If you took a walk through the neighborhoods of West Des Moines, one would start to notice many of the yards are dotted with white signs in purple and green … Continue Reading Claire Celsi is the Progressive Choice
By Crystal Defatte Feminism is defined by Merriam-Webster as 1) the belief that men and women should have equal rights and opportunities and as 2) organized activity in support of … Continue Reading Why the Feminist Movement Needs the Progressive Movement: Moving Beyond “White Feminism”
Kim Weaver, Democratic Nominee for Iowa’s 4th Congressional District, was endorsed Thursday, October 27th, by the Des Moines Register. In their editorial, the Register drew a stark contrast between the candidates. … Continue Reading Weaver Endorsements Just Keep Coming
During this election cycle, a common catchphrase that has been thrown around is “party unity.” What does party unity actually mean? Who decides what party unity is? Is it blindly … Continue Reading What is Party Unity?
By Crystal Defatte For our continuing coverage of the fight against the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL), I spoke with Jess Mazour, a community organizer for Iowa Citizens for Community … Continue Reading A Trip to Standing Rock
Just when you thought it was safe, Sarah Palin has returned to the seen in a desperate attempt to be relevant again, this time by backing her hero, Donald J. … Continue Reading Donald Trump Is Not Fit For The Presidency
by Jeff Rohrick In his July 2nd article in the Cedar Rapids Gazette, Rev. Mel Schlachter described ‘Iowa Nice’ as a “live-and-let-live approach; at best showing mutual respect, solving conflicts … Continue Reading The Purity Pundits of Polk County
On Saturday, October 22nd, former presidential candidate and Governor of Maryland, Martin O’Malley, will campaign with 4th District progressive Congressional candidate, Kim Weaver, in Ames. Weaver and O’Malley will be … Continue Reading Former Presidential Candidate to Campaign with Kim Weaver
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.