Jonathan Green argues progressives must back Sec. Clinton in the 2016 election if they want to see any progress at all.
Disclaimer: PVI does not endorse any single candidate or party. The opinions expressed in this article are those of the author and not necessarily those of PVI or other authors. By: … Continue Reading Jill is My Bernie Now
By Crystal Defatte Tomorrow is National Coming Out Day, a day in which many straight, cisgendered people may find themselves learning of a friend or family member’s status as a member … Continue Reading A Guide for Straight People on National Coming Out Day
“…what he admitted to doing was criminal. It is not, as he called it, locker room banter. It is sexual assault. Period.” On Saturday, October 8th, Kim Weaver, candidate for … Continue Reading UPDATE: Kim Weaver Responds to Trump’s Admission of Sexual Assault
The Iowa Democratic Party Progressive Caucus is proud to highlight the candidacy of caucus member Kurt Friese. Kurt is running for Johnson County Supervisor. Sustainable development and environmental issues are … Continue Reading Kurt Friese for Johnson County Supervisor
The Iowa Democratic Party Progressive Caucus is proud to highlight the candidacy of caucus member Andrea Phillips. Andrea is running for State House in District 37, deciding to challenge the … Continue Reading Andrea Phillips State House District 37
By Jason Frerichs On October 1st the Women’s Caucus and the Progressive Caucus held a joint fundraiser for Kim Weaver, who is running for congress in Iowa’s 4th district. The event … Continue Reading IDP Women’s and Progressive Caucuses Stand with Kim Weaver
Justin Knight, candidate for Iowa House District 25, was highlighted by the Iowa Democratic Party Progressive Caucus in a press release written by Caucus Chair Jason Frerich. The release was … Continue Reading Justin Knight Receives Highlight From IDP Progressive Caucus.
“…the idea that we can’t convert a stable Democratic majority on the County Board into a $15 minimum wage for all workers is outrageous”. -Jonathan Neiderbach Progressives Jonathan Neiderbach and … Continue Reading Progressives Step Up to Challenge Polk County Incumbents in Write In Effort
By Crystal Defatte Many people would like to believe that our society has moved into an age that is post-sexism. After all, women have the right to vote, there are … Continue Reading The Politics of Sexism
At the first reading of the county minimum wage ordinance approved by county task force, Polk County Supervisors voted in favor of including an amendment, described as “fair and reasonable” … Continue Reading Polk Co. Supervisors Add Wage Cut for Tip Workers to Minimum Wage Ordinance
Outward support for the Black Lives Matter civil rights movement has been growing, as has the show of solidarity and protest to the lack of action taken against police harassment and … Continue Reading Members of IDP Progressive Caucus Sit Out Pledge at SCC Meeting
By Crystal Defatte for Progressive Voices of Iowa For our continued coverage of the Dakota Access Pipeline protests in Boone County, Iowa, I spoke with water warrior Heather Pearson about … Continue Reading Midwest Mobilization Protest: Interview with a Water Warrior
By Crystal Defatte Most people don’t wake up in the morning thinking they’re going to be arrested that day, but on August 31st I was not most people. I, along with … Continue Reading Inside the No Bakken 30
“Personally, I stand for equality across the board. I believe that we have a duty to stand up for the disenfranchised. Always. I just want you all to know that … Continue Reading IDP Progressive Caucus Highlight Their Second Progressive Candidate
“We accept these consequences because the consequences of our inaction would be far too great.” -Crystal Defatte The halls of the Boone County Courthouse were buzzing Thursday morning, … Continue Reading NoBakken 30 Have Their Day In Court