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Don’t trust Schoolhouse Rock

BY: - June 30, 2022

Schoolhouse Rock lied.  Well, to be fair, the popular 1970s education series that merged music and color animation with academic content simplified many concepts, particularly in their civics series.  While it may have made it easier for children to understand, the catchy jingles failed to convey the complex nuances of governmental powers. The lyrics of […]

Corruption doesn’t change ‘Under the Banner of Heaven’

BY: - June 29, 2022

A friend told me to watch it, so I did. Hulu’s seven-episode series, “Under the Banner of Heaven,” is based on the non-fiction, true crime book by Jon Krakauer. It details a murder investigation of a woman and her baby intertwined in storytelling of the founding and evolution of the Mormon church. It shows how […]

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Indiana Capital Chronicle aims to help Hoosiers move state forward

BY: - June 28, 2022

Welcome to the Indiana Capital Chronicle – a new venture of nonprofit journalism aimed at filling in the gaps of state news coverage and ultimately being a watchdog for Hoosiers on their government. It’s not easy to launch a new publication from the ground up but I know Indiana needs it. When I first started […]

Roe v. Wade – a bigger fight than abortion

BY: - June 28, 2022

The Supreme Court has overturned Roe v. Wade and dismantled the constitutional protections for abortion that have existed for nearly 50 years, taking away our ability to control if and when to have a child. And some Indiana elected officials have already signaled their intent to pass an abortion ban, despite the fact that the […]