By: Brian McLain Over the past several weeks a campaign funded by big money donors and developers to push a one-cent sales tax increase across Polk County has ramped up through town … Continue Reading From the Desk of the Editor: Measure A is Not the Way
What: Funeral Vigil for Gun Violence Victims – Office of Joni Ernst When: Thursday, February 22 from 1 PM – 2 PM Where: 733 Federal Building, 210 Walnut Street, Des Moines, IA 50309 … Continue Reading Call to Action: Funeral Vigils Planned at Ernst Offices
Are you looking for a way to slow the flow of NRA funds into the campaign coffers! Then Stop Buying From NRA backed Businesses! The following post includes a tool … Continue Reading Stop Buying From NRA backed Businesses!
What: Iowa S 2106: Background check repeal and permitless carry Who: Iowa Senate Judiciary Room 22 When: Today at 2:00 pm How: Find and contact Senate Judiciary members or call 515-281-3371 … Continue Reading URGENT: Iowa Senate to Vote on Repeal of Gun Permit Requirements
This weekend will mark the anniversary of the historic Women’s March of 2017. And they’re inviting everyone back to the Iowa State Capitol this Saturday, January 20th, starting at 11:30 AM, to … Continue Reading Women’s March Returns to Roar Even Louder in 2018
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 will be hosting a Farming and Environmental Forum this Saturday, January 6th from 2pm to 3:30pm at the Jacobson Exhibition Center at the Iowa State … Continue Reading CCI to Host Farming and Environmental Forum
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
What: Clean Water, Clean Food Forum When: November 21st, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM Where: Peace Tree – Des Moines Branch, 317 E Court Ave RSVP and Questions About: Des … Continue Reading Call to Action: Clean Water, Clean Food Forum
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
Cathy Glasson For Governor Rounds Up Supporters At Events Around the State for her People Powered Campaign
By Eva McBride Progressive Gubernatorial candidate Cathy Glasson and her staff are hosting get-togethers to rally supporters at various locations around the state today and the next few days. “Day … Continue Reading Cathy Glasson For Governor Rounds Up Supporters At Events Around the State for her People Powered Campaign
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 Cedar Rapids Gazette has reported that Iowa Senator Joni Ernst will hold a town hall meeting on Tuesday, August 15, 2017, at 12:30 pm at the Washington … Continue Reading Joni Ernst Wants to Hear from You