Serena Blaiz gets well in time to support and report on the teachers’ walkout, including a rant about the backlash from the political and media establishment. Stand up for education, don’t stand for bullshit! https://archive.org/download/liok31/liok31.mp3 Notes Mentioned content: OK Department of Public Safety, Sara Bana, Mark Faulk, Rep. Enns, Gov. Fallin, Cory Williams, Aaron Michael […]
Brett Dickerson posted a story on FreePressOKC.com on March 19 about the work of Mayflower Congregational Church in support of immigrants being monitored or detained by ICE. Dickerson reported on a vigil at local offices of the federal agency, where congregants were joined by members of the local DREAM community. The group of about ten […]
A round up of too much bad news for Oklahoma. Sorry, we just report! Women’s History Month panel on ERA Countdown Campaign, sanctuary church action, 7% GPT question gets on ballot, same old mistakes with death penalty, OK tops more lists of bad things. https://archive.org/download/leftinok30/leftinok30.mp3 Links to come.
March 5, 2018 – Oklahoma Teacher Walkout is looming in Oklahoma’ future. Confederate flag protest. Advocacy tips. Events. Action alert. ~ 30 minutes https://archive.org/download/liok29/liok29.mp3 Links to come.
February 26, 2018 – Gun violence & student activism, second amendment history, “Tulsa Race Riot,” industrial hemp, criminal justice reform, OK legislators suppressing democracy — again. https://archive.org/download/liok28/liok28b.mp3 Links March for Our Lives 3/24/18 OKC | Tulsa Oklahoma congressman who owns rifle factory blames videogames and lack of Jesus in schools for Florida massacre Sen. James […]
Feb. 19, 2018 – Spotlight on citizen advocacy at the State Capitol with Mom’s Demand Action, Let’s Fix This and Oklahoma Conference of Churches. The House Chaplaincy program seeks to block diversity. Criminal justice reform is working. Hunger Free Oklahoma. https://archive.org/download/liok27/liok27.mp3 Hosted by Serena Blaiz. Theme music by Watermelon Slim, used with permission. Meme of […]
Serena Blaiz reports on bills to support and oppose, clean water activism, the OKC “election” and shares some musical parodies with political messages. Just another week in a city and state failed by its oligarchic rulers. https://archive.org/download/leftinok26/leftinok26.mp3 Links: Michael Brooks-Jimenez’ No Budget, No Pay petition Mark Davies: Oklahoma, Step Beyond Fossil Fuel Waterkeepers: Coal Ash […]
Tommy Hardin, Republican Representative, is NOT on board with Step Up Oklahoma plan, not even at the station
This is rather astounding. Republican Rep. Tommy Hardin is resisting the fast tracking of the Step Up Plan, and clearly calls it a plan to benefit the Chamber crowd, not the people, and that they are manipulating people’s fears for their own gain. More of this, please! STATEMENT: Rep. Hardin Comments on ‘Step […]
A change of name but no change in our position or direction. Left in Oklahoma with Serena Blaiz asks the political question of the week: What, exactly, constitutes “disrespect”?
Serena Blaiz ends a month hiatus by looking at a slurry of state of the ___ speeches. State of the Union terror alert, State of the State BS, State of the City elitism. Thankfully Bob Waldrop provides a solid alternative message about the real state/history of OKC and Rena expounds on the state of the resistance. Other news items and upcoming events.