Nadia Prupis, staff writer

Nadia Prupis is a Common Dreams staff writer.

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Tuesday, May 16, 2017
'For The Many, Not The Few': Labour Manifesto Offers Blueprint for Global Left
The U.K. Labour Party's election manifesto, officially unveiled on Tuesday after a draft was leaked last week, could serve as a template for the left-of-center political sphere worldwide, columnist Owen Jones wrote for the Guardian . #ForTheMany Tweets "Labour's manifesto—unveiled today—is a...
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Monday, May 15, 2017
'Where Are the Tapes, Sean?': As Spicer Demurs, ACLU Requests Comey Records
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) on Monday requested that the White House hand over any records pertaining to President Donald Trump's firing of former FBI director James Comey amid investigations into alleged Russian meddling in the U.S. presidential election. The ACLU filed a Freedom of...
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Monday, May 15, 2017
Fate of LA's Public Schools Hangs in Balance in Major Trump-Era Election
A runoff election Tuesday in Los Angeles will determine the fate of public education in one of the nation's largest school districts, in a first major test of the influence of the Trump-era charter school industry. Voters will head to the polls on May 16 to choose between charter school ally Nick...
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Monday, May 15, 2017
Microsoft President: Governments Must Treat Cyber Attack as 'Wake-Up Call'
The president of Microsoft slammed the National Security Agency (NSA) for its role in the ongoing global malware attack, saying it was "yet another example of why the stockpiling of vulnerabilities by governments is such a problem." "Repeatedly, exploits in the hands of governments have leaked into...
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Friday, May 12, 2017
NSA Tools, Built Despite Warnings, Used in Global Cyber Attack
Apparent National Security Agency (NSA) malware has been used in a global cyber-attack, including on British hospitals, in what whistleblower Edward Snowden described as the repercussion of the NSA's reckless decision to build the tools. "Despite warnings, @NSAGov built dangerous attack tools that...
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Friday, May 12, 2017
Top Dems Raise "Grave Concerns" Over Sessions' Role in Comey Firing
Top House Democrats on Friday raised concerns that Attorney General Jeff Sessions violated the law and lied under oath to Congress if he directly participated in President Donald Trump's decision to fire FBI director James Comey. Sessions reportedly recommended earlier this week that Trump fire...
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Friday, May 12, 2017
Trump Threatens Comey: "Better Hope There Are No 'Tapes' of Our Conversations!"
President Donald Trump issued a cryptic threat to former FBI director James Comey on Friday, tweeting that the recently-fired bureau chief "better hope that there are no 'tapes' of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press!" James Comey better hope that there are no "tapes" of our...
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Thursday, May 11, 2017
Trump's Tax Returns "More Important Than Ever" Amid Election Probe
In response to President Donald Trump's statement Thursday that he "may" release his tax returns when he leaves office, opponents said seeing the documents was more important than ever. Trump has previously claimed that he cannot release the documents while he is being audited by the Internal...
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Thursday, May 11, 2017
Labour Party's Leaked Draft Manifesto Reveals Plan to 'Transform' UK
For the first time in a long time, a political document was leaked, and the public was happy about what it said. The U.K. Labour Party's draft election manifesto (pdf), leaked Thursday, revealed a left-leaning, populist plan for the country that includes raising corporate tax rates, increasing...
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Thursday, May 11, 2017
'Single Payer! Single Payer!': Key Trumpcare Backer Drowned Out During Town Hall
Rep. Tom MacArthur (R-N.J.), one of the chief architects of the GOP's healthcare plan, faced five hours of questions and booing from hundreds of constituents at a forum Wednesday night in his hometown of Willingboro as " Payback Recess " continued. MacArthur, who helped craft the amendment to the...
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