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As Omicron Emerges in US, GOP Accused of Trying to 'Sabotage Our Pandemic Response'

One Democratic lawmaker said Republicans' plot to shut down the federal government over a vaccination rule is "extraordinarily cynical and dangerous."

Jake Johnson ·


Watch: Bernie Sanders Hosts 'Saving American Democracy' Town Hall

"Republicans in state after state are working to make it harder and harder to vote. We can't let them succeed."

Common Dreams staff ·


'Time to Get the Job Done': Stacey Abrams Launches New Georgia Gubernatorial Bid

"Now more than ever, it's clear Brian Kemp's days as governor are numbered."

Brett Wilkins ·


Poll: Majority of Young Americans Say US Democracy 'in Trouble' or Already 'Failed'

"After turning out in record numbers in 2020, young Americans are sounding the alarm."

Jessica Corbett ·


The Survival of Democracy Is Under Threat

Passing the "Freedom to Vote Act" is necessary for radically expanding economic and social democracy.

Peter Bloom ·


'Another Hissy Fit in the Making': GOP Threatens Government Shutdown Over Biden's Vaccine Mandate

"Like every other GOP shutdown," said one Democratic lawmaker, "this would greatly harm federal employees, contractors, and the American people who need and deserve a functioning government."

Jake Johnson ·


'Surreal': Biden Invites Venezuelan Coup Leader Juan Guaidó to US 'Summit for Democracy'

Critics slammed Biden's decision to invite the leader of an unsuccessful attempt to overthrow the Venezuelan president to an ostensibly pro-democracy gathering.

Kenny Stancil ·


Bowman Urges Democratic Leaders to Remove Boebert From Committees Over 'Vile' Attacks on Omar

"I, for one, will work to root out Islamophobia and discrimination of any kind, and implore my colleagues to join me in saying enough is enough."

Jake Johnson ·


Democrats Are Losing Control of the Narrative

Time and time again, Democrats are caught on their back heels, and instead of presenting an alternate message or narrative they trap themselves in a cage of their own making: engaging with the right in circular debates over critical race theory, woke culture, and other fabricated third-rails.

Ravi Mangla ·


The 'F' Word and the Media

Calling 21st-century fascism by its name is an essential condition to defeating it.

Timothy Karr ·

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