Jon Queally, staff writer

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

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Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - 8:30am
Vying for DNC Chair, Howard Dean Praises Wall Street Bailout Architect
Everyone has their version of history. Even as he vies to reclaim his position to head the battered Democratic National Committee, former governor of Vermont Howard Dean on Wednesday morning went out of his way to praise Hank Paulson , the former Goldman Sachs executive who served as Treasury...
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Friday, November 25, 2016 - 12:30pm
'Fear of Trump' Is Making Some Children Physically Sick, Say Health Experts
"People who don’t have a history of anxiety and depression are coming forward with symptoms they’ve never had before. And people who had those symptoms already are getting much worse."
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Friday, November 25, 2016 - 10:00am
Warning of Global Havoc as Possible Arctic 'Tipping Points' Pile Up
What is happening in the Arctic will not stay in the Arctic. In an ominous (though not hopeless) report published Friday, researchers warn that as many as 19 various 'tipping points' could be triggered by the increasingly warm temperatures in the world's northern polar region. "[These rapid Arctic...
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Tuesday, November 22, 2016 - 3:00pm
Trump Reportedly "Surprised" Top Contender to Run Pentagon Doesn't Support Torture
President-elect apparently thinks waterboarding is a much more acceptable form of abuse than the military man they call "Mad Dog." Mattis is known to believe "in the iron fist of U.S. militarism."
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Friday, November 18, 2016 - 1:45pm
Officer Put on Leave After Video Shows Him Punching Woman in Face During Eviction
An officer with the Flagstaff police department in Arizona has been put on leave following the release of video footage taken by an eye witness that showed him punching a woman in the face during an arrest earlier this week. As the Huffington Post reports : The footage, shot and posted to Facebook...
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Monday, November 14, 2016 - 3:30pm
Rep. Keith Ellison, Progressive Favorite, Announces Run for DNC Chair
Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.), who recently received the public encouragement of Sen. Bernie Sanders and other progressives, announced Monday he will run to be the next chairperson of the Democratic National Committee. "I am proud to announce my candidacy for Chair of the Democratic National...
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Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 10:00am
Sanders Vows To "Vigorously Oppose" Trump's Noxious and Destructive Agenda
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), the man who did everything he could to defeat Hillary Clinton in the Democratic primary before doing everything he could to defeat Donald Trump in the general election, finally reacted to Tuesday's presidential result in a short statement Wednesday evening. "To the...
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Monday, November 7, 2016 - 3:30pm
On Eve of Election, Progressives Ready to 'Transform American Politics'
On the eve of the U.S. election, one legacy of a highly contentious season is a newly-energized progressive base that is not only mobilized to vote but is itself looking to upset corporate politics nationwide. Much of the credit for the excitement around down-ticket Democrats and progressive ballot...
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Sunday, November 6, 2016 - 8:00pm
Clinton Rolls Eyes, Trump Lashes Out as Comey Announces FBI Found Nothing New
In a letter sent to members of Congress on Sunday, Director of the FBI James Comey said that a week of intense review of emails possibly related to Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server ultimately has "not changed [the bureau's] conclusions" of their prior investigation and appeared to...
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Sunday, November 6, 2016 - 2:30pm
Sanders Says Donald Trump Simply Too Dangerous 'To Sit This One Out'
With just two days until election day, Bernie Sanders' message to his supporters over the weekend was a simple one: Don't sit on your hands. Vote. And vote wisely. "You may not agree with everything Hillary Clinton stands for. But on every important issue—every single one—her views are far, far...
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