Brett Wilkins


Brett Wilkins is staff writer for Common Dreams

 

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‘Siding with insurrectionists,’ 203 House Republicans vote no on coup prevention bill


‘I want my wings back’: Mexican trans activist hopes Biden policies bode well for US return


While hoping for a deal, Seattle teachers vote to strike on the eve of first day of school


Trump calls Biden ‘enemy of the state’ in ‘fully unhinged’ speech


Heatwaves rated ‘extremely dangerous’ could triple this century, warns new climate study


‘Dictatorship never again’: massive pro-democracy protests sweep Brazil


In ‘critical step to fight monkeypox,’ Biden administration declares emergency


Progressives see midterm hopes rise on Kansas voters’ defense of abortion rights


Scientists say ‘catastrophic’ climate scenarios—including human extinction—demand further study


House Dems and Shireen Abu Akleh’s Family Urge US to ‘Hold Her Killers Accountable’


Progressive lawmakers push Biden to stop transferring military weapons to cops


Jan. 6 committee lays bare how Trump’s tweets fomented deadly insurrection


Advocates demand justice for boy, 15, killed during Albuquerque police attack


DOJ sues to prevent Arizona’s ‘onerous’ proof of citizenship voting law


Grave warnings as Supreme Court agrees to hear case that threatens ‘future of voting rights’


Ocasio-Cortez says US ‘witnessing a judicial coup in process’


‘An act of conquest’: Native Americans condemn SCOTUS tribal sovereignty ruling


Police brutality on display as protesters rail against post-Roe world

“Both the Dobbs decision and state repression of protest against it violate human rights,” said the president of the National Lawyers Guild


‘Bombshell after bombshell’ dropped as Jan. 6 testimony homes in on Trump guilt

“Hutchinson’s testimony of the deeply detailed plans of January 6 and the inaction of those in the White House in response to the violence show just how close we came to a coup,” said one pro-democracy organizer


Abortion rights defenders applaud judge’s block on Utah ‘trigger ban’


‘Certifiably crazy’: Jan. 6 panel highlights how Team Trump pushed Pence to overturn election


Twitter study finds social platform favors right-leaning content over left-leaning content

Contrary to the GOP victim narrative, Twitter’s own research shows that right-wing content gets amplified more on its platform


Officials warn of ‘pandemic of the unvaccinated’ caused by misinformation

Both the White House and the Surgeon General have targeted conservative news outlets and social media platforms for fueling resurgence of Covid-19


Afraid of losing his reelection bid, Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro echoes Trump’s bogus ‘voter fraud’ accusations

Brazil’s far-right president accused of trying to ‘manipulate public opinion with false accusations’


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