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When Capitalism Fails Local Business

by Karen Kubby I am mad as hell. A particularly ugly form of capitalism has bitten me in the ass. Most  forms of capitalism are ugly. Some are more deeply damaging than others. This is a personal story about my … Continue reading

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Women’s March & Gay Pride In Downtown Iowa City Today

There must be some kind of confluence of the heavens today. A daily double for those who care about humanity. Iowa City will be hosting a very belated Gay Pride celebration starting at noon today, continuing until 11 tonight. This … Continue reading

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Iowa City Pride Parade Today

We apologize for not bringing up pride month earlier. It is now halfway through June. We missed the Capitol City Pride Parade and the parade in Davenport. This may be a good sign. Acceptance of alternative lifestyles now seems to … Continue reading

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Great March In Iowa City!

My guess was at least 2,000, maybe as high as 3,000. Just couldn’t believe the waves of people that just kept coming as noon approached. It was wonderful. Lots of women of all ages of course, but also lots of … Continue reading

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Tolerance In Iowa Without Congress

(EDITOR’S NOTE: This guest opinion first appeared in the Daily Iowan on Feb. 2, 2010. The idea of creating a sanctuary city did not gain traction, but local groups continue to seek ways to make the city more welcoming to … Continue reading

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Rummage In The Ramp

Once again Iowa City will hold what is one of the more interesting events in their calendar year. Yep, the Rummage in the Ramp. This is a great way of recycling very useful items that may otherwise end up in … Continue reading

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Prairie Dog’s Predictions For 2012

Ron Paul wins the Iowa Caucuses. Rick Perry trails the field, further embarrassing all those who gushed over his “Bigfoot” entrance into the race last August (even the Iowa City Press-Citizen ran not one, not two, but FIVE photos of … Continue reading

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Rename Iowa City Ped Mall Chief Black Hawk Square

Ascension of Chief Black Hawk by John Shumaker The Spirit is HERE Be of Good Cheer let’s get over the pain let’s make it plain we’ve come to reclaim our land in whatever form or shape it takes place let’s … Continue reading

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