Jon Queally, staff writer

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

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Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 8:45am
Reality of President Trump Is Stressing Out Americans... Big League
Americans have been taking to the streets in record numbers since the inauguration of President Donald Trump, but amid that uptick in resistance something else has been rising within the U.S. electorate: personal anxiety and stress caused by the nation's new political reality. According to a new...
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Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 6:15am
Michael Flynn Out: From Trump's "Full Confidence" to Midnight Resignation
Less than one month into office, President Donald Trump's controversial national security advisor, Michael Flynn, abruptly resigned Monday night following revelations he had discussed sanctions with a high-level Russian official and then misinformed White House staff, including Vice President Mike...
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Sunday, February 5, 2017 - 2:45pm
Bernie Sanders: Trump 'Is a Fraud' Sending Nation in 'Authoritarian Direction'
"I don't mean to be disrespectful," Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) told CNN 's Jake Tapper on Sunday morning, "but this guy's a fraud." The immediate reference was to a meeting President Donald Trump held with Wall Street executives on Friday in which he vowed—in what Common Dreams reported as a "...
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Sunday, February 5, 2017 - 1:00pm
From "Buy Pat Toomey's Vote" to Office Protests: DeVos Stirs National Revolt
How do you defeat an uber-wealthy right-wing ideologue who wants to destroy public education? With organized communities and people for starters. And, of course... with money. "If Betsy DeVos can buy Senator Toomey's vote, we should be allowed to do the same. With hopes raised after two Republican...
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Sunday, February 5, 2017 - 9:30am
Loser! Court of Appeals Says Trump's Muslim Ban Will Remain Blocked ... For Now
The Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals early Sunday morning denied a motion by the Justice Department on behalf of President Trump which sought to reinstate enforcement of an immigration and travel ban that targeted seven Muslim-majority nations. The DOJ had filed an official appeal on Saturday...
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Saturday, February 4, 2017 - 10:15pm
March to the Palace Gates: Thousands March Against Trump Outside Mar-A-Lago
One lifetime resident watched the mile-long march go past and said she'd "never seen anything like this"
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Saturday, February 4, 2017 - 4:30pm
Elizabeth Warren To Democrats: Only an 'Opposition Party' Can Defeat Trump
Crisis didn't just begin with Trump, says Massachusetts senator, "because for years and years and years, Washington has worked just great for the rich and the powerful, but far too often, it hasn’t worked for anyone else"
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Saturday, February 4, 2017 - 12:30pm
Tangled Family Ties Leave Taxpayers on Hook for Eric Trump's $100,000 Business Jaunt
"This whole story is mind-blowing."
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Saturday, February 4, 2017 - 11:00am
Trump Blasts Ruling of "So-Called Judge" as DHS Forced to Halt Muslim Ban
Even as President Donald Trump lashed out at a federal court ruling issued Friday by labeling the federal judge who ordered it a "so-called judge," the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on Saturday morning said it was suspending all enforcement of the controversial executive order on...
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Saturday, February 4, 2017 - 9:15am
#NeverRemember: Trump Aide's Invented Bowling Green Massacre Spawns Faux Vigils
"Where were you the day it didn't happen?"
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