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Posted by Eleanore Taft | Apr 14, 2017

Governor Terry Branstad signed the most sweeping change in gun legislation in Iowa history, House File 517, into law yesterday. All the Johnson and Linn County Republican legislators voted for...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Apr 11, 2017

Ready to take action to build the community, state and nation you want, but not sure what to do next? Here are some opportunities for political activism this week. Iowa...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Apr 5, 2017

The Iowa house of representatives today passed SF-471, a bill that would ban abortion after 20 weeks of pregnancy in most cases. A version has already passed the senate, and...

Posted by Letters | Apr 4, 2017

Photo by Kelli Ebensberger By Loren Glass and Kathrina Litchfield After Trump advisor Kellyanne Conway coined the phrase “alternative facts” in January, George Orwell’s 1984 shot to the top of...

Posted by Pablo Ottonello | Apr 4, 2017

En la época de las tecnologías accesibles y los fotógrafos de facto (¡tiempos de camaritas en el celular!) la artista desarrolla una propuesta visualmente incómoda. Es inexacto llamarlas fotografías, porque...

Posted by Baynard Woods | Apr 4, 2017

Illustration by Blair Gauntt As debate on Trumpcare raged on in the House, Wisconsin Rep. Mark Pocan spoke outside the Capitol at a small Progressive Caucus press conference, comparing the...

Posted by Thomas Dean | Apr 4, 2017

On an unusually warm but cloudy March day about two weeks before the vernal equinox, I took a group hike in the woods at Prairiewoods Franciscan Spirituality Center in Hiawatha....

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Apr 4, 2017

Ready to take action to build the community, state and nation you want, but not sure what to do next? Here are some opportunities for political activism this week. A...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Apr 3, 2017

The forum will include informational displays, guest speakers and breakout discussions around topics like housing, employment, education and training, substance abuse, mental health, personal growth and community integration, probation and...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Apr 2, 2017

Take Back the Night will take place on the University of Iowa Pentacrest. -- photo by Phil Roeder April is national Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), and a coalition of...

Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Mar 31, 2017

Iowa City's non-profit incubator the James Gang is engaging in some re-branding this spring, and it all kicks off with a logo design contest running the month of April.

Posted by Baynard Woods | Mar 30, 2017

Clinton Watts addresses the Senate Intelligence Committee. -- photo via Baynard Woods The Senate Intelligence Committee questioned three experts on Russian active measures, or propaganda, campaigns Thursday morning. One of...

Posted by Paul Osgerby | Mar 29, 2017

Michael Bornstein IMU Main Lounge -- Wednesday, March 29 at 7 p.m. 'Survivor's Club;' cover detail. Long reluctant to share his story of surviving the Holocaust as a young child,...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Mar 28, 2017

The Iowa state senate voted Monday to approve House File 295, a bill that takes authority from counties and cities and gives it to the state in several areas, including...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Mar 27, 2017

Ready to take action to build the community, state and nation you want, but not sure what to do next? Here are some opportunities for political activism this week. Protesters...

Posted by Zak Neumann | Mar 27, 2017

A large crowd gathered on Sunday, March 26 at the Mother Mosque of America to show support for Muslims in Iowa and throughout the United States. The Mother Mosque was...