Jon Queally, staff writer

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

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Tuesday, October 22, 2013
Democracy Under Threat as Media Giants Gobble Up Local TV: Study
In a new wave of rapid media consolidation, large and unaccountable telecommunication corporations are gobbling up local television stations nationwide, according to a new study, devouring the interests of communities and unwitting consumers along the way.
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Friday, October 18, 2013
DOJ Brings Fresh Manslaughter Charges Against Blackwater Mercenaries for Iraqi Massacre
The Justice Department on Thursday announced new manslaughter charges against four Blackwater mercenaries involved in the 2007 Nisour Square massacre in Iraq that left dozens of innocent civilians dead or severely wounded. The deadly incident in many ways began the unraveling of Blackwater, founded...
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Thursday, September 12, 2013
On Syria, Putin's Anti-War Case Outshines Obama's Call for Bombs
According to Russian President Vladimir Putin, those who consider the United States of America "exceptional" above other countries—including President Obama—represent an "extremely dangerous" mindset when it comes to international relations and global peace.
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Thursday, August 29, 2013
Iraq Redux? Obama says 'Trust Us' as UN Retreats from Syria
An early withdrawal of the UN investigative team that is trying to determine exactly what happened during a suspected chemical attack near Damascus last week is offering an eery reminder of events that took place before the US began its invasion of Iraq in 2003, with the fear that once...
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Friday, August 23, 2013
How the West Bugs Middle East Revealed, But Who Leaked It?
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Sunday, August 18, 2013
NAACP Head Calls Out NYPD for 'Spine-Chilling' Defense of Stop-and-Frisk
Responding directly to a defense of New York City's stop-and-frisk program by the NYPD's Ray Kelly on Sunday's Meet the Press , Ben Jelaous, president of the NAACP, said that comments made by the police commissioner, "should send chills down the spine of everyone in this country."
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Lawsuits Fly as North Carolina Eviscerates State Voting Rights News
Tuesday, August 13, 2013
Lawsuits Fly as North Carolina Eviscerates State Voting Rights
Calling it both racially discriminatory and unconstitutional, advocates for civil liberties and voting rights responded almost immediately with lawsuits in North Carolina on Monday following Republican Gov. Pat McCrory's signing of a sweeping new law that abbreviates early voting and demands all...
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After Two Months, 'Moral Monday' Protests Swell to Largest Yet News
Tuesday, June 25, 2013
After Two Months, 'Moral Monday' Protests Swell to Largest Yet
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Monday, June 10, 2013
NSA Whistleblower Revealed: Q&A with Edward Snowden
Edward Snowden. Get used to hearing the name of the twenty-nine-year-old systems administrator for the private defense company Booz Allen Hamilton who came forward Sunday as the source behind an explosive series of news stories detailing some of the US government's most far-reaching surveillance...
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Wednesday, May 29, 2013
Imposing Syria 'No Fly Zone' Would Be Act of War, Warn Critics
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