Kenny Stancil


Kenny Stancil is a staff writer at Common Dreams.

 

Content by Kenny Stancil

European regulator delivers ‘reality check’ to Elon Musk after Twitter purchase

Top official reminds world’s richest person that his new Twitter toy still must comply with content moderation laws


Joe Manchin seemingly admits he planned to double-cross Biden, congressional progressives

Conservative West Virginia Democrat claims he had secret agreement with Senate leaders to stop progressives from linking two budget bills


Biden announces new vaccination, testing requirement for large employers

President cautions vaccine refusers: ‘We’ve been patient, but our patience is wearing thin and your refusal has cost all of us.’


New FTC lawsuit against Facebook shows Biden administration is getting serious about anti-trust

Antitrust experts welcome FTC lawsuit seeking to force social media giant to divest WhatsApp and Instagram


One-third of Republicans running for federal office in 2022 are repeating Trump’s election lies

Hundreds of Republicans across the country aren’t just ignoring sore loser complaints about 2020, they’re actively repeating them


One thing Americans agree on: Big pharma shouldn’t monopolize Covid vaccines

Allowing governments to distribute and manufacture Covid vaccines is the most important way of stopping future mutations of the SARS-Cov-2 virus


Critics call Biden vaccine sharing plans ‘woefully inadequate’ to global need

White House backs global Covid-19 vaccine patent waiver but has not called on other nations to support


U.S. tech giants evaded $150 billion in global taxes, new report finds

Global tax avoidance laws are a mess and as a result, companies can evade paying what they owe to multiple countries


WHO report: Covid deaths worldwide likely 2 to 3 times undercounted

Health agency estimates lack of testing, poor record-keeping means up to 8 million have died of SARS2 coronavirus


Pharmaceutical companies unable to meet global Covid vaccine demand

Private-sector companies keep failing to meet their own vaccine manufacturing goals as need for Covid vaccines soars in poor countries


New bill would prohibit government from using private data collectors to evade privacy laws

‘Intelligence and law enforcement agencies must come to understand that the American people are off-limits to warrantless mass surveillance, no matter how it is done.’


Polls: With Trump gone, America’s standing in the world has improved

Favorable views of the U.S. have increased by an average of nine points since Joe Biden became president, according to new polling


Poll: Americans want more spending on health care, education, and fighting poverty

Despite conservatives’ calls to decrease spending, new poll finds public thinks federal government should increase funding in key areas.


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