Category Archives: DFQC

2009 QC Earth Charter Summit – Local Foods

2009 QC Earth Charter SummitBuilding a Local Foods Movement By Caroline Vernon You’re invited to attend! The 2009 Quad Cities Earth Charter Summit“Building a Local Foods Movement”Saturday, September 26, 2009, 9am-3pmAugustana College – Wallenberg HallLocal Food is the theme of … Continue reading

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Dean Party Disaster: Fighting Howards!

Dean Party Disaster: Fighting Howards! by Linda ThiemanThere is no weirdness too weird for the genuine Deaniac.  I should know.  I’m one of them.Recently, after the big electoral college Obama-electing election, Dr. Alta Price of Democracy for the Quad Cities … Continue reading

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Incumbent Molly Regan Runs for Scott Co. Soil & Water Commission

Incumbent Molly Regan Runs for Scott County Soil & Water Conservation Commission by Linda ThiemanScott County's Molly Regan was one of the success stories that came out of the Howard Dean movement in 2004.  Inspired by Dean to run for … Continue reading

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Quad City Earth Summit, Oct. 11, 2008, Davenport

Quad City Earth Charter Summit, Oct. 11, 2008, Davenport Global Climate Change: Generating Hope and EnergyJoin them for a day of exploring facts and possibilities. Walk away with hope for the future and energy to make a difference.Saturday, October 11th, … Continue reading

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Controversial Rabbi Michael Lerner to Speak at Spiritual Progressives Conference Nov. 3rd in the Quad Cities

Controversial Rabbi Michael Lerner to Speak at Spiritual Progressives Conference Nov. 3rd in the Quad Cities By James Lee As the Election Season closes in on the Quad Cities, people are looking at the vast challenges facing our country and … Continue reading

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“Tell the Truth” Picket & Rally

DFA National Action: Ask the Media to “Tell the Truth” about the War The following Media Advisory was sent to all local media in the Quad Cities and surrounding areas of Eastern Iowa: Scheduled Event — Davenport, IA   Event:        “Tell the Truth” … Continue reading

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The Authoritarian Political Brain

The Authoritarian Political Brain by Propagandee September 3, 2007 Drew Westen's The Political Brain: The Role of Emotion in Deciding the Fate of the Nation helps explain the neuro-cognitive mechanisms involved in rationalizing away inconvenient truths, something we all do … Continue reading

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The Progressive Iowa Network Organizing Summit

The Progressive Iowa NetworkOrganizing Summit Saturday, June 9, 2007 Iowa City Public Library123 S. Linn St.Iowa City, IA 52240 9 AM – 3PMAgenda:1.    Welcome2.    Introductions3.    Why a Progressive Network is important for Iowa4.    Democracy for America – Support for Iowa’s … Continue reading

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Establishing our Progressive Iowa Network (PIN) – Update

Establishing our Progressive Iowa Network (PIN) – Update By Caroline VernonThis Saturday, June 9th, progressive leaders, legislators and activists from various organizations across Iowa will come together for the first DFA-Iowa Networking Summit. We will be gathering at the Iowa … Continue reading

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Take the Bus to the US Social Forum Jun 27th

Take the Bus to the US Social Forum June 27thMark Your Calendars for the Progressive Event of the Year! By Caroline Vernon PACG is working on securing a bus (or two) to take a large Iowa contingent to Atlanta, Georgia … Continue reading

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