Friday, May 29, 2020

Civics

NonDoc covers the civic realm across Oklahoma, examines national international policy issues, and publishes commentary on these topics from diverse voices. As a site category, "Civics" includes the subcategories Education, Health Care and Politics, which are used when applicable.

Civics

Civics
NonDoc covers the civic realm across Oklahoma, examines national international policy issues, and publishes commentary on these topics from diverse voices. As a site category, "Civics" includes the subcategories Education, Health Care and Politics, which are used when applicable.
mass shootings

Mass shootings: Do we have to reach triple-digit deaths?

America can’t seem to agree whether the largest act of terrorism since 9/11 — and the nation's largest mass shooting ever — matters more or...
two-party system

Political shifts create uncertainty for two-party system

The discontent surrounding America's two-party political system has never been more apparent till the 2016 election cycle. Democrat and Republican voters alike broke away from their...
Trump, Fallin

Fallin VP? Speculative hot takes on Trump meeting

Get your imaginary currency ready for a pretend ticket on a hypothetical bus to Speculation City … media are reporting that Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin...
Vic Regalado

Editorial: TCSO’s Vic Regalado sued after ‘cowardly move’

Tulsa County Sheriff Vic Regalado has been in his new job only a short time, but he's already getting off on the wrong foot regarding...
School reform

Shaming third-graders: How school reform fails students

Virginia third-grade teacher Launa Hall exposed a shocking example of how corporate school reform has lost its soul, and a surprising innovation known as...
Morrissette

Pressed releases: Rep. Morrissette’s ‘shaky’ platform

It appears Rep. Richard Morrissette (D-OKC) has decided to make fracking-related earthquakes central to his campaign for Corporation Commissioner of America's quake capital. The term-limited New...
savior politics

Stop opting for ‘savior politics’ over adult pragmatism

First, let me be clear: I don't have any personal vendetta against Republicans. Heck, I grew up in a Republican household in a Republican neighborhood...
North Carolina gerrymandering

North Carolina gerrymandering bastardizes primary

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — When I was in college, I took a class on race and southern politics, which is where I learned about the...
Paul Tay

Filter: Tulsa’s Paul Tay shows need for plurality of voices

Don't we all deserve our time? Tulsa mayoral candidate Paul Tay's recent interruption of a live, televised debate was a bold move that took some...
Miller & Benge

Dumb and dumber: #okleg grades, comment on ‘Grapes’

I wrote an analysis last week of the 2016 Legislature's outcome, arguing that the session could be remembered more for the things it didn't do than...

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