Jon Queally, staff writer

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

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Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 3:30pm
'Actually, There Is Not a Lot of Debate': Sanders Forced to Correct Trump Nominee on Climate Science
'The scientific community is virtually unanimous that climate change is real and causing devastating problems.'
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Tuesday, January 10, 2017 - 5:15pm
'Remorseless' Dylan Roof Receives Death Penalty for Church Massacre
For committing one of the most shocking crimes motivated by racial hatred in recent U.S. history, Dylan Roof—the 22-year-old white man who was convicted of the premeditated murder of nine black churchgoers during a bible study in 2015—received the death penalty on Tuesday. The capital sentence,...
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Wednesday, January 4, 2017 - 4:30pm
This Wondrous National Park... Brought to You By McDonald's?
"In a society where we are constantly inundated with advertisements everywhere we go, national parks offered a unique and beautiful escape. Until now, national parks have remained relatively commercial-free, which is why they were such a valuable respite."
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Wednesday, January 4, 2017 - 9:45am
Teenager Slammed to Ground Raises Fresh Concerns About Police in Schools
"Disturbing use of force at #rolesvillehigh that should never be used against kids in schools."
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Tuesday, January 3, 2017 - 2:30pm
Public Outrage, Not Trump's Tepid Rebuke, Upends GOP Attack on Ethics Panel
Following an overnight public relations disaster that followed a Republican Party vote to eviscerate the independent Office of Congressional Ethics , GOP lawmakers made an abrupt u-turn on Tuesday by withdrawing the reform proposal before a final vote on a package of rules that will guide the new...
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Tuesday, January 3, 2017 - 6:45am
Behind Closed Doors, House GOP Vote Overwhelmingly to Eviscerate Ethics Watchdog
Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives didn't even wait for the new congressional session to begin before betraying President-elect Donald Trump's key promise "to drain the swamp" of political corruption. "If the 115th Congress begins with rules amendments undermining OCE, it is setting...
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Monday, January 2, 2017 - 10:15am
Majority of Americans Unconvinced Trump Can Handle Nation's Top Job
With his inauguration now less than three weeks away, a new survey shows a majority of the American people are far from confident that Donald Trump, a former reality television star who won the Electoral College but lost the popular vote by nearly 3 million votes, is up to the major tasks entrusted...
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Monday, January 2, 2017 - 6:45am
Dakota Access Opponents Stage Dramatic Protest Against U.S. Bank
Continuing a strategy to target the project's financial backers , a small team of Dakota Access Pipeline opponents on Sunday pulled off a dramatic banner-drop from the rafters of the U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis as the Minnesota Vikings played the Chicago Bears. Above the crowded stadium, which...
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Saturday, December 24, 2016 - 12:45pm
As Trump Saber-Rattles, Most of World Vows to Push Total Nuke Ban in New Year
As U.S. President-elect Donald Trump continues to receive domestic and international rebuke for his comments on the subject, the General Assembly of the United Nations on Friday adopted a resolution which calls for negotiations to begin next year on an international treaty to completely ban the use...
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Saturday, December 24, 2016 - 11:15am
Sanders Says Trump's "Dangerous" Nuclear Arms Race Talk Must Be Challenged
Sen. Bernie Sanders has made it known that Donald Trump should not go unchallenged by his congressional colleagues as troubling comments by the President-elect about nuclear weapons this week sparked alarm across the United States and the world. Following an initial out-of-the-blue tweet Thursday...
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