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The Sanders Institute's Gathering Was About Saving the World, But It Was Not About Bernie Sanders

It was a small conference with big ideas and a deep sense of urgency. "We need to do it all," said one attendee. "We just simply need to do it all."

Julia Conley, staff writer ·


The Vivid Dangers of Our Indifference to a Hellish World

What if ignoring the world's problems was the most morally fucked thing a person could do?

Tamara Pearson ·


Spain Offers Safe Port After 'Completely Inhuman' Italy and Malta Refuse Ship of 600+ Refugees Rescued at Sea

Affirming "obligation to help avoid a humanitarian catastrophe," Spain opens port to vessel carrying 123 unaccompanied minors, seven pregnant women, 15 people with chemcial burns, and several others recovering from hypothermia

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·



These Climate Scientists' Tweets About the Unusually Warm Arctic Might Scare Your Pants Off

Cities in Europe, meanwhile, are getting hit with unusually cold temperatures and snowfall. That's days after the U.S. East Coast had record highs.

Andrea Germanos, staff writer ·


'Freedom for the Political Prisoners': Hundreds of Thousands March in Barcelona

Independence movement supporters marched to protest the prison detentions of ousted government officials and grassroots leaders

Common Dreams staff ·


This Is Blockadia

Regular People Blocking the Fossil Fuel Chain

Daria Rivin ·


A Visit to Heaven and Hell

Paying no fare, they travel without passports and without forms for customs or immigration. Birds are the only free beings in this world inhabited by prisoners.

Eduardo Galeano ·


Tensions Explode as Madrid Imposes Direct Rule on Catalonia Following Independence Declaration

Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy exercises extraordinary authority to fire Catalonian government

Andrea Germanos, staff writer ·


The Crack-Up: Donald Trump and the Fourth Great Shattering

On the real disuniting of America.

John Feffer ·