Category Archives: DFIA

Howard Dean's 5 Lessons For Iowa Democrats

The lessons for Democrats Howard Dean found in Eric Cantor’s primary loss are nothing if not a reminder of what grassroots politics is, and the importance of being engaged if we want to effect change in government. “The fact is, … Continue reading

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Howard Dean Is Right

We don’t normally post every e-mail that comes around from DFA. But we’re making an exception during the month of April because as you know, it is the 10-year anniversary of Democracy for America, the grassroots organization that grew out … Continue reading

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Howard Dean Continuing The Work He Started Ten Years Ago

Howard Dean is the reason Blog for Iowa exists.  BFIA is one of the original state blogs of Democracy For America.  There are others still out there.  A decade after Dean’s presidential campaign, former Deaniacs are still the most politically … Continue reading

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What Should Be The Next Step For The 99%?

They can take away the tarps and the tents. They can arrest peaceful protesters and shut down the occupations. But they can’t stop Occupy Wall Street and the 99% movement. In recent days, cities and politicians acting on behalf of … Continue reading

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Glenn Beck’s Attacks On Progressives Don’t Belong On Iowa Public Airwaves

By Alta Price, M.D. Glenn Beck attacks “progressives” by lying about us and our vision for the country. And he does it by emotionally spouting paranoid conspiracy theories that incite those so consumed by anger and fear, or so out … Continue reading

Posted in Calls to Action, Civil Liberties, Corporate Greed, Counterpoint, Democracy for America, DFIA, How You Can Help, Main Page, Media Bias, Media Reform, Progressive Action for the Common Good, Progressive Community, Radio, Rapid Response

Blog for Iowa Interview with Ari Berman, Part II

Ari Berman writes for The Nation magazine and is author of the book Herding Donkeys, published in October 2010 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Paul Deaton of Blog for Iowa interviewed Ari this week. Following is the second installment of … Continue reading

Posted in 2008 Election, BFIA, DFIA, Local Events, Main Page, Progressive Community

Blog for Iowa Interview with Ari Berman, Part I

Ari Berman writes for The Nation magazine and is author of the book Herding Donkeys, published in October 2010 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Paul Deaton of Blog for Iowa interviewed Ari this week. Following is the first installment of … Continue reading

Posted in 2008 Election, BFIA, DFIA, Local Events, Main Page, Progressive Community

DFIA Annual Meeting at Democratic State Convention

DFIA Annual Meeting at Democratic State Convention By Jeff Goetz Calling all Members and Supporters of Democracy for Iowa:  Let's all get together for an Annual Meeting of DFIA at the Iowa Democratic Party 2008 State Convention on Saturday, June … Continue reading

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