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Posted by Eleanore Taft | May 26, 2017

Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist, novelist, illustrator, screenwriter and producer and former Iowa City resident Berkeley Breathed pranked his fans yesterday by posting a threatening letter on his Facebook page ostensibly written...

Posted by Baynard Woods | May 19, 2017

What we can learn from Turkey’s populist regime A Kurdish American man beaten by Turkish security forces. -- photo courtesy of Baltimore Bloc I fucked up on Twitter last week...

Posted by Democracy in Crisis | May 18, 2017

On this week's episode, co-hosts Marc Steiner and Baynard Woods talk first about the secrets Trump shared with Russian diplomats. Then, they are joined by Evan Greer, campaign director of...

Posted by Baynard Woods | May 17, 2017

Shortly after Donald Trump tweeted “It was a great honor to welcome the President of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, to the @WhiteHouse today!” members of Erdoğan’s security staff, many of...

Posted by Democracy in Crisis | May 11, 2017

As news feeds overflow with talk about Donald Trump firing FBI director James Comey, cohosts Marc Steiner and Baynard Woods talk with journalist Mark Trahant about the ouster. "I'm really...

Posted by Baynard Woods | May 10, 2017

The regime cites former-FBI Director James Comey's public statements about the Clinton email investigation in July and its surrogates claim, insanely, that they were concerned over his treatment of Clinton...

Posted by Baynard Woods | Mar 24, 2017

Friday afternoon, after a dramatic capitulation, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan walked out before the press and conceded defeat on what had been his party’s primary concern for the...

Posted by Letters | Feb 28, 2017

By Robert David Even as a kid, you did not get a “do-over” in my neighborhood without a fight. Accidentally tap the white pool ball with the cue stick, or...

Posted by Baynard Woods | Feb 13, 2017

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...

Posted by Zak Neumann | Feb 5, 2017

A massive crowd turned up to a rally to oppose the President's immigration ban. Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017. -- photo by Zak Neumann. The Iowa City downtown Ped Mall was...

Posted by Lauren Shotwell | Feb 2, 2017

Photo by Adam Burke Both the University of Iowa and the Iowa City Community School District sent out statements addressing President Donald Trump's recent executive order temporarily banning refugees and...

Posted by Alba Laragranero | Jan 31, 2017

Photo by Steve Snodgrass By Alba Laragranero El día de las elecciones de 2016, me encontré con un amigo español comprando vino en una tienda del centro. Él estaba asustado...

Posted by Baynard Woods | Jan 31, 2017

Democracy in Crisis is a new syndicated column designed to hold the Trump administration accountable. The column appears in a number of alternative weekly newspapers and websites around the country...

Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Jan 29, 2017

Eastern Iowa Airport -- photo by Alan Light A protest is planned starting at 4 p.m. today at the Eastern Iowa Airport in Cedar Rapids against the recent executive order...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Jan 23, 2017

Iowans from both ends of the political spectrum were among the hundreds of thousands that attended the inauguration festivities in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 20. Some were Iowa natives and...

Posted by Christine Hawes | Jan 22, 2017

An estimated 26,000 marchers gathered in Des Moines on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017 as part of the Women's Marches that took place across the country and the globe. -- photo...