Brett Wilkins

Brett Wilkins is staff writer for Common Dreams


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‘A Brazil of hope’ as leftist Lula defeats far-right Bolsonaro in presidential runoff

‘Cruel disregard for life’: Rights groups condemn Iran’s deadly attacks on protesters

‘Gut punch’: Biden pulls student debt relief for millions as GOP states sue

‘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



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