Nadia Prupis, staff writer

Nadia Prupis is a Common Dreams staff writer.

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Thursday, May 04, 2017
Judge Orders Georgia to Re-Open Voter Registration Ahead of Major Runoff
A federal judge on Thursday ordered the state of Georgia to temporarily re-open early voter registration as a tense special election approaches. U.S. District Judge Timothy Batten ruled in favor of the Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, an advocacy group that accused Georgia of violating...
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Thursday, May 04, 2017
Nuclear Experts Team Up to Advise World Leaders on Avoiding Nuclear War
Nuclear experts are creating a global coalition to advise President Donald Trump and other world leaders on preventing nuclear war, Politico reported Thursday. The Nuclear Crisis Group is expected to launch in Vienna on Friday. The coalition assembled in response to Trump and Russian President...
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Thursday, May 04, 2017
Bannon's To-Do List: Lower Corporate Taxes, Ban Syrian Refugees, And More
President Donald Trump's chief strategist and noted hatemonger Steve Bannon may have inadvertently revealed his to-do list in a series of photos posted to social media this week. Bannon posed for pictures with Republican Rabbi Shmuley Boteach and other visitors who came to the White House on...
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Wednesday, May 03, 2017
Nearly 500K People Urge Congress to "Take Away Trump's Nuclear Football"
Close to 500,000 people have signed a petition, delivered to Congress on Wednesday, that urges lawmakers to take President Donald Trump's finger off the nuclear button. The petition supports the " Restricting First Use of Nuclear Weapons Act ," legislation introduced by Rep. Ted Lieu (D-Calif.) and...
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Wednesday, May 03, 2017
New Yorkers Plan to 'Drown Out' Trump with Protest During First Presidential Visit
President Donald Trump's visit to New York on Thursday will be met with protests to "drown out" his planned speech at the Intrepid Sea, Air, and Space Museum. It will be Trump's first visit to his hometown since his January inauguration. In the intervening months, he has "threatened to deport our...
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Wednesday, May 03, 2017
Protest Expert Says Anti-Trump Resistance Is Not Slowing Down
A scientist who studies protests said this week that the resistance to President Donald Trump is building momentum, not losing it, and the movement's continued existence could be a signal that Americans are changing how they participate in democracy. Sociologist Dana Fisher told the Washington Post...
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Wednesday, May 03, 2017
'Deadly Risk': Holocaust Survivor and Veterans of French Resistance Denounce Le Pen
Earlier this week, French World War II survivors urged voters to reject Marine Le Pen in the country's upcoming presidential election, saying at an event commemorating the national day of resistance that she was a "deadly risk" for France. Two resistance fighters and an Auschwitz survivor spoke at...
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Monday, May 01, 2017
Michael Moore to Take One-Man Anti-Trump Show to Broadway
Documentary filmmaker and activist Michael Moore will bring a new one-man show protesting President Donald Trump to Broadway, the New York Times reported Monday. The show, "The Terms of My Surrender," will run eight times a week for twelve weeks starting in July at the 1,018-seat Belasco Theater,...
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Monday, May 01, 2017
'Most Fact-Challenged Politician Ever' Trump Asks Why Civil War Happened
President Donald Trump is officially the most "fact-challenged" politician that the Washington Post 's Fact Checker has ever encountered, columnists Glenn Kessler and Michelle Ye Hee Lee reported Monday , just hours before the president claimed in a radio interview that "people don't ask" why the...
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Monday, May 01, 2017
US Workers Unite Against Trump as Global May Day Actions Flourish
#MayDay2017 Tweets Global demonstrations in support of workers' rights, labor unions, and immigration reform are taking place around the world on Monday, May 1, also known as May Day. Police detained more than 70 people in Turkey after protesters defied a ban to march in Taksim Square, the...
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