Mark Y. A. Davies

Diminishing Greatness
Front Page

Diminishing Greatness

BY MARK Y.A. DAVIES There are a number of things that have been great about the United States of America: Social Security is great! Medicare and Medicaid are great! Having more people with affordable access to healthcare as opposed to fewer people is great! A safety net for the poor is great! Good public education…

Normal And Patriotic People
Front Page

Normal And Patriotic People

BY MARK Y.A. DAVIES The vast majority of Germans who supported Nazism considered themselves to be very normal and patriotic people and good Christians. The vast majority of Americans who supported the genocide of indigenous peoples considered themselves to be normal and patriotic people and good Christians. The vast majority of Americans who supported slavery…

One Step Behind
Front Page

One Step Behind

BY MARK Y.A. DAVIES The following words from Hannah Arendt have been haunting me as we continue to see the rise of authoritarian and xenophobic nationalism in the United States, Europe, and even in Brazil: “It was the nature of the Nazi movement that it kept moving, becoming more radical with each passing month, but…

Overcoming 21st Century Fascism
Front Page

Overcoming 21st Century Fascism

BY MARK Y.A. DAVIES A global rise in fascism and other forms of nationalistic authoritarianism is a rather predictable phenomenon in a world moving towards ecological and economic collapse caused by an extractivist capitalism that is unsustainable for both people and the planet. As the world economy becomes more and more unstable and as our…

A Period Of Consequences
Front Page

A Period Of Consequences

BY MARK Y.A. DAVIES History shows that if you give fascists an inch, they will take a mile, and they never play by the agreed upon rules of justice and decency that we often naively think will protect us from them. We cannot cajole, cater to, covertly control, or compromise with fascists. We cannot quietly…

1 2 3 4 5 9
Survey
Survey
(Closed) Please Click the Monkey to Take Our Anonymous, Quick, 6-Question Survey
Observer Archives
Website By
Website By
“Bob’s efforts on our website have been herculean. He’s at the ready, 24/7, for whatever crops up and he’s always on the lookout for ways to refine and improve our site. He has just the right touch to make it more eye-catching, user-friendly and accessible. He was especially invaluable when the theme developer suddenly dropped support, requiring creative patching to keep it going. We can’t recommend Bob highly enough!“ – Arnold Hamilton, Editor, The Oklahoma Observer

Looking for the latest Observer?
Copies are available at the following locations:

1325 N. WALKER AVENUE, NO. 138
OKLAHOMA CITY, OK 73103

Sign up for our email list

Subscribe By Mail
The Oklahoma Observer
PO Box 14275, Oklahoma City, OK 73113
405.478.8700
©The Oklahoma Observer, all rights reserved.Website by: Mr Rogers' Weborhood