Nadia Prupis, staff writer

Nadia Prupis is a Common Dreams staff writer.

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Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 10:15am
Emboldened by Trump, Ohio GOP Pass Extreme Attack on Abortion Rights
Ohio lawmakers approved a bill late Tuesday that bans abortion once a fetal heartbeat can be detected. The bill is now headed to Governor John Kasich's desk. If signed, it will be one of the strictest abortion laws in the country. The so-called heartbeat bill means that abortion could be prohibited...
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Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 3:30pm
Forget Air Force One, Pentagon Wastes Billions and Billions Every Month
President-elect Donald Trump on Tuesday suggested that he would cancel what he claimed was a $4 billion Boeing contract to build a new fleet of Air Force One planes, saying he wanted the manufacturer to "make a lot of money, but not that much money." Trump's comments came just after the Washington...
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Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 12:30pm
New Campaign Aims to Block Trump's "Cabinet of Hate and Wall St. Greed"
A coalition of progressive organizations has launched a campaign to block President-elect Donald Trump's appointees, calling them a "cabinet of hate and Wall Street greed." The coalition, which includes advocacy groups like Demand Progress and Democracy for America as well as issue-focused...
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Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 9:45am
Native Leaders Formally Forgive Veterans in Emotional Ceremony
Native American tribal leaders conducted a forgiveness ceremony with U.S. veterans on Monday night, in an emotional event that also honored the Standing Rock Sioux's victory against the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) over the weekend . Chief Leonard Crow Dog, a well-known spiritual leader and member...
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Monday, December 5, 2016 - 12:30pm
Trump's Advisers Want to Privatize Native Lands for Big Energy: Reuters
President-elect Donald Trump's advisers are aiming to privatize Native American reservations that contain about a fifth of the nation's oil and gas, Reuters reports . Two chairmen of Trump's Native American Affairs Coalition told the outlet that they want to put those lands into private ownership,...
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Monday, December 5, 2016 - 9:30am
Deadly Oakland Fire Was Symptom of Bay Area Housing Crisis: Advocates
The deadly warehouse fire in Oakland, California that claimed the lives of at least 36 people at a Friday night dance party was a symptom of the Bay Area's massive housing crisis, artists and advocates are saying. The Fruitvale-area warehouse, known as Ghost Ship, was a live-work space that...
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Friday, December 2, 2016 - 3:45pm
Twitter Only Tech Firm of Nine to Say No to Helping Build Muslim Registry
Out of nine technology companies, from Facebook to Booz Allen Hamilton, only Twitter confirmed it would refuse to help the Trump administration build a "Muslim registry," The Intercept reported on Friday. The outlet contacted—or attempted to contact—the companies over the course of two weeks,...
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Friday, December 2, 2016 - 2:00pm
Trump Allies in Battleground States Rush to Stop Jill Stein's Recount Efforts
President-elect Donald Trump's allies are trying to block the ballot recount being pushed by the Green Party's Jill Stein. Late Thursday, two super PACs and a team of Trump attorneys filed lawsuits in Wisconsin and Pennsylvania, respectively, to try to block the efforts in those states. And on...
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Friday, December 2, 2016 - 9:30am
With Rants and Bluster, Trump Launches 'Thank You' Tour
President-elect Donald Trump launched his so-called "Thank You" tour on Thursday with a signature showboating speech in Ohio, disparaging the media and his political opponents and alternately inciting cheering and booing from the crowd, depending on what he was saying. At the mention of his...
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Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 4:00pm
#SanctuaryCampus Campaign Spreads as 28 Schools Vow to Protect Students
The movement to make college campuses into sanctuaries for undocumented students is growing, with walkouts and sit-ins taking place around the country on Thursday. Students and faculty in Massachusetts , New York , Texas , and Washington state held protests to support the #SanctuaryCampus movement...
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