Category: Progressive

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Progressives Deserving Praise: Madeline Cano

by Jason Frerichs Progressive Voices of Iowa is starting a new series called Progressives Deserving Praise.  The purpose of this series is highlight progressives who are doing excellent work.  Ms. Cano is an activist...

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I Am Angry Today

By Jason Frerichs On May 4th, the U.S. House voted 217 to 213 to repeal the Affordable Care Act and replace it with a bill that strips nearly all provisions protecting people with pre-existing...

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Social Justice is Economic Justice

by Jason Frerichs There is a contentious debate on the left about economic justice vs identity politics.  One side believes that economic issues are the most pressing of the day and that they must...

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The Danger of a Cult of Personality

by Jason Frerichs I need to have a conversation with both my Bernie and Hillary folks.  Politicians are not perfect.  People are flawed and politicians are still people.  There isn’t a perfect candidate.  There...

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Call to Action: Grassley Townhall

What: Senator Charles Grassley Town Hall Where: Keokuk County Courthouse, 101 S Main St, Sigourney, Iowa When: Tuesday, April 18th 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM Organization: Action Iowa For more information, click here or here...