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Step Forward

Having bit my tongue for several years about the state of our electorate, 2015 will be a time of writing about our politics and society in a process of working through ideas, to determine a path by which progressive ideas … Continue reading

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Inequality In The 21st Century

“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.” These first words to the … Continue reading

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The Job of Iowa Progressives

Holding first in the nation caucuses during the presidential election cycle gives Iowa progressives a job, and it’s not the one you may think. The job of progressives, according to Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, is to educate people about what … Continue reading

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FCNL Priorities are Progressive Priorities

The Friends Committee on National Legislation recently re-released their 113th Congress legislative priorities as agreed at their general committee meeting on Nov. 12, 2012. It’s hard to argue that these priorities are not progressive. Your comments are welcome. Reduce the … Continue reading

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Building The Progressive Movement Inside And Outside The Democratic Party In 2012

Building the Progressive Movement Inside and Outside the Democratic Party When:  Friday, December  30, 2011,  1:30-5:30 p.m. Where:  First Unitarian Church, 1800 Bell Avenue, Des Moines IA 50315 Description: Welcome/overview—John Nichols, from The Nation, will moderate and lead a guided … Continue reading

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