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Battle for the Earth: The Dangerous Deception of “Net Zero by 2050″. Part 3

The most dangerous deception for climate protection at the moment is “Net Zero 2050.” All the climate culprits – Big Oil and corporate-friendly governments – have been quick to adopt this as the new climate target, but it has two…

Forget Ted Cruz, What’s Really Missing in Texas Is the Green New Deal

“Lives are already being lost because of Texas politicians’ refusal to acknowledge and prepare for the realities of the climate crisis.” By Jessica Corbett While Republican Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas is under fire for fleeing to Cancún for a vacation as…

Progressives Push Back as Trump, Pentagon, and ICE ‘Hijack’ MLK’s Message

“Dr. King was an anti-war, anti-capitalist justice seeker who rejected poverty, racism, militarism, and the death penalty,” Rep. Ayanna Pressley reminded those who would co-opt the slain human rights leader’s words. By Brett Wilkins Progressives are pushing back against President…

Amid Mounting Progressive Pressure, Congressional Leaders Reportedly Planning to Include Direct Payments in Relief Package

“I will not vote for a Covid package that doesn’t include survival payments and unemployment relief for the American people. It’s a red line,” said Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. By Jake Johnson Congressional leaders are reportedly planning to include another round…

If Joe Biden Rejects His Progressive Base, Trump Will Win

During the official roll call at the virtual Democratic National Convention on Tuesday, representatives from 57 states and territories declared their delegate totals for Bernie Sanders and Joe Biden, each from an iconic setting highlighting their region. Native American delegates…

WATCH: Bernie Sanders Holds Roundtable on Coronavirus Response With Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib

“What better time than now to call for bold, progressive policy solutions.” By Eoin Higgins, staff writer – Common Dreams Sen. Bernie Sanders will hold a virtual roundtable on the coronavirus response Sunday night with three of his strongest supporters,…

WATCH: Ocasio-Cortez Reads Full Green New Deal Resolution on House Floor to Help Improve GOP Comprehension

“Over the last year, it has become clear that many of the Republicans crying about the #GreenNewDeal… have never actually read it!” By Jessica Corbett, staff writer – Common Dreams Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez took to the House floor Wednesday to…

AOC Condemns Killing of Soleimani: This Was an Act of Aggression Committed by the United States

Over the weekend, Democracy Now! spoke with New York Congressmember Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and asked her response to the assassination of Iranian general Qassem Suleimani. “We need to be tactical about how we can actively resist further escalation on already an…