Tag Archives: Coronavirus

Denial, The Coronavirus Is Your Friend

When the U.S. Congress passed the CARES Act there was an unspoken assumption the coronavirus pandemic would be of short duration and gone by now. Based on this, the Republican president and Republican Iowa governor pushed to “reopen the economy.” … Continue reading

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I Am Ready To Scream!

From day 1 of the pandemic it has been more than abundantly clear that the Republican Party as a whole had no plans to do anything really substantial to stop the spread of the disease. They followed the lead of … Continue reading

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Watch Iowa Press Special On Coronavirus And Employee Rights


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How To Make A Simple DIY Face Mask

It is unclear how effective masks are for the general public to wear around as far as protection, but because they are generally unavailable we thought we would share this DIY video. This one is made out of only 2 … Continue reading

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Ernst, Grassley Vote to Strip Paid Sick Leave From Emergency Coronavirus Legislation

531,000 Iowans Lack Access to Paid Sick Leave DES MOINES, IA — Iowa Forward Executive Director Emily Holley released the following statement after Iowa Senators Joni Ernst and Chuck Grassley twice voted against paid sick leave for Iowans who need … Continue reading

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Rural Communities Face Unique Challenges With COVID-19

Just as important as taking the White House back from Trump is to both win a senate majority so we can send Moscow Mitch packing and to maintain the majority in the House of Representatives.  This could be the year … Continue reading

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