Episode 37: The Politics of Texas
In this episode, Kelly & Sophy talk to progressive activists and congressional candidates around Texas about voter rights and gerrymandering, immigration and diversity, women's health outcomes, the urban/suburban/rural divide, gun ownership, and how the size of Texas affects political organizing.
Guests (in order by segment, with time stamps listed): Terry Bermea from Battleground Texas (1:46); Lucy Stein from Progress Texas (19:06); Ivy Le from Indivisible Austin (37:38); Julie Oliver who is running for Congress from TX-25 (1:01:11); and Adrienne Bell who is running for Congress from TX-14 (1:19:37).
- Battleground Texas: Website | Twitter | Facebook
- Progress Texas: Website | Twitter | Facebook
- Indivisible Austin: Website | Twitter | Facebook
- Julie Oliver: Website | Twitter | Facebook
- Adrienne Bell: Website | Twitter | Facebook
We apologize for not including anyone from West Texas. Our guest from West Texas contracted the flu the day before we were set to record. We send our best wishes for his recovery and hope to include him in a future episode.
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