Articles by Jon Queally

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Civilians Killed by US Largely Ignored as Endless Global War Continues
Jon Queally – Common Dreams, 5 Jun 2017

Borderless ‘War on Terror’ continues to claim innocent lives around the world… but pattern holds that not all victims receive equal attention. “This new flawed raid by President Trump shows the US is not capable of distinguishing a terrorist from an innocent civilian.” —Kate Higham, Reprieve

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‘Internet of Things’ an Absolute Goldmine for Big Brother, Admits Top US Spy
Jon Queally – Common Dreams, 15 Feb 2016

DNI James Clappers acknowledges “intelligence services might use the [web-connected home devices] for identification, surveillance, monitoring, location tracking, and targeting for recruitment.”

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Glyphosate, Favored Chemical of Monsanto & Dow, Declared ‘Probable’ Source of Cancer for Humans: WHO
Jon Queally – Common Dreams, 30 Mar 2015

World’s most widely used herbicide ingredient shown to cause variety of cancers by research arm of World Health Organization.”This increasingly dangerous pesticide treadmill calls into question the logic of genetically engineered herbicide technologies that rapidly lose their utility to farmers and put human health at risk.”

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Iran President: World ‘Too Intelligent’ To Be Fooled by Netanyahu’s ‘War-Mongering’
Jon Queally - Common Dreams, 9 Mar 2015

Hassan Rouhani presses for optimism amid ongoing nuclear talks, but offers sharp retort to Israel’s prime minister.

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At Home and Abroad, UN Report Details Abysmal US Record of Abuse
Jon Queally – Common Dreams, 1 Dec 2014

Torture, indefinite detention, excessive force, and systematic discrimination and mistreatment have become part of the nation’s modern legacy.

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The Top 1% Own Half of Global Wealth
Jon Queally – Common Dreams, 20 Oct 2014

While wealthiest top one percent own nearly fifty percent of all world’s assets, the entire bottom half of the global population hold less than one percent of the wealth, new financial analysis shows.

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Poking Russia with a Stick? NATO Approves Military “Spearhead” for Eastern Europe
Jon Queally – Common Dreams, 15 Sep 2014

Despite warnings from Russia that such a move would be interpreted as a provocation, a plan to deploy thousands of additional US and European troops closer to its border will now become a reality.

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(Português) Naomi Klein: Nosso modelo econômico está em guerra com a vida na Terra
Jon Queally - Common Dreams, 18 Aug 2014

As mudanças climáticas têm muito mais a ver com capitalismo do que com carbono: é nosso modelo de consumo que está nos levando à destruição do planeta.

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Revealed: ‘Collect It All’ NSA Targets Those Seeking Web Privacy
Jon Queally – Common Dreams, 7 Jul 2014

‘Merely visiting privacy-related websites is enough for a user’s IP address to be logged into an NSA database,’ says new report. Other platforms targeted by the program include LINUX, TOR, HotSpotShield, FreeNet, Centurian, FreeProxies.org, MegaProxy, privacy.li, and an anonymous email service called MixMinion.

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‘US Foreign Policy Blowback’: How US Disregard for Intl Law Set Stage for Crimean Crisis
Jon Queally – Common Dreams, 24 Mar 2014

Critics charge that US history of cherry-picking international rules gives license for other powers to do the same.

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As TPP Opposition Soars, Corporate Media Blackout Deafening
Jon Queally – Common Dreams, 10 Feb 2014

Opposition to the Trans-Pacific Partnership—dubbed ‘NAFTA on steroids’—is receiving unprecedented popular opposition and nearly no news coverage by major outlets.

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Davos’ Elite Message Deserves ‘Fierce Resistance’ Not Applause
Jon Queally – Common Dreams, 27 Jan 2014

As the World Economic Forum kicks off its global summit in Davos, Switzerland on Wednesday [22 Jan 2014], critics of the annual gathering are eager to show that the well-polished public image of the event should not be allowed to eclipse the nefarious and destructive role played by the many corporate elites that sponsor it.

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People Get Ready: ‘Unprecedented’ Weather Glimpses Century Ahead
Jon Queally – Common Dreams, 8 Jul 2013

Latest Report from the World Meteorological Organization Says First Decade of Century Was Hottest, Wettest On Record with More to Come – “Carbon-dioxide concentration […] reached an average global value of 389 parts per million by the end of the decade, the highest value recorded for at least the past 10,000 years.”

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