Jon Queally, staff writer

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

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Friday, February 5, 2016 - 9:30am
Sanders Argues for "Yes We Can" While Clinton Counters "No We Can't"
Who is the establishment? And why does it think people supporting Bernie Sanders are asking for too much? That, in essence, was the key question on Thursday night at the Democratic debate hosted by MSNBC at the University of New Hampshire. Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton rejected the idea...
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Wednesday, February 3, 2016 - 4:15pm
Bernie and Hillary Twitter Debate Asks: What Makes a "Progressive"?
Bernie Sanders has a few things to say about what makes a progressive a progressive. And he would like potential voters to know more precisely what he means when the specific term is used. What started initially as a question from a campaign reporter in New Hampshire resulted on Wednesday afternoon...
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Monday, February 1, 2016 - 3:15pm
Sanders: 'Virtual Tie' in Iowa Sends Establishment a Profound Message
The Democratic Iowa caucus was still too close as midnight came and went Monday night with Hillary Clinton holding a less than .5 percent edge over Bernie Sanders with just a handful of precincts left to report. Tweets about #FeelTheBern OR #CaucusforBernie Flanked by husband Bill and daughter...
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Thursday, January 28, 2016 - 4:15pm
While Flint Was Being Poisoned, State Workers "Quietly" Provided Water Coolers
A newly obtained document and related emails released on Thursday show that while the residents of Flint, Michigan were slowly being poisoned by lead-contaminated water last year, the offices of state officials in the city were " quietly " outfitted with water coolers by Gov. Rick Snyder's...
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Wednesday, January 27, 2016 - 7:00am
One Killed, Eight Arrested During Bid to End Militant Occupation in Oregon
One member of the militant group that has been carrying out an armed occupation of the Malheur wildlife refuge in Oregon was shot and killed late Tuesday as other members, including leader Amon Bundy, were arrested on federal charges following a confrontation with law enforcement. #oregonstandoff...
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Tuesday, January 26, 2016 - 3:45pm
As Sanders Slams Wall Street Elite, Clinton Ditches Iowa To Fetch Their Checks
Seemingly undeterred by the consistent critique that her close ties to the financial industry are hurting her campaign, The Intercept on Tuesday reports that with less than a week until the Iowa caucus, Hillary Clinton will soon leave the hotly-contested state to attend a pair of Wall Street-...
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Sunday, January 24, 2016 - 12:30pm
Bernie vs. Billionaires: Unafraid of Bloomberg and Would 'Beat Trump Badly'
If it ends up that former New York City mayor and Wall Street billionaire Michael Bloomberg enters the presidential race as an independent and that billionaire entertainer and real estate tycoon Donald trump wins the Republican nomination, count Sen. Bernie Sanders among those undaunted by such a...
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Sunday, January 24, 2016 - 10:45am
For 'Opening Their Hearts' to Refugees, Greek Islanders Inspire Worldwide
Though the Nobel Peace Prize has had its reputation badly battered in recent years by charges its moral compass has broken , it remains one the world's most prominent humanitarian awards. And while the leaders of Europe, the United States, and other nations around the world have been accused of...
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Saturday, January 23, 2016 - 4:00pm
Not-So-Subtle Establishment Threat? Bloomberg Hints at Presidential Run
Is the real establishment getting worried? As news broke Saturday afternoon that billionaire former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg is "seriously" considering the idea of a third-party run for president in 2016, some political observers immediately smelled a rat. "Bloomberg hinting at a run...
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Saturday, January 23, 2016 - 3:00pm
Survivor of US Drone Attack: Obama Belongs on List of World's Tyrants
"It’s not about me. It’s about every civilian who has been killed in Waziristan."
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