Jon Queally, staff writer

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

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Tuesday, August 14, 2018
'No, Secretary Zinke. Record-Breaking Wildfires in California Have Everything to Do with Climate Change'
After U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke over the weekend outrageously and falsely declared that the largest wildfires in the history of California have " nothing to do with climate change ," it was up to people who actually understand the science —and give a shit about the future of the...
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Monday, August 13, 2018
Sharing Family's Immigrant Story, Stephen Miller's Uncle Horrified by His Xenophobic, Hypocritical Nephew
Recounting their own family's history as immigrants from eastern Europe at the beginning of the 20th century, the uncle of Stephen Miller, one of the President's Donald Trump's top aides and the chief architect of the administration's hateful immigration agenda, has written a scathing op-ed in...
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Friday, August 10, 2018
Let the Great Logo Race for Trump's Idiotic Space Force Begin...
Supporters of President Donald Trump were invited by the "Trump Make America Great Committee" on Thursday to vote on their favorite logo design for the president's "ridiculous," "wasteful," and "idiotic" Space Force, but as it turned out many people across the internet were unsatisfied with the...
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Thursday, August 09, 2018
'Idiotic' 'Wasteful' 'Ridiculous': Mike Pence Pilloried as He Puts on His Serious Face to Make Case for Trump's Space Force
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence strapped on his most earnest " serious face " on Thursday as he made the argument about why the U.S. military must come to dominate outer space with its military – an idea that has been panned with a stream of derisive adjectives that could quite possibly stretch to...
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Thursday, August 09, 2018
"We Don't Need Hope. We Need Action.': Watch First Trailer of Michael Moore's Documentary on Trump's America
Provided exclusively to the Huffington Post and then posted online Thursday morning, the first trailer of Michael Moore's upcoming film "Fahrenheit 11/9" reveals the filmmaker's attempt at making sense of the rise and reign of President Donald Trump. "Fuck hope. Seriously, fuck hope... We don't...
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Thursday, August 09, 2018
Secret Devin Nunes Recording Gives Away Plan to 'Clear the President': Confirm Kavanaugh First, Then Impeach Rod Rosenstein
After obtaining the secretly-recorded comments made at a private congressional fundraiser last week, MSNBC 's Rachel Maddow on Wednesday night aired the words of Rep. Devin Nunes , the powerful California Republican who chairs the House Intelligence Committee, as he explained to donors that one of...
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Wednesday, August 08, 2018
Despite Some Losses for Progressives, 'Fantastic Night for Centrists' Framing Misses the Point of What's Happening Inside Democratic Party
While progressives hoping for tide-shifting victories by progressive insurgents such as Dr. Abdul El-Sayed in Michigan and Cori Bush in Missouri were forced to watch their hopes dashed late Tuesday as their candidates came up short against more moderate rivals, is the real takeaway from the series...
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Tuesday, August 07, 2018
New Scorecard Shows Only 12 House Democrats Have Fully Embraced Game-Changing Progressive Agenda
With the momentum and energy within the Democratic Party clearly tilting towards those willing to embrace a bolder, progressive set of policies and priorites, a new congressional scorecard released Tuesday reveals that only twelve lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives have put their...
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Tuesday, August 07, 2018
A 'Hothouse' Future for Humanity: Scientists Behind Terrifying Climate Analysis Hope They Are Wrong
Warning of a possible domino effect as multiple climate feedback loops are triggered within a dynamic cascade of rising temperatures and warming oceans, scientists behind a frightening new study say that for the sake of humanity's future they hope scenarios explored in their new models do not come...
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Monday, August 06, 2018
Uh... No, Say Legal Experts, Trump Tower Meeting Was Not "Totally Legal"
A day after President Donald Trump declared via tweet—one that could prove potentially devastating to his claims of innocence—that a 2016 meeting in Trump Tower between his eldest son Donald Trump Jr., other high-level members of his campaign, and Russians claiming to have dirt on Hillary Clinton...
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