By Scott Galindez There are many excellent candidates in Iowa this year. I would have been proud to cast a vote for Anna Ryon or Paul Knupp. Nate Boulton, Jon … Continue Reading Iowa Democrats Unite Behind Cathy and Pete
Progressive Change Campaign Committee, one the nation’s leading progressive political movements, has chosen Cathy Glasson as its first gubernatorial endorsement for 2018. The Progressive Change Campaign Committee (PCCC) endorsed Glasson’s … Continue Reading Glasson Receives Endorsement from National Progressive Organization
Central Committee member, Michael McKinley, provided a first-hand account of what he had witnessed at the Polk County Central Committee meeting on Monday night, shortly after Gubernatorial candidate Jon Neiderbach … Continue Reading UPDATE: More Details on What Happened at Last Night’s Polk County Meeting
Iowa Democratic gubernatorial candidates, Jon Neiderbach and Cathy Glasson, made strong declarations of support for the Medicare for All legislation announced by Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders this week. “I supported … Continue Reading Two Gubernatorial Candidates Declare Support for Medicare for All
Progressive Voices of Iowa was started a year ago with a simple goal: To empower people through information. We sought to tell the stories that were getting swept aside by … Continue Reading One Year Later: PVI Still Going Strong
The nation is still reeling from the events that took place in Charlottesville, Virginia last week as well as the fall out. We live in an unprecedented time when Nazis … Continue Reading With Candles, Not Torches
Songs, speeches and hundreds of Iowans holding candles filled Cowles Commons on Monday night for a vigil in response to this weekend’s violence between white nationalists and counter-protesters in … Continue Reading Unite the Love
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 Eva McBride Mayor Diana Broderson ran on a platform of making sure that “everyone has a seat at the big table.” There were concerns before she … Continue Reading Does the Muscatine, IA City Government Have A Problem With Everyone Having A Seat At The Big Table?
In the span of a single week, Donald Trump managed to push three major organizations — ones which, idealistically, ought to be in his corner — to issue stinging public … Continue Reading LTE: Only One Person to Blame
Here is some video footage of the Healthcare Rally in Des Moines on 7/29/2017.
Rural Voices Part Five: My Father A Man’s Fear for His Future in the Face of Healthcare Reform By David Malaski with Amanda Malaski All too often we … Continue Reading Rural Voices – Part 5
by Jason Frerichs Local activist Jesica Butler alerted PVI to some very disturbing events taking place at the Sioux County Youth Fair. The Iowa National Guard has a booth where … Continue Reading A Learning Opportunity for the Iowa National Guard Regarding the Use of Offensive Targets
By Eva McBride Disclaimer: The use of the term “Buttercup” is the author’s choice and doesn’t reflect the views of Jodi Clemens. Jodi Clemens hails from Springdale, IA … Continue Reading Jodi Clemens takes on Bobby “Buttercup” Kaufmann in Iowa House District 73
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