Three things Texans can do to fight COVID-19 disinformation and political hackery
America’s massively disproportionate COVID-19 body count was completely preventable. But prevention would have required leadership. We don’t have leaders anymore. We have lapdogs and pundits. They all need to be replaced in November, but in the meantime we have to slow the bleeding. We can do this in three ways:
- Pressure Gov. Abbott to ignore Trump and follow the science on COVID-19
- Pressure Cruz and Cornyn to pass meaningful COVID-19 legislation
- Fight disinformation by sharing the facts on COVID-19 with friends and family (more in the link below)
Monday, May 11
Instagram Live: How to Access Reproductive Healthcare Amid COVID-19
5:30 p.m. on Instagram Live, hosted by Voto Latino and Planned Parenthood Action Fund.
Tuesday, May 12
Indivisible Virtual Town Hall with Co-Executive Director Leah Greenberg
Wednesday, May 13
We Demand More – Protect Our Elections Phonebank
12 p.m., hosted by Supermajority. Each Wednesday in May we will be calling voters to encourage them to contact elected leaders and demand that they stand up for women during this unprecedented crisis. Our first campaign will be focused on expanding access to fair and safe elections as we approach rescheduled primary elections and the general election in 2020.
Upcoming: Saturday, May 23
National Virtual Letter Writing Parties from Swing Left
Join Swing Left staff and volunteers from around the country for a virtual letter writing party, where we’ll be writing letters to potential voters asking them to vote in critical elections.
Recommended Podcast: Oh This World
We’ve been enjoying “Oh This World,” a locally produced podcast for people, like you, who are inclined to take action. From the co-hosts:
“Our mission is to help Texans and people across the country hold our leaders accountable, and build an America that leaves no one behind. Join hosts Antoinette Perez and Lucas Schaefer as they explore the best actions to take as responsible citizens in this supremely uncertain new world (dis)order.”
Your Moment of Zen
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— joe (@jxeker) April 20, 2020