Monday, December 8, 2014

The prejudice in you and me

It’s easy to see racism in others’ attitudes and behaviors, but often difficult and disturbing to see that we are also prejudiced.

Monday, November 3, 2014

Annual Hiroshima and Nagasaki observance held in Des Moines

Attendees honored the lives of the hundreds of thousands of Japanese people killed in the 1945 nuclear bombings.

Monday, October 27, 2014

Monday, September 29, 2014

Iowa City activists draw attention to violence and climate crisis

The People's Climate March demanded action at government offices and Campaign Nonviolence held a rally to unite the peace and justice community.

Monday, September 22, 2014

Iowa City People's Climate March and Campaign Nonviolence Rally Slideshow

Vets for Peace push for honest discussion of Vietnam War

A national veterans group launched a campaign in response to the Defense Department’s “sanitized” commemoration of the conflict in Vietnam.

Monday, September 1, 2014

We need a better class of police

The Ferguson Police Department’s incompetent and repressive handling of protesters in the days and weeks following the shooting of Michael Brown is embarrassing, but typical.

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Monday, August 11, 2014

Rallies oppose recent violence in Gaza

Demonstrators from different backgrounds came out to show their support for the Palestinian people.

Friday, July 18, 2014

How social class affects your odds of graduating

A lack of support in an unfamiliar place means working-class students are less likely to integrate into university culture.