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Critics Warn Biden ‘Summit for Democracy’ Will Highlight Democrats’ Failures at Home

"President Biden can't champion democracy across the globe without fulfilling his promise to protect our voting rights at home." JESSICA CORBETT, Common Dreams Leading up to...

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...

Guilty. Guilty. Guilty: Jury Convicts All 3 Assailants for Ahmaud Arbery Murder

"With their verdict, the jury rejected the vestige of Jim Crow and the assertion of white supremacy that was at the center of this...

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...

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