Harvest Prude

Harvest is a political reporter for WORLD's Washington Bureau. She is a World Journalism Institute and Patrick Henry College graduate. Harvest resides in Washington, D.C. Follow her on Twitter @HarvestPrude.

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“Axis of disinformation” lines up against U.S.

Politics | Foreign adversaries take advantage of protests to sow discord
by Harvest Prude
Posted 6/04/20, 04:56 pm

WASHINGTON—The Memorial Day killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis has sparked turmoil in the United States and outrage around the world, but authoritarian governments have seen it as something else: an opportunity.

China, Russia, Iran, and other countries have moved quickly to exploit the crisis to further their own interests, flooding the internet and state media front pages with statements, propaganda, and disinformation.

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Trump signs order promoting religious freedom abroad

by Harvest Prude
Posted 6/03/20, 03:43 pm

WASHINGTON—Advancing America’s “first freedom” around the world is a “moral and national security imperative” that is fundamental to human flourishing, according to an executive order President Donald Trump signed on Tuesday. The order makes international religious freedom a high priority for U.S. foreign policy.

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Primaries proceed across the country

by Harvest Prude
Posted 6/02/20, 04:40 pm

Many voters sent in mail-in ballots as eight states and the District of Columbia forged ahead with primary contests on Tuesday. Some are concerned that protests over the death of George Floyd and the resulting citywide curfews impeded voters’ access to the polls.

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