Sarah Lazare, staff writer

Sarah Lazare is a staff writer for Common Dreams.

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Tuesday, August 4, 2015 - 11:45am
Fight Against 'Big Brother' Heats Up as CISA Bill Advances in Senate
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is pressing for the swift passage of a controversial pro-surveillance bill known as the the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (CISA), raising the ire of civil liberties campaigners who are vowing to escalate their efforts to defeat the measure...
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Tuesday, August 4, 2015 - 9:30am
Global Glaciers Melting up to Three Times Rate of 20th Century
New study finds glaciers disappearing at 'historically unprecedented' pace worldwide.
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Monday, August 3, 2015 - 3:00pm
Obama Climate Plan: Testament to People Power, but Much More to Do
"This rule is merely a down payment on the U.S’s historic climate responsibility."
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Monday, August 3, 2015 - 12:30pm
Call for Christie's Resignation After Saying Teachers Union Deserves 'Punch In the Face'
New Jersey Republican governor and straggling 2016 presidential hopeful Chris Christie faces a call to resign after he declared Sunday that teachers' unions are "the single most destructive force in public education in America" and deserve to be punched in the face. Christie made the comments on...
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Monday, August 3, 2015 - 9:30am
Hypocrisy on Display as US Lavishes Military Aid on Egypt
In a visit to Cairo, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry pledged that the Egyptian government's atrocities will not prevent increased U.S. backing.
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Sunday, August 2, 2015 - 12:30pm
Obama Touts 'Historic' Climate Plan, But Will It Go Far Enough?
President Barack Obama declared Sunday that his administration is poised to unroll greater-than-expected cuts to greenhouse gas emissions from U.S. power plants, in what he called "the biggest, most important steps we've ever taken to combat climate change." However, as leaked details of the plan...
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Sunday, August 2, 2015 - 10:30am
Journalists Agree to Keep Mum on Conservative Donors at Koch Brothers Event
Major media outlets granted access to Koch Brothers' affair in exchange for their silence.
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Saturday, August 1, 2015 - 2:00pm
As Heat Wave Sweeps Iraq, Thousands Demand Water, Electricity, Sustenance
Mass marches against government failure and corruption sweep Iraq's capital and southern cities.
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Saturday, August 1, 2015 - 9:45am
As 'Do-Or-Die' Talks End In Failure, Could TPP Be Derailed for Good?
This week's closed-door Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations in Maui, which President Barack Obama hoped would be the last round, ended Friday in failure to reach a final agreement, thereby pushing a U.S. ratification fight into the tumultuous 2016 presidential election cycle at the...
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Friday, July 31, 2015 - 12:00pm
Iranian Foreign Minister: Time for US, Other Nuclear Powers to Disarm
In the wake of the historic agreement between Iran and world powers, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Friday called on known nuclear weapons states, including the United States and Israel, to walk the walk and begin disarming their own atomic arsenals. Writing in the Guardian ,...
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