Wednesday, 25 Apr 2018
Category: News

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 […]

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 […]

Pointing Left Podcast Episode 24 Jan 30 2018

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.

Green Country DSA table in Tulsa

WATCH: Scott Carter on Economic Democracy (with transcript)

Dr. Scott Carter was one of the speakers at the “Tax Bill Blowback Rally” in Oklahoma City on Saturday December 9. His remarks were recorded to video by the Green Country chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America, on whose behalf he spoke. He is also an associate professor of economics at the University of […]

Rev. Jesse Jackson’s keynote address at 2017 OKC NAACP Freedom Banquet

Rev. Jesse Jackson, pastor of the East 6th Street Christian Church in Oklahoma City, gives the keynote address at the 2017 OKC NAACP Freedom Banquet on Oct. 28, 2017. The event was held at the Hilton Embassy Suites Downtown Oklahoma City. It was the 104th Annual Freedom Banquet for the organization. See below for bio […]

Oklahoma Water Protectors to plant sacred tobacco in path of Diamond Pipeline

Concerned individuals are intervening on behalf of all Oklahomans to ensure First Amendment rights are no longer violated. Individuals of many different backgrounds have come together to expose the corruptions, abuses of power, the destruction of the environment, and the trampling of human rights inflicted upon us by our elected officials and the companies they […]

Oklahoma Democratic Party Debate between candidates for State Party Chair

A debate among the four candidates for chair of the Oklahoma Democratic Party – Anna Langthorn, Sarah Baker, Mike Workman, and Mark Henricksen. The forum was hosted by the Oklahoma County Democratic Party and took place in Oklahoma City on May 8, 2017. https://archive.org/download/201705080121280×856/20170508Odp-chair-debate-okc.mp3

Father John Dear

Father John Dear Addresses Oklahoma Death Penalty Abolition Group

Father John Dear’s keynote address to the 26th Annual Meeting and Awards Dinner of the Oklahoma Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty, which took place on May 4 in OKC. Produced on behalf of the Oklahoma Citizen Public Affairs Network. https://archive.org/download/ocpan20170504-okcadp-john-dear/ocpan20170504-okcadp-john-dear.mp3  

Native peoples and allies vow to stop pipeline construction in Oklahoma

Recording of a press conference organized by the grassroots Stop Plains All American Pipeline to announce plans for actions to stop further construction of the Diamond Pipeline by the Plains All American Company. https://archive.org/download/20170130stopdiamondpipeline/20170130stopdiamondpipeline.mp3 Recorded by Serena Blaiz of Pointing Left Media for the Oklahoma Citizen Public Affairs Network. Press conference by a grassroots activist group, Stop […]

Pointing Left Radio Friday the 13th January 2017

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. 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, badvoter.org