Julia Conley is a Maine-based staff writer for Common Dreams.
“This Is What the Climate Crisis Looks Like”: Devastating Floods in Pakistan Endanger Millions
From displacement to destroyed homes and crops, extreme flooding is having a catastrophic impact on Pakistanis.
How a Small Town in Maine Stopped a Silver Mine
A Canadian company planned to mine silver nearby, so town residents used Maine's “home rule” powers to ban industrial mining and protect their water.
Texas Is Just the Start: Other Republican States Are Plotting Attacks on Abortion Rights
Republican lawmakers in Florida, Indiana, Mississippi, and other states have expressed interest in turning private citizens into deputized vigilantes to halt women's reproductive freedoms.
It’s Not Just Bernie Anymore—Centrist Dems Are Skipping AIPAC in a “Watershed Moment”
Amy Klobuchar and Pete Buttigieg have joined Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren in abandoning the pro-Israel conference that critics call "a fringe, right-wing, radioactive rogue organization."
Calls Increase for Trump Labor Sec. Alexander Acosta To Resign
Maine Becomes the First State To Test Ranked-Choice Voting
Progressives vote for their favorite candidates without the fear of spoilers.