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

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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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Thursday, May 23, 2013
Obama to Address 'Endless War' in Speech, But No Moves to 'End It' Yet
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Wednesday, May 15, 2013
The Lobster Boat vs. The Coal Freighter as Climate Activists Blockade Power Plant
Stearing a lobster boat called the Henry David T. , two climate activists on Wednesday attempted to blockade a shipment of West Virginia coal from arriving at Brayton Point Power Station in Massachusetts, New England's largest coal-fired power plant.
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Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Sen. Warren Continues Campaign Against 'Too Big To Jail' Banks
Following up on a series of questions first posed during a Senate Banking Committee Hearing earlier this year that left her concerned that the nation's largest banks weren't only "too big to fail" but "too big to jail," Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) on Tuesday sent a strongly worded letter to the heads of the SEC, the Justice Dept, and Federal Reserve demanding a better explanation about how these lar
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Thursday, May 09, 2013
'Surpisingly Conciliatory': Karzai Reveals Details of Long-Term US Bases in Afghanistan
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Wednesday, May 01, 2013
Flying Punches in Parliament Shows Post-Election Tensions Remain High in Venezuela
Punches flew inside Venezuela's National Assembly on Tuesday exposing the ongoing tensions between recently elected President Nicolas Maduro and opposition lawmakers who refuse to acknowledge his victory in the emergency elections that followed the death of President Hugo Chavez in March. Despite a...
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