Jon Queally, staff writer

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

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Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 10:45am
UN Calls for 48-Hour Ceasefire So Aid Can Reach War-Ravaged Aleppo
The United Nations is urging all factions inside Syria to commit to a 48-hour ceasefire so that emergency aid and relief workers can save lives and offer assistance to those caught inside the war-ravaged city of Aleppo. In remarks before the UN Security Council on Monday, Stephen O'Brien, Under-...
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Wednesday, August 17, 2016 - 9:45am
Complicit in Civilian Carnage, US Support for War in Yemen Called 'Indefensible'
Amid an escalation of violence, increasing numbers of civilian casualties, and a nearly unprecedented humanitarian crisis in Yemen, the New York Times editorial board on Wednesday called the United States "complicit in the carnage" and demanded the Obama administration end its support for the Saudi...
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Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 12:00pm
NYT: Trump Being "Advised" for Clinton Debates by Disgraced Roger Ailes
Though Roger Ailes resigned his top seat at Fox News last month following accusations and lawsuits over sexual harassment of female employees, the New York Times reports Tuesday that Donald Trump has brought the disgraced executive aboard his campaign to "advise" him ahead of upcoming presidential...
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Monday, August 15, 2016 - 10:15am
McKibben: Time to Declare a War (Literally) on Climate Change
'It’s not that global warming is like a world war. It is a world war. And we are losing.'
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Friday, August 12, 2016 - 12:15pm
To Corner Trump on Finances, Clinton Releases Tax Returns
Though she dodged demands to release controversial Wall Street speech transcripts during the primary, Clinton hammers rival on financial disclosures
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Tuesday, August 9, 2016 - 4:00pm
Did Trump Just Suggest Gun Nuts Should Shoot Hillary Clinton?
During a campaign rally in North Carolina on Tuesday, Republican presidential nominee casually suggested that "Second Amendment people" could take care of Hillary Clinton, which many interpreted as a thinly veiled indication that those concerned about their right to bear arms could actually shoot...
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On the evening of August 24, a new organization called 'Our Revolution' will officially launch with a live stream address from Bernie Sanders who will talk about the specifics of what supporters can do "as organizers going forward to fight for every single issue that drove this campaign." (Image: OurRevolution.com / with overlay) News
Monday, August 8, 2016 - 7:00pm
Not Alone, But Together: Sanders Campaign Declares Creation of 'Our Revolution'
Announcing the creation of a new organization whose mission will be to carry forth the 'political revolution' through the general election and beyond, the Bernie Sanders campaign on Monday issued a call to action for those inspired by the historic primary challenge and a message aimed at its...
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Friday, August 5, 2016 - 1:45pm
Baby Teeth of Iraqi Children Tell Troubling Tale of War's Toxic Impacts
In an effort to learn more about the impacts of long-term exposure to heavy metals and other toxins associated with warzone bombardments and military installations, a new study released Friday examined a sample of donated teeth and discovered that the children of Iraq are suffering from alarming...
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Mike Pence vs. Boy News
Thursday, August 4, 2016 - 12:15pm
11-Year-Old Boy Forces Pence to Explain Allegiance to Trump
Adults say the darndest things. Which is why at a political rally featuring Republican vice-presidential nominee Mike Pence in North Carolina on Thursday, it was an 11-year-old boy named Matthew who forced the adult on the stage into an awkward situation by asking him to explain exactly where he...
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Economy that works for all - Jeremy Corbyn News
Thursday, August 4, 2016 - 6:15am
Jeremy Corbyn Launches Bold Progressive Vision to Transform UK
Leader of the British Labour Party Jeremy Corbyn announced a 10-point plan on Thursday designed to " rebuild and transform " the U.K. while undoing the damage wrought by privatization schemes and concerted attacks on the public good. Corbyn launched his plan with a series of social media messages,...
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