Solid progressive news is the foundation of activism.  But most of us don’t have time to sit  at our desks all day to find the important progressive news stories.  At Activate Iowa we pull together important news stories from around the state so that you don’t have to sift through your Facebook feed, or keep tabs on every newspaper in Iowa in order to be informed.

Progressive news sources like Bleeding HeartlandIowa Starting Line and The Union Leader are crucial for all of us and we hope you will check out their sites and support them.  But we also post stories from the Des Moines Register, the Cedar Rapids Gazette and other main stream media. Finally, we have updates and information posted from organizations and individuals.

If you want to make sure your story is on our feed, contact us!  We will contact you back shortly we promise!

You don't have to agree with her on everything to totally admire this woman.

Cuomo Prime Time
“Every other developed nation in the world does this. Why can’t America?”

Democratic congressional candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez questions why the US pays for “unlimited war” but not Medicare-for-all
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"Grab an oar, and start paddling." I get to vote for Zach for State Senate, but other people can join him in supporting candidates around the state.

Gen R
Remember that 19-year-old whose speech about growing up with two moms went viral? He's running for office.
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The Union Leader

Buzz Malone is a longtime union member, organizer, labor historian and writer.

Iowa Starting Line

Iowa Starting Line is a news site devoted to bringing readers breaking news, in-depth analysis, and general coverage of Iowa Caucus and Iowa political news. Starting Line works to provide a unique take on the Iowa political scene that others may not be covering.

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