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  1. Wild Cats Grab BackRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 19 | Common Dreams

    Each of these cats leaps from the top of their own ecosystem, and yet we humans are above the cats and we're killing them all. We are the apex predator in the era we've named after ourselves, the Anthropocene.

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  2. 'Filibuster Everything': Thousands Demand Schumer Do More to Stop TrumpRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 1 | Common Dreams

    Trump's opponents have their eyes set particularly on Schumer, who as Senate Minority Leader has a unique opportunity to set an example for other Democrats, they say. Thousands of protesters gathered outside Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer's home in New York on Tuesday night, demanding he take a stronger stand against President Donald Trump's cabinet nominees.

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  3. Remembering Trump Biographer and Reporter Wayne BarrettRead the original story

    Jan 20, 2017 | Common Dreams

    His 37 years of furious articles for the regularly skewered powerful figures in all parties, from the late Queens Borough President Donald Manes to future People's Court judge Ed Koch to the Nosferatoid Rudy Giuliani arguments. A lot of reporters today could move from one city to another and nothing would change.

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  4. Alongside Sanders, NY Gov Announces First-in-Nation Free Tuition PlanRead the original story

    Jan 3, 2017 | Common Dreams

    Sen. Bernie Sanders and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announce a free tuition plan in Queens, New York on January 3. With Sen. Bernie Sanders at his side, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday announced a plan to offer free tuition at state and city colleges for middle- and low-income New Yorkers. Under the Excelsior Scholarship, described as the first of its kind in the nation, students whose families make $125,000 or less per year would be eligible to attend all public universities in New York for free.

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  5. Nasty Women vs. The Greatest Victim in the History of the World Donald TrumpRead the original story

    Nov 1, 2016 | Common Dreams

    Billy Bush and Donald Trump are greeted by actress Arianne Zucker during an Access Hollywood segment, but what she did not know-and was only revealed publicly last month-was the horrific conversation the two men just had about her and other women prior to getting off a tour bus. Donald Trump grabbed a new lifeline.

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  6. 'What a Crock': Clinton Breaks DAPL Silence With Statement That Says 'Literally Nothing'Read the original story

    Oct 28, 2016 | Common Dreams

    Ten youth from Standing Rock tell the Democratic presidential nominee that "if we're gonna #StandWithHer then she's gonna need to #StandWithStandingRock and say #NODAPL!!" as said by activist Rae Breaux. No longer able to sit on the sidelines and remain silent about the battle raging in North Dakota over Indigenous rights to clean water and sacred land, Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton released a statement on Thursday about the Dakota Access Pipeline fight-and it says "literally nothing."

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  7. Despite Millions in Dark Money, Pro-Charter Effort Falters in MassachusettsRead the original story

    Sep 13, 2016 | Common Dreams

    "Grassroots opposition to Question 2, which would greatly increase the number of charter schools in Massachusetts, has been building for months." The corporate-backed effort to expand charter schools in Massachusetts is opposed by likely voters in that state, according to a new poll released Tuesday.

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  8. The Lost Innocence of 9/11Read the original story

    Sep 11, 2016 | Common Dreams

    I wrote the piece below for the tenth anniversary of 9/11 in 2011, not long before the Moyers & Company television series and the BillMoyers.com website began. It remains relevant on this 15th anniversary although a few things have changed.

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  9. CAIR: Funeral Prayers Today for Slain NY Imam and AssociateRead the original story

    Aug 15, 2016 | Common Dreams

    CAIR National Legislative Director Corey Saylor, 202-384-8857, E-Mail: [email protected] ; CAIR National Communications Director Ibrahim Hooper, 202-744-7726, E-Mail: [email protected] ; CAIR Communications Coordinator Amina Rubin, 202-488-8787, 202-341-4171, E-Mail: [email protected] WASHINGTON - Later today, the Council on American-Islamic Relations , the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, will join a community news conference prior to funeral prayers for a New York imam and his associate shot and killed on Saturday.

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  10. CAIR-NY Calls for Stepped-up Security at Mosques After Hate IncidentRead the original story

    Jun 24, 2016 | Common Dreams

    CAIR National Legislative Director Corey Saylor, 202-384-8857, E-Mail: [email protected] ; CAIR National Communications Director Ibrahim Hooper, 202-744-7726, E-Mail: [email protected] ; CAIR Communications Coordinator Amina Rubin, 202-488-8787, 202-341-4171, E-Mail: [email protected] NEW YORK - The New York chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations today called for stepped-up security for mosques in that state after another hate incident targeting Muslims in or near Islamic institutions.

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  11. 'The Struggle Continues': Sanders Refuses to Bend the Knee to EstablishmentRead the original story

    Jun 8, 2016 | Common Dreams

    "If this campaign has taught us anything," he told an enthusiastic and cheering crowd in Santa Monica, California just after local time, "it has proven that millions of Americans who love this country are prepared to stand up and fight to make this country a much better place." When Sanders took the stage, and as of this writing, major news outlets had awarded three of the day's six contests--New Jersey, New Mexico, and South Dakota--to Clinton, while Sanders was able to claim victories in both Montana and North Dakota.

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  12. A Fond Farewell to New York's Peace PentagonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2016 | Common Dreams

    My hands were full of tracts and leaflets, and I had been looking through nonviolence training materials for the last hour. I tried to rub the dirt off onto my jeans, but it wouldn't budge and later even soap and water had to work really hard.

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  13. Mothers Gather at the Honduran Consulate in Solidarity with the Mother of Berta C ceresRead the original story

    May 9, 2016 | Common Dreams

    On Tuesday, May 10th, Latin American Mother's Day, at 12 noon dozens of mothers and community activists will gather at the Honduran Consulate in New York City, 255 W 36th St, Manhattan, in solidarity with Austra Bertha Flores Lopez's call for an independent investigation into the assassination of her daughter, Indigenous and environmental justice activist Berta CA ceres. A team of mothers will deliver a large mother's day card to the Consulate with a bowl of water representing Berta's struggle for water rights of the Lenca people, along with the demands of Berta's family.

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  14. On the Day of Verizon's Annual Shareholder Meeting, Verizon Strikers...Read the original story

    May 5, 2016 | Common Dreams

    Today, Thursday, May 5, on the same day as Verizon's annual shareholder meeting, striking workers, including many who own shares in the company, and their supporters will hold over 400 protests around the nation . At the same time, dozens of Verizon workers will converge outside the shareholder meeting in Albuquerque, where worker-shareholders will fight for proposals to improve Verizon's corporate governance and end the company's short-sighted decision-making.

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  15. Verizon Strikers & Allies Prepare Nationwide Protests as Shareholder Unrest GrowsRead the original story

    May 4, 2016 | Common Dreams

    One day before Verizon's annual shareholder meeting, striking workers, including many who own shares in the company, and their supporters prepare for over 400 protests around the nation on Thursday, May 5 . At the same time, dozens of Verizon workers will converge outside the shareholder meeting in Albuquerque, where worker-shareholders will fight for proposals to improve Verizon's corporate governance and end the company's short-sighted decision-making.

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