Thursday, 26 Apr 2018

Pointing Left is Now Left in Oklahoma, Episode 25

The podcast formerly known as Pointing Left is now Left in Oklahoma. Serena Blaiz talks about banner drops, political action and respect, then looks at the Step Up plan and other legislation being considered in the 2018 legislative session, which started this week. Music by Ryan Harvey.

Notes/Links

Intro: To We, the Many: Let the banners drop, the strike be called, the revolution go forward

We Demand Answers to Why Marconia Kessee died in the F. DeWayne Beggs Detention Center

Correction: the demo is on SATURDAY, Feb. 10

Banner Drop at State of the State

Leslie Osborn: Learn from our experience

Mark Davies: Is Oklahoma Stepping Up?

Collin Walke’s Oklahoma Values Package:

Bills introduced in 2018 session

  • HB 2531: 7% Gross Production Tax
  • HB 2532: Combined Corporate Income Tax
  • HB 2533: $11/hr Minimum Wage
  • HB 2534: Gender Pay Equity, Pay Transparency
  • HB 2535: Bill source disclosure (Still in pkg? Checking…)

Bills introduced in 2017 session

Meme of the week: