Serena Blaiz interviews Mark Henricksen, who is running for Chair of the Oklahoma Democratic Party.
Host Serena Blaiz looks at progressive activism in the deep red Sooner State of Oklahoma. In this episode, an interview with Sean Braddy about the No Gas Weekend called for March 4th and 5th, and how support for the campaign is growing and might develop going forward. We also get an action alert from child […]
Host Serena Blaiz checks out news, events and action opportunities for Oklahoma progressives. Events for the week of Jan 15 in central Oklahoma are featured. https://archive.org/download/pointingleft20170113/pointingleft20170113.mp3 Mention: Together Oklahoma, Yes All Daughters, Oklahomans for Excellence in Science Education, Sierra Club, CAIR Oklahoma, Red State Radio, The L.O.V.E. Project of Oklahoma, Black Lives Matter OKC , Vegetarians of Oklahoma, … Continue reading Pointing Left Radio for January 13 2017
In this episode of Pointing Left with Serena Blaiz, UCO students seek to have the school declared a sanctuary school for undocumented students. Also, Susan McCann looks at some elections coming up in early 2017 for Oklahoma City and a special election in House District 28. https://archive.org/download/pointingleft_sanctuary/pointingleft_sanctuary.mp3 Song: No one is illegal, by David Rovics. … Continue reading Pointing Left Podcast – 13 December 2016
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Looking ahead to the 10th year that the International Day of Peace has been celebrated in OKC — and back to the year that started it all with Pinwheels for Peace.
In this Quick Point I want to tell you about the new June 2016 issue of Oklahoma Peace Strategy, which is a newsletter produced by the Oklahoma City Peace House. This segment was recorded on June 5, 2016. http://www.buzzsprout.com/60927/390082-quick-point-oklahoma-peace-strategy-newspaper.mp3 I’ll tell you about what’s in this issue, do a quick review of some past issues, … Continue reading Quick Point – Oklahoma Peace Strategy
Whitewashed history: Memorial Day was started by Black folks. And the distortion of the holiday continues.
A few things to celebrate about the 2016 Oklahoma legislative session — besides the fact that it’s over.
With episode 13 we are lucky indeed to have a conversation with Paula Sophia Schonaeur, one of the most visible trans activists in Oklahoma, who is heading off to DC for ten weeks interning at the National Center for Transgender Equality as part of her studies to obtain a Masters in Social Work to add … Continue reading Pointing Left Podcast Lucky #13 – Paula Sophia Schonauer
Any form of violent confrontation with Trump or his supporters fuels the rise of Trump. Violent confrontation plays right into Trump’s hands. It provides justification for measures to rule with greater authoritarianism. A reference to history is helpful. The violent … Continue reading →