Progressive Voices of Iowa


Inside the No Bakken 30

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 three others, left the...


NoBakken 30 Have Their Day In Court

“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, as members of CCI’s...


Kim Weaver Responds to Progressive Caucus Endorsement

Kim Weaver, Democratic Nominee for Iowa’s 4th Congressional District, was endorsed yesterday by the Iowa Democratic Party’s Progressive Caucus. Jason Frerichs, IDPPC Chair, said in a statement released Monday, “The Iowa Democratic Party Progressive Caucus is proud...