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Common Dreams staff
In this photo illustration, a Twitter logo is displayed on a mobile phone with President Donald Trump's Twitter page shown in the background on May 27, 2020, in Arlington, Virginia. (Photo: Olivier Douliery/AFP via Getty Images)
After years of resisting suspension demands, the social media company said that the move was "due to the risk of further incitement of violence."
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
A police officer stands by as a campaigner against a third runway at Heathrow Airport holds a placard in front of paint thrown by another protester at the Supreme Court in London on December 16, 2020 after the verdict on a legal challenge to the proposed runway. (Photo: Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP via Getty Images)
"It's time to take our demand straight to the government—it can still change...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Then a Democratic presidential candidate, former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden campaigned with former Secretary of State John Kerry on December 6, 2019 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. (Photo: Win McNamee/Getty Images)
The letter to the president-elect calls for not only rejoining the Paris...


This week - from March 22, World Water Day, to March 30, Palestinian Land Day - marks the first International Week Against Mekorot, an international effort to boycott Israel's national water company and hold it accountable for its grossly discriminatory water practices in Palestine. Following recent victories in Argentina and the Netherlands, the campaign has released a devastating video celebrating "liquid apartheid." Come to Israel, it urges, where Mekorot "makes sure you have all the water...

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