Pointing Left Radio for January 13 2017

Host Serena Blaiz checks out news, events and action opportunities for Oklahoma progressives. Events for the week of Jan 15 in central Oklahoma are featured.

Mention: Together Oklahoma, Yes All Daughters, Oklahomans for Excellence in Science Education, Sierra Club, CAIR Oklahoma, Red State Radio, The L.O.V.E. Project of Oklahoma, Black Lives Matter OKC , Vegetarians of Oklahoma, badvoter.org


Oklahoma Death Penalty Abolitionists Respond to Grand Jury Interim Report

OKLAHOMA CITY – Audio and photos from Oklahoma Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty press conference held at the Oklahoma State Capital on May 20, 2016, held to respond to the interim report from the multicounty grand jury investigating Oklahoma’s execution protocol failures. Facilitated by former State Senator Connie Johnson, now chair of OK-CADP.

Photos of event click here.


Pointing Left Podcast April 5 2016 Episode 9

This week we have clips from the Legislate for the People rally at the Capitol on Saturday Then a report on the newly forming chapter of Democratic Socialists of America in OKC. A motley set of featured events and it’s a wrap while I nurse my allergies.

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Length: 36:30

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Legislate for the People: A Rally for Just Lawmaking and Sensible Lawmakers

This public event took place on the South Plaza of the Oklahoma State Capitol, Oklahoma City, on April 2, 2016.

Emcees: Mark Maxey and Katherine Marshall
Music: Jerry Griffin (not included in this audio file due to licensing issues)

Speakers

Organizations including Democratic Socialists of America OKC Chapter, ACLU of Oklahoma, Change Oklahoma, Amnesty OKC; Oklahoma Coalition for Reproductive Justice, Oklahoma Universal Human Rights Alliance, Peace House; and Rep. Jason Dunnington; Rev. Jesse Jackson; Dr. R. Mitch Randall; and Dennis Moore.

Note: The sound quality improves about 5 minutes in.

Rally photo album by Serena Blaiz.

Recording by Oklahoma Activist, oklahomaactivist.com

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