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Prairie Dog’s Summer Reading List 2018

Reprinted with permission from the Summer 2018 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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What A Difference One Local Iowa Election Is Making

Reprinted with permission from the Fall 2016 issue of  The Prairie Progressive. by Jesse Case There’s a guy I know. You probably don’t know him. I don’t know a lot of people you know. I may not even know you. … Continue reading

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Death Of A Legend

Reprinted with permission from the January 2016 issue of  The Prairie Progressive, Iowa’s oldest progressive newsletter, available only in hard copy for $12/yr.!!  Send check to PP, Box 1945, Iowa City 52244.   If that ____-sucking mother-_____ tries to bust … Continue reading

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Prairie Dog’s Fall Reading List

Reprinted with permission from the Fall 2015 issue of  The Prairie Progressive, Iowa’s oldest progressive newsletter, available only in hard copy for $12/yr.!!  Send check to PP, Box 1945, Iowa City 52244. Incarnadine by Mary Szybist Sometimes spiritual, sometimes erotic, … Continue reading

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Friday In Iowa: More Summer Reading

(Editor’s Note: BFIA returns to The Prairie Progressive: A Newsletter for Iowa’s Progressive Left for Prairie Dog’s summer reading list. More engaging books to read during this exceptionally pleasant summer weather). Five Books You Must Read This Summer By Prairie … Continue reading

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Net Neutrality: Why It Matters To You

The January 2014 court decision by the D.C. U.S. Court of Appeals that gutted the Federal Communications Commission’s net neutrality rules has given internet service providers (ISPs) the ability to not only slow, but also to legally block websites, content, … Continue reading

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The Prairie Progressive Summer Reading List

Summer Lies:  Prairie Dog’s Summer Reading for 2013 Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk by Ben Fountain Against backdrops of the war in Iraq and a Dallas Cowboys football game, the author of Brief Encounters with Che Guevara brutally but uproariously … Continue reading

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The Prairie Progressive 2012 Honor Roll

Summertime Murmur: Prairie Dog’s 2012 Honor Roll Amanda Coyne launched a sizzling career in investigative journalism after moving from Iowa City to Alaska. With her husband Tony Hopfinger, Coyne plunged into the politics of Big Oil in Alaska, covering a … Continue reading

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The Prairie Progressive Endorses Tom Slockett For Johnson County Auditor

Excerpts reprinted with permission from the April 2012 issue of The Prairie Progressive, Iowa’s oldest progressive newsletter, available only in hard copy. PP Endorses Tom Slockett for Johnson County Auditor Johnson County Auditor Tom Slockett faces a vigorous primary challenge … 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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