Daily Archives: February 3, 2015

TPP – The Dirtiest Trade Deal

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“What’s the Matter with Liberals?”

February 4: Thomas Frank Lecture – “What’s the Matter with Liberals?” Wednesday, Feb. 4, 7 PM, Shambaugh Auditorium, 100 Main Library, UI campus, Iowa City Author and commentator Thomas Frank will present this lecture as one of the UI Public … Continue reading

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Labor History

February 04 The Ohio legislature authorizes construction of the 249-mile Miami and Erie Canal, to connect Toledo to Cincinnati. Local historians say “Irish immigrants, convicts and local farmers used picks, shovels and wheelbarrows,” at 30 cents per day, to construct … Continue reading

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Court helps veterans adjust to civilian life

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Woodbury County officials recently told legislators about their special Veterans Court to help veterans who become involved in the criminal justice system. Veterans throughout the country face unique issues after being deployed to combat zones. Often these vets are coping … Continue reading

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