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Ocasio-Cortez: If US Has $5.7 Billion for Trump's Border Wall, What About Education, Healthcare, and Green Jobs?

"And just like that, GOP discovers $5.7 billion for a wall," says the incoming congresswoman. "But notice how no one's asking the GOP how they're paying for it."

Jessica Corbett ·


How to Fix Western Democracy

We need to set the bar higher for our elected officials, candidates, the media and ourselves.

Jane O'Meara Sanders ·


#NationalSchoolWalkout Underway Because "Guns Don't Die. Children Do."

Students demand legislation to end gun violence and remember victims on the 19th anniversary of the Columbine school massacre

Jessica Corbett ·


In Pictures and Video: Highlights From the #NationalStudentWalkout

"What you are doing is of national significance," Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) told students in D.C. "You're leading this country in the right direction."

Common Dreams staff ·


Student After Teacher Fires Gun: 'I Dare You to Tell Me Arming Teachers Will Make Us Safe'

"I'm a Dalton High School student. Please don't tell me a damn thing about arming teachers. Please don't tell me that I don't know what the hell I'm talking about."

Julia Conley ·


I Am a Teacher, Not an Instrument of Violence

I will not carry a weapon in the classroom. I will sacrifice my life, if need be, as other teachers have done, on behalf of my students, but I will not kill.

Camillo Mac Bica ·


Emotional Student Victims Lash Out at 'Piece of Shit' Trump in Wake of Latest School Massacre

"We did everything that we were supposed to do...Our government, our country has failed us and failed our kids and didn't keep us safe."

Julia Conley ·


'Outrageous': Demanding Pay Raises for Educators Over Superintendent, Teacher Pushed to Ground and Arrested

"I feel like it's a slap in the face to all the teachers, cafeteria workers and any other support staff we have," said Deyshia Hargrave before being physically ousted from school board meeting

Julia Conley ·


'Gut Punch': Biden Pulls Student Debt Relief for Millions as GOP States Sue

"The Biden administration told several million people they'd see their debt reduced by $10-20K, and a month later quietly wrote 'just kidding' on a website," said one affected borrower.

Brett Wilkins ·


Suit Against Student Debt Relief Slammed as 'Transparently Frivolous Publicity Stunt'

"Why would this group bring this baseless claim?" asked the White House. "Because opponents of the debt relief plan are trying anything they can to stop this program that will provide needed relief to working families."

Julia Conley ·

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