Nadia Prupis, staff writer

Nadia Prupis is a Common Dreams staff writer.

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Friday, May 19, 2017
#WalkOutND: Students Plan to Protest Pence Speech at Notre Dame University
Students at Notre Dame University are planning to stage a walkout during Vice President Mike Pence's commencement speech there on Sunday, according to ThinkProgress . An activist group at the Indiana university said they are planning the demonstration to show solidarity with LGBTQ, undocumented,...
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Friday, May 19, 2017
#ToryManifesto Reveals Plan to Control Internet and Disenfranchise Voters
In contrast to the U.K. Labour Party's progressive blueprint , Prime Minister Theresa May unveiled the Conservative Party's election manifesto on Thursday, sparking a wave of backlash over a pledge to create a new internet that would let the government control what gets posted online. "Some people...
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Thursday, May 18, 2017
Dems Ask Trump's Company to Prove It's Not Just Funneling Him Money
Senate Democrats said President Donald Trump's company could be "effectively a pass-through for income" that violates the Constitution's two Emoluments Clauses, and demanded that the Trump Organization hand over details about its operations since its chief took office. In a letter (pdf) to the...
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Thursday, May 18, 2017
"More Peril Than Promise": Watchdogs Slam Trump's Plan for NAFTA Talks
Watchdog groups are sounding the alarm over the Trump administration's formal announcement to Congress on Thursday that he will relaunch negotiations over the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) with Canada and Mexico. U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer issued the official...
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Thursday, May 18, 2017
Outrage Abounds as 'Unconscionable' Wisconsin Sheriff Takes DHS Job
Controversial Wisconsin Sheriff David Clarke confirmed on Wednesday that he would be joining the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), prompting a chorus of outrage from those who say the cop who once compared Black Lives Matter to the KKK is unfit for the job. Clarke told a Milwaukee radio show...
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Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Buried in Comey Memo Report: Trump Asked FBI Chief to Jail Journalists
Press freedom advocates on Wednesday slammed President Donald Trump over revelations that he had asked former FBI director James Comey to consider putting journalists in jail—a startling detail that was buried inside Tuesday's bombshell New York Times report that Trump had asked Comey to drop his...
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Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Eco Groups: Trump's Interior Deputy Pick Is "Walking Conflict of Interest"
Scores of top environmental organizations on Wednesday sent a letter (pdf) to the Senate urging lawmakers to reject President Donald Trump's nominee for Interior Department deputy, energy lobbyist David Bernhardt, who the groups described as "a walking conflict of interest." Bernhardt's industry...
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Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Nine Injured, Two Arrested in Protest Outside DC's Turkish Embassy
Nine people were injured and two arrested Tuesday during a protest outside the Turkish Embassy in Washington, D.C., as President Donald Trump hosted Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. Witnesses said Erdoğan's bodyguards attacked protesters carrying the flag of the lefist Syrian political party...
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Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Watchdogs Warn New Bill Would Axe Corporate Liability at Public's Expense
Leading watchdog groups are opposing the Regulatory Accountability Act (RAA), which is set to be voted on in committee Wednesday, over fears that the bill would make it even harder for federal agencies to manage safeguards for workers, consumers, and the environment. #GoAwayRAA Tweets The RAA,...
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Tuesday, May 16, 2017
To Fight 'Surveillance Culture,' Activists Release Kid-Focused Privacy Toolkit
Privacy activists released a toolkit on Tuesday to help parents protect their children's information online. The Parent Toolkit for Student Privacy: A Practical Guide for Protecting Your Child's Sensitive School Data from Snoops, Hackers, and Marketers , released by the Parent Coalition for Student...
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