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Nancy Pelosi Is Right, Of Course

BY SUSAN ESTRICH The way for Democrats to win in 2020 is to follow the advice of the shrewdest Democrat in politics today: – Don’t be goaded by President Trump into a lengthy impeachment battle that will divide the country and ultimately be defeated by the Republican Senate. – Don’t go too far left and...
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Let’s Talk Taxes

BY SHARON MARTIN Nobody likes to pay taxes. Nobody likes to pay mortgage payments or rent, either, but we want the security of roof and walls. Taxes are a necessary part of a democracy. It’s the money we all throw into the pot. In return, we expect infrastructure and services that serve the common good....
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Climate Eucatastrophe

BY MARK Y.A. DAVIES In J. R. R. Tolkien’s works, the eucatastrophic moment only comes when good and compassionate persons realize that they must be willing to bring their full and whole lives [even to the point of being willing to sacrifice their lives] to bear on the revolutionary task at hand of turning the...

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Playing Monopoly For Real

BY JIM HIGHTOWER Shouting “Down with big government,” today’s tea party Trumpateers claim to be tax rebels – direct descendants of the Boston bunch who boarded three British ships in 1773 and heaved their cargo of tea chests into the harbor. But wait! That historic Tea Party wasn’t actually a tax protest. The audacious colonists...
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Paris And New York Are United By Urban Horror

BY FROMA HARROP Many of us watching the inferno at Notre Dame de Paris felt that 9/11 dread. This week, as nearly 18 years ago, the news channels kept looping the same horrific video of towers collapsing. At the end, the medieval cathedral remained mostly standing while the twin towers at New York’s World Trade...
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Change Is Coming To Health Care. Vote Wisely.

BY FROMA HARROP It’s a solid bet that our health care future won’t look quite like the present. Whether the outcome would be good or bad for the average working stiff will depend a great deal on who is president after the 2020 election. If Donald Trump is re-elected, we know where health coverage for...
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Feb’19 Newsmakers

Observer Editor Arnold Hamilton, left, and state Rep. Jason Dunnington discuss criminal justice reform and other important legislation during Feb. 14’s Oklahoma Observer Newsmakers at Full Circle Books in Oklahoma City.
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Jan’19 Newsmakers

January 2019 Oklahoma Observer Newsmaker Interview from Bruce Prescott on Vimeo. From left, House Democratic Leader Emily Virgin, Observer Editor Arnold Hamilton and Sen. George Young preview the 2019 Oklahoma Legislature during The Observer’s Jan. 10 Newsmakers event at Full Circle Books in OKC.

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