Jon Queally, staff writer

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

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Tuesday, August 22, 2017
UK's Jeremy Corbyn Admits What Most in US Won't: "War in Afghanistan Has Failed"
The sitting generals like it . The retired generals who dominate corporate news shows appear to like it . The Beltway Establishment is impressed . Democrats like Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia want " more details ." The neoconservatives really like it . And the weapons manufacturers are liking it all...
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Monday, August 21, 2017
Progressive Armies Mobilize Against GOP Tax Cuts for Corporations and Wealthy
The August recess isn't over yet, but progressive organizations are using the time to mobilize against looming Republican plans—spearheaded by the Trump administration in the White House and by Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) in Congress—to give corporations and the nation's wealthiest...
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Wednesday, August 16, 2017
"DEFCON 1-Level Bad": Uproar After Steve Bannon Gets Loose With Lefty Magazine
In the wake of a site-crashing interview with the founder and editor of The American Prospect —in which he talked about administration in-fighting, tensions with North Korea, looming economic war with China, and his high hopes for Democrat's focus on identity politics—top Trump advisor Steve Bannon...
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Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Trump Inner-Circle Privately "Appalled" and "Disgusted." Publicly? Dead Silent
"What is more cowardly than dispatching anonymous sources to claim you're 'upset' while lacking the courage to just say so yourself?"
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Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Hours After Trump Finally Denounced White Supremacists... A Racist Tweet
Critics call on president to stop engaging on "racial dog whistles" with far-right elements
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Heather Heyer, 32, was identified as the lone fatality in the domestic terrorist attack in Charlottesville, Virginia. (Photo: via Facebook) News
Sunday, August 13, 2017
Proud Mother Says Charlottesville Victim Heather Heyer 'Was About Stopping Hatred'
Though there is much more to learn about the lone victim—identified by family and friends on Sunday as Heather Heyer, a 32-year-old paralegal from Virginia —who lost her life in the vicious attack in Charlottesville on a group of anti-racist demonstrators , the last public message she left behind...
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Saturday, August 12, 2017
Horror in Charlottesville: One Dead After Driver Plows into Anti-Racist Demo
Update: In a terrifying scene in Charlottesville, Virginia on Saturday, the driver of a car appeared to intentionally slam into progressive demonstrators marching against a Klu Klux Klan-backed neo-Nazi rally taking place in the city. According to the Associated Press , at least one person was...
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Saturday, August 12, 2017
Venezuela: Trump Threat of US Military Intervention "Madness" of US Imperialism
In response to comments from President Donald Trump that he wouldn't "rule out" a "military option" against Venezuela—currently embroiled in domestic political conflict as neoliberal forces challenge the socialist-led government of President Nicholas Maduro—the nation's top officials characterized...
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Saturday, August 12, 2017
White Supremacists, Armed With Tiki Torches and Hate, Denounced at UVA
After a couple hundred white supremacists marched across the University of Virginia campus in Charlottesville with store-bought Tiki torches Friday night, their rally descended into violence after fights broke out with UVA students and others who have also organized this weekend to oppose and...
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Friday, August 11, 2017
8 in 10 Americans Fear Nuclear War as Trump Says US 'Locked and Loaded'
New poll results released Friday, provided exclusively to Axios , show that more than 8 in 10 Americans are fearful of nuclear war breaking out between the United States and North Korea. And why shouldn't people be afraid? Early Friday morning, the president said the U.S. military is "locked and...
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