Progressive Voices of Iowa

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by Jason Frerichs I was born in 1977, which puts me right at the tail end of Generation X.  This is the cohort that follows the baby boomers.  My generation is considered to have been born between 1961 and 1981.  According to various sources, Millennials were born between 1980 and 2000.  Some sources say that […]

By Scott Galindez, Reader Supported News 23 May 17   helped organize a rally for single payer health care this past weekend in Des Moines. Many people are saying that single payer will never happen in this country. In the spring of 2015, I started following Bernie Sanders around Iowa. At first, I thought there […]

New Leaders Council Des Moines celebrates its largest applicant pool and the diversity of 2017 cohort and seeks to further efforts to recruit an even more diverse applicant pool for 2018.   Des Moines, Iowa- May 21, 2017 New Leaders Council Des Moines, a nonpartisan training program for progressive Millennials, celebrates its status a leader […]

Two powerful and captivating leaders will be making their way to Iowa as the keynote and featured speakers at this year’s Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement convention, taking place in Des Moines on July 15th. Two years ago, Senator Bernie Sanders started him campaign for president in Iowa among small but curious crowds. That small […]

Texas Democratic Congressman Al Green minced no words this morning, as he called for the impeachment of President Trump. While he is not the first Congressional Representative to do so, as Maxine Waters was quite explicit in her desire to see Trump removed from office. However, Green was the first to do so from the […]

Iowa chapters of Our Revolution have organized a series of public events opposing the UHCA and in support of HR 676, The Expanded and Improved Medicare for All Act. Featured speakers will include healthcare professionals and local candidates and elected officials. Iowa chapters of Democratic Socialists of America and Americans for Democratic Action have joined […]