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Left in Oklahoma podcast episode 31 – Teachers Walkout Week 1

Left in Oklahoma podcast episode 31 – Teachers Walkout Week 1

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 […]

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Mayflower Church holds Vigil at OKC ICE facility

Mayflower Church holds Vigil at OKC ICE facility

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 […]

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Left in Oklahoma Podcast Episode 28 The Kids Are Alright

Left in Oklahoma Podcast Episode 28 The Kids Are Alright

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 […]

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Left in Oklahoma Podcast Episode 27 Building a citizen lobby army

Left in Oklahoma Podcast Episode 27 Building a citizen lobby army

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 […]

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Left in Oklahoma Podcast Episode 26, February 12, 2018

Left in Oklahoma Podcast Episode 26, February 12, 2018

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 […]

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