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Disaster Capitalism ‘Hits New Heights’ as Wall Street Profiteers Cash In on Recovery Loans

KENNY STANCIL, CommonDreams Critics of post-crisis profiteering responded with disgust to new reporting that private financial institutions in the U.S. are taking advantage of the federal government's failure...

After COP26, US President Under Fire for ‘Failing to Act on Fossil Fuels’

"We're in a five-alarm fire, but Biden refuses to use a firehose." JESSICA CORBETT, Common Dreams As climate campaigners worldwide on Saturday slammed the United Nations summit in Scotland...

After Decades, Oil Giant Shell Agrees to Pay $111 Million for Destruction in Nigeria

"It has opened the floodgate for more communities in the Niger Delta to seek redress for the environmental monstrosity that has devastated them in...

‘Which Side Are You On?’: Poor People’s Campaign Pressures US Senate on Democracy and Justice

by Kenny Stancil Beginning with a "massive national call-in to every U.S. senator," the Poor People's Campaign on Monday launched a monthlong campaign to push Congress to eliminate the 60-vote...

House Passes $715 Billion Water and Transportation Infrastructure Bill

The INVEST in America Act, said lead sponsor Rep. Peter DeFazio, would help steer the nation "toward our clean energy future." Andrea Germanos, Staff Writer,...

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