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Iowa Ideas 2020 replay: Demands for Change

There were swift and loud demands for change to laws and practices across Iowa in the wake of George Floyd's death. How much ...

Iowa Ideas 2020 replay: Data in COVID-19

Presentation of Iowa's COVID-19 data has undergone several changes since the COVID-19 pandemic began in Iowa in March. What h...

Iowa Ideas 2020 replay: Food Production and COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic created instantaneous disruption and market changes for food producers and suppliers. From massive plan...

Social media has made the Black Lives Matter movement undeniable, Iowa Ideas panelists say

CEDAR RAPIDS - Technology has made it so the plight of Black Americans no longer can be ignored....

Time to act on disparities in Iowa's criminal justice system, Iowa Idea's panelists say

CEDAR RAPIDS - Awareness of racial disparities and inequities in Iowa's criminal justice system is growing but change is slow...

Pandemic prompted jails, prisons to let inmates out. Should they be locked up again?

The push to release inmates to protect both free and incarcerated populations from COVID-19 raises questions about who we sen...

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Iowans urged to ‘get involved’ as caucuses near

CEDAR RAPIDS - With four months left until Iowa's first-in-the-nation Feb. 3 presidential caucuses, the state's political par...

How We Got Here: Iowa voting patterns

Iowans vote. In 2017, the Iowa Secretary of State's Office reported that 1,572,633 registered voters made their choice in per...

Iowa Ideas: In a #MeToo world, men, too, must be involved

CEDAR RAPIDS - In a society where sexual abuse and sexual harassment still are prevalent, we each have a lot of work to do, s...

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