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America’s Work Force Radio Interview With Dave Leshtz

The John Deere strike is over but labor issues are always out there.  America’s Work Force Radio is the only daily labor radio program in the U.S. and has been on the air since 1993. Check out this interview with … Continue reading

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Democrats Should Follow The Advice of Hank Aaron

Dave Leshtz was inducted, along with David and Marian Coleman and Mel Stahmer, into the Johnson County Democrats Hall of Fame on July 9. These are excerpts from his acceptance speech. You can watch the full video of all of … Continue reading

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4-H Should Be For All Kids

Published with permission from the January 2021 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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A Prairie Progressive Tribute To Jeff Cox

Reprinted with permission from the March 2020 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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Less Regulation, Faster Line Speeds Could Compromise Pork Safety

Reprinted with permission from the Fall 2019 issue of The Prairie Progressive, Iowa’s oldest progressive newsletter.  The PP is  funded entirely by reader subscription,  available only in hard copy for $12/yr.  Send check to PP, Box 1945, Iowa City 52244. … Continue reading

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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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The Prairie Progressive: Two Thumbs Up For Roseanne

Reprinted with permission from the Spring 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 Does It Mean To Be A Progressive?

Paul Deaton wrote this book review for The Prairie Progressive.  Published here with permission. Who is a progressive? Who is a “real” progressive? Who will continue a progressive legacy after the 2016 election? Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders debated what … Continue reading

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Angela Davis Draws Large Crowd To Iowa City Lecture

Reprinted with permission from the Spring 2016 issue of  The Prairie Progressive. The function of freedom is to free someone else. –Toni Morrison The sizzling energy that has propelled Black Lives Matter, the Democratic presidential race, and anti-Board of Regents … Continue reading

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