Articles by Jon Queally
To Defend Israel as 'Moral Society,' Knesset Member Backs South Africa's ICJ Genocide Case
Jon Queally · "This is the true patriotism—no revenge wars and calls for extermination, no unnecessary bloodshed, and no sacrifice of kidnapped citizens and soldiers in false wars," said KM Ofer Cassif
'Toward a Brighter More Just Future': 100+ Black Writers and Scholars Endorse Bernie Sanders
Jon Queally · "When so much is at stake, not only for Black people but for all people, and all life on the planet, we feel it imperative that we step outside of our classrooms and go beyond our campuses, to speak out on the current presidential...
In 'Clear Violation of Domestic and International Law,' Trump Bombs Syria
Jon Queally · "Strikes against the Syrian regime – without congressional input or authorization – shows a contempt for the U.S Constitution and is without legal justification."
Proud Mother Says Charlottesville Victim Heather Heyer 'Was About Stopping Hatred'
Jon Queally · "I want her death to be a rallying cry for justice and equality and fairness and compassion," says mother of Heather Heyer. "No mother wants to lose a child, but I'm proud of her."
Nation "Too Broke" for Universal Healthcare to Spend $406 Billion on F-35
Jon Queally · There always another $27 billion or lying around, it seems, when Lockheed Martin needs more money for expensive weapons system
If Trump so Quick to Exploit London Violence, What Would Attack in US Bring?
Jon Queally · Trump called "Opportunist-in-Chief" for using latest violence in the UK to justify travel ban from Muslim countries
Without Proof or Cause or Consent, 'Impetuous' Trump Bombs Syria
Jon Queally · 'The impetuousness of this bombing campaign - its impulsiveness - is stunning even by US war-loving standards'
She's With Them - But We've Got Us: a Movement Bigger Than Sanders
Jon Queally · The DNC and the Clinton campaign joined forces against the 'political revolution' for one simple reason: they knew it could win. And it still can.
Demonstrators Demand 'Clean Energy Revolution' on Eve of Dem Convention
Jon Queally · 'When it comes to climate change, there’s precious little time for lesser evils; the physics—as scientists are quick to tell us—has put humanity on a deadline.' - Kate Aronoff
Wake up Democrats, Warns Sanders, This Populist Unrest Cannot Be Ignored
Jon Queally · Brexit win has much to teach Democrats about Trump threat, warns senator, and elites ignore frustrations of workers and the poor at their own peril
Clinton and Sanders Agree on Trump Threat, but Neither Ready to Endorse Other's Vision
Jon Queally · While Clinton won Washington, DC contest as primary season came to an official end, neither camp shows much willingness to offer concessions to the other
'The Struggle Continues': Sanders Refuses to Bend the Knee to Establishment
Jon Queally · 'We will take our fight for social, economic, racial, and environmental justice to Philadelphia,' senator declares
Groundbreaking Study Shows Your Brain (Though Perhaps Not Your Ego) on LSD
Jon Queally · "We are finally unveiling the brain mechanisms underlying the potential of LSD, not only to heal, but also to deepen our understanding of consciousness itself."
Critics Condemn EU-Turkey Deal That Turned Refugees Into Bargaining Chips
Jon Queally · 'The best way to fight the demagogues in Europe who are currently profiting from the chaos in the Aegean is not to indulge their disregard for international law, but to offer sustainable, principled solutions.'
Just Who Exactly Benefits Most From the Global Giving of Billionaires Like Bill Gates?
Jon Queally · Is the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation promoting the interests of multinational corporations at the expense of social and economic justice?
To Lift Quality of Life and Economy, Finland Champions Universal Basic Income
Jon Queally · Under the plan receiving support by 70 percent of the country, every adults would receive a monthly allotment of €800
Chernobyl Study: 'Amazing Illustration' of How Destructive Human Civilization Has Become
Jon Queally · It upends common sense in many ways, but new research highlights how animal populations can thrive... when humans go away
As 'This Changes Everything' Debuts in US, Leave Your Climate Despair at the Door
Jon Queally · 'People are ready for a deeper, much more systemic critique and much more grassroots, radical solutions,' says film's director Avi Lewis
As McDonald's Signals Major Shift, A Reminder That 'Cage-Free' Does Not Equal 'Cruelty-Free'
Jon Queally · Lauded as important development, major fast-food chain commits to sourcing only 'cage-free' eggs within ten years
IMF Report Admits IMF's Obsession with Capitalism Is Killing Prosperity
Jon Queally · "By releasing this report, the IMF has shown that 'trickle-down' economics is dead; you cannot rely on the spoils of the extremely wealthy to benefit the rest of us."
Looking for Leaders on Climate? Follow the Women Farmers
Jon Queally · Across the globe, countless women are standing up to the ravages of climate change – and to the governments and big businesses who are allowing it to destroy the world "I give you a message from my heart," she says, "let's move forward...
As France Mourns for Charlie Hebdo, Calls For Unity and Understanding
Jon Queally · 'If this attack is allowed to feed discrimination and prejudice, it will be playing straight into the hands of extremists whose clear aim is to divide religions and societies.' As people across France and around the world mourn the...
Bernie Sanders to Colbert: "Frightening the Billionaire Class" Should Be Goal of Grassroots Movement
Jon Queally · Appearing on Monday night's Colbert Report on Comedy Central, Sen. Bernie Sanders told the show's host that he's still contemplating how best to use his leadership skills to challenge the elite and corporate forces that are...
More Homeless Children Now Than Any Point in US History
Jon Queally · "America’s Youngest Outcasts", looks at child homelessness nationally, ranks the states, and examines causes of child homelessness and the solutions. (Image: National Center for Family Homelessness) A new report on child homelessness...
Real Fear Not ISIS, But 'Perpetual Warfare Year After Year After Year'
Jon Queally · As U.S. officials repeated their message that the American public should prepare for "a long-term" war against the Islamic State militant group (also known as ISIS) in the Midde East, Sen. Bernie Sanders on Sunday was among those...
Endless Flow of Weapons Fuels Endless War in Iraq and Syria
Jon Queally · New report shows how flood of munitions from across the globe, including the United States, are making peace impossible in Middle East An analysis of new data
'They Just Killed Him': New Video Betrays Police Depiction of Fatal Shooting
Jon Queally · New video footage from a cell phone camera at the scene of a deadly shooting by two St. Louis Metropolitan police  officers two days ago strongly betrays the depiction of the killing given by the department in the aftermath of the incident.
Tech Giants Blast FCC Chairman's Attack on "Free and Open Internet"
Jon Queally · Letter from top companies comes amid growing public protest and internal dissent among Democratic commissioners
Seattle's $15 Wage Plan Proves Power of Radical Pressure
Jon Queally · This is a 'testament to how working people can push back against the status quo of poverty, inequality, and injustice'   'We made this progress possible... but it is neither strong enough nor fast enough.'  That's the summarized...
Senate Agrees: US People Can't Know Overseas Drone Death Toll
Jon Queally · The Senate Intelligence Committee and the Obama administration agree on this: the American people should not know the number of people killed by U.S. drone attacks overseas, nor should they hope to understand the circumstances under...
'Insane, Disgusting' and 'Epic Treachery': NSA Spied on Climate Talks
Jon Queally · 'Obama admin. clearly never wanted Copenhagen talks to work,' says Bill McKibben following latest NSA revelations concerning climate talks While climate activists from around the world gathered outside the UN climate summit in...
What's Right with Sweden? Prisons Close as Demand Falls
Jon Queally · With focus on rehabilitation and more reasonable sentencing, nation shutters four state-run jails
US Diplomat: Each US Drone Attack Creates '40 to 60' New Enemies
Jon Queally · The U.S. military, according to one former diplomat with a frontrow seat to its drone policy in Yemen, is creating new terrorists in that country at breakneck speed.
Obamacare Premiums Look Good, But Medicare-For-All Would Be Better
Jon Queally · New data shows that many will be paying less for private insura
Ecuador to US: We Won't Be 'Blackmailed' over Snowden
Jon Queally · Vowing not to be bullied, nation cancels trade pact preemptively and offers US human rights training