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As was clear during the West Virginia teachers strike, teachers in underfunded and poorly paid states throughout the country are revolting. Dana Goldstein has a good story on Oklahoma, where teachers are threatening to strike because they really have nothing to lose. When she woke up one morning last week, Tiffany Bell, a teacher at […]
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The Environmental Protection Agency has completely failed to regulate coal ash effectively. Focusing on a case in Bokoshe, Oklahoma and a coal company literally named Making Money Having Fun, this Center for Public Integrity report is highly alarming. The situation in Bokoshe exposes the weakness in the EPA’s coal ash rule, the fallacy that dumping […]

Tulsa

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On May 31, 2016

The Tulsa Race Riot is one of the most shameful events in all of American history and as we know, that’s a high bar to meet. That event took place 95 years ago today. Amazingly, an account of th

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Modern Heroes

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On May 25, 2016
I still maintain that some of the greatest heroes in the United States are those in the deepest red states fighting for reproductive rights. Opening an abortion clinic in the United States is never easy, and it’s especially difficult in a state hostile to abortion rights. That’s one of the reasons no one has attempted […]

Keep on Fracking!

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On March 31, 2016

Now that the USGS has determined that Oklahoma has as much chance of a damaging earthquake in the next year as California, the only solution is to frack, frack away! I was in your state writing about

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