Articles by Nadia Prupis
'Incredible Victory': Obama Bans Drilling in Parts of Arctic and Atlantic
Nadia Prupis · Move comes in response to efforts by climate activists urging president to secure environmental protections before new administration takes power
CIA "Concludes" Russia Meddled in US Election, Provides No Evidence
Nadia Prupis · 'What we have instead are assertions, disseminated by anonymous people, completely unaccompanied by any evidence, let alone proof,' writes Glenn Greenwald
Forget Air Force One, Pentagon Wastes Billions and Billions Every Month
Nadia Prupis · President-elect Donald Trump's focus on single Boeing contract ignores enormous waste of bloated Pentagon budget
UK Set to Approve Most Extreme Spy Bill in 'History of Western Democracy'
Nadia Prupis · The U.K. surveillance bill known as the "Snooper's charter" is poised to become law after passing both houses of Parliament this week. It only needs to be approved by Royal Assent, which is expected to happen by the end of the...
Alliance of 600,000 British Doctors Calls for 'Imperative' Coal Phase-Out
Nadia Prupis · Doing so would constitute 'double win for tackling the twin health threats of air pollution and climate change,' report states
Humanity Just Ate Through Planet's Annual Resource Budget Faster Than Ever
Nadia Prupis · ...and it's only August. That's the fastest pace yet
Fears for Turkey's Democracy Build as Post-Coup Crackdown Continues
Nadia Prupis · The fallout from the failed military coup in Turkey extended through the weekend, as the number of people arrested rose to about 6,000 and world leaders continued urging restraint from President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, who has said the...
'Divisive, Illiberal and Calculating' Theresa May to Be Crowned UK Prime Minister
Nadia Prupis · "It is simply inconceivable that...May should be crowned prime minister without even having won an election in her own party, let alone the country"
For First Time Ever, a Majority of People Identify as 'Global Citizens'
Nadia Prupis · People around the world are increasingly identifying as global citizens, according to a new BBC poll that shines a light on changing attitudes about immigration, inequality, and different economic realities. Among all 18 countries...
UK Issues Travel Warnings Against 'Anti-Gay' US States
Nadia Prupis · "LGBT travelers may be affected by legislation passed recently in the states of North Carolina and Mississippi," the warning reads
Ahead of UN Summit, Global Leaders Call for End to 'Disastrous' Drug War
Nadia Prupis · Over 1,000 signatories, including Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, say it's time for drug reform based in "science, compassion, health, and human rights"
US Department of Justice Targets Whatsapp - Founder Fights Back
Nadia Prupis · Government is demanding the messaging service build code to decrypt secure communications in criminal investigation
Varoufakis Leads European Left to Reclaim Democracy From "Authoritarian Technocrats"
Nadia Prupis · Democracy in Europe Movement 2025 seeks to find 'common solutions to common problems,' says former Greek finance minister
Landmark Deal to Protect Canadian Rainforest Called a 'Gift to the World'
Nadia Prupis · "From conflict to collaboration, we now celebrate the protection of areas of cultural and ecological importance while ensuring economic opportunities for the communities exist long into the future."
Sanders Puts Block on Obama's Big Pharma Nominee for FDA
Nadia Prupis · 'We need someone who will work to substantially lower drug prices, implement rules to safely import brand-name drugs from Canada and hold companies accountable who defraud our government.'
World's Small Farmers Fighting Back as WTO Pushes Corporate Agenda
Nadia Prupis · The WTO is aiming to strengthen a 'corporate-driven free trade regime' while ignoring solutions that would protect small-scale farmers and increase food security, says La Via Campesina
'Huge Error': Former US Military Chief Admits Iraq Invasion Spawned ISIS
Nadia Prupis · The U.S. is poised to repeat all the same mistakes in Syria that it made in Iraq after 9/11, says former head of Defense Intelligence Agency
Numerous Civilians Dead After US Bombs Hospital in Afghanistan
Nadia Prupis · Dozens dead and wounded after witnesses say bombardment of charity medical center continued for 30 minutes
On Brink of 'Sixth Great Extinction,' Humanity Must Conserve or Die
Nadia Prupis · It's official: the planet is entering a "sixth great extinction" that even the most conservative estimates show is killing off species at rates far higher than the previous five mass die-offs—and humanity is both at fault...and at...
'On the Offensive' Against Monsanto, France Removes Roundup from Store Shelves
Nadia Prupis · France will cease over-the-counter sales of agrochemical giant Monsanto's weedkiller brand Roundup, following a recent United Nations report that found the active ingredient, glyphosate, was "probably carcinogenic to humans."
Front-Lines Communities Rising Up: Dispatches from People's Climate
Nadia Prupis and Sarah Lazare · As heads of state, corporate leaders, and token civil society organizations meet behind the UN Climate Summit's closed doors Tuesday, the streets continue to resound with the messages of the 400,000 people who marched on Sunday, the...
'This Is the Story of Power in This Country'
Nadia Prupis · Institutionalized Racism and the Militarization of Police in Ferguson, MO Last week, after days of violent police rampages in Ferguson, Missouri, Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Carl Levin (D-Michigan) said the Senate will...