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Three things Texans can do to fight COVID-19 disinformation and political hackery

Abbott and Trump at White House

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:

  1. Pressure Gov. Abbott to ignore Trump and follow the science on COVID-19
  2. Pressure Cruz and Cornyn to pass meaningful COVID-19 legislation
  3. Fight disinformation by sharing the facts on COVID-19 with friends and family (more in the link below)

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Virtual Events

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.

Watch on IG Live

Tuesday, May 12

Indivisible Virtual Town Hall with Co-Executive Director Leah Greenberg

Indivisible Virtual Town Hall

6 p.m. Central Time. Please RSVP for log-in details. Leah Greenberg will be moderating a joint discussion with congressional candidates Arati Kreibich (NJ-05) and Melanie D’Arrigo (NY-03).

RSVP to attend this virtual Town Hall

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.

RSVP for this virtual phone bank

Upcoming: Saturday, May 23

Swing Left’s National Virtual Letter Writing Party – the Texas Edition!

Swing Left Texas Letter Writing


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.

RSVP to write letters with Swing Left

Recommended Podcast: Oh This World

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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.”

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