Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

The Editor's Corner: Hello and Goodbye

IPN’s next editor, Christine Sheller reintroduces herself, while the departing editor, Jon Overton says farewell.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Monday, June 15, 2015

Why opposing the TPP is not a cut-and-dry issue

Progressives and peace organizations seem to, across the board, oppose the TPP and Fast-Track Authority, but the peace and justice issues related to it are not as simple as they seem.

Annual march and prayer service for peace and social justice held in Des Moines

Sponsored by the Methodist Federation for Social Action, the annual March and Prayer Service for Peace and Social Justice attracted many persons from the Methodist church and various peace organizations across Iowa and in Des Moines.

Sunday, June 14, 2015

Crisis in Nigeria

Over a year after Nigeria made international news for violence by the Islamist militant group Boko Haram, leaving many dead and displacing over a million, people continue to work to recover and receive help to start over and to heal from the trauma. 

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

End the anti-science partisan mudslinging

Yes, climate change skeptics are usually conservative. That does not mean they’re the only ones who cherry pick scientific information.

Monday, April 27, 2015

Monday, April 20, 2015

In school funding fight, remember the big picture

Whether or not the Iowa Legislature expands state funding for Iowa schools, it won’t address the fundamental problem with how we pay for public schools.