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A Green New Deal For A New America

BY GARY EDMONDSON Two related news items from early this month. From The Oklahoma Observer: “That shockwave felt across carbon country was a U.S. Energy Information Administration report that clean energy – for the first time – supplied more of America’s electricity than coal in April.” From KOTA Territory TV in Rapid City, SD: “More...
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Drug Price Gouging: An American Story

BY FROMA HARROP To be American is a wonderful thing most of the time. There are moments, however, when it is downright humiliating. Can you imagine a more pitiful scene than a busload of Americans traveling 815 miles from Minneapolis to a Walmart in London, Ontario, Canada, to buy insulin at a 10th – a...
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Racists In Office

BY MARK Y.A. DAVIES President Trump’s racist comments about four American persons of color in the U.S. House of Representatives in which he declared they should “go back to where they came from,” and the unwillingness of the vast majority of Republican members of Congress to condemn Trump’s comments, led me to think of another...
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The Other Marriage Penalty

BY SUSAN ESTRICH   Energy czar-designate Carol Browner’s husband does it. So does Health and Human Services Secretary-designate Tom Daschle’s wife. Congressman John Dingell’s wife has been doing it for years.   Should they all be forced to stop and go home and bake some of those chocolate-chip cookies, the very mention of which got...
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Should She Be Senator Kennedy?

BY JOE CONASON   Caroline Kennedy made her political debut in Manhattan almost exactly 10 years ago, when she showed up as the surprise speaker at a “teach-in” against the impeachment of Bill Clinton at New York University Law School. Her speech on that occasion was not memorable, nor did she display great passion as...
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The Affinity Con

BY FROMA HARROP   Losing money doesn’t feel very good. Losing it as victim of a con feels even worse. And being conned by a trusted friend multiplies the hurt.   But there’s a special department of psychic pain for having experienced all of the above while fancying oneself a savvy insider in the ways...

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July’19 Newsmakers

State Rep. Forrest Bennett, left, and UCO Political Science Professor John Wood, right, join Observer Editor Arnold Hamilton to discuss big money’s impact on state policymaking and potential ethics reforms at July 8’s Oklahoma Observer Newsmakers at Full Circle Books in OKC.
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June’19 Newsmakers

Democratic National Committee member and former Gov. David Walters, center, joins longtime House Democratic Leader Scott Inman, right, and Observer Editor Arnold Hamilton in analyzing the 2019 legislative session and looking ahead to the 2020 elections, including the Medicaid expansion initiative, during June 13’s Newsmakers at Full Circle Books in OKC.
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