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News Roundup

Published 6y ago -

What if you could see NYC’s climate pollution? “Climate of Doubt” by PBS Frontline Steve Coll: How Exxon Shaped the Climate Debate Open Carry goes into effect Nov. 1 U.S. Supreme Court declines to allow Oklahoma ‘personhood’ initiative to... More »

Vote Early!

Published 6y ago -

Don’t take a chance that you will be unable to vote on Tuesday, Nov. 7. Stuff happens! You can vote early at the County Election Board office in the county where you are registered to vote from 8 AM to 6 PM on Friday and Monday before all elections.  Fo... More »

Oklahoma City’s 27th Peace Festival – Sunday Nov. 11

Published 6y ago -

We ask your assistance in getting this word out. Please forward, share, announce and promote freely. Flyers can be downloaded and printed for distribution (from here). Thank you! Details are in place for Oklahoma City’s 27th annual Peace Festival to be held ... More »

Bill Moyers on Clean Elections

Published 6y ago -

Narrated by Bill Moyers, this video features candidates on the campaign trail, lively testimonials by citizens on how their states’ voluntary full public financing systems has changed politics, and assessments of how well Clean Elections works by campaign fi... More »

Laborfest 2012 Celebrates Woody Guthrie Centennial

Published 6y ago -

Centennial Celebration Woody Guthrie 1912 – 2012 For his commitment to and influence on Oklahoma’s working class. Schedule: SATURDAY, AUGUST 18 The Blue Door 2805 North McKinley, OKC 7:00 p.m. Scheduled Readings and Open Mic (Bring your own drinks R... More »

Voices of Oklahoma Benefit @ The Blue Door

Published 7y ago -

The Blue Door's Third Annual Tribute to Bob Childers will be held on Tuesday, July 12th. Show starts at 8pm. Admission is $20 for the Benefit of Voices of Oklahoma. The Blue Door stage will be filled with an All-Star line-up of Okie musical talent including... More »

Egypt’s Constitutional Referendum: No Nail in the Coffin

Published 8y ago -

by Randall Atkins, special correspondent for VoicesofOK.org Cairo – Drunk on the victories of the recent revolution and ousting of their hated president Hosni Mubarak, Egypt’s youthful opposition may have just sobered up to the realities of their newly de... More »

Tuesday Links

Published 8y ago -

The Xenia Institute: African-American couple that helped desegregate Norman receive Sam Matthews Social Justice Award Oklahoma Citizen: Free workshops provide overview of bills coming from OK legislature, citizen advocacy advice NewsOK: Salvation Army prepared... More »

Monday Links

Published 8y ago -

OK Policy Blog: Budget cuts are eroding the public health infrastructure NewsOK: Oklahoma shows reduction in children dying from abuse and neglect NewsOK: Downtown Oklahoma City sees low crime rates, but surrounding zip codes fare worse NewsOK: Oklahoma’... More »