Jake Johnson is a staff writer for Common Dreams. Follow him on Twitter: @johnsonjakep
Moderna Plans 4,000% Markup for Covid Vaccine
The Biden administration is going to stop providing Covid vaccines for free—and Big Pharma is ready to profit from the change.
CEO Pay Has Soared by Nearly 1,500% Since 1978, While Workers Have Been Left Behind
As the Fed seeks to cut workers’ wages amid inflation, a new report shows corporate executives have seen a monumental surge in compensation.
Opposition from Progressives and Republicans Could Sink Manchin’s Fossil Fuel Permitting Deal
The West Virginia senator is “getting desperate” as objections to his permitting deal grow louder, saying he’s a victim of “revenge politics.”
“Complicit in the Railroading of Democracy”: DNC Panel Blocks Vote on Dark Money Ban
"Democrats can't be the party of democracy in one breath and then let an astronomical sum of money from Republican megadonors and corporate interests flood Democratic primaries."
Starbucks Keeps Failing at Union-Busting, While Workers Keep Winning
"After being shut out in four union votes this week, Howard Schultz and Starbucks should be embarrassed and should accept reality: Starbucks workers overwhelmingly want a union."
With Biden’s Agenda Stalled, Progressives Have a Plan for Executive Actions to Benefit Working People
"Taken together, these actions will have an immediate and meaningful impact on people's lives," said Rep. Pramila Jayapal, chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus.
"War Is Not the Answer"
Russia's military attack on Ukraine sparked anti-war demonstrations across the globe—including in downtown Moscow.
By Taxing the Pandemic Profits of Billionaires, We Could Vaccinate Everyone on Earth
A one-time, 99 percent tax on the profits made by the super rich during the Covid crisis could fund vaccines for the globe and help millions of struggling workers.
Congress and Biden Allowed the Eviction Ban to Expire, So Cori Bush and AOC Are Raising Hell
Members of the Squad are participating in a sit-in outside of the Capitol demanding that the House reconvene in order to restore the moratorium to protect millions of Americans from being evicted.
Trump Has Quietly Implemented a Far-Right Takeover of the Courts That Will Last Generations
Imperiling progressive change "for as long as we live," 1 in 5 federal judges is now a Trump appointee.
After Reports of Sweetheart Deal for Billionaire Pedophile, Calls Grow on Trump Labor Sec. to Resign