The Real MainStream (TRM) covers news, culture and opinion from a progressive perspective focused on truth, fairness, compassion and building better future relationships. TRM aims to inspire useful discussion and historic action for a more compassionate, collaborative Iowa that does better for everyone, especially marginalized groups like women, people of color, LGBTQ people, seniors, people of different belief systems, and people with conditions or diseases, or who are differently abled.
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The TRM Team
Christine Hawes, Managing & Executive Editor: 319-777-9839 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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Regular Contributors: Christine Hawes, Becca Hathaway, Cheryl Weatherford, Dawn Frary, Rae Fotheringham, Bob Mueller
Team Support: Meredith Hamlyn, Caleb Rainey, Abby Schwartz, Anna Plank
Topics We Try To Cover
Campaign finance reform
Freedom of expression
Immigration and migration
Public records access
Social media health
Voting rights protection