Wednesday, October 28, 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.
anti-intellectualism

Anti-intellectualism rises on the left

San Marcos, TEXAS — Perhaps this is not new, but a strong tide laps at our proverbial shores: The rise of anti-intellectualism ... among...
panhandlers

Panhandlers: context and conflicts for median proposal

(Editor's Note: Late Thursday evening, the American Civil Liberties Union of Oklahoma announced its belief that the proposed city ordinance discussed below would violate the...
death penalty

Death penalty rodeo: Glossip execution stayed

It's a good thing they have a rodeo arena at the "Big Mac" State Penitentiary down in Pittsburg County. Statewide politicians, anti-death penalty advocates, a...
meeting

October meeting calendar

(Editor's Note: Here, from our NonDoc base in Oklahoma's capital city, we want people to remember that The Oklahoma Open Meeting Act ensures access to Oklahoma public...
Clint Williams

Q&A: Clint Williams — Director of Mary Abbot Children’s House and...

Clint Williams is the executive director of the Mary Abbott Children's House in Norman, and he also represents Ward 2 on the Norman City...
oil layoffs

Oil layoffs: Benefits can be available even with severance pay

Chesapeake Energy Corp. reportedly laid off hundreds of employees Tuesday, another wound in Oklahoma's festering oil and gas economy. Those included in the latest round...
food service

Fast times in food service: booze, excess and stress

  It’s fun, flexible and easy cash, but ask any server or young professional about their time taking tables in the food service industry, and...
Martin Luther King

MAPS 4 could transform Martin Luther King Boulevard

(Editor's Note: Sandino L. Thompson is a member of the planning committee pushing for a MAPS 4 Neighborhoods effort.) If you regularly drive Martin Luther King...
innovation in education

Innovation in education requires smart implementation

Much discussion and controversy surround education in Oklahoma. Differing needs for urban and rural schools, a changing economy, and a lagging state budget have...
asset forfeiture

Strange bedfellows want asset forfeiture reform

“Politics makes strange bedfellows,” said 19th Century journalist Charles Dudley Warner. While that phrase is something we hear to explain the occasional setting aside of...

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