Jon Queally, staff writer

Jon Queally is senior editor and staff writer for Common Dreams.

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Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 4:45am
Wake Up Democrats, Warns Sanders, This Populist Unrest Cannot Be Ignored
Cast in a New York Times op-ed published late Tuesday evening, Sen. Bernie Sanders issued a stark warning to the Democratic Party leadership that if they don't wake up to the profound dissatisfaction of the poor and working classes in the United States, they may very well wake up to a similar shock...
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Tuesday, June 21, 2016 - 3:30pm
Dissed by Clinton as Financial Con Man, Trump Unleashes Epic Twitter Tirade
Following a Hillary Clinton speech highly critical of his economic acumen and business record, presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump on Tuesday responded with an epic Twitter tirade which offered a possible preview of a speech aimed at his Democratic rival scheduled for Wednesday. Clinton's...
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Friday, June 17, 2016 - 11:00am
Is Leaked Cable Greasing Skids for Clinton's Next Regime Change Disaster?
An internal cable signed by more than 50 State Department officials objecting to the Obama administration's policy on Syria is particularly worrisome, according to experts, given Hillary Clinton's hawkish foreign policy positions and her stated plan to escalate President Barack Obama's war in Syria...
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Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 3:30pm
Sanders to Supporters: This Is Beginning of Our Revolution, Not End
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders neither announced the end of his campaign nor endorsed his rival Hillary Clinton during a live-stream address on Thursday night, but told supporters his call for political revolution will live beyond his campaign and this election. "When we talk...
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Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 9:45am
'Horrendous': UK Mourns After Labour Party MP Jo Cox Killed by Gunman
"She would have wanted two things above all else to happen now, one that our precious children are bathed in love and two, that we all unite to fight against the hatred that killed her. Hate doesn’t have a creed, race or religion, it is poisonous."
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Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - 8:15am
Clinton and Sanders Agree on Trump Threat, But Neither Ready to Endorse Other's Vision
Though Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton emerged from a ninety-minute meeting on Tuesday night reaffirming their shared commitment to defeat Donald Trump in the fall, the senator continued to withhold his endorsement of Clinton while the former secretary of state remained mum on Sanders' repeated...
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Wednesday, June 8, 2016 - 2:45am
'The Struggle Continues': Sanders Refuses to Bend the Knee to Establishment
Bernie Sanders refused to concede the race for the Democratic Party presidential nomination on Tuesday night even as he congratulated his rival Hillary Clinton on her primary wins and thanked his supporters for their determined commitment to the 'political revolution' he has championed throughout...
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Monday, June 6, 2016 - 10:45pm
Voters Outraged as Media Accused of Falsely, Preemptively Crowning Clinton
The Bernie Sanders campaign and progressives across the nation expressed mixtures of frustration and contempt Monday night after major news outlets—following declarations by the Associated Press and NBC News —ignored the explicit instructions about how primary delegates should be tallied and...
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Sunday, June 5, 2016 - 10:45am
Ahead of California, Sanders Warns Media Against Preemptive Coronation of Clinton
Addressing concerns that the media may preemptively announce his rival Hillary Clinton as the "presumptive Democratic Party nominee" even before she has won the requisite numbers of pledge delegates, Bernie Sanders over the weekend indicated that such reporting would be both wrong and irresponsible...
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Sunday, June 5, 2016 - 9:15am
Company Apologizes for Oil Train Disaster It Acknowledges Was Inevitable
As crews continue efforts to contain an oil sheen on the Columbia River and assess the environmental impact of a derailment and resulting fire on Friday, a spokesperson for the oil-by-train company behind the disaster issued an apology to the community of Mosier, Oregon on Saturday. "I want to...
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