Jon Queally, staff writer

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

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Friday, April 04, 2014
In Kiev, Crushing IMF Austerity Defended as 'Price of Independence'
The new Ukraine government in Kiev, currently led by interim Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk, continues to tell its people that the only path forward for the country is to submit to the demands of the international financial powers—specifically the International Monetary Fund—by meeting their...
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Friday, April 04, 2014
AP Photographer Killed, Reporter Wounded in Afghanistan
Forty-eight-year-old Anja Niedringhaus, an award-winning photojournalist from Germany, was killed in eastern Afghanistan on Friday and foreign correspondent Kathy Gannon, her colleague at the Associated Press, was wounded after an Afghan police officer opened fire on their car as it was traveling...
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Friday, April 04, 2014
Climate Change and Inequality Brewing Global Social Upheaval
President of the World Bank, Jim Yong Kim, is warning that the combined crises of planetary climate change and rising global inequality in a highly interconnected world will lead to the rise of widespread upheaval as the world's poor rise up and clashes over access to clean water and affordable...
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Thursday, April 03, 2014
GOP Budget Widely Slammed, But Left's Proposal Just Ignored
The vision of a Republican budget was presented by Rep. Paul Ryan this week and the only thing some of his colleagues on the right don't like about it is that it doesn't do enough to punish the poor and working class while it coddles the rich and insulates corporate power. For progressives, the...
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Thursday, April 03, 2014
Iraq War Veteran Kills Three, Wounds Sixteen at Fort Hood
Four people are dead and sixteen people were left wounded, some critically, after a lone gunman opened fire at Fort Hood in Texas late Wednesday afternoon. The alleged shooter is among the dead, according to officials. Identified as Ivan Lopez, an Army veteran of the Iraq War and said to be...
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Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Anger, Disbelief as Obama Defends US Invasion of Iraq
President Obama is on the receiving end of scorn for remarks made during a high-profile speech in Brussels on Wednesday in which he defended the U.S. invasion of Iraq in an attempt to chastise Russia for recent developments in Crimea and Ukraine. Speaking to the international community about the...
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Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Docs Reveal 'Disturbing' Scale of NSA's Global Hacking Abilities
The " most significant revelations to date ." " This is huge, in scale and in implications ."
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Monday, March 10, 2014
Are Progressives Ready for 'Political Revolution' with Bernie?
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Monday, March 03, 2014
Ukraine in Context: What You Don't Know About a New Cold War
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Tuesday, February 25, 2014
As US Media Mangles Venezuela Coverage, Maduro Calls for 'Peace Conference'
As street protests continued in Venezuela this week, President Nicolas Maduro has called for a "peace conference" on Wednesday in order to defuse the violence, though it remains unclear which, if any, representatives of his opposition will agree to attend.
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