Daily Archives: April 17, 2011

Loebsack Fundraiser in University Heights, Iowa

Loebsack Fundraiser in University Heights, Iowa by Paul Deaton Representative Tammy Baldwin, from Wisconsin's second congressional district was in University Heights, Iowa on Saturday stumping for Dave Loebsack and attending the Linn County Democrats Hall of Fame Dinner in Cedar … Continue reading

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Beyond Coal in Iowa

Beyond Coal in Iowa by Paul Deaton[Editor's Note: This article was first published on Big Grove Garden on January 9, 2011].In 1910, 18,000 Iowans were coal miners, comprising 28% of the state's non-rural population. According to Dorothy Schwieder's Black Diamonds: … Continue reading

Posted in Energy, Environment, Main Page, Public Health

An Iowa Blogger Perspective

An Iowa Blogger Perspective by Paul Deaton Some of us follow Working Life, a blog about the economy and labor. In a post titled, “Organize – Don't be Distracted by the Unhinged,” Jonathan Tasini wrote about his lawsuit against Huffington … Continue reading

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