Jon Queally, staff writer

Jon Queally is managing editor for Common Dreams. Follow him on Twitter: @jonqueally

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Sunday, March 24, 2019
Whether Impeached or Voted Out or Stays Put, Ocasio-Cortez Says Trump 'Symptom of Much Deeper Problems'
Amid widespread speculation over the weekend stirred by the submission of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report to the Department of Justice —and the 4-page summary of it released on Sunday—Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says the most important dialogue at this point should not be about what...
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Sunday, March 24, 2019
Reminiscent of Enthusiasm Sparked in 2016, Bernie 2020 Draws Massive Crowds in California
Reminiscent of his 2016 insurgent run for president that saw overflow and enthused crowds in nearly every town he visited , Sen. Bernie Sanders drew a "yuge" crowd to a rally in Los Angeles on Saturday as the 2020 presidential candidate made his first swing through the country's most populous state...
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Saturday, March 23, 2019
'Put It To the People': One Million+ March in UK to Demand Brexit Rethink
With the right-wing U.K. government of Prime Minister Theresa May under fire for the chaos unleashed by failed Brexit negotiations—and a final deadline swiftly approaching—more than a million people took to the streets of London and other cities on Saturday as part of "People's Vote" demonstrations...
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Saturday, March 23, 2019
Mass Protest Vowed If Demand for Public Release of Mueller Report Not Met
Democratic lawmakers are demanding the full contents of the report submitted by Special Counsel Robert Mueller to the Department of Justice on Friday be released to the public and progressive groups are vowing massive protests if the DOJ or the Trump administration do anything to hinder its...
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Saturday, March 23, 2019
Leaked Audio Exposes Oil & Gas Execs Laughing With Joy Over Cozy Access to Trump Officials
A newly-leaked audio recording reveals that oil and gas executives in a private meeting were "giddy" with laughter in the summer of 2017 as they rejoiced over the "unprecedented access" they were being given to the highest levels of the Trump administration, boasting about their ability to have...
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Saturday, March 23, 2019
Gripped by ALS, Social Justice Activist Ady Barkan Inspires With Story of 'The Best Hug I've Ever Had'
How important is a hug? What's the value of 'precious beauty' in a world full of atrocities and deceit? "[It's] the only way, I think, for all of us to persevere through the atrocities and the hate and the lies." —progressive activist Ady Barkan Healthcare and social justice campaigner Ady Barkan,...
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Friday, March 22, 2019
Only Socialist in US History of 'With Serious Chance of Winning': DSA Endorses Bernie Sanders for 2020
The Democratic Socialists of America have officially endorsed Sen. Bernie Sanders for president saying the self-described socialist running for the Democratic nomination is the best candidate to put forth a "class-struggle agenda" heading into the 2020 elections and the first candidate of his kind...
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Thursday, March 21, 2019
Judge Blocks Lame-Duck Power Grab by Wisconsin GOP
Democrats and progressives in Wisconsin are celebrating a ruling by a state judge on Thursday that will halt a backdoor attempt last year by the lame-duck Republicans to hamstring the incoming Democratic state government. Dane County Circuit Judge Richard Niess imposed the temporary stay and...
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Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Fulfilling Vow to Run 2020 Campaign Differently, Sanders Campaign Claims 70% of Top Leadership Now Women
Facing previous criticism that his campaign team during his 2016 presidential run was "too white" and "too male," Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) received praise on Tuesday after it was reported his campaign has hired a diverse slate of high-caliber women for key posts on his 2020 leadership team. As...
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Friday, March 15, 2019
'Don't Do It. Don't Share the #Christchurch Footage': Demand Goes Out for Blackout of Gunman's Horrific Video
Update: Nearly half a day since news broke of the vicious terrorist attack that took place at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand—a massacre that the gunman livestreamed—footage of the massacre is still appearing on major social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube and some...
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