Tuesday, 22 May 2018
Author: Mark Davies

Coalition of the Sane

To my republican friends who know that Trump stands against everything you believe in: If Donald Trump becomes president, you will likely never see anything that closely resembles a party of which you can be proud for the foreseeable future. … Continue reading

Statement from Oklahoma Legislative Black Caucus on Terence Crutcher shooting

Oklahoma Legislative Black Caucus issues statement on recommendations for law enforcement following Terence Crutcher shooting; calls for peaceful protests Oklahoma Legislative Black Caucus chair, Sen. Kevin Matthews, D-Tulsa, issued the following statement Thursday on behalf of the caucus outlining recommendations for law enforcement across the state and calling for peaceful protests following Friday evening’s police […]

It is Happening Here

I used to teach a course called Contemporary Political Theory in which I had students study Wilson, Lenin, Hitler, and Mao. We also read Jacques Ellul’s seminal work on propaganda. I mention this simply to say that I have actually … Continue reading

Oklahoma Dead Canary State Campaign

THE CANARY IS DEAD! Oklahomans must do something to transform the Oklahoma Legislature to bring about systemic change in our state. The Oklahoma Legislature’s underfunding of public education and other key services for Oklahoma’s most vulnerable citizens is a moral failure. … Continue reading

The 41%

Over the past few years, there has been a lot of talk about the 1%, the 99%, the 98%, and even Romney’s 47%. All these numbers have made their way into our political discourse such that for the most part, … Continue reading