Sarah Lazare, staff writer

Sarah Lazare

Sarah Lazare was a staff writer for Common Dreams from 2013-2016.

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Sunday, January 10, 2016
Sanders and Clinton Neck-and-Neck in Iowa and New Hampshire
New poll finds Sanders more electable in both states when matched against Trump, Cruz, or Rubio.
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Sunday, January 10, 2016
Escalating Cold War, US Flies B-52 Bomber Over South Korea
The U.S. military flew a B-52 bomber over South Korea on Sunday, in a Cold War-style show of force that was met with concern by human rights campaigners. American forces made the gesture amid climbing tensions following North Korea's widely-disputed claim that it detonated a hydrogen bomb test on...
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Sunday, January 10, 2016
Deaths Reported as MSF-Linked Hospital Bombed in Yemen
A Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)-supported hospital in northern Yemen was bombed Sunday morning, killing at least four people and wounding eleven—marking the third attack in as many months against a facility associated with the medical charity. MSF said in a statement that...
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Saturday, January 09, 2016
It's Not Just Shkreli: Another Pharma Giant Hikes Drug Prices
Pfizer kicked off the New Year by quietly jacking up the costs of over 100 drugs.
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Saturday, January 09, 2016
Muslim Woman Ejected from Trump Rally as Crowd Hurls Epithets
"The ugliness really came out fast," said Rose Hamid.
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Friday, January 08, 2016
Under-the-Radar Supreme Court Case Poses Profound Threat to Unions Nationwide
This case could result in the enforcement of 'Right to Work' laws on all public sector labor unions in the United States.
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Friday, January 08, 2016
'No GMO Soup for You'? Consumer Victory as Campbell Announces New Labels
Campbell Soup's announcement that it will become the first U.S. company to begin labeling genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in its products garnered accolades on Friday from food and safety groups, who heralded the development as a "significant win" for transparency. "The decision by Campbell’s...
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Thursday, January 07, 2016
Escalation Flares as Iran Accuses Saudi Arabia of Embassy Hit
The fallout from Saudi Arabia's recent mass executions continued to spread across the region on Thursday, when Iran's government accused the Gulf monarchy of attacking its embassy in Yemen's capital. Iranian officials say a Saudi coalition bomb hit within 700 yards of its embassy in Sanaa, with...
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Thursday, January 07, 2016
Calls for Michigan Gov. Snyder's Arrest as Flint Poisoning Scandal Implicates Top Staffers
Calls for Michigan Governor Rick Snyder's ouster—and arrest—are growing after internal emails showed that his high-level staffers were aware of lead poisoning in Flint's public water supply six months before the administration declared a state of emergency. According to the newly-released emails,...
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Thursday, January 07, 2016
This NAFTA Lawsuit over Keystone XL Proves "Free Trade" Deals Kill Democracy
Canadian pipeline company TransCanada announced Wednesday afternoon it is suing the Obama administration under NAFTA provisions for the U.S. decision last November to reject the unpopular Keystone XL pipeline. The climate justice movement that successfully pressured the president to reject the...
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