Nadia Prupis, staff writer

Nadia Prupis is a Common Dreams staff writer.

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Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 2:00pm
Jane Sanders: 'Take Some Time to Be Sad. But the Work is Too Important.'
Jane Sanders, wife of Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and his closest adviser, spoke to CNN on Thursday to reflect on the 2016 presidential election and reassure disillusioned voters that the revolution will not end with Sanders' campaign. "[Bernie Sanders] came very close to the presidency, and now...
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Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 10:30am
As Clinton Readies for Nomination, Unions Hope It's Zero Hour for TPP
As Hillary Clinton prepares to accept the Democratic nomination for president on Thursday night, labor unions are ready to demand that she put an end to the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP ) —a longstanding point of contention for her campaign. Publicly shutting down the controversial 12-nation...
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Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 12:30pm
All Remaining Charges Dropped in 'Infuriating' Freddie Gray Case
#FreddieGray Tweets Baltimore prosecutors have dropped all remaining charges against the police officers involved in the death of Freddie Gray, bringing an end to the case that has spurred mass protests throughout the country for seven months. The sudden decision on Wednesday means there is...
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Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 10:30am
Did Longtime Ally Just Blow Major Hole in Clinton's TPP Credibility?
Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe, a longtime friend of the Clinton family, said this week that Hillary Clinton would support the controversial Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) if elected president, despite claiming to oppose it—before walking the comments back and then doubling down on them again...
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Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 2:00pm
'You Cannot Explain it by Chance': Climate Crises Can Fuel Armed Conflict
Climate-related disasters heighten the risk of conflict around the world, according to new research. Armed violence is likely to rise amid drought, heatwaves, and other crises, particularly in countries that are already fractured along ethnic lines, finds a new report from Germany's Potsdam...
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Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 10:30am
Leak Confirms DNC Aimed to Quash Questions Over Clinton Fundraising Scheme
The Democratic National Committee (DNC) tried to hide the fact that Hillary Clinton's campaign allegedly benefited from a controversial joint fundraising project her team claimed was helping down-ticket candidates, according to leaked emails. The emails, released last week ahead of the Democratic...
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Monday, July 25, 2016 - 1:00pm
Is DNC Blaming Russia for Email Hacks to Escape Real Scandal?
As the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) launches an investigation into the massive email leak that has rocked the Democratic party and forced the ouster of Democratic National Committee (DNC) chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz, many are cautioning that early speculation about Russian...
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Monday, July 25, 2016 - 10:30am
Can't Win? Post-Convention Bump Sends Trump Surging in Polls
Donald Trump has surged in election polls, bolstered by post-convention support, to overtake Hillary Clinton in the latest CNN/ORC survey (pdf) that finds the Republican nominee at 44 percent to Clinton's 39. The latest poll measures Trump against Clinton, the Green Party's Jill Stein (three...
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Friday, July 22, 2016 - 3:30pm
US to Keep Bombing Syria Despite Civilian Deaths and Humanitarian Pleas
The U.S. says airstrikes on Syria will continue, despite reports of dozens of civilian deaths and the pleas of opposition activists and human rights groups. The Guardian reports : Anas Alabdah, president of the Syrian National Coalition, has called on the U.S. to suspend its airstrikes until it...
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Friday, July 22, 2016 - 1:45pm
Ailes Resigns—With $40M—But Will Fox's "Cesspool of Sexism" Change?
Roger Ailes, the embattled chief executive of Fox News, resigned Thursday amid allegations that he had sexually harassed and retaliated against women at the network for decades. Ailes' resignation comes along with the stipulation that he cannot start a new media outlet to compete with Fox, as...
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