Nadia Prupis, staff writer

Nadia Prupis is a Common Dreams staff writer.

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Friday, January 20, 2017 - 3:45pm
It's Day One and Trump Is Already in Violation of the Constitution: Watchdog
President Donald Trump is already in violation of the Constitution over a lease on his Washington, D.C. hotel, a government ethics watchdog warned on Friday. The president owns more than three-quarters of the lease on Trump International Hotel, located in the federal Old Post Office building on...
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Friday, January 20, 2017 - 12:30pm
'Dark Day': President Donald Trump Delivers Grim Speech as Protests Swell
President Donald J. Trump has taken the oath of office, delivering a blunt speech rife with his signature autocratic declarations, promising to "make America great again" as tense protests swelled around Capitol Hill. "Today's inauguration is an incredibly dark day for our country," Charles...
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Friday, January 20, 2017 - 10:00am
Trump Team Wanted 'Red Square/North Korea-Style' Parade with Tanks and Missiles: Reports
The military itself ultimately denied the request due to Washington, D.C.'s crumbling roads...
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Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 3:45pm
On His Way Out the Door, Obama Bombs Libya One Last Time
U.S. B-2 war planes bombed two camps in Libya overnight that Pentagon officials claim were housing Islamic State (ISIS) militants, concluding President Barack Obama's time as commander in chief with another slew of deaths. More than 80 people were killed at the camps about 25 miles southeast of...
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Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 12:15pm
With Vows of Collective Power, Trump Opponents Plan for 'Day After Friday'
On Thursday, the day before President-elect Donald Trump is sworn in amid global protests and boycotts , his opponents are looking beyond inauguration day actions to create long-term strategies to resist the incoming right-wing agenda. In an op-ed published in the Los Angeles Times , rights...
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Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 10:15am
'Horrifying' Trump Budget Plan Would Privatize PBS and Destroy National Arts Endowment
President-elect Donald Trump is aiming to slash government spending across the board, with numerous public services in the crosshairs, according to staffers on his transition team who spoke to The Hill on Thursday. The proposals, The Hill 's Alexander Bolton writes, "are dramatic." The departments...
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Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 4:15pm
Mexican Goldman Environmentalist Prize Winner Killed in Latest Attack on Latin American Activists
A Mexican Indigenous activist who won the Goldman Environmental Prize has been shot dead, the second recipient of the prestigious award to be murdered in less than 12 months. The Guardian reports that Isidro Baldenegro López, a subsistence farmer known for his work to stop illegal logging and...
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Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 2:00pm
DAPL Tensions Heat Up as National Guard Deploys 'Observational' Missile Launchers
The National Guard has deployed missile launchers to a "critical" Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) site, while the pipeline's parent company seeks to quash an environmental review of the project—two developments that hint at the possibility of renewed tensions between DAPL's opponents and state...
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Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 9:15am
Snowden, Ellsberg Issue Heartfelt Support for Almost-Free Chelsea Manning
President Barack Obama's commutation Tuesday of Chelsea Manning 's 35-year prison sentence brought about ecstatic reactions from the whistleblower's supporters, who have waged a campaign for her freedom for years. That includes Daniel Ellsberg , the former military analyst who leaked the Pentagon...
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Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 3:45pm
Obama Sends $500 Million to Green Climate Fund, Signaling End to Era
The Obama administration on Tuesday sent another $500 million to the Green Climate Fund, which was established as part of the Paris climate agreement to collect aid from wealthy countries to help frontline nations adapt to the impacts of global warming. The contribution marks one of President...
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