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Posted by Baynard Woods |
Democracy in Crisis: Flynn’s transformation from ‘Water Brother’ to hardliner

Unlike Milo Yiannopoulos, who lost everything at once, retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn wasn’t entirely ruined when he resigned as national security advisor on Feb. 13. “For your information, we...

Posted by Eleanore Taft |
Rapid Creek brings farm-to-table food, special ciders

Chef Matt Steigerwald and owner Katie Goering bring a restaurant, cider-tasting room and event space to Wilson’s Orchard this spring with the opening of Rapid Creek Cidery. The cidery is...

Posted by Eleanore Taft |
This week in political activism

Activists protest President Trump's executive orders Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017 in Iowa City. -- photo by Zak Neumann Ready to take action to build the community, state and nation you...

Posted by Eleanore Taft |
This week in political activism

Activists protest President Trump's executive orders Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017 in Iowa City. -- photo by Zak Neumann. Ready to take action to build the community, state and nation you...

Posted by Little Village |
Iowa City NoDAPL protest urges divestment, solidarity

By Lauren Shotwell and Emma Husar Anti-pipeline protesters occupied the lobbies of U.S. Rep. Dave Loebsack's office and the downtown Iowa City branches of Wells Fargo and U.S. Bank on...

Posted by Baynard Woods |
Democracy in Crisis Podcast: Immigration Crackdown

In this edition of the Democracy in Crisis Podcast, hosts Baynard Woods and Marc Steiner talk with reporter Aura Bogado about a powerful profile she wrote in Teen Vogue about...

Posted by Jaret Morlan |
Oscar-nominated short films bring a highly recommended unique experience to FilmScene through Feb. 23

Oscar Shorts FilmScene -- through Thursday, Feb. 23 Blue Carpet Bash FilmScene -- Sunday, Feb. 26 at 6:30 p.m. For decades, now, the office Oscar pool has been won or...

Posted by Lauren Shotwell |
More Iowans test positive for hepatitis C liver infection, report says

Photo by Paul Narvaez via Flickr Three times as many Iowans were diagnosed with the hepatitis C liver infection in 2015 than in 2000, according to a report from the...

Posted by Baynard Woods |
Democracy in Crisis: A historic day behind the scenes with Jeff Sessions

Senators shuffle by the desk on Tuesday to cast their votes on the confirmation of Betsy DeVos as secretary of education, chattering like kids returning from summer break to find...

Posted by Kembrew McLeod |
Prairie Pop: NPR’s Codrescu breaks down Dadaism’s ongoing influence

From Tristan Tzara’s Vingt-Cinq Poemes. Etching by Hans Arp.From the collection of the International Dada Archive, Special Collections, University of Iowa Libraries Andrei Codrescu: Documenting Dada/Disseminating Dada Shambaugh Auditorium --...

Posted by Baynard Woods |
Democracy in Crisis: Trump’s tough-on-crime agenda

Riot police in Washington D.C. on the day of Donald Trump's inauguration. -- photo by Baynard Woods President Trump met with law enforcement leaders twice last week, saw Jeff Sessions...