warn of Dangerous Pattern as Trump Again Lauds Violence Against Journalists

"An American president does not praise violence against a reporter for doing his job. That is what an ugly, insecure two-bit dictator does."

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