by Jason Frerichs A friend of mine recently put forth a challenge to Des Moines area men. She asked that men step up, start speaking out and take on some … Continue Reading Men Must Also Step Up and Smash the Patriarchy
Submission by Floyd Gardner There seems to be a clash brewing between older, established Democrats and younger members of the party. The younger people seem to be far more liberal … Continue Reading LTE: The Kids Are All Right
by Jason Frerichs Disclaimer: If you can’t figure out that this is satire, you probably went to Trump University. Iowa State Coach Matt Campbell was found curled up in … Continue Reading Hillary Clinton’s Emails Cause Iowa State to Lose a Football Game
by Jason Frerichs Disclaimer: If you can’t figure out this is satire, you probably went to Trump University Political lackey Congressman David Young has been selected by Trump as the … Continue Reading David Young to Become The Next Ambassador to Russia
by Jason Frerichs On Sunday, July 29th, 2018, I had the pleasure of meeting a very progressive Congressman from California’s 17th district, Ro Khanna. Congressman Khanna is the son … Continue Reading One On One With Congressman Ro Khanna
Republican Congressman Steve King continues to lose ground in what was once thought to be a safe seat. This week, the Cook Political Report became the third national congressional ratings organization … Continue Reading Steve King in Trouble
USA Today Article Link https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation-now/2018/08/03/lgbtq-policy-iowa-4-h-alarms-conservatives-director-fired/900070002/ As reported in the USA Today, the Des Moines Register and several other news outlets — John-Paul Chaisson-Cárdenas the nationally recognized Iowa 4-H Director and the … Continue Reading LTE: Iowa 4-H Director Fired After Gay, Transgender Inclusion Policy Inflames Conservative Groups
Who: Progress Iowa What: Marching and Meeting With Rep. Rod Blum and President Donald Trump Where: Northeast Iowa Community College, Peosta Campus When: Thursday, July 26, 2018, at 10:00 AM … Continue Reading Call to Action: Stand Up, Speak Out!
By Chris Petersen: For my family, “pre-existing conditions” are more than a technicality. They’re a matter of life or death, of sickness or health. My wife and I are Iowa … Continue Reading I’m a Small Farmer from Iowa. Why Does Trump Want to Take My Health Care?
Here is a small sampling of the bullshit pulled in the US Congress to cover for DJT this week. In the House of Representatives Refused to subpoena DJT’s translator. Refused … Continue Reading Congressional Republicans are Either Complicit with or Guilty of Treason
The College and Young Democrats of Iowa released a statement earlier this week calling on campaigns to unionize, citing that Democrats are champions of labor and should extend those opportunities … Continue Reading CYDI Executive Board Calls on Campaigns to Unionize
Editor’s note: From time to time we receive Letters to the Editor from candidates for office. Publication of these LTEs are not an endorsement of the candidate and all LTEs … Continue Reading LTE: We Can End The Opioid Epidemic
The original article can be viewed here. Our predecessors brought forth some of the most progressive policies in generations. From the Civil War that help end slavery to the Civil … Continue Reading The Future Is Progressive
In the spring of 2016 I started sharing a Current Affairs article by Nathan J. Robinson titled “Unless Democrats Run Sanders, A Trump Nomination Means a Trump Presidency.” I sent … Continue Reading LTE: Outgrow the Status Quo
Editor’s note: This is a personal endorsement. The views expressed in this editorial are my own and are not necessarily those of PVI’s writers, contributors, or editors. By: Brian McLain … Continue Reading From the Desk of the Editor: Why I Support Cathy Glasson for Governor
Senate Minority Leader Janet Petersen has issued a statement calling for former Gubernatorial candidate, Senator Nate Boulton, to resign his seat in the Iowa Senate. That statement is quoted below. … Continue Reading Senate Minority Leader Calls for Boulton to Resign