Skip to main content

Common Dreams. Journalism funded by people, not corporations.

There has never been—and never will be—an advertisement on our site except for this one: without readers like you supporting our work, we wouldn't exist.

No corporate influence. No pay-wall. Independent news and opinion 365 days a year that is freely available to all and funded by those who support our mission: To inform. To inspire. To ignite change for the common good.

Our mission is clear. Our model is simple. If you can, please support our Fall Campaign today.

Support Our Work -- No corporate influence. No pay-wall. Independent news funded by those who support our mission: To inform. To inspire. To ignite change for the common good. Please support our Fall Campaign today.

Steve Bannon


Steve Bannon Arrested for Fraud Related to Role in Privatized Border Wall Scheme

The "We Build the Wall" campaign, led by Iraq War veteran Brian Kolfage, raised over $25 million.

Andrea Germanos ·


'Wednesday Night Massacre': Trump's New Right-Wing Propaganda Chief Initiates Purge of US-Funded Media Outlets

"The Breitbart crowd may be getting a taxpayer-funded global platform."

Julia Conley ·


The American dark money behind Europe's far right

From Britain to Hungary to Italy, the far right is on the rise. openDemocracy investigations over the past year have revealed the vital role of US Christian conservatives

Mary Fitzgerald ·


The Only Solution to America's Political Crisis

If we’re serious about popular sovereignty, we’ll stick around to "dismantle the corporate state" that birthed both Trump and the inauthentic opposition party

Paul Street ·


Steve Bannon's Archipelago and the Rise of the Global Populist Right

The burning flames of political climate change

John Feffer ·


Creeping Toward Tyranny

Capitalists, throughout history, have backed fascism to thwart even the most tepid forms of socialism

Chris Hedges ·


Unequal Justice: As the Next Census Approaches, Will the Supreme Court Side with Trump in his War on Immigrants?

The idea for reinstating the citizenship question came from discussions including White House chief strategist Steve Bannon and former Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, both of whom have long histories as proponents of anti-immigrant policies.

Bill Blum ·


A Trump-Linked Super PAC Is Trying to Push Europe’s Voters to the Far Right

An undercover investigation by openDemocracy reveals “explosive” evidence of “extraordinary coordination” between a controversial Madrid campaign group and far-right parties across Europe.

Adam Ramsay ·


The Politics Behind Donald Trump’s Empty Threats on Mexico Border

It’s increasingly clear Trump wants a crisis that he can use politically, not a solution that can ease human suffering.

Jesse Jackson ·


Trump Condemned for Sharing Video Calling Ilhan Omar 'Dangerous Anti-Semite,' As Jewish Allies Come to Her Defense

"It's rather uncontroversial to suggest that Stephen Miller has white nationalist politics. But when Ilhan Omar says it, it's somehow anti-Semitic?"

Julia Conley ·

Sign up for our newsletter.

Quality journalism. Progressive values. Direct to your inbox.

Support our work.

We are independent, non-profit, advertising-free and 100% reader supported.

Subscribe to our newsletter.

Quality journalism. Progressive values.
Direct to your inbox.

Subscribe to our Newsletter.


Common Dreams, Inc. Founded 1997. Registered 501(c3) Non-Profit | Privacy Policy
Common Dreams Logo