Jon Queally, staff writer

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

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Friday, September 23, 2016 - 8:30am
Punished for Suicide Attempt, Chelsea Manning Sentenced to Solitary Confinement
Following a disciplinary review hearing which took place Thursday, U.S. Army whistleblower Chelsea Manning confirmed early Friday morning she has been sentenced to solitary confinement for attempting to take her own life while serving a 30-year prison sentence at Ft. Leavenworth prison in Kansas...
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Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 1:15pm
As Tribes Fight Pipeline, Internal AFL-CIO Letter Exposes 'Very Real Split'
The AFL-CIO, the nation's largest labor federation, generated waves of criticism by standing against the Standing Rock Sioux and supportive allies last week when it endorsed the Dakota Access Pipeline – a project opponents say threatens tribal sovereignty, regional water resources, and sacred...
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Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - 9:30am
'Inconsistent With Reality': Top Scientists Take Aim at Trump's Climate Denialism
Spurred by the continued failure of too many political leaders and "great concern" over Donald Trump's specific threat to cancel U.S. participation in the Paris climate agreement if elected president, 375 top American scientists published an open letter on Tuesday castigating climate denialism and...
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Sunday, September 18, 2016 - 12:30pm
Calling for Prosecution of Its Own Source, Washington Post Slammed for 'Towering Cowardice'
Shocked by the "towering cowardice" of the Washington Post's Sunday editorial calling for Edward Snowden to be prosecuted, journalist Glenn Greenwald led the charge against the prominent newspaper for achieving what he described as an "ignoble feat" in American history: being "the first-ever paper...
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Sunday, September 18, 2016 - 8:15am
Instead of ISIS, US-Led Bombing Kills Nearly 100 Syrian Soldiers Fighting Them
An emergency U.N. Security Council meeting was called and an already tenuous cease-fire agreement is under further strain after U.S.-led coalition bombers on Saturday killed nearly one hundred Syrian army soldiers who were battling Islamic State (ISIS) fighters near the Deir al-Zor airport in...
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Saturday, September 17, 2016 - 12:30pm
Refugees Welcome: Thousands March for 'Humanity and Human Rights' in UK
Pushing back against a tide of xenophobia which has gripped portions of Europe in recent years, thousands marched in central London on Saturday as they demanded the British government do more to help those forced from their homelands amid endless war in the Middle East and economic crises across...
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Saturday, September 17, 2016 - 11:00am
Hundreds of Thousands March in Germany Against TTIP, CETA
Hundreds of thousands took to city streets across Germany on Saturday as they marched against a pair of corporate-backed trade deals they say will undermine democracy, attack workers and local economies, and accelerate the threats posed by corporate hegemony and global warming. "These agreements...
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Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 3:30pm
Trump Jr. Says Dad Can't Release Tax Returns Because Media Is Biased
Donald Trump Jr. has offered a new reason for why his father is refusing to release his tax returns saying that allowing the American people to see the details of his financial dealings would lead to a wave of media interest and "detract" from his core messaging. Though Trump has consistently said...
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Thursday, September 8, 2016 - 8:15am
With Arrest Warrants Issued, Jill Stein Says Campaign 'Proud' of Pipeline Protest
Jill Stein and Ajamu Baraka, the presidential and vice-presidential candidates of the Green Party who on Wednesday had arrest warrants issued against them for participating in a protest against the Dakota Access Pipeline earlier this week, say they are proud of their actions and will now "engage...
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Thursday, September 8, 2016 - 6:45am
'Commander-in-Chief' Forum Panned as Colossal Failure of Journalism
Putting aside the shortcomings of both major candidates, for many critical observers the biggest loser during Wednesday night's presidential "Commander-in-Chief" forum on NBC News was the platform itself. Moderated by NBC's host of The Today Show Matt Lauer, the town hall-style event was staged...
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