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“Why is the n-word the only remaining curse word?” Joel Kurtinitis, a former staffer on Ron Paul’s 2012 presidential campaign and a Des Moines...

John Guandolo is a former FBI agent who resigned in disgrace over a series of ethical violations including an affair with a confidential source...

I live in one of those fancy apartments that they’re having trouble filling up downtown. A couple months ago, many of my neighbors began...

On Tuesday, the day before Iowa Senate Republicans passed a massively unaffordable, billion-dollar tax cut and another bill that would outlaw virtually all abortions...

Dear Governor Branstad, I think it would be good if Iowa had school vouchers. It doesn’t seem fair that if I want to go to...

The modern-day progressive movement that is currently so active seems to have both adopted a new shape and then taken off quickly in 2003...

A few weeks ago, a group I founded was scheduled to go before the Boone City Council to ask for an ordinance allowing people...

Years ago I moved to Boone (I’ve lived between Ames and Boone all my life) and one of the best things about the town...

Editor's note: Scott Galindez was a progressive journalist who came to Iowa to cover Bernie Sanders' presidential bid. Battling kidney problems for some time,...