The Dystopian Fever Dream of President Trump Becomes a Reality

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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Condemnation of “Lawless” Bakken Pipeline Resistance Fails to Grasp the Nature of Political Protest

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

Horse of a Different Color

One-trick phony.

Yes, the Confederate Flag Is Racist and Has No Place on Main Street

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

Ames’ Problematic Development Pattern

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...