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This week in political activism

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] 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. Empower yourself with a community ID Johnson County Community ID Outreach Events Student Commons, Kirkwood Community College, Iowa City — Tuesday, Feb. 28, 11 a.m. […]

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Op-Ed: Showing Up for Racial Justice opposes unnecessary, discriminatory voter ID laws

A voter ID law and other election-related bills put forward by Republican lawmakers pose a major threat to Iowans’ voting rights. Voter ID requirements, restrictions on identification documents, eliminating same-day registration and curtailing early voting opportunities would make it harder for Iowans to cast their ballots. As an organization committed to equal rights and racial […]

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This week in political activism

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] 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. Check out a political party by attending a monthly meeting Johnson County Green Party Iowa City Public Library — Saturday, Feb. 25 at 3 p.m. […]

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School vouchers, wages, collective bargaining and other issues on the minds of Iowa legislators

As the Iowa Legislature opened for business on Monday, legislators talked about a number of issues they anticipate seeing move forward this session — for better or for worse. School Vouchers Although House Minority Leader Mark Smith (D-Marshalltown) praised Republicans’ promise to provide supplemental aid to Iowa public schools within the first 30 days of […]

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Al Gore endorses Patty Judge

Patty Judge

In an email sent yesterday to Patty Judge supporters, former U.S. Vice President Al Gore made a formal endorsement for Judge, the democratic challenger to Chuck Grassley’s senate seat. Gore, like Judge, is an ardent environmentalist. “Patty Judge firmly believes that protecting our environment and natural resources for future generations must be a priority,” Gore […]

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