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Anti-War Activist, John Tinker, Endorses Bernie Sanders

By: Brian McLain Progressive Voices of Iowa received an endorsement letter from life long anti-war activist, John Tinker. He and his sister Mary Beth were the plaintiffs in 1969 U.S. Supreme Court decision Tinker v. Des Moines and helped to define First Amendment rights of students in US public schools.  The following is the endorsement in its entirety: Today’s world

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Our Revolution President Nina Turner Headlines Story County Fundraiser

Date: June 2, 2018 Time: 5:00 p.m. Place: South 17th Event Center, 300 S. 17th St, Ames, IA The Story County Democrats are ready to “Turn up the Heat” with  keynote speaker Senator Nina Turner. Turner was a member of the DNC Unity Commission and was a national surrogate for Sen. Bernie Sanders. In June of 2017 she became the President

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Our Revolution Endorses Iowa Gubernatorial Candidate

Our Revolution,  American progressive and social democratic political action organization that evolved from Senator Bernie Sanders’ 2016 presidential campaign, has officially endorsed Cathy Glasson for Iowa Governor. “We are proud to support a progressive candidate like Cathy who has such strong ties to the labor community, ” said Shannon Jackson, Executive Director of Our Revolution. “From her work with the

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Third District Congressional Candidate to Hold Meet and Greet

Pete D’Alessandro, former Iowa Campaign Director for Bernie Sanders, is hosting a meet and greet on January 27th to share his vision for Iowa’s Third District. Further information can be found on the event’s Facebook page.   What: The Revolution Continues! Pete D’Alessandro Meet and Greet When: January 27th from 4:00pm to 6:00pm Where: Beechwood Lounge at 416 E Walnut

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Don’t Make Me Turn This Car Around, Bernie and Hillary Folks.

by Jason Frerichs Disclaimer: The opinion expressed is solely mine and does not speak for the Iowa Democratic Party. I’m frustrated that this argument is still happening.  Many people think that unless every single Hillary supporter admits to being wrong, we can’t move forward.  Many people on the other side think that unless you were 100% on board and over

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Don't Make Me Turn This Car Around, Bernie and Hillary Folks.

by Jason Frerichs Disclaimer: The opinion expressed is solely mine and does not speak for the Iowa Democratic Party. I’m frustrated that this argument is still happening.  Many people think that unless every single Hillary supporter admits to being wrong, we can’t move forward.  Many people on the other side think that unless you were 100% on board and over

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Sanders, Garza to Speak at CCI Convention

Two powerful and captivating leaders will be making their way to Iowa as the keynote and featured speakers at this year’s Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement convention, taking place in Des Moines on July 15th. Two years ago, Senator Bernie Sanders started him campaign for president in Iowa among small but curious crowds. That small drop quickly turned into a

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The Danger of a Cult of Personality

by Jason Frerichs I need to have a conversation with both my Bernie and Hillary folks.  Politicians are not perfect.  People are flawed and politicians are still people.  There isn’t a perfect candidate.  There isn’t a leader you are going to agree with 100% of the time.  According to modern day neuroscience, reasoning is permeated with emotion.  The two are

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