Grassroots organizing. Alternative transportation. Greenways and parks. Many components of contemporary political campaigns seem to have been borrowed from the platforms and strategies that worked well in Indiana in the 1890’s.
Although found in twenty six eastern states, the pawpaw tree might be particularly beloved to Hoosiers for the colloquial names given to its fruit. Known alternately as the “Indiana banana,” or the “Hoosier banana,” the tree Asimina triloba produces the largest edible tree fruit native to the U.S. The only temperate relative of a tropical [...]
Time was, a squirrel could cross Indiana by jumping from one tree to another, without touching the ground. Or so the legend goes.
The global economic crisis of 2008 has been traced to a range of factors from market deregulation to massive inflation in the price of commodities.