Letter to the editor: Mediocrity won’t motivate

By Chad Cooper, Cedar Rapids The Iowa Democratic Party has had a rough year. First, the bungling of last February’s caucuses, and now a dismal showing in races across the state on Nov. 3. The elevation and financial backing of moderate, middle-of-the-road candidates clearly isn’t a winning strategy. It’s not effectively motivating progressives or swinging […]

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Letter to the editor: Count every vote

By Pat Bowen, Iowa City Voting is a sacred act, a way to shape public policy and transition our communities so they work for all of us. Our state and country are places where every vote should count. No matter what you look like, how much money you have or where you come from, it […]

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Letter: Saying goodbye to Fired Up Iowa City

By Molly Burt-Westvig, Iowa City “The only constant is change” is a pretty dismal quote we’ve been hearing in our Zoom meetings and seeing in plenty of therapizing Facebook posts — but it’s also something my dad tells me pretty much every phone call lately. The original quote is attributed to Heraclitus, the first to […]

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