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Nadia Prupis: 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 … Continue reading

April 29, 2017 · 2 Comments

Nadia Prupis: With Eyes on 2018, Dems Prep Sanders-Style Populist Economic Agenda

Infrastructure and trade are expected to be top components. Democrats are working on a populist economic plan, à la Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), to be unveiled as soon as early summer, … Continue reading

April 13, 2017 · Leave a comment

Nadia Prupis: US Ditches Human Rights Hearing in ‘Unprecedented Show of Disrespect’

ACLU had planned to drill officials on immigration, DAPL, and Muslim ban, but representatives from various departments never showed. The U.S. failed to show up to a human rights hearing … Continue reading

March 22, 2017 · 1 Comment

Nadia Prupis: Town Halls Become ‘Indivisible’ Epicenters as Trump Resistance Grows

With help from an activist manual written by former congressional staffers, Republicans face angry crowds in home states. Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) was confronted by angry crowds at a town … Continue reading

February 11, 2017 · 1 Comment

Nadia Prupis: ‘Warning for the World’ — Five Pacific Islands Officially Lost to Rising Seas

The event is the first official confirmation of what the future could be under climate change, researchers say. Five Pacific Islands have been swallowed by rising seas and coastal erosion, … Continue reading

May 12, 2016 · 1 Comment

Nadia Prupis: With Justice Scalia Gone, What Now?

As Republicans gear up to obstruct nominee, what will become of cases on abortion, affirmative action, and climate change? The death of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, the leading … Continue reading

February 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

Nadia Prupis: Montana Oil Train Derailment Renews Call for Ban on Crude-By-Rail

Communities in northern Montana on Friday continued to grapple with the aftermath of an oil train derailment, which saw 21 of 106 train cars split off the track Thursday night, … Continue reading

July 20, 2015 · 1 Comment

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