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Behind Closed Doors, Georgia’s Legislature is Rushing to Dismantle Voting Rights

Fri, 02/26/2021 - 14:43

Stop the War Coalition Condemns Biden’s Airstrikes on Syria

Fri, 02/26/2021 - 14:32

'It Should Be Easier to Raise Minimum Wage Than to Drop Bombs on Syria': Progressives Fume at Biden

Fri, 02/26/2021 - 14:16
Jake Johnson, staff writer"We assassinate people by drone strike and have a literal prison colony in Guantanamo but where we draw the line is ignoring the Senate parliamentarian when [she] says no to a minimum wage hike."

Progressives to VP Kamala Harris: 'This Is Not a Difficult Decision. Use Your Power. Keep $15 In.'

Fri, 02/26/2021 - 11:02
Jake Johnson, staff writer"A $15 federal minimum wage is now in the hands of Kamala Harris. There is a path to get it done. Refusing to step up will be seen as a huge failure."

'Abolish the Filibuster. Replace the Parliamentarian': Ilhan Omar Says Democrats Must Go Big to Pass $15 Minimum Wage

Fri, 02/26/2021 - 09:26
Jake Johnson, staff writer"What's a Democratic majority if we can't pass our priority bills? This is unacceptable."

"I'm Sorry," Says Ro Khanna, "An Unelected Parliamentarian Does Not Get to Deprive 32 Million Americans the Raise They Deserve."

Fri, 02/26/2021 - 03:54
Jon Queally, staff writerSen. Bernie Sanders also denounced the guidance, lamenting that "archaic and undemocratic rules of the Senate" are now standing in the way of ending "starvation wages in this country."

Sanders Statement on Parliamentarian’s Advice

Fri, 02/26/2021 - 02:55

'Joe Biden Just Dropped Bombs on Syria. Here We Go Again': US Responds to Rocket Attacks With Airstrike

Fri, 02/26/2021 - 00:46
Common Dreams staffThe president reportedly ordered the strike on a structure the administration says belonged to an Iran-backed militia.

'Long Time Coming': LGBTQ Advocates Applaud House Passage of Equality Act

Thu, 02/25/2021 - 23:52
Brett Wilkins, staff writer"Today, love and progress triumphed over bullying and hate." 

Eastern Monarch Butterfly Population Falls Again

Thu, 02/25/2021 - 23:49

Iran Slams Israel for Recent Activity at the 'Region's Only Nuclear Bomb Factory'

Thu, 02/25/2021 - 22:43
Andrea Germanos, staff writerNew imagery raises questions about activities at the Negev Nuclear Research Center.

NIAC Applauds Reintroduction of the NO BAN Act

Thu, 02/25/2021 - 21:25

Muslim Advocates Cheers Reintroduction of NO BAN Act

Thu, 02/25/2021 - 21:19

There Is Nothing "Moderate" About Opposing the Very Popular $15 Minimum Wage

Thu, 02/25/2021 - 21:06
Julie HollarIn corporate media, it seems, the minority view that opposes a living wage can also be the "moderate" one—so long as it’s "pragmatically" courting business interests.

300,000+ Demand Biden Stop Line 3 and Dakota Access Pipelines to 'Secure the Livable Future We All Deserve'

Thu, 02/25/2021 - 21:05
Jessica Corbett, staff writer"If we're going to build back better, as Biden says, we'll need to end dangerous pipeline construction, prevent all new fossil fuel infrastructure, and Build Back Fossil Free."

The Right Is Using the Capitol Riot as an Excuse to Target Activists on the Left

Thu, 02/25/2021 - 20:42
Branko MarceticSince January 6, Republicans across the country have introduced a slew of anti-protest bills.

Biden Urged to Back 'Bold, Reparative' Water Justice Bill

Thu, 02/25/2021 - 20:29
Andrea Germanos, staff writer"Grave crises require robust solutions, and this is just what the WATER Act provides."