Julia Conley

Julia Conley is a staff writer for Common Dreams.


Content by Julia Conley

Progressives push Dems to nix tradition letting GOP block Biden judges

‘Cold hard threat to democracy’: GOP sowing chaos at polls even before Election Day

Progressives in US House call for ‘proactive diplomatic push’ for Ukraine ceasefire

Concerned over lack of ‘working-class’ energy for midterms, Sanders plans 8-state blitz

‘Makes me physically ill’: Footage shows DeSantis’ election police force in action

Progressives say new midterm poll must be ‘wake up call’ to Democrats

Poor hit hardest as ‘maternity care deserts’ grow across US

Acidification of Arctic happening up to 4 times faster than other oceans

Warnings mount over right-wing plot to rewrite US Constitution

After $1.9 trillion giveaway to rich, McConnell calls debt relief for working class ‘slap in the face’

Progressives applaud as Biden signs ‘landmark’ Inflation Reduction Act into law

Doctors against Oz launch campaign denouncing GOP candidate as ‘quack’

After House passes assault weapons ban, advocates say Senate opponents must be forced to vote

NASA images of shrinking Lake Mead offer ‘stark illustration’ of climate crisis

In post-Roe US, patients already denied care for wide range of medical concerns

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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