Jon Queally, staff writer

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

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Prime Minister Theresa May makes a statement outside 10 Downing Street on May 24, 2019 in London, England. The prime minister has announced that she will resign on Friday, June 7, 2019. (Photo by Leon Neal/Getty Images) News
Friday, May 24, 2019
Leaving 'One Hell of a Mess Behind,' British PM Theresa May Admits Brexit Defeat and Resigns
Characterized by critics and political observers as an ignominous end of her three years as leader of the Tory Party and captain of the right-wing ship trying to steer the country toward Brexit, U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May announced her official resignation on Friday morning as she finally...
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Wednesday, May 22, 2019
President Donald Trump 'Engaged in a Cover-Up,' Says House Speaker Pelosi
Under increased pressure from progressive members of the Democratic caucus and constituents to move more aggressively toward impeachment proceedings, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday morning used her strongest language to date against President Donald Trump as she accused him of being "...
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Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Bernie Sanders Delivers Online Address: 'We Must Not Go to War With Iran'
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders on Tuesday came out forcefully against the Trump administration angling the United States into another costly and unnecessary war of choice in the Middle East—this time against Iran—delivering an online address in which he warned that any...
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Monday, May 13, 2019
'We Don't Know a Planet Like This': CO2 Levels Hit 415 PPM for First Time in 3 Million+ Years
Atmospheric levels of carbon registered 415 parts per million over the weekend at one of the world's key measuring stations, a concentration level researchers say has not existed in more than 3 million years – before the dawn of human history. Taken at the Mauno Loa Observatory in Hawaii by the...
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Thursday, May 09, 2019
New Study Suggests Late-Stage Capitalism Stripping Humanity of Simple Joy: Frequent Sex
A new study conducted in the United Kingdom has found current generations of adults—in part due to the "sheer pace of modern life"—are having less sex than their predecessors. In other words, the grind of late-stage capitalism is stripping humanity of one of its unique ( though not exclusive )...
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Wednesday, May 08, 2019
It 'Was Sport' to Dodge Taxes, Admits Trump, After NYT Details Epic Business Failures
In response to a bombshell New York Times report detailing that President Donald Trump posted higher losses on his tax filings during certain years in the 1980s and 90s than perhaps "any other individual" in the country—more than a $1 billion over a decade—the president himself confirmed Wednesday...
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Sunday, May 05, 2019
Biden 'A Good Friend of Mine,' Says Sanders, But Not Much 'Question About Who's More Progressive'
In the ostensibly friendly battle between the more than twenty candidates now running for the Democrat's presidential nomination, the battle over who is "most progressive" has emerged as one theme that makes the 2020 primary race stand apart from previous election years. And while former vice...
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Sunday, May 05, 2019
Despite International Law Which Would Make It Illegal, Pompeo Claims US Attack on Venezuela "Would Be Lawful"
After U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday morning that President Donald Trump has a "full range of options" when it comes to possible next moves against Venezuela, anti-war critics are wondering what the Democrats in Congress are prepared to do in order to curtail the administration's...
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Sunday, May 05, 2019
In Venezuela, Trump Administration Content to Support a Military Coup But Not Nation's Refugees
For all its bluster about "standing with the Venezuelan people," the Trump administration is under fire for refusing to give protected status to asylum-seekers from that nation even as the State Department and White House have worked overtime to support a coup and impose sanctions – both of which...
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Saturday, May 04, 2019
Landmark UN Report to Show 'Transformational Change' Urgently Needed to Save Humanity and Natural World From Nightmarish Future
A new landmark United Nations report on biodiversity set for release on Monday will say that a perilous and miserable future awaits the natural world and human civilization unless we rapidly bring an end to humanity's destructive "business as usual" approach to the economy, food production, and...
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