Iowans: Your Constitutional Rights Are Under Attack

Last Thursday by a 63-30 vote, the Iowa House passed a 33-page amendment to a Senate bill giving police officers a pass on certain...

What Really Happened at Last Week’s State Capitol Protest

Misinformation about a protest at the state Capitol last Thursday spread like wildfire across right-wing networks and social media accounts. Many of them backhandedly...

Journalist Andrea Sahouri’s Prosecution Demands Accountability, Serious Reforms

Many words have already been written about Polk County Attorney John Sarcone's brazen attack on press freedom displayed by his office's decision to humiliate...

Reynolds Targets BLM in Pro-Cop Bill As She Touts Reforms They Forced Her to...

At the annual Condition of the State address last Tuesday, Governor Kim Reynolds proposed her Back the Blue Act, painting it as a bill...

Trump’s Fascistic Vision for America Comes Home to Roost

“Stand back and stand by,” President Trump's response when asked during a September debate if he would condemn white supremacist and militia groups, came...

We’re Really Fucked Now

Watching Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds return to the podium last week to address the out-of-control coronavirus pandemic in Iowa after a month-long hiatus spent...

Barbara Fisher, Ames Resident Featured in Tiger King, Reacts to Doc Antle’s Felony Indictment

On Friday, South Carolina Attorney General Mark Herring announced that Bhagavan "Doc" Antle, a central figure in the Netflix documentary series Tiger King, had...

Iowa State’s Addiction to Football Will End in Tragedy — But They Already Knew...

Green hills for thy throne, And for crown a golden melody Ringing in the hearts of all Who bring thee love and loyalty; Dear Alma Mater, Make our spirits...

Confederate Monuments in Iowa: Their Monsters and the Movements They Require

The old world is dying, and the new world struggles to be born; now is the time of monsters. — Antonio Gramsci Iowa is one of the whitest...

The Unity Driving Iowa City’s Black Lives Matter Protests Is Undeniable

Nearly everyone in the Iowa City area knows something about the recent nighttime protests. The movement is visible, loud, and permeating local mainstream media....