FIT to read
(Five Interesting Things)
Yes, I’m being cute with the title of this feature. See FIT below.
From Ross Ramsey and the Texas Tribune on how the State of Texas uses local property taxes to its advantage: https://www.texastribune.org/2022/03/23/texas-property-taxes/?mc_cid=0f90421ead&mc_eid=bb100ecc05
Tim Miller on Will Hurd, our former congressman, who just published a book called American Reboot: https://www.thebulwark.com/will-hurds-dangerous-wishcasting/
A Ukrainian artist is fighting in the war while his latest film debuts at festivals around the globe: https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2022/03/ukraine-oleh-sentsov-film-war/629408/
Dr. Katelyn Jetelina is a Texan and an epidemiologist who started writing about COVID in plain English in 2020. She posts weekly and her newsletter is free. Subscribe at yourlocalepidemiologist.substack.com
Interesting industry news about the Texas Observer: https://objectivejournalism.org/2022/03/fall-of-the-texas-observer/