Daily Archives: April 18, 2011

Iowa Progressive Radio: This Week On The Fallon Forum

Iowa Progressive Radio: This Week On The Fallon Forum Monday – Thursday from 7:00-800 pm, join us for the fusion of politics and civility at 98.3 WOW-FM and on-line at 983wowfm.com. Call (515) 312-0983 or (866) 908-TALK to participate in … Continue reading

Posted in Fallon Forum, Main Page

Iowa City Students Rally For Teachers

Iowa City Students Rally For Teachers Update: About 40 teachers and supporters rallied Monday afternoon to protest the planned elimination of 22 teachers.   The Iowa City Press-Citizen reported today that the Iowa City School District will cut 22 teaching … Continue reading

Posted in Calls to Action, Main Page

Iowa House Representative Speaks Against Nuclear Power Bill

Iowa House Representative Speaks Against Nuclear Power Bill [Editor's Note: The Iowa House of Representatives is expected to debate HF 561 this week, pertaining to removing financial hurdles for investment in new nuclear reactors in Iowa]. by Representative Nate Willems, … Continue reading

Posted in Energy, Guest Posts, Iowa Legislature, Main Page

Cornucopia Institute Challenging Approval of GE Alfalfa

Cornucopia Institute Challenging Approval of GE Alfalfa [Editor's Note: This article is reprinted from the April 2011 Cornucopia Institute Newsletter] On January 27, USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the complete deregulation of Monsanto's controversial genetically engineered (GE) Roundup Ready Alfalfa. … Continue reading

Posted in Corporate Greed, Environment, Farming, Main Page, Organic Foods & Farming | 1 Comment