In the era of COVID, we have defined "essential worker" as "someone we don't mind dying for us, but hey you're a hero!" Many of those essential workers are poor,.
I have been almost totally silent on the blog about the presidential primary. But I will say the following: After tonight, I can forget Iowa exists. Thank God. This process.
My blogging has been extremely light since the first of the year due to a long research trip in Boise and then driving across the country. I was in Iowa.
Colin Gordon has an excellent if depressing summary of the horrors Iowa Republicans have pushed through this year, which has included an anti-union bill that makes Scott Walker look like.
Iowa is going full Wisconsin to destroy its public sector unions by outlawing most parts of collective bargaining. Cops excepted of course. "I think it’s an extremely bold proposal," said.
I know Carly Fiorina is finished, but this is beyond pathetic. Love my alma mater, but rooting for a Hawkeyes win today. #RoseBowl— Carly Fiorina (@CarlyFiorina) January 1, 2016 I.
Deadwood is probably my favorite show of all time. That's for many reasons--the story, the amazing acting of Ian McShane and Brad Dourif among many others, the language. But among.
Tom Philpott's essay on how the pork industry serves as an economic negative to the Iowa communities in which factory farms are concentrated is quite interesting. In short, since 1982,.