Nadia Prupis, staff writer

Nadia Prupis is a Common Dreams staff writer.

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Friday, April 28, 2017
Watchdogs: Trump's Disastrous 100 Days Fueling "Golden Era of Activism"
Some of the nation's leading watchdog groups released reports this week taking stock of President Donald Trump's first 100 days in office, covering everything from his failure to "drain the swamp" to the resistance movement meeting his administration head-on. The consensus seems to be that Trump...
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Friday, April 28, 2017
Green Groups Vow to Fight Trump's "Reckless Giveaway to Big Oil"
President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Friday that aims to open up protected waters to offshore drilling, sparking outcry from environmental groups. The order, announced Thursday, instructs Interior Department Secretary Ryan Zinke to review two measures put into place by former...
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Thursday, April 27, 2017
'We Reject Politics of Fear': Groups Urge Congress to Build Schools, Not Wall
More than 150 advocacy groups sent a letter (pdf) to Congress on Thursday urging lawmakers to reject President Donald Trump's proposal to build a U.S.-Mexico border wall and spend the money on education instead. Trump's "targeting of Muslims, refugees, and undocumented immigrants...are eroding the...
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Thursday, April 27, 2017
100 Percent Renewable Energy by 2050: Senators Introduce 'Most Ambitious' Climate Plan Ever
Sens. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.), and Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) on Thursday introduced legislation to build a 100 percent renewable energy economy by 2050—a bill that environmental group 350.org previously termed "the most ambitious piece of climate legislation Congress has ever...
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Thursday, April 27, 2017
Trump's Reviled Hotline for "Criminal Aliens" Flooded with Reports of UFOs
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on Wednesday unveiled its controversial immigrant crime office, complete with a hotline for U.S. citizens to report alleged crimes committed by undocumented aliens—which was promptly overwhelmed with calls about extraterrestrials, UFOs, and First Lady...
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Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Digital Rights Groups Vow to Fight FCC Chair's Net Neutrality Attack "Tooth and Nail"
Open internet advocates slammed Federal Communications Commission (FCC) chair Ajit Pai's plan to dismantle net neutrality, announced as expected on Wednesday, and vowed to fight him "tooth and nail." Pai, a former lawyer for Verizon, said in a speech to the anti-regulation group FreedomWorks that...
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Wednesday, April 26, 2017
'Unconscionable': Trump Looks to Gut Protections for National Monuments
President Donald Trump on Wednesday ordered federal officials to launch a review of national monument designations, potentially setting the stage to gut environmental protections for public lands and oceans. The executive order instructs the Department of the Interior to review the designation of...
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Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Women's Rights on Chopping Block in Trump Budget, Leaked Docs Show
President Donald Trump wants to cut all funding to a State Department bureau that promotes women's rights around the world, according to documents leaked to Foreign Policy this week. The internal budget document shows that the president wants to merge the State Department with USAID, the federal...
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Tuesday, April 25, 2017
#WhyIMarch: Naomi Klein on 'Sacred Duty' of Participating in #ClimateMarch
Author and activist Naomi Klein on Tuesday released a video explaining why she is taking part in the global Peoples Climate March on Saturday, calling the event "a sacred duty." “This is a moment. This a mission. It is a generational mission. It is a sacred duty. We have to march." @NaomiAKlein #...
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Tuesday, April 25, 2017
FCC's "Puppet Bureaucrat" Chairman to Announce Plan to Kill Net Neutrality
Federal Communications Commission (FCC) chairman Ajit Pai is expected on Wednesday to announce his proposal to roll back net neutrality rules, all but confirming the fears of open internet advocates. Pai is scheduled to give a speech to the right-leaning Washington, D.C.-based activist group...
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