Julia Conley


Julia Conley is a staff writer for Common Dreams.

 

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Hundreds march in Akron enraged by police killing of Jayland Walker


Poll shows majority oppose Supreme Court’s attack on fundamental rights


UN chief warns of ‘ocean emergency’ as leaders confront biodiversity loss, pollution


Amnesty report demands Biden take action to end death penalty


Supreme Court takes ‘wrecking ball’ to separation of church and state with prayer ruling


Clarence Thomas says Supreme Court should roll back all privacy rights

‘In future cases, we should reconsider all of the Court’s substantive due process precedents,’ right-wing justice wrote


Extremist groups flock to ‘siege’ protest of Canada’s capitol

Similar protests to the so-called ‘Freedom Convoy’ are reportedly being planned in the U.S. and throughout Europe


In first, U.S. labeled ‘backsliding democracy’ in report detailing state of democracy worldwide

More than one in four people globally live in backsliding democracies, which also include Brazil and India, according to the Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance


New bill aims to crack down on corporate behemoths evading taxes

Measure promoted by Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) would set minimum 15 percent tax rate for companies with $1 billion or more in annual revenue


FDA authorizes Pfizer Covid-19 for emergency use in children between 5 and 11

Young children should receive one-third of the adult dose in two vaccinations administered three weeks apart, agency says


New study reveals how low-income voters were crucial to Biden’s 2020 victory


Dental and medical insurance lobbyists are quietly trying to block Medicare dental expansion

Industry groups are trying to stop Americans on Medicare from receiving dental benefits for fear that it would harm their profits


Biden administration says it will take steps to protect schools from GOP governors who ban Covid safety procedures

Education Department says it will use federal relief funds to fill offsets caused by state governments and also pursue civil rights investigations on behalf of students


Report: The ‘Fight for $15’ movement has won raises for 25 million workers

Since its beginning in 2012, the movement to increase the hourly minimum wage to $15 has won many victories, even though advocates vow to continue the struggle


Top vaccine official ousted in Tennessee says she’s ‘afraid for my state’

Republicans in state have banned outreach efforts of any kind to promote vaccinations against diseases


Facebook allowed conservative activists to run fake Green Party page

Social media giant took no action after determining right-wing group was posing as environmental advocates


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