Jake Johnson

Jake Johnson is a staff writer for Common Dreams.

Content by Jake Johnson

‘Dangerous for us all’: Elon Musk, world’s richest man, completes Twitter takeover

Sanders warns GOP midterm win would pull US ‘far, far, far to the right’

Armed ‘poll watchers’ in Arizona heighten alarm over right-wing voter intimidation

Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson booed and laughed at in debate with progressive challenger

‘Lights are flashing red’: study finds 69% average drop in animal populations since 1970

Social security ‘in grave danger’ if GOP retakes congress, advocates warn

At packed rally, U.S. Senate candidate John Fetterman vows to ‘be that vote to scrap the filibuster and codify Roe’

AOC, Gillibrand denounce Starbucks for ‘firing Union leaders All Over the Country’

‘Corrupt as hell’: Demands for Clarence Thomas to resign follow new details of wife’s election scheming

UN chief says humanity ‘one miscalculation away from nuclear annihilation’

Sanders warns that ‘like Trump, Bolsonaro is attempting to undermine democracy in Brazil’

California Oak Fire rages out of control as Biden mulls climate emergency

Slamming their profits from ‘weapons of war,’ House panel asks gun CEOs to testify

‘What’s there to even discuss?’ Omar says free, universal school meals should be permanent

‘Impeach Justice Clarence Thomas’ petition nears 1 million signatures

‘Tipping point of no return’ feared as Amazon rainforest fires surge

Sanders calls on Democrats to divide spending bills into components to force GOP accountability

After failure of massive Build Back Better Act, Vermont senator advocates passing parts of it individually

Kyrsten Sinema’s support for U.S. Senate filibuster undermines her claims to support voting rights

‘Sinema doesn’t support the voting rights legislation, the filibuster just lets her pretend she does’

Falsehoods about climate change run rampant on Facebook, study finds

Facebook’s refusal to fact-check lies and misinformation about climate change show it is ‘the Big Tobacco of our generation,’ one group says

Fossil fuel lobbyists have a larger presence at COP26 climate conference than any single country

The oil and gas industry—the principal driver of the climate crisis—has more approved delegates at COP26 conference than Brazil

Democratic factions offer differing reasons for McAuliffe loss in Virginia

Party conservatives fault national Democrats for not passing bills while progressives say McAuliffe was a poor candidate

UK, EU continue opposition to global patent waivers for covid vaccines

Doctors Without Borders slams developed countries for ‘hoarding’ covid vaccines, which then go to waste

‘The longer people everywhere remain unprotected, the more lives will be lost and the more likely it is that new and potentially deadlier variants will take hold’

Susan Collins was sure that a Justice Kavanaugh wouldn’t gut Roe, she was wrong

The Maine senator insisted that the future Supreme Court justice considered Roe v. Wade settled law

Since 1978, CEO pay increased 1,322 percent while average workers’ went up just 18 percent

‘CEO compensation grew far faster than compensation of very highly paid workers over the last few decades’



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