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How Does The Green New Deal Work For Iowa?

Action Alert from CCI:

It was a powerful and inspiring Earth Day at Sheslow Auditorium on Drake campus on Monday. We partnered with youth-led Sunrise Movement to put on one of their 9 city “Road to the Green New Deal tour” stops, where we told stories of stopping climate change and creating millions of good jobs and a liveable future in the process. 164 more words

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The New Medicare For All Bill

The Thom Hartmann Program

Medicare for All has been modernized to include dental and vision but the new Bill is a little different from the famous John Conyers bill introduced nearly twenty years ago. 19 more words

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Senator Mathis: "Let's Stop The Charade"

In case you missed it.  Watch Senator Mathis expose Republicans for the ALEC lackeys they are and some don’t even know they’re doing it.

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Andrew Yang Calls For Human-Centered Capitalism

NBC News, MSNBC and Telemundo will host the first 2020 presidential primary debate in June of 2019. This is the second in a series of BFIA’s coverage and commentary of the announcement speeches by the declared Democratic candidates for president for 2020. 432 more words

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Celebrate Earth Day - Help Get Rid Of Glyphosate In Our Food

Action alert from Iowa Public Interest Research Group:

Monsanto’s Roundup is turning up everywhere.

And that’s a big problem, since the evidence linking its ingredients to serious health problems, including cancer, is piling up. 676 more words

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Pork Industry Gains More Power Over Inspections

Beginning in early May, the Trump Administration will be shifting the bulk of inspections in the pork industry from USDA inspectors to plant employees. Understand that is shifting inspections from an outside agency that has the good of the public in mind to in-house employees whose employment depends on keeping the plant running and the boss happy. 503 more words

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Sunday Funday: Easter Earth Day Edition

Earth Day comes right after Easter this year. Maybe some in the media can help Americans make the jump from believing in unprovable mystic mumbo-jumbo into believing in scientific facts and analysis.  631 more words

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