Jon Queally, staff writer

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

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Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Steve Bannon Predicts Trump Could Fire Rosenstein "Very Shortly"
In an interview with the BBC set to air on Wednesday night, Trump's former White House political strategist Steve Bannon predicts that deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein could be fired by by the U.S. president "very shortly." While Bannon says that special counsel Robert Mueller—who he...
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Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Sanders Accepts Amazon Invitation After Video Highlighting Jeff Bezos as "Face of Greed" Gets Retail Giant's Attention
Update: It seems as though Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) knows how to get the attention of a major corporation. "At a time of exploding profits, I would hope that Amazon would pay everyone who works in your fulfillment centers a living wage." —Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) After the release of a video...
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Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Trump Says Historic Meeting With North Korea May Be Postponed
President Donald Trump on Tuesday signaled the highly anticipated summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, scheduled to take place in Singapore on June 12, could be postponed. "If it doesn't happen, maybe it will happen later. Maybe it will happen at a different time, but we will see." Trump...
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Tuesday, May 22, 2018
'You Are Not Welcome in Palestine': US Delegation Egged in Occupied West Bank
A delegation of U.S. officials on their way to an event in the occupied West Bank on Monday were most certainly not welcome as their convoy was met with a volley of eggs and Palestinians holding signs while entering the town of Beit Jala, outside Bethlehem. According to a photographer at the scene...
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Monday, May 21, 2018
To Curb 'Scary Amount of Power,' New Campaign Urges FTC to Break Up Facebook
"It's time to make Facebook safe for democracy." "Facebook and Mark Zuckerberg have amassed a scary amount of power... It's time for us to take that power back."—Freedom From Facebook That's the central demand behind the new Freedom From Facebook campaign, a joint project of several progressive...
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Thursday, May 17, 2018
'Uphill Battle,' But Net Neutrality Defenders Say Victory in House Possible
Celebrating the 'historic win' in the Senate on Wednesday for only the briefest of moments, advocates for the open Internet who have worked relentlessly to reverse an effort by the telecommunications industry and Trump's FCC to kill net neutrality protections have immediately turned their attention...
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Thursday, May 17, 2018
50 Years Later, 'Catonsville 9' Burning of Vietnam Draft Notices Continues to Inspire
Fifty years ago today—on May 17, 1968 in the small town of Catonsville, Maryland—nine Catholic Worker and anti-war activists made history, and inspired a wave of popular resistance, for their stance against the Vietnam War as they used homemade napalm to torch a pile of draft notices they had...
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Wednesday, May 16, 2018
After Israel Kills 60 People in Gaza, Dozen Senators Call for Humanitarian Assistance While Rights Groups Demand US End Military Aid to Israelis
Two after Israel soldiers killed an estimated 60 unarmed Palestinian demonstrators in Gaza who were protesting against occupation and the provocative decision by the Trump administration to move the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and 12 of his Democratic Senate colleagues on...
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Wednesday, May 16, 2018
While Many US Outlets Equivocate on Israel's Massacre of Unarmed Palestinians, The Onion's Piercing Satire Destroys IDF Talking Points and War Crime Apologists
There is not even one tiny thing funny about the human devastation and woeful violation of international law that was the Israeli military this week firing with live ammunition on unarmed Palestinians along the Gaza border—killing at least 60 people and wounding over a thousand others—but the...
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Tuesday, May 15, 2018
"All Those Babies Are Dead. All Those People Are Dead': Eddie Glaude Jr. Apologizes for Injecting Heartfelt "Moralizing" into MSNBC Roundtable on Gaza Massacre
In what seemed to at least one observer as a rare moment in which a guest commentator " overloaded the circuits of the corporate media robots ," Princeton University professor of religion and African studies Eddie Glaude Jr. on Monday evening struck a notably impassioned tone as he interrupted...
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