Author Archives: Trish Nelson

Senators Joe Bolkcom And Zach Walz Test Iowa Update

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Loebsack, Axne, Finkenauer To Reynolds “Please Reply Within 48 Hours”

In Letter to Gov. Reynolds, Reps. Loebsack, Axne, Finkenauer Urge Expansion of ‘Test Iowa’ Coronavirus Testing Program “As the funding for Test Iowa was made possible by Congress and as Iowans are contracting and dying from COVID-19 daily, please reply … Continue reading

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Help Stop Hate and Disinformation on COVID-19

Free Press was created to give people a voice in the crucial decisions that shape our media. Here is an update on what we’ve been up to these past few weeks: There’s a lot happening on Capitol Hill right now. … Continue reading

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Watch: U.S. Senate Democratic Primary Debate #2

The second debate took place Tuesday night. Round three will be Friday May 21 4 p.m. on WHO-TV.  Watch the first debate here.  

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U.S. Senate Democratic Primary Debate #1

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How Much Is A Human Life Worth?

Reprinted with permission from the Summer  2020 issue of  The Prairie Progressive, Iowa’s oldest progressive newsletter. The Prairie Progressive is  funded entirely by reader subscription,  available only in hard copy for $12/yr.  Send check to PP, Box 1945, Iowa City … Continue reading

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Iowa Needs A CAFO Moratorium

Action alert – CCI has been leading the fight against CAFO proliferation in Iowa. Click on the link below to sign the petition. Yesterday, the Hardin County Board of Supervisors denied two proposed factory farm applications. The applications proposed by … Continue reading

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Call For CAFO Moratorium

 Action alert from GMOFreeUSA/ Tell your U.S. Senators to co-sponsor and support the Farm System Reform Act (FSRA): https://www.tinyurl.com/BanCAFOs We need to protect America’s children and communities by putting an immediate moratorium on factory farm CAFOs (concentrated animal feeding operations) … Continue reading

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How To Prevent Election Stealing

November is coming. Prepare to vote. pic.twitter.com/43ldZvE5DN — Greg Palast (@Greg_Palast) May 10, 2020

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Thom Hartmann Answers The Question “When Will Americans Wake Up?”

“Things don’t get real for Americans until it affects them personally….when it gets to 5 or 10% of Americans who have a family member who has died.”

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