Nadia Prupis, staff writer

Nadia Prupis is a Common Dreams staff writer.

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Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Under Perez, DNC Still Resisting Call to 'Name the Enemy'
Democratic National Committee (DNC) chair Tom Perez on Tuesday seemed to distance himself from the call for the DNC to become more progressive, as he and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) spoke with MSNBC 's Chris Hayes to discuss their national "Come Together and Fight Back" tour. Hayes noted that...
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Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Assange: CIA Director Sets 'Disturbing Precedent' with Threats Against WikiLeaks
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange responded to CIA director Mike Pompeo's characterization of WikiLeaks as a "hostile non-state intelligence agency" and other remarks in an interview with journalist Jeremy Scahill, released Wednesday on Scahill's Intercepted podcast . Although he said he "quite...
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Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Paving Way for Abuse and Scams, IRS Hires Private Debt Collectors
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is hiring private debt collectors to snatch up unpaid taxes, which consumer advocates warned Monday could come with a host of problems—from mistreatment to profit incentives to exploitation by scammers. The four companies hired by the IRS are CBE, ConServe,...
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Tuesday, April 18, 2017
'Astounding': Trump Salutes Fellow Authoritarian Erdoğan on Power Grab
President Donald Trump on Monday congratulated Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on the controversial referendum over the weekend that granted him sweeping new powers amid accusations of human rights violations. Trump called Erdoğan on Monday to discuss the outcome of the vote, which gives the...
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Monday, April 17, 2017
Trump White House Taking 'Marching Orders' from Hundreds of CEOs: Report
Since his inauguration, President Donald Trump has met with at least 190 corporate executives, not including phone calls with heads of banks or his numerous Wall Street appointees, the watchdog group Public Citizen reported Monday in a new analysis . And since the November election itself, he's met...
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Monday, April 17, 2017
Georgia Democrat Leads the Pack in Closely-Watched Special Election
Tuesday's special election in the race to fill Georgia's 6th District U.S. House seat, vacated by Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, will be another test of the political resistance to President Donald Trump, after a narrow loss in Kansas last week. #FlipThe6th Tweets Democrats are...
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Monday, April 17, 2017
Sanders and Perez to Launch Nationwide 'Come Together & Fight Back' Tour
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Democratic National Committee (DNC) chair Tom Perez will kick off a multi-state tour in Maine on Monday, where they are expected to outline the progressive plan to strengthen the party, bolster grassroots activism, and resist President Donald Trump. "At a time of...
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Friday, April 14, 2017
As Public Trust Dives, Trump White House Moves to Hide Visitor Logs
The Trump administration will not publicly disclose White House visitor logs in a decision the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) said was just another move to avoid accountability. "Elected officials work for the people and we deserve to see government business conducted in transparent daylight...
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Friday, April 14, 2017
Nationwide #TaxMarch Rallies Planned to Demand Trump 'Stops Hiding'
Tens of thousands of people are expected to take part in more than 100 Tax Marches on Saturday to demand President Donald Trump release his taxes and to highlight the need for increased minimum wage. As many have pointed out, every president since the 1960s has released their tax returns, while...
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Friday, April 14, 2017
Pruitt's Coal Mine Speech Heralds Resurrection of "Dirty Polluting Past"
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) chief Scott Pruitt on Thursday hailed a new era of environmental deregulation in a speech that took place in a coal mine recently fined for polluting local waterways. Pruitt, who earlier that day called for the U.S. to exit the Paris climate deal , said the new...
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