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Happy #ValentinesDay to you all #HoosierTwitter. The first official episode of the #HoosLeft podcast went up this morning.…
My good friend @LinearRadio joins me as we zoom out from #Indiana to look at the current moment of crisis, rising authoritarianism, and how we got here.
Our conversation is guided by "The Fourth Turning" which theorizes history seems to repeat in cycles every four generations.…
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A good Sunday morning to you #HoosierTwitter. In this week's Substack article, we're talking about the #SuperBowl…
Not to be a bummer, but the National Football League is a pretty horrific organization. You might not notice if you're only watching on Sundays, but if you look between the headlines, you'll find a multi-billion dollar empire built on exploitation. Image
Like the #MagicEye puzzles of the 90's, the underlying suffering is invisible unless seen from the right angle. Image
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There is a Supreme Court case (Talevski v. Health and Hospital Corp) that originated in Indiana that has major implications for federal safety net programs

This thread will outline the details and end with an advocacy opportunity…

If you follow me you know I am from Indiana and a big proponent of #HoosierTwitter

This case originates in Indy, which is why I am so aware of it- but it has nationwide implications and now is the time we need to put on pressure to drop this case

Indiana needs your help

This case is complex and I am not going to get into the weeds (plus I am not a lawyer)

It revolves around the Health and Hospital Corporation (HHC), a government entity that is a nursing home juggernaut in Indiana

It has a controversial past…

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Indianapolis early voting thread

In this thread you can find links to the Marion and donut counties early voting hours (weekday for now but weekends start next Saturday, 10/29)

You can vote at any early voting site in your county


Boone county (this is a word doc but is trustworthy)

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I just called @SenatorBraun and @SenToddYoung's offices to urge them to support HR 8, the Bipartisan background checks bill

Calling your Senator is easy

A quick 🧵to make it easy for those who haven't done this before

First, a word on HR 8-

This bill, passed in 2021 by the House, would close background check loopholes for unlicensed sellers

It is not perfect, but would move us toward making sure every gun transaction includes a background check

First I called @SenToddYoung

His Washington number is 202-224-5623

I was able to talk directly to a human staffer by choosing option 2

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