Thursday, 26 Apr 2018
Tag: oklahoma legislature

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.

OK Policy 2018 State Budget Summit

As the 2018 legislative session approaches, Oklahoma Policy Institute’s State Budget Summit will be a must for anyone looking to be better informed and more actively engaged on state budget issues. This year’s Summit will feature panels of top state leaders and keynote speaker Vanessa Williamson, a Brookings Institute fellow and the author of Read […]

Saving public education in Oklahoma

Can You Hear Them Now? By State Representative David Perryman Paul Marcarelli, formerly the “Test Man” in the Verizon commercials, is known for the question, “Can you hear me now?” Since that phrase became famous, it has morphed into a question that is used to inquire as to whether a person’s communication is “effective” rather […]

Dead Canary States

Oklahoma and Kansas are dead canary states. Both have succumbed like a canary in a coal mine to the toxic air of a radically right wing, corporate controlled, fossil fuel dominated, theocratic leaning, and ALEC orchestrated republican government that has … Continue reading

Pointing Left podcast, episode 12 – Land Run protest, Let’s Fix This

An interview with Christina Owen about a protest in Norman of a city-sponsored event commemorating the Oklahoma Land Run in 1889 that ignores and offends native Americans. Then a report from Andy Moore about Let’s Fix This, a new grassroots initiative created to advocate for solutions to Oklahoma’s critical political and economic problems. Finally, a […]