Nadia Prupis, staff writer

Nadia Prupis is a Common Dreams staff writer.

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Sunday, May 29, 2016 - 11:00am
As Chilcot Inquiry Nears, Tony Blair Hints He May Fight Verdict
Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair has hinted that he would refuse to accept the verdict of the highly anticipated Chilcot Inquiry into the 2003 invasion of Iraq if it concludes that he privately signed the country up for war while publicly claiming a final decision had not yet been made. In...
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Sunday, May 29, 2016 - 10:15am
Thousands Call on DNC to Oust 'Corporatist Tool' Wasserman Schultz
More than 40,000 people have signed a petition calling on the Democratic National Committee (DNC) to remove embattled chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz, who has faced increasing criticism over her leadership of the party in the 2016 election cycle. The petition, organized by the grassroots group...
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Saturday, May 28, 2016 - 12:15pm
Progressive Challenger to Wasserman Schultz Nabs Major Endorsement
Tim Canova, the progressive challenger running to unseat embattled Democratic National Committee (DNC) chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz, on Friday was endorsed by the grassroots advocacy group Democracy for America (DFA), which called Canova a "political revolutionary." In a statement on Friday, DFA...
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Saturday, May 28, 2016 - 9:00am
California Back in Big Oil's Crosshairs as Feds Quietly OK Offshore Fracking
Two federal agencies on Friday quietly finalized two reports, set for release next week, that found offshore fracking in California poses no "significant" risk to the environment—paving the way for oil and gas companies to resume the controversial extraction method in the Santa Barbara Channel and...
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Friday, May 27, 2016 - 3:45pm
After Six-Week Strike, Verizon Workers Claim Major Victory as Deal Reached
After a nearly six-week strike, Verizon workers are celebrating a huge victory on Friday after a deal was reached in principle with the telecom giant that will bring gains for union members and end one of the nation's largest work stoppages in recent history. The deal, announced Friday afternoon by...
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Friday, May 27, 2016 - 2:15pm
Emails Show TPP 'Collusion' Between Big Banks & Obama Administration
A series of emails released Friday show what activists describe as "collusion" between U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman and Wall Street executives to push for the passage the controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). The emails (pdf), obtained through a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA...
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Friday, May 27, 2016 - 10:30am
UN World Heritage Sites Imperiled by Climate Change, New Report Warns
From the city of Venice to the Statue of Liberty, dozens of natural and cultural World Heritage sites in 29 countries are under direct threat from climate change, warns a shocking new report from UNESCO, the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), and the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS)...
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Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 1:15pm
How Anti-Choice Groups Push Message "Directly Into Women's Phones"
Anti-choice groups are using smartphone location tracking technology known as geofencing to target women seeking abortions with advertisements intended to mislead and intimidate, a new investigation by Rewire has revealed. It's a tactic that presents serious threats to women's safety and privacy,...
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Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 9:45am
Sanders to Trump: Let's Debate in 'Biggest Stadium Possible'
Update : Donald Trump has doubled down on his challenge to debate Bernie Sanders, telling reporters in Bismarck, North Dakota on Thursday that he would agree to a one-on-one with the Vermont senator for "something over $10 million." "If we can raise for maybe women's health issues or something, if...
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Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 12:45pm
Government Report on Clinton Email Scandal Much Worse Than Expected
Hillary Clinton and her top aides failed to comply with U.S. State Department policies on records by using her personal email server and account, possibly jeopardizing official secrets, an internal watchdog concluded in a long-awaited report (pdf) on Wednesday. Clinton also never sought permission...
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