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Jon Queally: Leaked Draft of Trump Executive Order to Censor the Internet Denounced as Dangerous Unconstitutional Edict

If the government doesn’t like the way a private company is moderating content, they can shut down their entire website.

August 14, 2019 · Leave a comment

Jon Queally: While Many US Outlets Equivocate on Israel’s Massacre of Unarmed Palestinians, The Onion’s Piercing Satire Destroys IDF Talking Points and War Crime Apologists

The searing satire of headline writers at The Onion over the last two days have perhaps done more than most mainstream journalists to expose just how wantonly cruel the actions … Continue reading

May 17, 2018 · 1 Comment

Jon Queally: Challenging Cuomo From Left, Cynthia Nixon Gets Big Applause for Going Huge on Climate

“We must transition from an economy based in toxic carbon emissions toward an economy that protects workers, our communities, and our planet,” said Nixon. “It won’t be easy. But we … Continue reading

April 23, 2018 · Leave a comment

Bill Moyers: Farewell

“Democracy is fragile, and no one can say with certainty that it can withstand the manifold risks to which it is now exposed,” writes Moyers in farewell. In a quiet … Continue reading

December 18, 2017 · 3 Comments

Jon Queally: White Supremacists demonstrate at U. of Virginia. Deadly violence ensues.

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe declared a state of emergency Saturday as far-right groups and counter-protesters clashed on the streets of Charlottesville. A vehicle plowed through a crowd of peaceful protesters in … Continue reading

August 12, 2017 · Leave a comment

Jon Queally: With Battles Ahead, Resist Forces See No Time for Gloating

“We’re just getting started, folks.” —Indivisible Guide While President Donald Trump on Saturday used a single tweet to tell the American people both “Do not worry!” and “Obamacare will explode,” … Continue reading

March 27, 2017 · Leave a comment

Jon Queally: Sanders Says Donald Trump Simply Too Dangerous ‘To Sit This One Out’

“I’ve got seven grandchildren. I’ve got four kids. I worry about the future of this planet. I’m not sitting it out. And I hope that my fellow Americans will not … Continue reading

November 8, 2016 · 2 Comments

Jon Queally: Federal Judge’s Emergency Ruling Puts End to “Insane” Voter Suppression in N. Carolina

‘This injunction will help make sure not a single voters’ voice is unlawfully taken away,’ says Rev. William Barber II of the NC NAACP. Granting hopeful reprieve to thousands of … Continue reading

November 6, 2016 · Leave a comment

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