What: Environmental Protection Commission (EPC) Meeting Why: The EPC is voting on whether or not to approve two Iowa Select factory farm applications that were already denied locally by Hardin … Continue Reading Event: Stop Iowa Select
Indivisible Iowa has issued an urgent call to action to confront an event sponsored by the Republican Women of Central Iowa featuring an anti-Muslim speaker by the name of Dr. … Continue Reading Call To Action: Protest Planned in Ames Against Anti-Muslim Event
Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement released an official press statement regarding Governor Kim Reynolds’ Condition of the State Address. It is as follows in its entirety: “Gov. Reynolds ran through … Continue Reading Iowa CCI Responds to Reynolds Condition of the State Address
Time is running out: The FCC will vote on Pai’s proposal on Dec. 14. Join the millions who have already spoken out against it. Net Neutrality: What You Need to Know Now When … Continue Reading Call to Action: Break the Internet Before the FCC Does
“I can’t accept the free tickets when the price for the bleacher seats is unaffordable for those that make less than $25.00 an hour.” Marcos Rubinstein issued a letter just … Continue Reading IDP Official Boycotts Gala; Calls for Greater Inclusivity
Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate is holding a public hearing about the new Voter ID (voter suppression) law passed by Iowa House Republicans and Iowa Senate Republicans. Pate’s office did not publish information … Continue Reading Call to Action: Voter ID Hearing; Speak Out!
Des Moines will officially join the nation-wide campaign to hold America’s largest meat company accountable for the widespread water pollution affecting states from the Heartland to the Gulf of Mexico … Continue Reading Call To Action: Local Des Moines Groups, Businesses Call on Tyson Foods to Cut Pollution
Our Revolution Central Iowa has posted details for services scheduled for Scott Galindez, a Progressive activist, and journalist who passed away from kidney failure after being denied coverage by his … Continue Reading Services Scheduled for Scott Galindez
It is with a heavy heart and great sorrow that we announce the passing of a member of our PVI family. Scott Galindez was a fiery activist, advocate, and journalist … Continue Reading In Memoriam: Progressive Activist and Journalist, Scott Galindez
Wanna Be a Socialist? Here’s How! Lisa Lai and Amanda Malaski I spoke with Lisa Lai, the founder of the Heart of Iowa DSA organizing committee, about the process of … Continue Reading Wanna Be a Democratic Socialist? Here’s How!
By Crystal Defatte Anyone who can’t see the privileges of being white is delusional and incapable of really understanding or fighting racism. White privilege comes in many forms. Statistics … Continue Reading Let’s Stop Pretending We Aren’t Relieved To Be White
by Jason Frerichs The afternoon session is about to get started. This is the session where Bernie Sanders is speaking. The first speaker of the afternoon session is Misty Rebik. … Continue Reading Live Blog: Afternoon Session of Revolution Iowa
by Jason Frerichs Cherie Mortice and Barb Kalbach are getting the crowd fired up with chants about people before profits. The Revolution Iowa staff is on stage making statements about … Continue Reading Live Blog From Revolution Iowa: Morning Update
During his week-long Fourth of July recess, Senator Grassley attended at least nine invitation-only meetings throughout southeast Iowa. Outside of “private business meetings,” Grassley found no time to address his … Continue Reading Ignoring Constituents is Unpatriotic
By Crystal Defatte Happy Fourth of July, a day we celebrate dissent and treason against a tyrannical government. For many, that statement may come as a shock. We have … Continue Reading Fourth of July: Patriotism In A Troubled Nation
Saving the world is no easy feat, but that hasn’t stopped four amazing women from trying. CCI Action Fund’s 2017 Convention on July 15th in Des Moines will be hosting a lineup of activists that embody the progressive ideals of “People Power”, including Erika Andiola, Bree Carlson, Alicia Garza, and Judith LeBlanc.