Commentary

By almost all accounts, both Tom Perez and Keith Ellison are strong progressives with a commitment to organizing. Sure, Ellison defended Louis Farrakhan back...

Burton Hable is an assistant director of bands and director of jazz studies at Ankeny Centennial High School concerned about the proposal from GOP...

Last night, America’s worst impulses, embodied by a bigoted, bloviating reality TV star who stoked racial and anti-immigrant paranoia, won the endorsements of scores...
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A coalition established by the Iowa State Building and Construction Trades Council and comprised of pro-pipeline industry groups in Iowa, Illinois, and the Dakotas,...
One-Trick Phony

One-trick phony.

After the Informer published photos of Confederate flags — including one flying atop the truck of Cool Biker Stuff, the main vendor invited to...

The following is an excerpt from Dan DeGeest's Council Review, a regular email newsletter that the Ames software engineer and former City Council candidate...