Articles by Common Dreams
December 14, 2015 -
A woman is facing an indictment for first-degree attempted murder after she tried to self-abort in Tennessee. The case offers a stark illustration of how restrictions on abortion can impact individuals in the United States.
December 8, 2015 -
While much attention has been paid to the fight for immigration reform at the federal level, far less attention has been paid to efforts to create welcoming and inclusive communities for immigrants at the state and local level.
November 17, 2015 -
The draconian law is already "causing real harm to women across the state of Texas," says one women's health advocate.
October 15, 2015 -
The Georgia-based Federation of Southern Cooperatives is the domestic winner of this year's Food Sovereignty Prize, which honors grassroots activists working for a more democratic food system.
September 15, 2015 -
"I came here today because I believe from the bottom of my heart that it is vitally important for those of us who hold different views to be able to engage in a civil discourse," the U.S. senator and presidential hopeful told the crowd at Liberty University, an Evangelical Christian school in Lynchburg, Virginia.
August 20, 2015 -
Former Freedom Industries president Gary Southern also faces up to three years in prison for role in massive 2014 chemical leak.
July 16, 2015 -
This week the nonprofit law firm Earthjustice filed suit over government violations of civil rights laws in communities including Tallassee, Alabama and Beaumont, Texas.